Author Archives: The Commish

About The Commish

Long time member of the Ansley Golf Club--a career 16 to 18 handicapper whose quest is to become better but never seems to be able to on a consistent basis.

ANOTHER FULL FIELD!


April 8, 2014-By Don Nichols Following last week’s full slate, this week saw another full field of 20 players that gathered on the friendly front nine on a breezy but pleasant Tuesday afternoon that followed a day of heavy rain. … Continue reading

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COLD WINDS WHIPSAW THE FIELD!


March 25, 2014-By Don Nichols It was supposed to be 54 degrees and a little windy, but by tee time the temperature had dropped below 50 and was joined by a ferocious blast of cold arctic air and gale force … Continue reading

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20 ATAGers TACKLE DIFFICULT PLAYING CONDITIONS!


WET BACK NINE TAKES ITS TOLL! March 18, 2014-By Don Nichols Well, it turns out that last week’s opening day–a beautiful, sunny 75 degree day– was merely a head fake by Mother Nature, as this week’s field was greeted with … Continue reading

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ATAG OPENS 2014 SEASON!


GORGEOUS DAY GREETS 19 PLAYERS! March 11, 2014-By Don Nichols It had been the winter of discontent. Bitter cold, snow, ice, and cabin fever had cast its gloomy shadow over Atlanta for several weeks, so it was no wonder that … Continue reading

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ATAG CLOSES OUT 2013 SEASON!


ANOTHER GREAT YEAR OF FRIENDLY COMPETITION AND CAMARADERIE! October 22, 2013-By Don Nichols The 2013 season came to a close this past Tuesday in a private ceremonial cocktail and hors d’oeuvres event in the Williamsburg Room where final stats were … Continue reading

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THE CURSED CURSE !


Acting Commissioner’s Team Can’t Break The Jinx! Note: The Commissioner was out of town so core ATAGer and ATAG CFO Doug Healy took over the reins. Even though he slyly put the Commissioner’s Team in the second position instead of … Continue reading

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CURSE CONTINUES! COMMISSIONER’S TEAM DAL!


August 20, 2013-By Don Nichols Finally, clear skies greeted an 18 player field which still had to deal with spongy fairways and standing water resulting from the week’s relentless rain, resulting in “lift, clean, and place everywhere except the hazards”, … Continue reading

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ACTING COMMISSIONER’S TEAM SUCCOMBS TO THE CURSE!


8-13-2013-By Acting Commissioner Jim Williamson¬† (note: The Commissioner was called away on business on the day of the match and core ATAGer Jim Williamson took control of the reins. Below is his account: The weather looked ominous early in the … Continue reading

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DRENCHED!


ATAGers PLAY THROUGH STEADY RAIN! August 6, 2013-By Don Nichols It was the first Tuesday of August and skies were clear and sunny until the first ball was struck when a very light rain began to fall– nothing to worry … Continue reading

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7-23-13 and 7-30-13 ATAG MATCH RECAP


July 30, 2013-By Don Nichols 7-30-2013 ATAG Match-Front Nine Maximum field of 20 players in five foursomes. Hot day but course was dry and in great condition compared to last week. Greens almost healed from being punched two weeks earlier. … Continue reading

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