Monthly Archives: December 2009

  • 2009 Year End Wrap Up: Camilo Villegas

  • 2009 Year End Wrap Up: Ian Poulter

  • Part 14: Remembering a wonderful trip

    Cobra Staff member and Golf Entertainer/World Long Drive Champion, Dan Boever, is visiting Iraq on a goodwill tour to meet with the troops. This is the fourteenth in a series of updates from his travels.

    December 7, 2009
    After flying halfway around the world, nine days of non-stop activity and 28 hours of travel back to my home in Springfield, Mo., I have been pretty useless for the past few days.

    I am so very glad I went and like all the guys who made the journey, I am thrilled we were able to bring some happiness into a few people

  • Part 13: Taking the long way home

    Cobra Staff member and Golf Entertainer/World Long Drive Champion, Dan Boever, is visiting Iraq on a goodwill tour to meet with the troops. This is the thirteenth in a series of updates from his travels.

    December 4, 2009
    Today starts our final day in Iraq. It would prove to be like every other day we have had: long and filled with a lot of unknown.

    There has been an overall theme for us throughout our days in this country when troops would ask,

  • Part 12: Ready, aim, fire . . . golf balls at Dumpsters

    Cobra Staff member and Golf Entertainer/World Long Drive Champion, Dan Boever, is visiting Iraq on a goodwill tour to meet with the troops. This is the twelfth in a series of updates from his travels.

    December 2, 2009
    We toured around Al Asad Airbase today. Al Asad is the largest U.S. military airbase in the western province of Al Anbar. The base is located roughly 100 miles west of Baghdad. We were told Al Asad means

  • Part 11: Flag football on Thanksgiving in Iraq

    Cobra Staff member and Golf Entertainer/World Long Drive Champion, Dan Boever, is visiting Iraq on a goodwill tour to meet with the troops. This is the eleventh in a series of updates from his travels.

    December 2, 2009
    Today is Thanksgiving. It is a day with a long-standing tradition of eating piles of turkey and watching football. We did that before the day was over, but in ways that were not the norm.

    It was checkout time at the JVB (Joint Visitors Bureau) because we would be catching a C-130 and traveling west to Al Asad Airbase. As was the case for most of the trip we had to maintain a certain degree of flexibility with our departure times. We had originally been scheduled to leave early and get to Al Asad and have Thanksgiving lunch with the troops. Those plans changed and we headed to Camp Victory for our meal.

    On the drive over we spotted a large group of soldiers playing flag football. Because we had plenty of time before lunch we decided to stop and watch. There were multiple teams and when we got there they were playing the championship game.

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  • Ian Poulter - Chevron World Challenge - Round 3

    Ian Poulter speak to us from the Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, CA.

  • Ian Poulter - Chevron World Challenge - Round 2

    Ian Poulter speak to us from the Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, CA.

  • Poulter and Fisher take 4th at World Cup

    Although ultimately Italy captured the Omega Mission Hills World Cup, England's Ian Poulter and Ross Fisher finished fourth at 26-under following an impressive bogey-free final round 8-under 64. In Poulter's bag was the Cobra ZL driver, Titleist 909F2 3-wood, 906F2 5-wood, 909H hybrid, Cobra Pro CB/MB irons, and Vokey Design Spin Milled sand and lob wedges.