Don Jozwiak

114 Added | 3 Magazines | 13 Likes | 6 Following | 30 Followers | @djoz | Senior Editor, PGA Magazine. Writer and reader, not always in that order.

How to make a custom ringtone for your iPhone, with GarageBand on iOS

With the latest version of iTunes, Apple buried the interface for making ringtones on the Mac. It’s still possible but a lot more cumbersome to manage.<p>A little-known secret is that you can actually make custom alert ringtones for iOS on your iPhone itself, using GarageBand. Here’s how.<p>This feature …

For golf instructors, a technology debate rages on

The lesson tee at Royal Oaks Country Club in Dallas is one of the most comfortable places to be in all of golf. Randy Smith works the back of the club’s double-sided range with the easy good humor and expertise that has made him a popular and indispensable coach for major-championship winners, club …

Golf
Golf

And Jesus Said Unto Paul of Ryan ...

A woman who had been bleeding for 12 years came up behind Jesus and touched his clothes in hope of a cure. Jesus turned to her and said: “Fear not. Because of your faith, you are now healed.”<p>Then spoke Pious Paul of Ryan: “But teacher, is that wise? When you cure her, she learns dependency. Then …

Health Care

Robots aren’t killing the American Dream. Neither is trade. This is the problem.

“No, robots aren’t killing the American Dream,” argued the New York Times editorial board in February. As evidence, the Times emphasized that labor productivity and capital investment have decelerated in the new century. In theory, that wouldn’t be happening if automation were the main reason that …

Economics

Google: 4 out of 5 US homes have solar power potential

A five kilowatt rooftop solar installation now costs just $12,500 on average after tax credits, and pretty soon, installing one might soon be a matter of re-tiling your roof. Whether it's right for you, however, depends in large part on how much sun your house gets. That's where Google's Project …

Solar Power

President Trump: 'Nobody Knew Health Care Was Complicated'

President Trump told a meeting of governors that reforming health care is “unbelievably complex,” but pledged that a Republican alternative would be …

Health Care

George W.'s Biographer Explains How Bush Family Failures Led to Donald Trump's Success

Jean Edward Smith, a renowned presidential biographer, pulls no punches.<p>When a biographer says that George W. Bush "is in many respects the founder of ISIS," some will question the source. After all, in his capacity as a Donald Trump shill, Rudy Giuliani has said similar things about Hillary …

Political Science

Top-heavy Big Ten flexing some muscle

Five things we learned from a Big Ten weekend of one-handed grabs, bummed-out Irish fans and Peppers-mania:<p><b>The Big Ten is … awesome?</b> Not based on Iowa losing to that band from North Dakota masquerading as an FCS team — or Illinois getting outrushed 287-3 by Western Michigan. This is about muscle at …

Donald Trump has seized on an insane new conspiracy theory

In August of 2011, Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R), who had just entered the presidential race and would soon rocket to the front of the polls on his …

A professional opinion: You don't need a psychiatrist to know there's something wrong with Donald Trump

Because of Donald Trump's unusual public conduct, legions of armchair analysts have wondered aloud about his mental health. A former dean of Harvard Medical School tweeted that Trump "defines" narcissistic personality disorder. New York Times columnist David Brooks has said the GOP nominee "appears …

Philly elections inspector trounces Sean Hannity for “absurd & personally insulting” voter fraud conspiracy theory

Hannity cited Obama’s 2012 shutout in inner-city Philadelphia to argue the 2016 race is “rigged” against Trump<p>Fox News personality Sean Hannity caught flak recently for pushing a false conspiracy theory from the 2012 election to corroborate GOP nominee Donald Trump's equally false claim that the …

Government

No women? Black Sheep Golf Club considers it a 'sensible' approach

In many ways, Black Sheep Golf Club is remarkable for what it does not have.<p>No trees. No flowers.<p>"No feminine touch," says Vince Solano, the Sugar Grove club's owner and founder.<p>Indeed, no women. The club's membership policy would seem to make it a relic, considering only about two dozen all-male …

Golf

Filmmaker Ken Burns Delivers Blistering Takedown Of Donald Trump At Stanford

The renowned documentary filmmaker offered a lengthy critique of Donald Trump while delivering Stanford's commencement address on Sunday.

