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The Open Championship And Reishi Coffee — Trapper Sherwood

The Open Championship And Reishi Coffee

Golf and coffee.

Anyone that knows me, knows I love those two things. And cigars I might I add.

Sunday July 18th, 2010 had the makings for an incredible Sunday, and I was going to do my best to make it so!

First of all, from across the pond was the 150th Open Golf Championship. Years ago some folks used to refer to it as “The British Open.”

So my game plan for this Sunday morning was a very simple plan of attack. TV dialed into the Open Championship, my favorite recliner and coffee.

So as the tv came on, and I contemplated my coffee selection for the day, I KNEW what I wanted to drink. I met a couple of ladies at Pat O’Bryan’s Unseminar 8 giving away sample of this coffee they claimed was a “Superfood.” Well, as much as I like coffee, I was in. I introduced myself, we exchanged cards, and I received my packets.

Debra and Joanne from http://magiccoffees.com were as nice as two people can be. They explained that their coffee had a particular type of mushroom from from China called the Reishi Red Mushroom and it was known as the “Super Food Of The Emperors” back in the day. It was crowned the Miraculous King of the Herbs by the Ancient Chinese.

So I felt pretty special as I made my morning coffee. I must admit I really didn’t know what to expect from this enriched superfood coffee.

Today I was trying the GranoCafe Mocha, and like the other five varieties, it is suppose to have over 100 antioxidents. Cool.

Well, I am a black coffee drinker, except for an occasional cappuccino, usually always just black for me. I say that cause this mocha was premixed with a bit of cream and sugar. Ah what the hell, let’s give it a shot!

Verdict? Pretty tasty. Good mocha flavor as expected, and not over done with cream or sugar. Most importantly NO mushroom taste or flavor in case you were wondering.

I’d drink it again, and I probably will. Heck with the antioxidants, it might even be good for me!

So with coffee in hand, and satisfied that it was worthy of my professional coffee tasting taste buds, my attention turned to the final round of the Open Championship being played at St Andrew’s; the old course in Scotland.

A young man from South Africa; Louis Oosthuizen and an Englishman Paul Casey were in the final group pairings and I really thought I would see a blow by blow heavy weight bout between these two. Meaning which one would blink first, and would one fold under the tremendous pressure these two golfers were going to be under.

As the final round continued, and no one from behind these two in the field made a move up the leader board, Louis Oosthuizen just continued to play solid golf. Stripping his drives down the middle of the fairways, and not putting himself in bad situations.

Quite refreshing to see new blood in the golf world win a Major. His swing is very simple and flawless, and if there was any pressure on him, he never showed it. I believe he will be around for a long time.

Congtratulations to Louis Oosthuizen from South Africa on his win at the Open Championship.

Great golf, good coffee, great way to enjoy a Sunday!

Trap

Comments

  1. Trapper says:

    Thank you so much! Another great Open! Cheers mate!

  2. hey Trap!
    froo froo coffee, shame on you LOL!

    camped out at the Sandwich “Open” in ’85 near the 18th green. partied all night in the ABC sports trailer drinking their scotch and watching them edit the daily duffs LOL. some parts of that weekend are blanked out…;-)

    think some Scotsman won that year…Lyle, or something LOL.

    Mtn Jim

  3. Trapper says:

    Now that’s a great memory! (Or somewhat of a memory) LOL Thanks Jim

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