Keep Golf For All Of Us

Finally, we get to talk about golf in LEO.

The game of golf is widely considered to be a leisure activity for the wealthy. That is certainly the case for members of golf and country clubs, where it costs tens of thousands of dollars just to get into the club and thousands more every year once you’re a member. It’s also true of serious golfers who spend thousands on clubs, balls, shoes, lessons and more. It can be stuffy, prestigious, exclusive, pretentious.

That isn’t Louisville Metro golf.

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One Park Is A Winner

“Why don’t we build Topgolf in your backyard!” was one of the regular responses I heard after expressing my support in this column for the Topgolf project at Oxmoor Mall. Well, the proposed “One Park” project by developer Kevin Cogan... Read More ›

A Leader In The Weed Battle

On Sunday, May 6, 2012, Vice President Joe Biden went on “Meet the Press” and declared he believed same-sex marriage should be legal. “What this is all about is a simple proposition. Who do you love,” he said. At the... Read More ›

Trust, Legitimacy

The (self-)esteemed Pegasus Institute think tank presents itself as a credible authority on a range of issues. However, the dust-up over the most-recent protest outside of U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell’s house proved one thing: The Pegasus Institute is more fraud tank... Read More ›

Mayor Fischer: 1, Gov. Bevin: -1

“Seriously, @louisvillemayor?” tweeted Gov. Matt Bevin at Mayor Greg Fischer. “Stop embarrassing the city of Louisville and the Commonwealth of Kentucky by allowing this public disorder... Would you stand for this on your street? Doubt it...” The source of Bevin’s... Read More ›

My Father’s Day

For years, we have jokingly referred to my dad as Forrest Gump. But it’s an apt comparison: Somehow, he’s been involved in a surprising number of historical events of the last 50 years. He worked with Howard Cosell as the... Read More ›

Be Progressive, Not Regressive

Kentucky Democratic candidates are petrified of alienating Trump voters. They are sooo careful to not criticize Donald Trump — they won’t even call a blatantly racist Trump tweet what it is... racist. (See U.S. Senate candidate Amy McGrath and gubernatorial... Read More ›

McGrath Stumbles

In just 24 hours, Amy McGrath spoiled the Democratic race against Mitch McConnell for any other Democrats who might join the fight. Here’s why her campaign is already over. The path to defeating McConnell is microscopically narrow. It has to... Read More ›

Focus, People… Focus!

What do Mitch McConnell, Matt Bevin and the John B. Castleman statue have in common? They’re each at the center of superficial, highly publicized political battles — a lot of nattering over a lot of nothing that affects, or barely... Read More ›