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GET INTO GOLF: Make a splash, get out of the bunker

October 26, 2019

Last week, we learned about the “sand iron,” a golf club designed for play from the bunker. The club was invented by golf legend, Gene Sarazen, in the early 1930’s and truly changed the game....

CARVILLE: Science of aging

September 30, 2019

Ever wonder why we age? Why some people age better than others? The science of aging is not completely understood, but it is clear that there are both internal and external factors which influence the...

NATIVIDAD: Fair pay to play is the only way

September 19, 2019

If you go to YouTube and search “Ryan’s ToysReview” you’ll find the page of an 8-year-old boy who reportedly raked in more than $20 million last year alone by posting videos of himself talking about...

GET INTO GOLF: Breaking down the Solheim Cup

September 13, 2019

Although we play an essentially individual sport, each year the fall schedule includes historic team events. This week we have an international team competition known as the Solheim Cup. In the spirit of the men’s...

RENSLOW: Greens need a little breather

September 7, 2019

It’s that time of the year. Actually, the second time of the year. Spring and fall, your often unheralded golf course maintenance crew will take a machine out to each green. The machine rapidly inserts...

CARVILLE: Grocery store secrets

September 2, 2019

You’re about to enter the grocery store to grab a few things for dinner. Your decision is ‘how to grab a few things’ when there are 35,000–50,000 distinct items in the store. There are too...

GET INTO GOLF: Find the right amount of flex

August 16, 2019

Tennis with a ping-pong paddle. Your fishing reel attached to a plank. We might be at a disadvantage. Yet, most amateur golfers are playing with a set of clubs that make these examples only slightly...