Thanks, everyone. Just a brief follow-up to last month’s column on skin cancer. From it, I learned five things:
“It’s like poking a hole in a Picasso.” — John Asay, Oct. 30, 2013.
I guess you could say this is my tribute to fantasy columns for the year. Not your usual version of fantasy sports but more selfishly: my fantasy golf dreams. things I can only fantasize about the game. I have two. I’m not delirious.
I don’t know if you have noticed what’s happening to golf in the valley. It’s frightening: shutting down golf courses, turning players away with no other alternative than to go bowling. It is not a pretty sight.
I recently spoke with Eric Yaillen, the executive director of the Southern Nevada Golf Association. The topics of our conversation have been the USGA handicap system, how to establish a course rating and what the heck a slope measures.
Eagle Crest Golf Course is one of three courses up in the Sun City Summerlin community. And you’ll probably see Australian shepherd Leroy hanging out on course.
I thought a look ahead at the world of golf in Las Vegas for 2013 would be appropriate. The world did not end in December as some thought the Mayans predicted, and we had one foot dangling in thin air with the fiscal cliff. What’s next? A zombie uprising?