Arnold Palmer, The King, has died. Every golfer has his favorite AP story. The following is a story I wrote for my monthly, Characters On The Course for the May,…
Greg Swanson was a good player but a bigger character. This is only one of the Swaney stories.
Shocker, the putting green conman, proved that putting with one hand worked to perfection. He never had to set his, always present, Bud can down while he took your money.
As the Vikings start their season, thoughts of Westy and his buddy Chuck Forman come to mind.
As the re-scheduled US open draws near, my thoughts return to my two rounds with '58 US Open Champion Tommy Bolt. Bolt proved to be a perfect gentleman.
When I see that the forecast calls for rain I plan my golf outfit thinking of Howard's hat and raincoat. Read and enjoy his story about my friend Howard.
Mother Nature provides golfers with a variety of entertainment. The bull snake and the cottontail rabbit are among the most unique.
As the golf season draws to a close the annual season ending tournaments draw near. The story of my friend Buddy T and his scorecard will make you smile.
Brackett's Crossings is back in the news. The golf course has been totally re-grassed. It is now in the best shape ever. This story was written in 2009 but tells the story of Tom Smith and his golf course. Tom Smith continues to show that he is committed to giving members and guests the best possible turf conditions.
We will finish off our tribute to Bud Chapman with a painting of his good friend, Johnny Snyder. Snyder was one of the best to ever prowl the public courses…