Sunday, February 18, 2018

Arnold Palmer and the Past Perfect

The course will be left alone to rot and deal with the wind off the shoreline and the fiery waves crashing against the rocks. An errant scrap of paper will blow by like a tumbleweed to remind the sky above that we were once here. The King, it can be said, is dead. By Andrew J. Pridgen There is a...

Day One at Augusta recap: Is it OK to say ‘sextuple bogey’ in print?

DPB's intrepid golf analyst checks in with some high- and low-lights from Augusta...with hope renewed that his first ace is still 50 years down the road.  By Justin Broglio Day One of the Masters is always usually a wash. It's Thursday at work and I'm usually looking up the leaderboard during meetings, trying to watch some live coverage during lunch, and...

USGA makes a deal with the devil and loses not only its soul but its audience in the process

America, take note. The recent failure of the The U.S. Women's Open at Trump national is a blueprint on how everyday people can defeat the grifter-in-chief.  By Andrew J. Pridgen Donald Trump was the worst-behaved human in American history, ever, on a campaign trail. He won by appealing to a population in transition’s worst fears buffeted by racist, sexist, misogynist...

The Master’s 2016: Counting chickens when you’re still but a chick

DPB’s intrepid golf analyst checks in with some high- and low-lights from Augusta…with hope renewed that his first ace is still 50 years down the road.  By Justin Broglio I starting writing about sports in college. I'd fill in everyone so often for the sports editor of the University of Idaho Argonaut and I'd cover everything from the local semipro football...