If Tiger Woods didn't have bad luck, he'd have no luck. He might want
to consider visiting a temple, light a few joss sticks, make a huge
donation and let the monks pray to remove whatever black cloud is
following him around.
Last year was rather exciting as many new courses came on line, many
new ones resumed construction and many new people picked up golf clubs
for the first time.
I am really getting tired of writing about Tiger Woods, but he keeps
giving people, especially idiots like me, new reasons to keep him in the
news well past his sale date. This time, of course, involves his
withdrawal from an event due to a "twinge" in his recently surgically
In a recent story, a golfer in South Africa got eaten by a crocodile
while fishing for golf balls in a pond on the golf course. Yes, he was a
bit stupid for being waist deep in water in an area known to be
frequented by crocodiles.
According to reports which have just surfaced, according to a golf
ranking out of Europe, The Bluffs at Ho Tram has made it onto the list
of the Top 100 Golf Courses in the World, but this comes as no big
surprise to anyone who has played the course or been involved with it
since it's inception.
I should have listened to those words. In fact, I should have those
words tattooed onto my forehead because it's something I constantly
violate at least a few times per year.
It's not often that a golf course can officially open and instantly
become the number one course in the country, but The Bluffs at the Grand
Ho Tram Strip did just that, and considering the heavyweight
competition of Danang GC, Montgomerie Links and Laguna Lang Co, that
says a lot about the project.
October is a month associated with Halloween, ie, ghosts, goblins and
other assorted things that go bump in the night. As you might expect,
this month has been a bit of a horror show for me, simply due to all the
According to Phil Mickelson, who decided to throw Tom Watson under the
bus during a press conference immediately after the loss, it was Tom
Watson and only Tom Watson who caused the loss.
People get a toothache and are terrified to go to the dentist because
they worry it will hurt. Heck, it already hurts, right? They put off
going to the doctor for fear of getting bad news, which simply makes any
condition they might have gotten worse later down the road.