Stampeding the final hole of the U.S. Open

So when I posted the first part of this entry, I was still seething at the absurdity of what transpired during the last hour or so of the U.S. Open. My wife and I made it to the “back five” alright, skirting around the back of the 18th green and heading up the hill in […]


Merion proved to be a perfect venue for the toughest test in golf

So contrary to everyone’s predictions,  Merion held up just fine, huh? Some claim scores were so high because the USGA was so worried about players firing record-lows that they decided to set the course up a little more difficult than in other years. I think the scores were so high because the majority of the […]


The 2013 Masters

I have to admit that I get a little jittery when watching a sudden-death playoff. When a player stands over
a shot, I usually cover my eyes. I’m like a football coach who turns his back while his kicker attempts a
game-winning field goal. Sometimes, though, I muster up enough courage to peek through my fingers and […]