Golf Talk With Greg Holman – #14

Golf Talk With Greg Holman – #14 Click play to listen to Greg’s Podcast, or read below. Before I talk about the last PGA Tour stop in Hawaii, I wanted to talk about an incident that occurred the weekend before last with the #3 player in the world Justin Thomas. He set out the Sony…Continue Reading

Golf Talk With Greg Holman – #13

Golf Talk With Greg Holman – #13 Click play to listen to Greg’s Podcast, or read below. The last two weeks we’ve talked about putting, this week the focus is on that pesky shot around the green from the fringe to the apron. Do they still use the term apron? The apron is the close…Continue Reading

Golf Talk With Greg Holman – #12

Golf Talk With Greg Holman – #12 Click play to listen to Greg’s Podcast, or read below. I’ve been practicing indoor on the carpet with my new PING Putter I received for Christmas. I seem to make a lot more puts in the comfort of my living room floor than I do on the golf…Continue Reading

Golf Talk With Greg Holman – #11

Golf Talk With Greg Holman – #11 Click play to listen to Greg’s Podcast, or read below. It’s just four days until 2021. I hope you had a great Christmas and got lots of golf supplies! This is the first year I can remember where I didn’t get a dozen Titelist Golf Balls, oh well,…Continue Reading

Golf Talk With Greg Holman – #10

Golf Talk With Greg Holman – #10 Click play to listen to Greg’s Podcast, or read below. If you’re an avid golfer no doubt you’re familiar with the term “winter rules.” They allow the golfer to improve their lie when the course is in less than ideal shape. While I’m an advocate of playing according…Continue Reading

Golf Talk With Greg Holman – #9

Golf Talk With Greg Holman – #9 Click play to listen to Greg’s Podcast, or read below. For my ninth golf blog, I was intending to talk about the end of golf season in Missouri and the proper way to practice and store your clubs during the winter months. But as I’m recording this we’ve…Continue Reading

Golf Talk With Greg Holman – #7

Golf Talk With Greg Holman – #7 Click play to listen to Greg’s Podcast, or read below. As I’m recording this, chapter 7 of my golf blog I’m reminded of what used to be called the silly season in golf, the time of year when there were no official events on the PGA Tour. Those…Continue Reading

Golf Talk With Greg Holman – #6

Golf Talk With Greg Holman – #6 Click play to listen to Greg’s Podcast, or read below. I went back and listened to my Masters preview to see how many of my predictions came true at this years tournament. I actually made 4 predictions. I predicted the weather would be cooler, actually except for a…Continue Reading

Golf Talk With Greg Holman – #5

Golf Talk With Greg Holman – #5 Click play to listen to Greg’s Podcast, or read below. If you watch golf on television or follow the PGA Tour you’ve probably heard the term “Stinger.” The first time I heard the word was when Tiger Woods was describing a shot he would implement when he had…Continue Reading

The Top Ten Golfing Presidents

The Top Ten Golfing Presidents Click play to listen to Greg’s Podcast or read below It’s my understanding that JFK had a lock on #1 until recently, he was about a 7 handicap but his bad back kept him off the links for the most part of during his presidency. I know that Eisenhower was…Continue Reading

A Preview of the Masters Tournament

A Preview of the Masters Tournament Click play to listen to Greg’s Podcast or read below A couple of weeks ago I mentioned that I would preview the Masters Tournament in 2020. Last week we talked about post season play for the High School Ladies, so this week we’re going to talk about the Masters…Continue Reading

Congratulations to High School Girls Golf Post Season Play

Congratulations to High School Girls Golf Post Season Play Click play to listen to Greg’s Podcast or read below When I was in High School there wasn’t a womens or girls golf team, if there were some girls interested in playing golf they had to play on the boys team. We had one girl that…Continue Reading

My Background on Golf, And Rules Regarding COVID-19

My Background on Golf, And Rules Regarding COVID-19 Click play to listen to Greg’s Podcast or read below I started playing golf at the age of ten, under my dads supervision. Started off at a driving range and worked my way on to the real course. I had the best teacher by the age of…Continue Reading

The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg With the passing of Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg, it marks the end of a 50-year career in law. Ginsburg was a lawyer, professor, appellate judge, and associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Ginsburg was nominated by President George Bush in 1991 and has been on the bench through…Continue Reading

Brute Force Wins at Wingfoot

Brute Force Wins at Wingfoot Just like the Presidential Election in 2016, the pundits were wrong about the U.S. Open. Everyone was saying you can’t win a U.S. Open, especially at Wingfoot Golf Course, unless you hit your drive in the fairway. The course was long and tight and the primary rough was 3.5 inches…Continue Reading

Later Lou

Later Lou On September 6th we said goodbye to Lou Brock, long time left-fielder for the St. Louis Cardinals, known for his speed and his ability to steal a base off almost any pitcher and catcher. In fact, at the time he retired he had the all-time single season and career stolen base record. He…Continue Reading

Who Will Be the Big Winner at the CMAs

Who Will Be the Big Winner at the CMA’s To say it’s been an usual year in terms of country music entertainment, would be an under-statement. By the end of March most country singers had shut down their tour for the season. But the CMA Awards must go on. They are scheduled for November 11th…Continue Reading

Charlie Daniels is Gone

Charlie Daniels is Gone I feel like it’s the end of an era. We lost one of my heroes, July 6th when Charlie Daniels passed away from a stroke. He was 83. My First introduction to Charlie Daniels was in 1977 when I went over to Johnny’s house. He was a friend of a friend…Continue Reading

The Ultimate Wake Up Call

The Ultimate Wake Up Call I’m not going to try to play down the severity of the Coronavirus. It has been a wake up call for not only our nation, but the whole world. Experts call it the new normal. We could have said the same thing after 9-11. Remember the heightened security in the…Continue Reading

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day! Valentine’s Day. I always remember Valentine’s Day from school. Do you remember giving Valentines to every member of the class in school? Boys and Girls. The only problem we had back then is that some families couldn’t afford it. The teacher always made it clear that it was optional, but it always…Continue Reading