Category Archives: golf history

Golf Is Not Life: Greatest Achievements in a Major

About this site: Golf as Gave It To Us It is the week of the United States Open.  For this week, we will suspend any discussion of mathematics and mechanics of golf.  We return to one of our themes, Golf … Continue reading

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In memoriam: Ken Venturi

In honor of Mr. Venturi, I have found this montage of slow motion swings, which includes him, Palmer, Player, and Byron Nelson — in the days where slow motion meant the swing looked like it was slow. Several years ago, … Continue reading

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Golf Is Not Life (Presidential Quiz Answer Key)

About this site: Golf Is Simple This edition of Golf is Not Life is an election special edition.  Our regular posting has been suspended.  This will be the last post before the election.  The election is two days from today, … Continue reading

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Golf Is not Life

About this site: Golf As God Gave It To Us This will be a repeating feature, to keep life and golf in perspective.  It will always be humorous and nothing more will be said.  We’re all lucky to be playing golf. … Continue reading

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What Every Golfer Needs: Courage and Kindness

About this site: Golf As God Gave It To Us Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9 (Tom Lehman carries this … Continue reading

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The One Constant in Golf: The Need for Consistency

Lesson One will be repeated, consistently, throughout the blog, coming back to it every few weeks, as a reminder of what is most important in playing the game of golf. The more I practice, the luckier I get. — Ben … Continue reading

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