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GET INTO GOLF: Masters blends tradition, innovation

April 12, 2019

Madonna…Elvis… It only takes one word and everyone knows who you’re talking about. In our golf universe, you only have to say “Masters” and we know exactly what you’re talking about. In a time when...



CARVILLE: Financial fitness
CARVILLE: Financial fitness

April 8, 2019

I usually write about physical fitness, which is part of a broader topic called preventative care — the benefits of diet, exercise, screening, immunizations and other actions to help you stay healthy. However, last week...


GET INTO GOLF: Big weekend for women’s golf
GET INTO GOLF: Big weekend for women’s golf

April 5, 2019

Most of what we discuss on a weekly basis is related to game improvement or current events. Of course a significant number of these events are tied to the men’s regular PGA Tour due to...





IN THE WAKE OF THE WEEK: A truly courageous moment
IN THE WAKE OF THE WEEK: A truly courageous moment

March 15, 2019

TRUE COURAGE: Jamie Baker is a National Hockey League veteran and color commentator for the San Jose Sharks. Last season he had to take two leaves of absence for personal reasons. There was speculation, but...


GET INTO GOLF: No two courses are the same
GET INTO GOLF: No two courses are the same

March 15, 2019

All Regulation golf courses have 18 holes. They all have fairways and greens. In these United States, you will also see trees and most likely ponds or lakes or streams. Although, no two courses are...


GET INTO GOLF: Help me help you
GET INTO GOLF: Help me help you

March 8, 2019

Get Into Golf has been part of the community for several years. Today, after hundreds of interesting topics and answers to your questions, let’s take it back to the origin or our conversations. Participants around...



CARVILLE: Impossible strength
CARVILLE: Impossible strength

March 4, 2019

Throughout our entire lives, a strong body is a huge benefit. I am defining ‘strong’ as muscular strength. When your muscles are strong you reduce the risk of injury and disease, including heart disease and...



GET INTO GOLF: Breaking down Kuchar’s caddie conudrum
GET INTO GOLF: Breaking down Kuchar’s caddie conudrum

February 22, 2019

You hold a fundraising event and contract with an experienced, national event coordinator. Their primary compensation is a percentage of the event’s total revenue, the standard agreement for an event of this size. Unfortunately, as...



GET INTO GOLF: A symbiotic relationship

February 8, 2019

Golf courses and clubs often form symbiotic relationships with their community. The community is served by through recreation, both through the game and social hub that a restaurant/banquet facility provides. And, of course, a golf...


Denis Peirce: Steelhead on the Sacramento
Denis Peirce: Steelhead on the Sacramento

December 13, 2018

If you ask local anglers about steelhead fishing you will hear about the Yuba and Feather rivers. You might also hear about the Trinity and the Klamath rivers in the far north part of the...



Denis Peirce: More water improves numbers on Delta

December 27, 2011

The Department of Fish & Game recently released the results of the annual Delta smelt abundance survey. The news is very encouraging. The abundance index has not been this high since 2001. Determining the quantity...