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Tom Dreesen: Laughter and life lessons from the links

Tom Dreesen

By Tom Ward tompward@sbcglobal.net This week I had the opportunity to visit with Tom Dreesen the terrific stand –up comedian who has made over 500 appearances on national television, including more than 60 appearances on The Tonight Show. He’s a favorite guest of David Letterman, and frequently hosts the show in Letterman’s absence. For 13 years More...

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By Dan M On Saturday, September 6th, 2014
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Remembering rock vocalist Jimi Jamison

By Tom Ward Earlier this year in January my friend singer Fergie Fredricksen lost his long battle to cancer. Now comes the shocking news that his dear friend singer Jimi Jamison has passed away at age 63. Jamison More...

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By Dan M On Saturday, August 30th, 2014
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Tom’s Special “K” move creates more power

By Tom Ward tompward@sbcglobal.net The golf tip this week is so simple and easy to incorporate into your actual swing. I call it the Special “ K” move. This may sound like something you’ll find in your favorite More...

By Dan M On Friday, August 15th, 2014
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Batman’s 75th anniversary and the original Robin

By Tom Ward Original Robin looks back at 1949 movie Batman and Robin This week in honor of the 75th anniversary of Batman I thought I would take a trip back to the early days of the caped crusader and tell you More...

By Dan M On Friday, August 8th, 2014
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Cartoonist Bill Hinds and his 40 years of Tank McNamara

By Tom Ward It was 40 years ago this week that the comic strip Tank McNamara was launched by co-creators and native Texans Jeff Millar and Bill Hinds. Over the past 4 decades Millar and Hinds have displayed an More...

By Dan M On Monday, August 4th, 2014
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Tom’s leg lift golf drill to ensure balance

By Tom Ward tompward@sbcglobal.net If you’re battling with some inconsistencies in your game, like maintaining good balance in your swing, then I have a drill that might help remedy your issues. This drill may More...

By Dan M On Friday, July 25th, 2014
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How Golf altered Marvel Comics

By Tom Ward This week kicks off the 2014 Comic-Con International: in San Diego with attendance figures topping over 130,000 in recent years. Over the past decade Marvel Entertainment, a Walt Disney Company subsidiary More...

By Dan M On Saturday, July 12th, 2014
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Pickles comic strip creator: Brian Crane

By Tom Ward Senior Golf Writer tompward@sbcglobal.net I’ve been a longtime fan of the ‘Pickles’ comic strip drawn by artist and creator Brian Crane. Time has flown by as  next April the hugely popular comic More...

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By Dan M On Monday, May 19th, 2014
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Byron Nelson International Jr Golf Awards to Honor Junior Competitors

Winners include George Cunningham, Doug Ghim, Matthew Perrine, Scottie Scheffler and Austen Truslow. Five of the premier junior golfers in the world will be honored at the 2014 HP Byron Nelson Championship. The More...

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By Dan M On Monday, May 19th, 2014
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The Texas Swing hits Colonial next week

When: May 22-25 Where: Colonial Country Club, Fort Worth TV: Golf Channel (2-5 p.m. Thursday-Friday, noon-1:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday), Ch. 11 (2-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday) Defending champion: Boo Weekley Purse: $6.4 More...