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.
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.
When Butch Harmon got him, he did a good job. Perhaps, a bit too good. Tiger became enamored with technical details and tweaking the swing to the point where it became more mechanical. Yet, Butch did great things with Tiger.
Just got back from a weekend at The Bluffs GC in HoTram, where we were shooting a golf video for a local TV station. It's not as much fun as you think. There is a lot of sitting around waiting for cameras to be positioned, microphones checked and all the rest of it. Then you do the shot again and again. Most of them were pretty good, but they always want more…
Tiger Woods is rather pissed off at Dan Jenkin's after the latter posted a column in Golf Digest in which he held a fictional interview with Tiger Woods. It was clearly labeled fiction and was intended to be satire.
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.
OK, first of all, I am not "PC". Never have been, never will be. If you're easily offended, then please go back to watching videos of unicorns and butterflies while searching the internet for things to be offended by.
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.
As I said last time, the US doesn't simply fix a problem, they declare war on it. The War on Drugs, The War on Poverty, The War on Terrorism, The War on School Lunches, The War on Homelessness.
Work a massage into your holiday agenda
Winter in Ha Noi and the northern part of the country is getting to its height as 2014 approaches its end. As everyone struggles to meet tight year-end deadlines or sales targets, you are stretched to the limit and beyond as you hustle to get work done ahead of a long-awaited holiday.
Parks not designed to act as parking lots
Talk about shooting oneself in the foot. Some officials in the capital city feel it is okay to puncture our already feeble lungs, in the name of development, no less.
Ha Noi firms roll out motor-taxi services
Yet the unorganised nature of xe om transport concerns passengers, as prices are unregulated and some drivers even cheat customers. Several new motor-taxi services aim to eliminate this problem.
Football fans say time to show our true colours
Tit for tat?This is the question that has been buzzing around town as Thursday approaches, especially among the nation's avid football fans.
Charity begins at home. And for many expats, a busy schedule, the language barrier and a lack of local contacts are among the obstacles likely to stop them from doing things abroad that they do on a regular basis at home.
New traffic solution fails the practical test
We cannot deny that concerned authorities are always thinking of ways to solve many problems facing the country. Sometimes, though, we have to wonder whether they are thinking things through before proposing a solution.
Almost all Hanoians living in the capital city's Old Quarter will recall three cinemas: Dai Dong, Long Bien and Bac Do. But today, visitors can no longer find them.
New Tadioto menu recalls old memories
A dream turning true for a journalist turned hedonist chef, the Tadioto Bar offers culinary creations that deftly traverses different continents. Lucy Sexton is both satiated and transported to nostalgic cravings.
Are our kids getting a digital overdose?
Asked about allowing children to use digital equipment, many parents agree that these are useful learning tools that give children access to new information and knowledge and help them develop language skills.
Rethink spending priorities
Last week, a run-of- the-mill report in the Infonet online newspaper (published by the Ministry of Information and Communications) raised many eyebrows.
Broadcast of Sex and the City stirs up controversy
The point is this: the show is not only about sex scenes but also about significant lessons in life, love, and marriage and the experiences of young adults in modern society. The show once became a global phenomenon and is still being shown in many countries. There should be no concern over the effects it might have on the audience.

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