Golf with Hunter S. Thompson: Heineken, Chivas, Jose Cuervo, Dewar's and LSD

 

Stories of interest you might have missed out on.The Esquire publication headline to this excerpt from a new book, The Accidental Life, by former Esquire editor and Sports Illustrated supervisor editor Terry McDonnell: Playing Golf on Acid with Hunter S. Thompson.

 

We played that very first night, in the dying light, at the community Aspen Golf Club, which was closed. Hunter simply waved to an individual in the pro shop, who brought us a container of balls, McDonnell wrote of the prominent Gonzo reporter.

 

Here, Hunter stated, holding out 3 white tabs of blotter paper with an unfamiliar red symbol on them. Eat these.Donald Trump was not on hand for a media event at the refurbished Ailsa Course at Turnberry on Tuesday, however Martin Dempster of the Scotsman composed that the course did its own talking.

 

It was most likely simply as well that his political dedications in America meant Donald Trump lost out on this certain media event. It was a day; after all, when it was necessary that the brand-new Ailsa Course did its own talking and, boy did it make a beneficial impression.In tandem with Martin Ebert, the exceptional course architect likewise dealing with Royal Portrush at present as it prepares to stage the Open Championship in 2019, Trump has carried out a program of stunning modifications to the Ayrshire design.

 

Nicklaus on Muirfield members: They’ll happen.Jack Nicklaus believes with a step of certainty that Muirfield inevitably, and faster than later on, admit women members, despite its recent vote on behalf of the status quo.

 

If that's exactly what they want to do, they won't have competitions, Nicklaus stated in this story by ESPN’s Bob Harig."Augusta (National and the Masters) had to get with the modern age; St. Andrews (the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, whose company spin-off, the R&A, runs The Open) needed to get with the modern age. Their membership might choose that's not what they want.I believe Muirfield has actually been excessive a part of the material of the game of golf for a lot of years that they'll happen.

Golf (the sport)

According to the report, the average clubhead speed, launch angle, ball speed and ball backspin on the PGA Tour have actually all been "reasonably steady" over the past nine years.

Golf (the sport)

According to the report, the average clubhead speed, launch angle, ball speed and ball backspin on the PGA Tour have actually all been "reasonably steady" over the past nine years.

Golf (the sport)

According to the report, the average clubhead speed, launch angle, ball speed and ball backspin on the PGA Tour have actually all been "reasonably steady" over the past nine years.

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