Tag: Keeping Up with The Jones

A final phone call

December 17, 2018 By
My last phone call to Steve Wright, CGCS — never meant to be a monumental call — goes down as the last time I ever talked with my friend Steve. Readers of Golfdom will recognize the name Steve Wright, the ...

A nickel tour with a $5 round

November 12, 2018 By
My father-in-law recently visited my family here in northeast Kansas. He lives in south Texas (McAllen), so he doesn’t get up this way too often. I gave him the Seth Jones nickel tour of Lawrence. He’s a fellow Kansas University ...

Keeping up with the Jones: Almost everything is awesome

October 15, 2018 By
Greetings from the Sunflower State, where Kansas Jayhawk football just ended a nine-year (nine-year!) road losing streak, the Kansas City Chiefs are 3-0 behind talk-of-the-NFL phenom Patrick Mahomes II, and today’s headline in the Lawrence Journal-World boasts, “Kansans’ Incomes Booming.” ...
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Embracing the youth (on course) movement

September 17, 2018 By
Last month in this space I heralded the unification of the First Green and the GCSAA. Let’s keep this youth golf movement rolling this issue and show some love to our new friends at Youth on Course. It was T.A. ...

Pro athlete, veterinarian or… superintendent

August 15, 2018 By
I had the pleasure of attending two graduations recently — one was a 5th grade graduation, the other a 6th grade graduation. The comment everyone makes — especially grumbling parents in the auditorium — is, ‘Since when did we start ...
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Not just another day at the beach

July 18, 2018 By
Fourteen-year-old Billy Reid was walking down Juno Beach in south Florida when he spotted a $100 bill buried in the sand. Turns out it wasn’t just a $100 bill. It was a wad of $100s, $50s and $20s — $1,500 ...