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How Golf altered Marvel Comics

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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 has been churning out blockbuster movies one after another with a variety of superheroes that were first created decades ago. The advanced More...

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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...

By Dan M On Monday, May 19th, 2014
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A look back at my special visit with Byron Nelson

The HP Byron Nelson Championship kicks off this week. The tournaments namesake, the legendary Byron Nelson, was the first golfer to ever have a golf tournament named after him beginning a great tradition in 1968. More...

By Dan M On Sunday, April 20th, 2014
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HIS OWNSELF: a Semi-Memoir by Dan Jenkins

By Tom Ward Over the past few years I’ve enjoyed  brief encounters with the renowned sportswriter Dan Jenkins. I was first introduced to Dan by my friend, the late actor, Norman Alden. Growing up I always looked More...

By Dan M On Saturday, April 12th, 2014
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No single favorite for the 2014 Masters

A quick stroll across the manicured landscape of Augusta National afforded a glimpse of why this Masters is so hard to figure out. On the putting green in a quiet moment of practice was 20-year-old Jordan Spieth, More...

By Dan M On Sunday, March 30th, 2014
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Practice with a purpose for best results

  By Tom Ward As we wrap up the month of March and with the golf season is officially about to begin. I have a word of caution for all of you and that is to make sure you’re using your practice time wisely to More...

By Dan M On Saturday, March 8th, 2014
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The ‘Carpenters Rule’ of Golf

By Tom Ward In my travels over the past few decades I have seen and heard a lot of unique and interesting ways to swing a golf club. However, I tell people that the best way to insure some degree of success in More...

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By Dan M On Sunday, March 2nd, 2014
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Tom’s behind the back’ golf drill

By Tom Ward This week’s golf tip is absolutely one of the finest, yet simplest exercises that you could ever do. I was taught this timeless exercise over 30 years ago by my coach Harold Calderwood who was one More...