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
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
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
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
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.