The road to the US Open begins with local and sectional qualifying
June 14, 2015 The U.S. Open, the second major in golf, begins this coming week. The event will be played at Chambers Bay in University Place, Washington. more »»
Battling a slippery slope of the golf course takes touch and luck
June 7, 2015 We’ve all been there. You face a putt that is steeply downhill and the penalty for going long could mean a chip back to the green. more »»
Spouses golfing together: Sometimes it works, other times, well ...
May 31, 2015 Most of my golfing buddies do not play golf with their spouses. To be fair, many of them are not married, therefore they do not have the opportunity to tee it up with the Missus. more »»
Island Green at Sawgrass provides another week of memories
May 24, 2015 There are a lot of famous golf holes in the world. The 18th at Pebble Beach would top my list. more »»
NFL punisher Vincent demonstrates compassion, sometimes
May 19, 2015 Troy Vincent, senior executive vice president of football operation for the NFL, once told students at Calvert High School and Tiffin University that determination and discipline were two key... more »»
The second annual Tim Grine Memorial Golf Outing is May 30
May 17, 2015 Folks, if you are looking for a golf outing to play in for all the right reasons, put May 30 on your calendar. more »»
From the PGA Tour: A new star, a near fight and some disturbing odds
May 10, 2015 While local golfers have been able to get out and chase the little white ball around for some three weeks now, the professionals on the PGA Tour have been playing for, well, forever. more »»
A salute to the champions and a thought for a fun day at the lanes
May 3, 2015 The bowling season has come to an end. Every league has crowned a champion and that’s my cue to wrap up my bowling columns. It has become a tradition to salute the league champions in this writing. more »»
Do you think sports have chased advertising dollars a little too far?
April 19, 2015 My hobby, which still is ongoing, is to visit Major League Baseball stadiums. I’m at 55 and counting. Atlanta will be my next visit when the Braves open their new stadium north of the city. more »»
Whatever happened to all those matching team bowling shirts?
April 12, 2015 It has been nearly 40 years since I started bowling in a league. Much has remained constant in those years. The four point scoring system is still the method used to measure success. more »»
In the middle of an exciting bowling version of a pennant race
April 5, 2015 In my Monday night bowling league at Dunn’s Lanes, five teams are at or near the top of the standings. To suggest that it is anybody’s half to win would be an understatement. more »»
Standing the test of time: The Senior League at the K of C Lanes
March 29, 2015 The term that best describes the place may well be cozy. Of course if you have any claustrophobia issues you may use a different word. For sure, the place is small, quaint and unique. more »»