“It’s double tough playin’ with John the Baptist”–Lee Trevino

I played golf with Lee Trevino the day he said “adios” to the Masters and its hallowed ground—Augusta National Golf Club. He wasn't ever coming back. For an eligible professional golfer to pass up an invitation to play in the Masters, that’s like a pious pilgrim committing sacrilege by refusing to journey to the world's greatest shrine or sacred place when the opportunity arises. For the world of golf during Masters Week, Augusta National is “holy ground.” The golf course is the … [Read more...]

“Mr. Whitney was right. I’m nothing but a country preacher”–Billy Graham

Mr.I was born and reared in Seattle, Washington. I didn’t come from a religious home. But both of my parents were from church-going families. So, they had respect for Christian people. And I had two uncles who were church pastors. One of them became the pastor of the West Seattle Church of the Nazarene. It was located about one mile from my house. So, when I was about six years old my mother began sending me off to Sunday school there. The next year, in 1949, my mother attended the Billy … [Read more...]

The Masters, April 14, 2013

Well, the 2013 Masters Golf Tournnament provided an exciting finish. Australian Adam Scott defeated Argentinian Angel Cabrera on the second hole of a sudden death playoff. There have been high expectations for Adam to win a major championship, and he has been knocking at the door several times in recent years. It has been the same for his countrymen to win a Masters. No Australian had ever won the U.S. Masters until today even though Austalians have won nine U.S. Open golf … [Read more...]


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