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Persimmon Golf Today

To my fellow golf lovers, The time has come for me to me to lay down both the keyboard and the clubs for a little while.  As several of you know, my wife and I are expecting our first child and I no longer have access to the time necessary to properly update the content [...]

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Hello again!  Not many updates lately as I’ve been having more fun playing golf than thinking or writing about it.  Having finally found a weekend morning to myself I thought I’d download some thoughts on a variety of random subjects. ———————————————- Thoughts on Playing a Short Set 2014 is my first ever golf season playing [...]

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Plenty of happenings in the world of traditional golf lately – today is the day we try to catch up. None of the material below is “breaking” these are the things I’m keeping my eye on and I feel should be of interest to traditional golf connoisseurs. —————————— First up: Tour winner Patrick Reed highlighting [...]

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Another Outing at Northwood

I took a day off work Thursday and the local crew got back to doing what we do best: playing golf on classic tracks with traditional gear. Northwood was again the destination but this time we had a special guest star rounding out the foursome – the globe-trotting, jet-setting, sweet-swinging legend known as “Blade Junkie”. [...]

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Unable to play (or write much) due to limited daylight and nearly unlimited work, I have found myself reflecting again on why we choose to play the style that we do. Our desires and motivations are not always obvious, but a few different schools of thought have been crystallizing in my mind re: traditional golf. [...]

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Odds and Ends

Just some off-season happenings in the world of traditional golf… FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The ninth annual World Hickory Open Championship completed play not too long ago.  Montrose Medal Course (1562!) hosted the competition and by all accounts the weather showed up to challenge the participants in proper “Open Championship” style.  Despite the harsh conditions, initial [...]

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What is our relationship to the game of golf? How do we derive satisfaction on the links? Whether we know it or not, we are all forced to answer this question on an ongoing basis. It manifests in the courses we play, times we choose, company we keep, stakes we play for, even the way [...]

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Odds and Ends

Random happenings in the land of traditional golf! To lead things off: Persimmon Golf Society founder Christian doing his thing with a nice PT1 from 1960. This is how you swing a persimmon boys and girls! —————————————- Next on the list – a vintage “What’s in the Bag” from 1973! This Wilson bag is played [...]

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Persimmon Golf in The Bay Area

I have spent the last year or so as a persimmon “lone wolf”. Most of my rounds with vintage gear are when I play 9 holes by myself after work. Why by myself? Well, despite the fact that I can come online and find others that appreciate a more traditional form of the game, I [...]

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Originally posted November 24, 2012 at http://www.golfwrx.com/52537/52537/ . This is not the type of stuff you’d expect to see at Golf WRX.  When pieces like this start appearing on a site that caters primarily to “club ho’s”, you can’t help but hope that the golfing world might finally be wondering why the emperor has no [...]

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