For Their Eyes Only

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We always love getting letters, phone calls, e-mails, postings on our Web site, or comments when we see industry people in person, that let us know when we have—or have not—provided useful, interesting and on-target information, both in print and online. Most of the time, the people giving us this feedback are glad to let […]


How Old Would You Be?

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Anyone who follows baseball with even a passing interest knows about Satchel Paige and his many memorable quotes, the most famous of which was, “Don’t look back—someone might be gaining on you.” After 24 years in the Negro Leagues, Satchel made his big league debut with the Cleveland Indians in 1948. He was rumored to […]


The New “Title Wave”

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When it comes to job titles, I’ve always been from the school of “You can call me whatever you want, just don’t call me late for dinner.” We’ve all seen, worked with and encountered people with titles that would indicate they are supreme rulers; but then when we peel away the fancy wrapper, we find […]


Why Tiger Woods is Tiger Woods (and no one else is)

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Something happened at the PGA Championship that didn’t get a lot of press, but it should have—because if there was ever a question that Tiger Woods is the best person in sports, this proved it. Now, not everyone is a Tiger Woods fan, but they should be. Here you have a sports phenom, unusually gifted, […]


Greatly Exaggerated

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For those of you working in private clubs, I’m afraid I have some bad news: Your days are numbered. At least that’s the opinion of a blog posting I was sent that proclaimed, “Private clubs are missing the mark big-time; they have to come up with new and innovative products to sell, or they are […]


Pick Up the Pace!

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I love golf. I love the history and tradition. I love the challenge of the game. I love rolling putts on the putting green before a match. I love the side bets that start over breakfast and continue all the way to the first tee. And then my love for the game comes to a […]