In this video, friends and family of Bob Willits discuss his impact on their lives and their golf game.
The notes, taken in my skinny reporter’s notebook (that was part of my “media” goodie bag) told the story: SAT BG long one #10 for 3 (circled) Jay on 15-good D-iron to 15’-pin back ctr 2P par BG 14 2 putt P #15 good D 185 appx to G ir to front 40’ almost […]
In the game of life, as well as in the game of golf, Bob Willits played at a high level and earned many accolades. Long after his passing, a number of the folks he touched still speak of him with a smile and, not surprisingly, with awe and reverence. Simply put, Bob Willits had a […]
Throughout the history of golf there has been a person who is charge of tending the turf and the daily set up of the golf courses for play. This started in Scotland as the “Greenkeeper”. No “s”, it is not Greenskeeper, just “Greenkeeper”, or keeper of the green. When golf began the entire area of […]
A number of passionate interests dominate Florissant Mayor Tom Schneider’s life; Faith, Family, Florissant, and Fitness. Tom and his wife Rachel have six adult children and a grandson and are part of a large extended family. He was hired by the late Mayor Jim Eagan in 1976 to be City Engineer and in 1979 was […]
The Missouri Golf Post talks with Bob Gaus and Jay Delsing after their round on Friday at the 75th Senior PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis, Missouri.
The beginning: It was Thursday March 13, 1958. All of the guys were there to play cards, drink whiskey, and swap lies– as they did every Thursday night at the Columbia Country Club. Men’s Day at the “Club” started at noon and women were not allowed on the premises after that time. During the summer, […]
So here we are at the dad-gum 2005 US Senior Open. There was no advance plan to offer my caddying services to Red should he qualify. In fact, it was somewhat unexpected that he got it around his home course, Norwood Hills C.C., with a low enough score to grab one of the two spots […]