What’s the longest anyone has carried a towel on a golf bag without cleaning it?

Has anyone ever actually obeyed – precisely obeyed – the 90-degree rule?

Is it possible that it’s so difficult to hit out of bunkers because sand isn’t consistent from course to course?

What’s the most extensive meal anyone has ever eaten at the courses that enforce the “Take only 5 minutes at the turn” notice?

How big is the magnet that draws your balls into the same area as that occupied by the range balls?

Would the world end if players on the PGA Tour wore shorts?

Is it OK to name your baby Jack Arnie Tiger Smith? Even if it’s a girl?

Do you miss the clank of metal spikes on the sidewalk entering the pro shop?

Why is it that a fat shot almost always is followed by one that sails too long?

Isn’t it just a bit silly that golf broadcasters wear coats and ties?

Why is it possible to hit perfect wedge shots in your backyard but miserable ones approaching the green?

Did you hear about the guy who was told that he was about to hit into a two-club wind so he brought a 6- and 7-iron to the tee box?

Are you intimidated by players who take a 50-pound divot out of the Earth and still jam the shot within 2 feet of the pin?

At what point of unraveling does a golf glove become unusable?

How big does the head of a driver have to be before it can be considered a military weapon?

Is it OK to skip a wedding to play golf?

Is it OK to skip your own wedding to play golf?

Are chili dogs eaten at the turn really that good or are we just that hungry?

Isn’t it really fun to play at the same course for years and then to show up one day and they have new, really fast golf carts?

Is it OK to claim that the super-smart person who invented the ball mark that clips onto your cap bill is your first cousin?

Do you need a fourth for your foursome tomorrow?

Mike Hembree

Mike Hembree is a veteran journalist who has covered a variety of sports for numerous publications and websites, including USA Today, Fox Sports, TV Guide and The Greenville (S.C.) News. He has written 14 books and has won numerous writing awards at the national, regional and state levels. He is a seven-time winner of the National Motorsports Press Association Writer of the Year Award.