It’s hard not to like Bryson DeChambeau, the PGA Tour’s newest, most interesting young player. But I liked him more after I read this passage from an article at golfdigest.com. It reminded me a lot of something I’d written in The Wrong Side of the Ball. Here’s what Bryson says … At SMU, DeChambeau did not … More Me and Bryson DeChambeau
Excerpt from The Wrong Side of the Ball: the “Lefty Dome” The GS Design “world headquarters” in Glendale, Wisconsin, is a fabulous facility. My bosses, Marc and Jeff, who started the company in 1986, have always strived to make it a fun place to work. As the company has grown over the years, they’ve built … More Welcome to the ‘Lefty Dome’
Illinois men’s golf coach Mike Small was in the news today regarding his announcement that he will try to qualify for the 2016 Champions Tour this December (he turns 50 in March). Will this hurt his coaching in any way? Absolutely not! In fact, his ongoing accomplishments as a player earn him tremendous respect among his … More Mike Small Revisited
Shocking personal revelations abound in The Wrong Side of the Ball! Here’s just one: Against steep odds, I did learn to enjoy playing the trombone and by high school became modestly proficient – without hardly ever practicing. And if I hadn’t kept at it, I never would have met and fallen in love with the sweet … More Shocking Personal Revelations!!
So this happened today … Read the interview HERE. Big thanks to Gary Van Sickle for his interest in the book and writing about it on Golf.com!
So the golf world is abuzz today about comments caddie Steve Williams makes about his former boss, Tiger Woods, in his new book about their old relationship. Referring to how it sometimes felt to bend over and pick up a club that Tiger casually tossed to the ground, Williams writes: “It was like I was his … More Steve Williams vs. Old Tom Morris
In case you missed it on the Channel 6 News, here’s a look at my first official on-course left-handed shot at Morningstar Golfers Club in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Credit to Rob “Glacier” Twardock for the camera work. That’s Mike “Scruffy” Neuses tipping his hat to the camera, and Keith “No Nickname” Staggs shooting video at the … More My First Official Lefty Shot
In The Wrong Side of the Ball, I write at some length about the nefarious characters that make up the White Lake crew, consisting of me and my oldest and dearest friends. Here we are in all our glory on the first tee of the White Lake Golf Club in Whitehall, Michigan, preparing to tee it up … More Meet the WLC Crew
Check it out! Last night The Wrong Side of the Ball was featured on the Fox6 Milwaukee evening news, on a segment they call “Beyond the Game.” Unfortunately, they can’t post the video on their site because they used some PGA Tour footage to illustrate the piece, but you can read a transcript of the piece … More WSOB on the Channel 6 News
Back when I used to have a golf blog I called “Whiffling Straits,” I first wrote about my left-handed golf idea in a post called … Men in the Mirror Four-time major winner and perennial world #2 Phil “Lefty” Mickelson is right-handed. So is 2003 Masters champion Mike Weir. And so, for that matter, is tennis … More The Post that Started it All