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The Galveston County Daily News: Birdies, Bogeys And Badges

September 25, 2016

Birdies, Bogeys and Badges

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Clear Springs team fundraiser coming up

My disdain for mixed metaphors is so strong that I could talk about it until the cows turn blue; however, I don’t mind mixing my sports.

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Monday 09/12/2016
In a rut? Do what Ditka did
Posted: September 12, 2016

The PGA regular season is over and the NFL season has just begun. I hope your favorite team won just as did mine. Or not. I’m an unapologetic Texans fan for life — no matter what.

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Monday 09/05/2016
Celebrate new football season with new clubs
Posted: September 05, 2016

Although a real hint of fall has yet to fill the air, King Football is in evidence at all levels.

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Monday 08/29/2016
'Links Lite' course coming soon to area
Posted: August 29, 2016

Never heard of a “links lite” golf course? Well, now you have, and it’s coming soon to an area not so far from your newspaper.

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Monday 08/22/2016
Rain can't dampen spirits at youth tournament
Posted: August 22, 2016

The Rainbow Connection, now known as Childhood Cancer Connection Inc. (CCCI), was established in 1984 to support children living with cancer and blood disorders and their families.

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Friday 08/19/2016
Rumors flying on Texas golf institution
Posted: August 19, 2016

There is some truth to the rumor that Golfsmith — a Texas golfing institution — is considering filing for bankruptcy while actively searching for a new owner.

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Monday 08/15/2016
Tweaks needed to Olympic golf for true team play
Posted: August 15, 2016

The International Olympic Committee and the International Golf Federation got a lucky bounce Sunday when reigning champions of the most recent PGA Tour majors, Henrik Stenson and Justin Rose, locked into what greatly resembled a match play finish, while American Matt Kuchar added to the excitement by equaling the “modern” Olympic scoring record with a 63 that earned him the bronze medal and nearly put him into a playoff for the gold.

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Monday 08/08/2016
Experience the Lynx north of the border
Updated: August 08, 2016 - 11:50 pm

According to Susan’s account, her grandfather, Tony, never even attempted to exit his vehicle after the crash; he just sat there, uninjured and miffed, waiting for the police to arrive.

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Monday 08/01/2016
Calling all golf stories
Posted: August 01, 2016

More than one person has had some kind of twist on the story of my recently mangled 7-iron, my long ago mangled nose, or both. Now, here’s your chance to share a story and win a free Coney Island at Sonny’s Place.

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Monday 07/25/2016
Speaking of rakes
Posted: July 25, 2016

Golfers talk about rakes. Should they be placed in or outside the bunker? Should they be made of metal, plastic, wood or some combination? Why are they always positioned most inconveniently from where I need them? 

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