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07.17.2014 | | Posted at 12:00 PM

A contest where golf meets soccer

By Nathaniel Scharping
FootGolf, another permutation of plain old ball-and-club golf, is making its way into Milwaukee. Joining other golf alternatives such as archery and Frisbee golf, FootGolf is played with a soccer ball and your own foot, and the goal is to sink the ball into a hole roughly a foot and a half in diameter in as few kicks as possible. Players kick from a tee just as in regular golf and navigate vario...
Monday, July 22, 2013
Another deadline passed Monday without news on the fate of Ryan Braun or Brandon Jennings. But a major weekend event got the Observers going but good...   Frank: Your least-favorite golfer, Phil Mickelson, won the British Open with a brilliant...
Thursday, June 6, 2013

Laughing all the way to the Fairway

A timely, golf-themed farce is scoring a hole in one at Sunset Playhouse. The Fox on the Fairway is the perfect lighter fare for playgoers seeking clever characters, a screwball plot and the ugliest collection of golf sweaters
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Garlic may not have the glamorous cachet of strawberries or chocolate, both of which have inspired their own southeastern Wisconsin festivals, but it has its share of fanatics, which makes the food a worthy if eccentric theme for Braise's first street...
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
If only our humble typography could duplicate the esteem, the awe, the almost whispered reverence that CBS commentators are trained to convey in April's hallowed words: "The Masters." Of course, it helps that golf's annual ode to itself is a cash cow for the network. The PGA Tour will have its own cash cow back when the tournament in Augusta, Ga., begins Thursday...
Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Jim Cryns on Sports

Golf tournaments are undergoing more name changes than Elizabeth Taylor. The GMO, I mean the U.S. Bank Championship, has come and gone from Milwaukee. I understand golf tournaments are subject to the demands and orders from the PGA tour, but why is this town forced to compete for time against the British Open, I mean, The Open. The 2008 Arnold Palmer Invitational used to be known as the Bay Hill Classic until this year's name change. It probably doesn’t matter much as much to the General as making sure he has plenty of Ensure on hand.
Friday, April 11, 2008

Today @ Currie Park - 11:30 AM

In an irony that countless comic-strip authors have observed time and time again, the beginning of the golf season always coincides with ferocious spring rains which prevent golfers from indulging in their sport of choice. Why should this year—one in which Wisconsin, like much of the country, has been plagued by biblically . . .