Take the Risk, Get the Reward

Whenever I can, I sneak away on my frequent business trips to Arizona to play one of my favorites – the Coore & Crenshaw gem, Talking Stick.  On my most recent outing to Talking Stick, one of my all-time favorite holes, the short par-4 12th (more on that hole later), got me to thinking aboutContinue reading “Take the Risk, Get the Reward”

2013 Geeked on Golf Tour

2013 was the year that my reconnection to the game of golf took on a whole new dimension. I was given the gift of a lesson with Butch Harmon in Las Vegas in the spring, as well as other rounds for my 40th birthday. To my delight, the birthday celebration seemed to go on allContinue reading “2013 Geeked on Golf Tour”

A slip of the mind, and it slipped through my fingers.

I’m standing on the 17th tee at Kingsley Club, with one of my biggest golf goals in hand – I am 1-under and just two holes away from breaking par for the first time since I was 18. The thought of achieving that milestone, as well as telling my coach about it, crossed my mindContinue reading “A slip of the mind, and it slipped through my fingers.”

Coming Full Circle

Standing on the 16th green at Old Elm Club, looking back down the long, rolling fairway with the sunlight filtering through the trees, I remembered why I loved this game so much. I had been invited by my good friend Brian to join him at Old Elm even though I wasn’t really playing golf at theContinue reading “Coming Full Circle”