As I have written many times, one of the most enjoyable aspects of covering golf as a media member is the caliber of people we deal with, both on the professional and amateur level.
Never before has one athlete lied and cheated so often for so long to the great disappointment of so many millions of people who wanted so much to believe in him.
OK, since no other golf writer has dared broach the subject, I will.
Dueling Divots, a lively “discussion” on relevant happenings in the game of golf, begins today in The Pilot’s golf pages.
When President Barack Obama presented Stan Musial with this nation’s highest civilian award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, two years ago, he said Stan The Man was “a gentleman you would want your kids to emulate.”
I am currently in the 57th year of a study of what I like most about the game of golf and, conversely, what I detest most about the game of golf.
My cousin Mary Lou and her husband, Bill, stopped by to see Linda and me right before Christmas.
Give a young man a Heisman Trophy in early December and the chances are he will underperform and his team will lose in a bowl game a few weeks later.
Notre Dame and Alabama have played in many a “game of the century,” including the memorable first meeting of these two football powers in the Sugar Bowl, Dec. 31, 1973.
OK, I’ve dodged this long putter issue about as long as I can. Legions (well, all right, a couple) of readers have asked me what I think about the banning of anchored putters by the USGA.
Despite the magnificent XXX Olympic Games in London during which the United States was dominant, plus many other joyful athletic achievements in 2012, crime, scandals and disgrace created the prevailing, discordant tone throughout the world of sports this year.
Recap: I am a Duke graduate and a loyal college (not pro) basketball fan since way back.
R.A. Dickey climbed Mount Kilimanjaro for charity last winter.
Whoops, there he goes again. That jolly old man in the red suit is climbing over the backyard fence.
I missed the early after-Thanksgiving hunt at our duck impoundments at Mattamuskeet.