Archive for 'January,2013 '

‘Inspired’ Zito presented Hutch Award

‘Inspired’ Zito presented Hutch Award

The emotional story cancer survivor Ryan Kiggins told at the Hutch Award luncheon at Safeco Field Wednesday afternoon touched virtually everyone in attendance, including the 48th recipient of the award given annually in the memory of [...]

Sweet Lou adds humor to the Hutch

Sweet Lou adds humor to the Hutch

As usual, spring training hasn’t even started and former Mariners manager Lou Piniella is in mid-season form when it comes to captivating an audience at Safeco Field. Looking exceedingly younger than his almost 70 years on the [...]

Kauai’s top 10 golf holes

Kauai’s top 10 golf holes

KAPAA, Hi. – When it comes to selecting favorite public golf holes on Hawaii’s Garden Isle of Kauai, it’s a little like picking your favorite children. Nevertheless, we’ll attempt to rank these babies. How we came to [...]

Tiger ‘slowly’ notches 75th win

Tiger ‘slowly’ notches 75th win

  LA JOLLA – The 11-hole journey Tiger Woods took on Monday to complete his eighth career victory at Torrey Pines was agonizingly slow at times. But not even long waits between shots on the back nine [...]

Kauai Grand Slam: Prince

Kauai Grand Slam: Prince

PRINCEVILLE, Hi – Your tee shot on the opening hole at the Prince course at the Princeville Resort descends from an elevated tee into a valley bordered by forest so dense you might want to trade [...]

Prince: A dual-purpose driving range

Prince: A dual-purpose driving range

PRINCEVILLE, Hi. – A novel idea could add even more prestige to what already is considered by many as the premier golf course on Kauai – the Prince Course at Princeville. On March 1, a concept [...]

Kauai Grand Slam: Kauai Lagoons

Kauai Grand Slam: Kauai Lagoons

LIHUE, Hi. – When it comes to designing a golf course, or renovating one he already designed, Jack Nicklaus is at the top of his game. That’s the case with Kauai Lagoons’ Kiele Moana, a Pacific [...]

Finishing in style at Kauai Lagoons

Finishing in style at Kauai Lagoons

LIHUE, Hi. – As you fly across the Pacific and begin your descent into Kauai’s Lihue Airport, look out the left side of the aircraft and you’ll see the 13th hole of the Kauai Lagoons golf [...]

Finchen deals with smoking, anchoring

Finchen deals with smoking, anchoring

LA JOLLA, Ca. – PGA Commissioner Tim Finchem gave what amounted to a State of the Game press conference Wednesday before the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. His comments ranged over a wide assortment of [...]

Kauai Grand Slam: Poipu Bay

Kauai Grand Slam: Poipu Bay

KOLOA, Hi. – Hidden away in the non-accessible areas of the Kauai’s Poipu Bay golf course are several heiaus, ancient places of worship established by the island’s natives half a millennium ago. Those ancient people only [...]