Asheville's vaunted craft beer scene and bohemian rep have made the destination a darling of the travel cognoscenti, who love to blather themselves hoarse over cities that are just ever so slightly under the radar. A New York Times scribe once gushed that this North Carolina city is an "Appalachian Shangri-la" and praised the Parisian vibe of its art deco skyscrapers.
“I have a hole-in-one. I’m pretty proud of that. My first round of 18 holes, I had one. It didn’t bounce off of a tree or anything and go in the hole, it was pretty legitimate," Tiger's GF told Letterman pretty matter of factly the other night. After the audience applause died down, the talk show host pressed the point. "Are you telling the truth, do you really have a hole in one?" The Olympic Gold medalist replied, "I'm honest, always."
Star Wars influenced Golf equipment isn’t usually peddled at avid golfers. When’s the last time you saw a Darth Vader head cover being taken off unsheathe a dark-side-of-the-force light saber red driver?
Well Bag Boy’s going the more subconscious root with C3 Push Cart, a quick folding bag puller with a smart phone holder, golf ball storage and an oversized mesh storage bag. Billed as the “most compact push cart” in Bag Boy's line C3 Push Cart will be available in mid November and will retail for $199.99. There’s no droid gold color scheme but it will be available in matte black, silver/black, white/yellow, and navy/white.
"We've always been big fans of Tiger and we wish him continued success in all his future endeavors," said Daryl Holt, vice president and general manager of golf for EA Sports in a statement on the company website. "Moving forward, we will continue to work with the PGA TOUR exclusively to create groundbreaking golfing titles and our partnership remains strong."
The golfer and the video game maker had gone steady for sixteen years but signs that the relationship was unravelling came earlier in the year with the announcement that EA would give developers a breather and skip the 2015 iteration of the popular franchise. Check out the above screen capture of what they're working on for the next gen systems.
The best stay-and-play havens have it all, but first and foremost, they offer a pinch-me level of fairways and greens so perfect players’ greatest challenge is coping with giddy distraction.
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