Category Archives: general observations

Why Aren’t We More Inspired?

I get no respect.” Rodney Dangerfield   One of professional golf’s best events of the year started today. No, I’m not a week early. I’m not talking about a little “toonamint” in Georgia. I’m referring to The ANA Inspiration, or … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Running and Ruining is One Letter

“Ve Git Too Soon Oldt, Und Too Late Schmart” Pennsylvania Dutch saying     My late, wonderful, Grandmother, Helen Hirshland, had that astute Pennsylvania Dutch bit of wisdom on a trivet in her kitchen. I saw it when we visited … Continue reading

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2018 Predictions Sure To Be Wrong

If you know me, you know this story. In 1996, when both Scott Van Pelt and I were working for The Golf Channel, I made a bet that Tiger Woods would NEVER win on the PGA TOUR. Yes, that Scott … Continue reading

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He Shoots, He Scores

“You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I’m not hungry enough to eat six.” Yogi Berra   No matter how you slice it Golden State Warriors’ guard and two-time NBA MVP, Steph Curry, will not make the cut … Continue reading

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An Evening With Chris Stapleton

“I love music, any kind of music” The O’Jays   I don’t know about you but I sing in the shower, I sing in the car, in fact part of my brain is singing right now. I love music. It’s … Continue reading

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Stroke Play Has No Match

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” T. Bert Lance   I’ll admit right off the bat that I may be in the minority on this one. I am not a fan of the NCAA golf championships match play format. … Continue reading

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Rock and Roll is Here to Stay

“It’s all about the music.” Bill Herbstman     My wife and I are the proud parents of three incredible children. They are intelligent, accomplished and, most of all, thoughtful human beings. Our oldest is a recording engineer who has … Continue reading

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