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We hadn’t expected to see any spectators on the tenth tee that fine April morning in 1994 or, for that matter, on any morning! But there they stood, an older gentlemen and a good looking younger woman like a couple … Continue reading
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When first we met he growled at me. This was the first (and last) multiple martini lunch of my career, but not Don’s. During his day the martini lunch was almost a ritual, part of a businessman’s normal routine. I was … Continue reading
Tagged Bear brethren, Berkeley, Cal Berkeley growling, Cal in the 1930s, Golf, growling, growling Cal bears, Japanese businessmen golfing, martini lunches, Olympia Country and Golf Club, World War II
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Golf’s a lot like life. Take my friend Stan for instance. Last week we were completing a round of golf at The Valley in Tumwater and he turned to me, saying, “Joe, I know you like stories. I’ve got a good one for you.” A friend for … Continue reading
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Golf’s a crazy, dumb sport. When viewed through the harsh lens of reality, the entire game looks infantile and stupid … an absurd waste of time. The swing requires the contortions of Houdini with the grace of Margot Fonteyn. Putting takes the touch of a surgeon and the daring of … Continue reading