D.J. Gregory Walking for Kids Foundation

Posted by Mark on July 10th, 2010


Thursday at the John Deere Classic I bumped into an old friend, D.J. Gregory. Remember the guy with Cerebral Palsy who walked every hole of the 2008 PGA Tour? He was featured in every local newspaper on tour, ESPN, and too many local stations too mention. He never missed a hole and is still walking PGA courses in 2010. Now he has a Walking for Kids Foundation and he’s raising money for disabled kids through his weekly treks.

Hunter Mahan’s Caddy gets a hug from Tiger

Posted by Mark on April 4th, 2010
Think Tiger Isn’t Sincere? Maybe This Will Change Your Mind…

With Tiger Woods returning to golf at The Masters this week, we’re wondering if he truly is a changed man. Since the fateful night of November 27, we’ve seen Tiger speak three different occasions — his “I’m deeply sorry” statement in February and the two five-minute interviews he gave ESPN’s Tom Rinaldi and Kelly Tilghman — which didn’t tell us anything except what his talking points are going to be for the next year.

LPGA Rogers, AK - a quick trip

Posted by Mark on September 15th, 2009

My brother said there would be jobs open in Northwest Arkansas so I headed that way early Labor Day morning. Motels and restaurants are getting old this time of year and it looked like there was quite a bit of wild country around Rogers, AK so I called Dad and had him meet me in Lincoln, IL with my tent and sleeping bags. This time of year felt like a great time for some camping and Roaring Rivers Park was my destination for the week. I could do without ESPN as long as the weather held out.

First Hole: Learning the Ropes and Having all Sorts of Fun

Posted by Mark on January 29th, 2009

A quick look at my first couple weeks on tour

1988 was a blur, both physically and emotionally. I was escaping from a bit of misery, learning a new occupation, and trying to establish relationships with folks who didn’t want to be bothered with a new kid on the block. The grizzled veterans scoffed at my exuberance and didn’t want some veteran caddy’s brother tugging at their pant legs talking about golf. They had seen it all, done it all, when caddies had it tough. A naive newcomer wasn’t welcomed in the ranks. These guys remembered days “professional caddies” weren’t allowed to work certain tournaments, when there were signs announcing, “public welcome, no caddies allowed.

ESPN.com articles - Kaddy Korner

Posted by Mark on January 2nd, 2009

For those of you who missed the early articles on ESPN.com you can go to the following links:





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