Archive for the ‘Bobby’s Articles’ category

Bobby Clampett’s College Days

From - http://chipinable.blogspot.com/  Bobby Clampett is one of the primary reasons I became a PGA Club Professional. In my final year of college at UNLV (1978) I was already struggling with my putting but I thought I was a pretty good ball striker. I always felt that if I could...

A Change in Attitude

Another late Sunday tee time was mine for the final round of the 2011 Montreal Championship.  After rounds of 71 and 70, I was finding myself in that all too familiar place of tied for 50 something.  This was becoming a common theme for me.  Because of a two-tee start,...

FUN SCOTLAND EXPERIENCES – CADDYING FOR BOBBY CLAMPETT

FUN SCOTLAND EXPERIENCES CADDYING FOR BOBBY CLAMPETT By Kim Cater Caddying for Bobby Clampett—an absolute gentleman on and off the golf course.  He is friendly, polite and funny all the while treating everyone with respect from Tom Watson to the taxi cab driver.  And he treated his caddy like family. ...

Inside the Ropes – Feb. 2010

Hello friends, It’s been a while since I last wrote.  I am currently writing from my room at the Fairmont Mayakoba near Cancun, Mexico.  I am here competing in the Mayakoba Classic, the only PGA Tour Event in Mexico. Today was pro-am day.  Since I wasn’t in the pro-am, I...

Inside the Ropes – Sept. 2009

A little over two weeks ago, the CBS broadcast season ended for me.  I enjoy my work at CBS immensely, but I’ve really been looking forward to spending more time working on my game.  Now I have that chance, for the first time in over 15 years.  I’m evaluating where...

Insight into the Champion’s Tour Exemption Process

Recently, I’ve had a number of inquiries from friends and fans wondering why I didn’t get into the last Champion’s Tour Event, The Outback Championship in Tampa, Fl.  The truth is that I got down to 1st alternate on Tuesday afternoon when Tom Watson withdrew (Leonard Thompson took his place). ...

Senior British Open 2010-Hole #13 Final Round

My Clutziest Move Ever Ok, I confess.  When I refill the coffee maker at home, I spill half the beans.  When I pour laundry detergent in the washing machine, I have to vacuum the spill off the floor.  But now I’ve taken my clutziness to the golf course.  So was...

Thoughts from my start on the Champion’s Tour

Wow, what a whirlwind it’s been!  I love the Champion’s Tour!!!!  It’s more than I ever imagined, been a sort of homecoming for me.  So many of the guys that I played and competed against 20+ years ago, are competing on the Champion’s Tour.  I’ve lost contact with many of...