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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.

RECORD FIELD, THREATENING SKIES – LIGHTING DELAYS, NEARLY CANCEL THIS WEEK’S COMPETITION


NOTE: This week’s recap is provided by Substitute ATAG Commissioner Ron Majors, one of the four loyalist Volunteer “Substitute Commissioners” that keep ATAG rolling along without Commissioner Don Nichols who remains on a leave of absence. In an oversubscribed field, Mr. Majors showed his … Continue reading

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OH WHAT A GREAT DAY!-GREAT WEATHER-FULL 20 PLAYER FIELD-ATAG COMMISSIONER DON NICHOLS MAKES HIS 2017 DEBUT-BILL MEAGHER ACES #18!


June 27, 2017-By Doug Healy The headline pretty much says it all. We had a full turnout for what was to become a red letter day in ATAG history. Taking only a few practice chips before striding to the first … Continue reading

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WINGGATE INVESTIGATIONS CONCLUDE AND RELIEVED ATAGERS RESPOND WITH EXCELLENT PLAY ON THE FRONT NINE!


 By: Doug Healy  6-13-17 15 players distinguished themselves in a very fine outing where 4 teams finished between -8 and -13. The winning team of Healy, Danzig, Gaddis and Schmal rode Mr. Danzig the entire way to a -13 finish. … Continue reading

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COMMISSIONER’S SURPRISE CAMEO APPEARANCE HIGHLIGHTS THE REOPENING OF THE MEN’S GRILL !


RUSS JOBSON INADVERTENTLY STEALS THE CHICKEN WINGS FROM THE LIPS OF 18 HUNGRY ATAG’ERS! 6-6-17 ATAG-By Doug Healy Commissioner Don Nichols, who many had thought passed away in 2016, made a surprise cameo appearance to highlight ATAG’s return to the … Continue reading

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ATAG WINDOW OPENS!


Editor’s Note: This week’s recap is provided by ATAG co-founder Danny Morris whose noteworthy praise of Doug Healy appears to be a well crafted, but less than subtle, endorsement of Mr. Healy to be the next ATAG Commissioner. 5-23-17 ATAG-By Danny Morris … Continue reading

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THE WEATHER OUTSIDE IS FRIGHTFUL!


Editor’s Note: The following recap by this week’s reporter Doug Healy was not received until late last night, minutes before press deadline, leaving the editor no choice but to publish the contents as written. May 16, 2017-By Doug Healy As … Continue reading

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THREE SUBSTITUTE ATAG COMMISSIONERS KIDNAPPED BUT THE MATCH GOES ON!


Editor’s Note:  The above headline and the following preamble to this Tuesday’s ATAG match recap is a fanciful tale envisioned by Doug Healy and was almost edited out completely due to its being, well, how else to say it, “corny”.  (We’ll let … Continue reading

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ONE OF THE BEST ATAG OUTINGS EVER!


NOTE: This week’s recap of the 6th ATAG match of the year is provided by ATAG CFO Doug Healy. 5-2-17 ATAG-By Doug Healy The 5/2/17 back 9 match was a full grouping of 20 players including Kevin McGlynn’s son Alex, an … Continue reading

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4/25 ATAG ROUTINE ON A BEAUTIFUL SPRING EVENING!


Commissioner’s Note: This week’s recap is provided by core ATAGer Ron Majors who last week was on the winning team and duped losing team member Richard Batelaan into buying a mixed drink instead of the customary brewsky. When this was … Continue reading

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4/18 ATAG SURVIVES!


4-18-17-By Jim Williamson It looked ominous for the 4/18 ATAG round. First the acting ATAG commissioner, Doug Healy, calls in sick and thunderstorms were popping up all over Atlanta. However, by 5:00 both issues were resolved and 15 ATAGers teed … Continue reading

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