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Bishop: Winning an Open is anything but easy
Ernie Els spoke at the 18th green as he was being crowned the “Champion Golfer of the Year” by the Royal and Ancient minutes after winning the 2012 British Open Championship on Sunday at Royal Lytham.
“I had a great week here. Everybody offered me encouragement. Were you just being nice to me, or did you really think I could win?” Els observed.
Bishop: Golfers worry British Open’s high, dense rough will be inescapable
On Monday the headlines in the Daily Express, a local U.K. newspaper, said, “It’s too tough for Tiger — Open favourite Woods claims Lytham hazard is simply unplayable.” Sometimes the media can sensationalize with a headline, but not here.
Bowman: Darland scores special victory at Kokomo Speedway
In its long existence, the Kokomo Speedway has played host to many great races but few were as popular as the one Monday night when the USAC Amsoil National Sprint Car Series visited the local oval for round three of the 25th running of the Indiana Sprint Week.
Bishop: Royal Lytham presents a formidable challenge
The Open Championship is this week at Royal Lytham and St. Annes. This will be the 11th time the British Open has been played here dating back to 1926. The course is known for its bunkering — 206 in all.
Don’t feed the geese
Free handouts guarantee geese will stay
Cole turns dead trees into rustic furniture
Ever since child-hood, Andy Cole has enjoyed the outdoors and the recreational pleasures it provides, like hunting, hiking and fishing. But over the past several years he has taken advantage of the natural materials it provides as well.
BOWMAN: Edison Motorsports looking for new pilot
Despite sitting third in the points battle at the Kokomo Speedway and second at Gas City heading into last weekend’s action, Scotty Weir and the Edison Motorsports team have opted to go different directions for the remainder of the season.
Flathead catfish: The modern-day Hoosier Jaws
Just mention flathead catfish and stories flow of rod-bending, reel-stripping, drag-screaming action.
Excuse me, is this fishing spot taken?
We all need to adhere to unwritten code of common sense
It’s happened to all of us one time or another. If not, then you haven’t spent much time on the water. So what are the pros and cons of defending your turf?
When is light right?
“I broke off four times,” a good friend explained, after recalling a recent bass fishing trip. “I had new line on, too.”
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