I was looking through my hard drive recently and saw some pictures that I took last year. Pictures I almost forgot I had. My family and I stayed at this hotel near Manila Bay. This was the view from our room some 10 floors up. A young boy (who couldn't have been more than 10 … Continue reading Work To Be Done
Honesty. Honor. Integrity. Big words. Words that most people would have no problem associating with golf. As far as I know, It's the only sport where you can call a penalty on yourself even in the absence of a witness. In the 1925 US Open, that's exactly what happened. Bobby Jones assessed himself a penalty stroke … Continue reading Code
As the saying goes... when a door closes, a window opens. That's exactly what happened to Chanelle Avaricio in 2012. And boy, what a big window it was. After reaching the semifinal round of the Junior Amateur Match Play Championship at Alabang Country Club in June, Chanelle blew what could have been a lopsided victory … Continue reading Winning Ways
Veering away from golf for this one. The pope is resigning. Shocking news to the Catholic world. But I'm not Catholic, so the impact was a little different for me. The truth is I admire his decision to step down. At least somebody knows when to call it quits. In a world where people fight, manipulate … Continue reading Seasons
I took my wife Christie and my 21 month old daughter Chloe to the Player Course at The Orchard Golf and Country Club last December 17. It was Chloe's first time. The plan was for them to tag along while I watch some of my students play in a tournament. Let's just say it was … Continue reading Chloe on the Course!