John Gunby Sr., Courier Columnist

John Gunby Sr. is a columnist for The Daily Courier.

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Gunby: Let’s face it, nobody likes slow play in golf

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Slow play is either the result of not being taught how to play golf in a courteous manner and at a good pace or a bad habit or habits ingrained over time that cause slow play. Let’s face it, nobody likes slow play.

Gunby: ‘Snot over shot’ or ‘Boogers over ball’

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Most of us learned the traditional method of chipping. I was successful with the traditional method when I practiced and played a lot.

Gunby: The myth of keeping your head down

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There is not one golfer who has topped a shot and heard his playing partner explain this error by saying “You looked up. Keep your head down.” You follow their advice and top or even whiff the next shot. Sound familiar?

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Gunby: Learning from the Masters

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I trust all of you enjoyed the 2018 Masters Invitational this past week. I had the privilege to attend this year’s Masters with my two sons ...

Gunby: History, interesting tidbits for the first golf major in 2018 at Augusta

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As we look forward to the upcoming Masters Invitational next week at Augusta National Golf Club with great excitement and anticipation, I want to share with you some history and interesting tidbits regarding the first golf major of the year.

Gunby: Before taking a swing, be sure to follow the golden rule

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Golf isn’t for everyone. Before you call the USGA or the PGA, hear me out. Golf is for those who follow the golden rule. Let me explain.

Gunby: The greatest ‘game’ on grass

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Now that the 2018 Waste Management Phoenix Open is in the record books, I would like to share my observations of the PGA Tour and its players.

Column: Teaching the game of golf to your friends

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I have seen many boyfriends/girlfriends, spouses, friends and parents doing their best to teach those they care about how to play golf.

Column: An introduction to our new golf columnist, John Gunby

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As an Arizona native who was born in Tucson and grew up in the Phoenix area, Papago was my home course and I worked there as a teenager.

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