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Steiny's World London: Day on the Course, Night on the Town

Playing golf in the London area has been a new experience for me. And a revelatory one, too. I had no idea how many good courses existed near the bustling English capital. Nor did I realize how easy it is to combine a day on the heathland with a night…

Feb. 25 Issue Now Available

It’s not surprising to learn that Dustin Johnson is particular about the clubs he carries in his bag. After all, that’s how players of that caliber are. But what might not be so apparent is how fastidious he is about the sunglasses he wears when he competes: for the clarity they provide as he tries to discern breaks on greens and slopes on fairways, and also for the protection they offer from the searing sunlight he so often battles. These days, Johnson is sporting the new Tourpro sunglasses from adidas Eyewear, and one thing he says he likes about these shades – which are designed and manufactured for the equipment maker by the highly regarded Silhouette International of Austria – is their adjustability. That’s primarily a result of an ergonomic frame and temple design with three adjustment options that allows him to click them slightly up or down, or leave them in the middle. “We think that is a great feature for golfers to be able move their lens as the sun moves during the day,” says Brendan McLaughlin, marketing services manager for Tourpros.

Steiny’s World Costa Rica: Iguanas and Pigs and Bars

My playing partner had snap-hooked his drive on the second hole of the superb, Mike Young-designed Hacienda Pinilla golf course on Costa Rica’s Pacific coast. And not long after he had walked off the fairway into the desert-like scruff to find his ball, I heard him holler: “I almost stepped…

Steiny’s World: Living La Pura Vida in Costa Rica

They have a great expression here in Costa Rica: “Pura Vida.” Literally, it means the “Pure Life,” but it can be used and translated in a variety of ways. As a greeting, for example. And that’s how many people responded to me when I arrived at the Hacienda Pinilla resort…