By Tom Quiner Modern golf equipment has taken golf to new levels. Golfers can hit the ball farther and straighter to bring a golf course to its knees. A good amateur golfer of today wielding a Big Bertha would make a Ben Hogan of yesterday with his ‘wood’ woods (as opposed to today’s ‘metal’ woods) look like…

Read More

This humble blog has occasionally been critical of President Obama’s fiscal policy, social policy, foreign policy, and veracity. You might say that Quiner’s Diner views Mr. Obama as being “up a tree” when it comes to his presidency …

Read More

Bubba Watson turned the world of golf upside down yesterday with his stunning, come-from-behind victory in the Masters Golf Tournament. It got me thinking. Should Republicans consider drafting him as their nominee? I know what you’re saying. He’s only thirty-three, he’s not old enough to be president according to the Constitution. On the other hand, he’s got an authentic U.S. birth certificate. That counts for something, doesn’t it! …

Read More

By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eihfPcmCeXc&feature=related] Forgive my indelicate headline. I couldn’t resist. The 2012 Masters just ended with a spectacular victory by Bubba Watson in dramatic sudden-death. Watson started the final round three shots behind third round leader, Peter Hanson of Sweden. He watched his playing partner, Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa, make a spectacular double-eagle…

Read More