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Columns

  • Play the ball that fits your game

    By Dennis George

    Golf Columnist

    Bridgestone Golf is running a series of golf ball commercials that are both extremely humorous and informative.

  • Happens to the best and the rest

    By Dennis George

    Golf Columnist

  • Life of a caddy

    By Dennis George

    Golf Columnist

    Bones Mackay, Stevie Williams and Fluff Cowan.

    Golf enthusiasts will recognize those names as the caddies for Phil Mickelson, Adam Scott (and formerly of Tiger Woods), and Jim Furyk (and formerly of Tiger Woods), respectively. You saw the bond between a caddy and his player when Mickelson and Mackay broke down in tears and hugged each other closely when Phil captured the Open Championship.

  • The proper way

    By Dennis George

    Golf Columnist

  • The Open, Scotland and BBC

    Random thoughts as we prepare for my favorite major of the year and dedicating this column to the late friend Gene Spragens who had a great love of links golf.

    It’s the Open Championship to be contested at the all-male Muirfield, home of the Honourable Company of Ediburgh Golfers, located in Gullane Scotland.

  • Going wrong

    Every golfer at some point has hit an errant shot off the tee, looked quizzically at his playing partners with arms out, and asked, “What did I do wrong?”
    Where did you learn to play the game?
    Who has influenced you?
    Who do you turn to help you with your problems?
    For most of us growing up in central Kentucky, formal lessons with a professional was not a consideration and we were pretty much self taught or turned to our friends for assistance.

  • Sports good for local economy

    By Dennis George

    Golf columnist

  • Where is J.B. Holmes?

    By Dennis George

    Golf Columnist

  • Leave it better than you found it

    By Dennis George

    Golf Columnist

  • Marion County wins middle school baseball conference

    The Marion County middle school baseball team (21-4) won the mid-Kentucky middle school A division conference on May 29 in Bardstown.
    Marion County won the championship with victories over Spencer County, LaRue County and Washington County.
    As the top seed, Marion County received a first-round bye, then defeated Spencer County, 6-1, on May 24.
    In the semifinals, Marion County edged out LaRue County, 10-9, to advance to the championship game. In the finals on May 29, Marion County picked up a 10-6 win over Washington County.