Author Archives: shutfacegolf

A Day At Oakmont, As Good As It Gets

Three Years In The Works I think I was first invited to play Oakmont over three years ago. My friends of 20 years became friendly with a member and the opportunity to play seemed inevitable. But life’s funny in how … Continue reading

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#MichiganPublicGolfBracket Results, Re-ranked, and More

To the Victor Go… Quarantine/lockdown can make anyone go crazy during a pandemic. Hell, I’m posting on my own website for the first time in 11 months because of it. But this post is long overdue and I wish I’d … Continue reading

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Course Review: Bethpage State Park (Black Course)

Bethpage State Park (Black Course) – Farmingdale, NY (Architect: Albert Warren Tillinghast 1936) Background When the United States was in the midst of the Great Depression, Franklin Roosevelt set the wheels in motion for his New Deal that would bring … Continue reading

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Titillation From Tiger

Never A Doubt The dumbest question I hear asked in golf of late is this…..”is Tiger back?”. Of course he’s back. Tiger has been back since he won the Tour Championship in September of 2018. “Where the fuck have you … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts: 2019 So Far

World Number 1 Wins At Torrey Pines How many times have you read/heard that? I’d guess about 8. But this time it isn’t a headline that pertains to Tiger Woods. Of course we’re talking about Justin Rose. With a new … Continue reading

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I Was On A Podcast, Made Some Predictions, It Didn’t Go Well

Yes, This Site Is Still Active Ok, I admit, I almost left it for dead. I might as well have as I haven’t posted since July. I do have an equipment review and a course review coming your way in … Continue reading

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10 Reasons I Love The Open Championship

Lists Usually Suck Three months off is nothing, hibernating bears do it every year, but your favorite blogger probably owes you more. There’s no apologies here though. That’s not the M.O. of this site. Fuck it. I have better things … Continue reading

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Course Review: Arcadia Bluffs (Bluffs)

Arcadia Bluffs (The Bluffs Course) – Arcadia, MI (Architects: Warren Henderson and Rick Smith – 1999) Background In 1999 the Northern Michigan golf landscape changed dramatically when the brash, bold, and eye-popping Arcadia Bluffs Golf Course debuted to the golfing … Continue reading

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Masters Week 2018: The Finale

The Apocalypse Is Upon Us Not because Patrick Reed won the Masters, or because Trump is President, but because I’m posting for the 2nd time in a week. It’s been quite a long time since that has happened but the Masters … Continue reading

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Masters Week 2018: Thinning The Herd

This Post Has Nothing To Do With Jordan Spieth’s Hariline (Or Mine) Oh hell yeah, its Masters Week! My Christmas is finally here, it really is. Just 3 more days until Santa comes down the chimney and golf nerds like … Continue reading

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