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.
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 repaired back.
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 traveling.
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.
Naturally, the social media universe almost went into meltdown, which required Rory to do a little scrambling, but not really apologizing. In fact, he questioned if he had actually said anything wrong and claimed he has said much worse to Tiger's face.
After hitting his shot to the 18th green at the BMW, Billy Horschel took off like a bat out of hell for the portatoilet and who can really blame him. The tournament is a huge feather in his cap and, well, when ya gotta go, ya gotta go. It's as simple as that.
At the BMW Championship at Cherry Hills GC this year, they will play the first hole from 346 yards, which is the same distance that the course played when Arnold Palmer won the 1960 US Open back. Normally, the hole plays 389 yards.

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Russia economic gloom hurts tourism Russia economic gloom hurts tourism

The number of Russian tourists arriving in Viet Nam is expected to decline at the beginning of 2015, due to the devaluation of the ruble in Russia.

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Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday urged police nationwide to step up vigilance next year against the nefarious designs of hostile and criminal forces.

New detox policy sees theft decline 1    New detox policy sees theft decline

HCM City has seen a slight decrease in the number of thefts, robberies and drug sales two weeks after deciding to send drug addicts without a stable residence to two local centres, according to local police.

New sitcom draws teen viewers New sitcom draws teen viewers

5S Online, a popular new sitcom aimed at teenagers, demonstrates that the sitcom genre is catching on in Viet Nam.

Viet Nam faces forestry restructuring hurdles Viet Nam faces forestry restructuring hurdles

Viet Nam needs to tackle several major challenges in order to restructure its forestry sector, said Nguyen Xuan Quat, a professor at the Research Institute for Sustainable Forest Management and Forest Certification.