Dating back to 1881, “Fore!” is shouted as a warning during a golf game when it appears possible that a golf ball may hit other players or spectators. “Fore” is another word for “ahead” (think of a ship’s fore and aft). Yelling “fore” is simply a shorter way to yell “watch out ahead” (or “watch […]

A pitch for short courses

I realize columns about golfing are usually published during the spring or summer months, not early winter. Then again, as evidenced by our recent string of near-one-hundred-degree days, winter in Southern California is all too often more a state of mind than a condition of the weather. It was one of those mid-summer articles that […]

Golfing for motorcycles

By Mary O’ KEEFE The Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Support Group held its 27th Annual Golf Classic on Monday at the La Cañada Flintridge Country Club. Eighty golfers powered up with a hearty lunch then had a friendly putting competition.  It was then time to hit the green. The day was not just about enjoying the […]