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The Galveston County Daily News: Birdies, Bogeys And Badges

January 22, 2017

Birdies, Bogeys and Badges

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Winning a ring starts in the tee box

Readers of a certain vintage might recall (Stuart) King Hill, who was born in Hamilton, Texas, played high school football at Brazosport High and was an All-American quarterback who led the Rice Owls to a Southwest Conference title in 1957.

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Monday 01/09/2017
Gone with the wind
Posted: January 09, 2017

As the Pittsburgh Steelers’ PAT (aka extra point) moved sharply left to right and the Miami Dolphins watched their last possible hope for a miracle comeback sink like a deflated Tom Brady football last Sunday, I thought of two things. I would have thought of three things, but feared I might forget the third one and end up being appointed to a Cabinet post.

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Monday 12/26/2016
Emulating swings can lead to success
Posted: December 26, 2016

Seems like only yesterday it was Christmas; or maybe it was a couple of days ago.

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Monday 12/19/2016
Day before Christmas, out on the course
Posted: December 19, 2016

Each year as the magic of the season takes over my brain, I am overcome with an urge to offer up poetry; this year is no different, so here I go!

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Monday 12/12/2016
Sharing pearls of wisdom
Posted: December 12, 2016

In this season of buying and giving and getting and returning, let us pause to appreciate contributions loyal readers make to this weekly endeavor.

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Monday 12/05/2016
Shopping for the golfer in your life
Posted: December 05, 2016

John Kusnerik fired a career best 76 to lead teammates Aiden Knupple, Ian Carroll, Drew Mefferd and Nick Zompa to a 10th place finish in the Clear Lake Boys JV Winter Classic last week.

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Monday 11/28/2016
Weather nixes golfing on recent California trip
Posted: November 28, 2016

I’m sitting on a barstool; to my back about 100 yards away — not counting the 50-foot drop off the bluff — is the Pacific Ocean.

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Monday 11/21/2016
Cold front weeds out fair-weather golfers
Posted: November 21, 2016

It seems like only yesterday the theme song for our Saturday rack might have been “Summer In The City,” with emphasis on the John Sebastian line.

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Monday 11/14/2016
Clear Falls, Santa Fe players crack top 10 at isle golf tourney
Posted: November 14, 2016

Mickey Foley (Clear Falls) and Jared Brown (Santa Fe) were the only local players to crack the top 10 last week as The Woodlands dominated both team and individual scoring at the Galveston Ball Boys Varsity Fall Classic.

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Monday 11/07/2016
Thanksgiving golf tourney coming up
Posted: November 07, 2016

The 21st Meals on Wheels, Inc. Thanksgiving Holiday Golf Classic and Turkey Shoot tees off with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21. 

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