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.
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.
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.
Who decides the dos and don'ts of Facebook use?
The students in question had expressed themselves on the social networking site too freely, using vulgar words, curses and insults against others, including their own parents and teachers, and speaking ill of, isolating and threatening friends.
Pensions offer no solace for seniors
Many employees who work and buy social insurance rely on pensions as their main income when they retire, but few of them are smiling.
Vietnamese chase down cheap airfare
Hoang Van Sang, an airline expert, said people hunting for cheaper airfare should not order many tickets at the same time but only one or two because "when one orders six tickets, the network automatically announces that tickets are no longer available".
Circular on naming names sparks debate
A circular banning businesses from using Vietnamese celebrities' names or places associated with colonisation has caused concern among the thousands of companies named after famous people or places.
SecurityDaily, a Vietnamese network security company, announced on October 15 that hackers were exploiting a huge gap that enabled them to steal the accounts of hundreds of Facebook users.
Piracy clouds e-books' growing popularity
Nguyen Hung Sang, a self-confessed bookworm and an employee of an import enterprise in Ha Noi, used to wander through bookstores along Nguyen Xi and Dinh Le streets near Hoan Kiem Lake on weekends to find new books.
The short arm of the law in Viet Nam
Eight years ago, for my college graduation thesis, I chose to write about the World Trade Organisation's Agreement on Trade-related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) and its impacts on developing countries.
Motorists, the road belongs to walkers too
Whether it is taking our vehicles out of the garage, or starting the engine to hit the road, or driving in rush hour to our offices, there exists in our minds a series of predictable steps and specific objects associated with these steps.
All work and no play makes children stressed
We try our best to inject small moments of calm into our hectic daily lives, but when we push all day to accomplish everything on our to-do lists, we often sacrifice the fun parts of life.

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