Returning to Hickory Golf Out of Love for the Game

Deal W. Hudson April 27, 2017 A film about the lives of Old Tom Morris and his son, Young Tom, opened recently in selected theaters nationwide. “Tommy’s Honour” is directed by Jason Connery, son of Sean Connery, who is easily the most avid golfer among the world’s celebrities. The cast included Peter Mullen as Old Tom, Jack… Continue reading Returning to Hickory Golf Out of Love for the Game

My Son, The Gorilla!

By Deal W. Hudson Golf prepared me for manhood. My Dad made sure of it. “This is my son, the gorilla,” he would say to his buddies on the first tee of Ridglea Country Club in Ft. Worth. “He can hit it a hundred miles.” For a kid of 12 or 13, that’s plenty of… Continue reading My Son, The Gorilla!

Paul Henkels–Joy, Golf, and a Life Well-Lived

Deal W. Hudson Published January 19, 2009 The line of people began at the front door of St. Philip Neri Church in Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania, and formed two complete loops around the sanctuary before it came to rest at the open coffin. Many who came to pay their respects stood for several hours before being… Continue reading Paul Henkels–Joy, Golf, and a Life Well-Lived