The housing market was on a huge upswing through about May 2006. It’s stagnated there for a while and now there is talk of the bubble bursting. The sub-prime market – mortgages made to those who don’t qualify for legitimate mortgages – is a mess, and part of the problem. Overvaluation is also a problem.… Continue reading The Housing Bubble Effect On Golf Courses
Sports Illustrated lists the top nine scariest golf course names: 1. Purgatory Golf Club 2. The Devil’s Claw at Whirlwind 3. The Blue Monster at Doral 4. Hell’s Point Golf Club 5. Deep Cliff Golf Course 6. Shark River Golf Course 7. Devil’s Lake Golf Course 8. The Monster Course at Concord 9. Bigfoot Golf… Continue reading Halloween Special: Scary Course Names
It was nice to see the Red Sox win on Sunday night, although I would have preferred the Rockies to win a couple games. I hate to see anyone get swept in four games as solidly as the Sox took care of the Rockies. There were a couple moments when the games were enticing, but… Continue reading Congrats Red Sox
Yesterday, I sped to the golf course as soon as my Evidence class ended at 2:30pm. I grabbed my phone and wallet off the car dashboard, slipped on my golf shoes without even a thought of tying them, and hurried into the clubhouse to pay my twilight fee – twenty-two bucks for all the golf… Continue reading Roundup: Beaver Meadows GC – Part 2
Can you imagine being fined for “lack of effort”? Fourth ranked men’s professional tennis player Nikolay Davydenko was fined $2000 for just that after losing a match in his home country of Russia to a player ranked outside the top 100. How’s that for the ol’ heave ho… sigh… sputter… can I go home yet?… Continue reading Fined for Lack of Effort?!?!
It has been years since I was really into golf. My desire to play faded through college, and went away altogether while I was working in Washington D.C. Law school consumed me for another year and sent me to China during the prime golfing months this past summer. There was always an excuse. And I… Continue reading Golf Course Architecture
I played the front nine of Beaver Meadows Golf Club for the second time this past Wednesday. Like last time, I played about five balls on each hole – usually into the green. The weather was nice – 60* – and I was striking the ball better than a week ago. My biggest complaint is… Continue reading Roundup: Beaver Meadows GC