factoid of the day

How much have the shareholders in the companies that sponsored Tiger Woods lost because of his extramarital dalliances ? 12 billion dollars. That so much money that could have been used for say, environmental protection or social justice, was riding on the  spotless image and unbeatability of this great sportsman to me is far more …Read More

#12: Annals of Investigative Golf : The Gavea Golf Club in Rio de Janeiro.

This piece was  commissioned by TheSpook, a lively Web rag started by the multi-talented and multifaceted Anthony Sapienza, who subsequently changed the name to Metropole. Posting it  as a Dispatch is admittedly a bit of a stretch—what, after all,  does investigative golf have to do with the vanishing world ?—but  I’m  including it  because it’s …Read More