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Opinion

Spin city

  There are a lot of stupid tips written in golf magazines. Most revolve around trying to get people who have trouble making decent contact on a regular basis to try to hit the ball…


COLUMN SIX: Dancing with a box on my head

BY ROB BELCHIOR Special to the VOICE A long long time ago, I was in a rock band for a few years. We practiced regularly, worked the local bar circuits, acquired some loyal fans, and…


Do some reading—while you still can

  There was a guy out of Austin, Texas, named Harvey Penick, who taught golf for over half a century. Every time he came up with a thought which helped a student get a better…


In the wet and thick of it

  I guess if you’re a greenskeeper or farmer, the strategic arrival of steady rain every few days this year has been ideal. For those of you who tend to hit their share of golf…



COLUMN SIX: Love Triangle

Nothing breaks like a heart, and Monkey knows it BY JOHN SWART VOICE Correspondent I see it when they gaze into each other’s eyes, he giving her the unblinking attention that every human craves. The…


COLUMN SIX: Telling people’s stories

Early newspaper writing Heralded academic career BY BETH VISSER Special to the VOICE My employment at the late Pelham Herald was serendipitous. It wouldn’t be a stretch to say that it changed my life forever….




COLUMN SIX: Do Fonthill walkers avoid hills?

Ask not for whom the slope tolls… BY JOHN SWART VOICE Correspondent Funny thing about the walkers in Fonthill. If one were to monitor their meanders, it would become apparent that the majority use routes…