Interchangeable golf heads, shafts now legal

TRAVERSE CITY - If Mr. Potato Head played golf, he would give an arm and a leg to be able to afford the latest innovation.As of Jan. 1, a revision to the U.S. Golf Association's Rules of Golf allows for woods and irons to be...

Doctors Feel Good: Physicians stay true to their workouts

Sure, doctors are good at doling out advice to exercise and eat right. But do they take their own medicine? These six doctors do. They have a regular exercise routine, ranging from mountain biking to mountaineering, and are prime examples of the life-altering benefits of...

Web site creator launches betsiebay.net

BENZIE COUNTY - Andy McFarlane believes that online is where he is best on target. His results prove it.McFarlane spends "about 10 hours a day" online, producing information for his web sites Absolute Michigan and Leelanau.com.His next venture-betsiebay.net-was launched in late July."I have been working...

World-class golf course designers tee off from TC

TRAVERSE CITY - Being a world-class golf course designer doesn't mean you have to live half way around the world.Traverse City works just fine, thank you.That's the feeling of two designers - Mike DeVries and Tom Doak - who go head-to-head against the likes of...

Downtown parking: Gil Rupp speaks

TRAVERSE CITY - It's not hard for parking administrator Gil Rupp to identify the people and places in Traverse City that get the most parking tickets."We see repeaters among employees and we have certain areas of the city that have more than their share...

Locally-produced vodka to hit shelves in June

TRAVERSE CITY - Kent Rabish can't keep his enthusiasm bottled up any longer.As it turns out, the owner of Grand Traverse Distillery won't have to.His first product-True North Vodka-will hit store shelves in early June.He's calling True North Vodka a "super premium spirit" because...