Characters & Critters

Bumble Bee Gets GoPro Look

Bumble Bee Gets GoPro Look By R.J. Smiley In these days of skintight slacks, most readers of Tee Times will not remember those loose fitting double pleated slacks from yesteryear. During the post-war 50's and 60's golf was exploding in the...

Westy and His “Buddy” Chuck Foreman

Westy and His "Buddy" Chuck Foreman By R.J. Smiley Westy, through eyes blurred by his favorite beverage, Beefeaters' Gimlets, had nearly holed a long green-side bunker shot on the tough 18th at Olympic Hills Country Club, a track known for the...

PHIL MICKELSON – 100 MAJORS AND COUNTING

PHIL MICKELSON - 100 MAJORS AND COUNTING By R.J. Smiley Basketball fans can relate. Imagine a basketball player playing in 100 Final Four games or 100 NBA Finals games. There are only two Final Four games and four to seven NBA Final gams each...

GOOSE STEALS PUTTER

GOOSE STEALS PUTTER By R.J. Smiley With Bernie's putter tucked securely under its left wing, papa goose swam to the center of the pond. Papa goose stretched his head upward and with a taunting honk, flapped his wings dropping the putter into...