Bart Potter is an Olympia freelance writer and golf enthusiast. His column on the local and regional golf scenes will appear on Tuesdays. He can be reached at: email@example.com.
When I played the Old Course St. Andrews a couple of days ago, I caught some weather: partly sunny skies and light winds variable at 8-10 mph.
The envelope in the mailbox last week was not overly large, but it was substantial. The return address showed the United States Golf Association.
Hubris: Not a named party among the Seven Deadly Sins, but it's definitely guilty by association.
John Cassidy looks back at his 2009 golf season as a blessing.
It's a scary story, a cautionary tale, and unfortunately it's not all that rare.
Right about now, the state of Washington, right up there in the upper left corner of your map, is as close to being the nerve center of United States golf as anywhere.
He's working on his third driver this year and his second or third 3-wood, with an eye on a new one. He's hot after the perfect wedge. He's apparently OK with his putter - he never talks about it.
UNIVERSITY PLACE - On a golf course, the superintendent is the lead agronomist, the groundskeeper par excellence, the guy who reads the greens in a wholly different way from an average golfer lining up a putt.
First Tee of Olympia has long had to rely on the kindness of community and corporations to survive in a small and tight fundraising market.
The new trees on the new golf course, that day in August 1976, didn’t reach higher than Mahlon Moe’s head.