Many are limited to phone calls, emails, instant messaging, and texting which can become a bit humdrum over time, if you ask me. It is important to keep things interesting.
A guest editorial from Christina Kahrl detailing the problems with this piece as they relate to transgender issues can be found here. Strange stories can find you at strange times. It was well past midnight sometime last spring and I was still awake despite my best efforts.
Sometimes poorly, sometimes less so. Like all golfers, I spend far too much time thinking of ways to play less poorly more often. That was the silver lining to my sleeplessness — it gave me more time to scour YouTube for tips on how to play better.
And it was then, during one of those restless nights, that I first encountered Dr. Essay Anne Vanderbilt, known to friends as Dr. V on the Internet. Instead, I watched a clip of two men discussing the radical new idea she had brought to golf.
Gary McCord did most of the talking. The video was shot in March of last year, when McCord was in California for an event on the Champions Tour, the and-over circuit on which he occasionally plays.
In it, he explained that he had helped Dr.
V get access to the nearby putting green, where he said she was currently counseling a few players. According to McCord, before building her putter Dr.
V had gone back and reviewed all the patents associated with golf, eventually zeroing in on one filed in by Karsten Solheim. As the creator of Ping clubs, Solheim is the closest thing the game has to a lovable grandfather figure. This innovation may sound simple, but at the time it was revolutionary enough to make Solheim one of the richest men in America and the inventor of one of the most copied club designs in history.
V and an executive at TaylorMade, the most successful clubmaker in the world, whose products McCord also happened to endorse.
The gist of that meeting: This previously unknown woman had marched up to one of the most powerful men in golf and told him that everything his company did was wrong.
V was, and that discovery would eventually end in tragedy. That night, however, all I knew was that I wanted to know more. Picking which sneakers to wear or what bat to swing are relatively simple choices compared with selecting 14 clubs.
The market for selling this equipment is enormously competitive, and it reflects a reality that goes against the current perception of the game. Bythat number had ballooned to But even as the money in televised golf has grown, participation has shrunk.
The sport loses about 1 million players per year. That dwindling pool of paying customers has made the competition to sell them equipment ever more fierce. How does that forecast into the future? If you look out 50 years, golf becomes squash. The only path to success involves being bought by a larger company.
And to do that, Adams says, you need a story to sell. A story that can usually be reduced to five simple words: V, so I sent her an email and received one in return that confused the hell out of me. It was early April, and I was trying to set up an appointment to speak with her on the phone.
First, however, she insisted that our discussion and any subsequent article about her putter focus on the science and not the scientist.Religions "Religion is a cow. It gives milk, but it also kicks." — Buddha.
"Religion is an organization bent on the dissemination of faith, over and above the meaning or truth of the object of that faith.". A collection of modern day love letters by LDR couples from around the globe.
Welcome to our Love Letter Gallery! This project has been an idea of mine for a long time! Some guys just knew how to write a love letter. We rounded up 10 of the most romantic (and well-written) ones ever—and pulled out some of the most memorable quotes. An Open Letter To My Long Distance Boyfriend There are so many things that I want to say to you.
Arianna Abad Arianna Abad Jun 25, views. Plan These 13 Dates For Your Girlfriend This Fall And Thank Me Later Listen up, guys. Kaylee Richard Kaylee Richard Sep 21, views. To My Long Distance Best Friend: Today is just one of those days where I miss you more than usual. Living miles apart from you isn't easy, to say the least.
As I am writing this letter today, I have a million thoughts running through my mind. This letter is meant to be a testament to the love I feel for you – a love that is honestly hard to put into words because it is a love that can only be felt.