We Gave Bill Murray a Ride in From the Airport

And he gave David Granger and Scott Raab some life advice.<p><i>Wednesday, March 9, 11:07 a.m. JFK airport. David Granger and Scott Raab pick up Bill Murray in Granger's car. They are heading to the East Side of Manhattan, where Murray is staying.</i><p><b>BILL MURRAY:</b> I didn't mean to deny you guys a ride down to …

Bill Murray

The Great Betrayal

There’s a point I wanted to address about the GOP primaries and the Trump phenomenon that connects up with my piece this morning (“Lust for …

Mitch McConnell

Jon Daly and Adam Scott Aren't Golfers, They Just Play Them on Adult Swim

Comedians tee off as their golfing namesakes on 'The Adult Swim Golf Classic,' nine holes of very real – and very bad – golf<p>In 1991, a hard-swinging …

Zen and the art of Miguel Cabrera

Go to Miguel Cabrera’s page on baseball-reference.com and check out the list of hitters with similar statistics through age 32. The list is composed …

The Republican Party's Implosion Has Been a Long Time Coming. Today Is the Day.

I love the smell of reckoning in the morning.<p><i>The old Whig party had become much degenerated from its original purity and tone; and, at the first clang of the bugle of the pretentious disorganizer, the mass of its adherents broke the ranks for new banners. —</i>Robert McKinley Ormsby, "A History Of The …

Mitch McConnell

Jeff wakes up to a surprising lack of irony at the Wiggles' adults-only reunion show

23,000 fans registered interest in the Wiggles’ 25th anniversary gig – but from the first song it was clear even a power failure wouldn’t see them go off script<p>By 6.30pm there was already a line outside the concert hall at the Dee Why RSL: platinum blondes, muscular men with sleeve tattoos, a …

Australian Open (Tennis)

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Dementia

Google Is Totally Open to the Idea That Ted Cruz Is the Zodiac Killer

Have you typed “is Ted Cruz” into Google lately? You’ll get some interesting autocomplete suggestions.<p><b>Is Ted Cruz American?</b><p>Yes, but his eligibility …

Author Harper Lee said that golf helped inspire some of her best creative thinking

Nelle Harper Lee, whose 1960 novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” detailed racial injustice in a small Alabama town, sold 10 million copies, won the Pulitzer Prize and was made into an Academy Award-winning movie starring Gregory Peck, has died at 89.<p>Lee never wrote another novel, although an earlier work …

Golf

Donald Trump Calls for Apple Boycott While Tweeting With an iPhone

Donald Trump, a leading Republican candidate in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections, has called for a boycott of Apple until it complies with a court order to unlock an iPhone 5c used by shooter Syed Farook in the 2015 San Bernardino attacks, according to <i>Reuters</i>.<p>"Boycott Apple until such time as …

You Won't Like It, But Here's the Answer to ISIS

<b>Giving Advice to a Presidential Candidate Who Wants to "Do Something"</b><p><i>Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com</i><p>How can we stop the Islamic State?<p>Imagine yourself shaken awake, rushed off to a strategy meeting with your presidential candidate of choice, and told: "Come up with a plan for me to do something …

Middle East

Five charts that prove PGA Tour players are driving it into the stratosphere in 2015

When Round 1 play resumed at Conway Farms Friday morning, Jason Day had 44 yards left on his approach, a shot that, if dropped, would give the Australian a 59. Though that latter number spurred excitement, it's the former that grabbed our attention, for Day's final hole measured 405 yards from the …

Golf

Fitness Friday: The One-Exercise Workout

Short on time in the gym? Golf Digest fitness advisor Ben Shear created an exercise that trains the lower and upper body in one compound movement. "It trains the hips, knees, glutes, back and shoulders in one shot," he says. The only thing you need is a dumbbell and something to sit on for the …

Workouts

How He Hit That: Rory McIlroy's bomber ball speed

Rory McIlroy winning a tournament wasn't big or surprising news. He's done that a bunch in the last five years.<p>And the fact that he bombed his driver wasn't really new, either. He has long been the deadliest combination of distance and accuracy on the PGA Tour.<p>But it was the way he overpowered …

Golf

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Punta Cana has polished its golf options with two seaside gems<p>Depending on which way you turn, your impression of the Punta Cana region in the Caribbean island nation of the Dominican Republic can change dramatically. Head northeast from the airport—the largest privately owned international airport …

Punta Cana

9 reasons why you have to attend next year's "Think Young, Play Hard" tournament

Golf Digest hosted its first-ever "Think Young, Play Hard" tournament in Las Vegas over the weekend and it was a lot of fun. So much fun that it's going to become an annual event. Here are nine reasons why you should attend next year:<p><b>You'll be able to wear ridiculous outfits while pulling off</b> …

Golf