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Golfing Misadventures

6-5-08 Winnetka Golf Club…Seriously???

I won a free foursome of golf at Winnetka Golf Course from a local sports radio station that I listen to everyday. The voucher also included 2 free riding gas carts because, let’s face it, walking 18 holes absolutely sucks … Continue reading

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Fooling myself.

Grace woke up at 6:30 this morning. Despite having gone to bed at 2 or 3 am last night…I was thrilled with this. Why? The Open Championship coverage started on TNT at 6 am. This year the Open is being … Continue reading

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7-2-07 Apple Orchard…what a waste.

I got some birthday money from the wife’s family on Sunday, and I was anxious to do some golfing. I debated on how I should spend the money, which totaled $60. Combined with a previous $4 that I had, it … Continue reading

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6-29-07 Maple Meadows East 9…redemption my ass.

After my pathetic showing only 24 hours earlier, I was anxious to play again. To fix what I had done wrong. To redeem myself. My Uncle Ted, who is one of my favorite people to golf with, got out of … Continue reading

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6-28-07 Fox Run…worst round of all time.

A couple weeks after my first Father’s Day and the day after my 26th birthday, I got the opportunity to go golfing. This was set up for a while. My brother and father were going to head up to my … Continue reading

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6-22-07 Apple Orchard…can we play through?

If I were a real estate agent, and Apple Orchard was a house you wanted information on, I would tell you that it was a “cozy handy-man’s dream.” This is, of course, just bullshit-speak for “small place that needs to … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

Today was my first Father’s Day as a Dad. I enjoyed it immensely. Last night, we hung out at the In-laws’ place. We dined on Italian sausage & potato wedges. I consumed much Goose Island 312 while sitting barefoot on … Continue reading

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