The Casual Golfers United HQ is full of golf stuff (as you would expect). There are clubs on the walls, scorecards stuffed in my desk drawer, golf books on the … Continue Reading PuttOut Pressure Putter Puts Me to the Test
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It has been 100 articles for the start of Casual Golfers United. It has been a fun journey for me and I look forward to the next 100.
Most golfers start playing the white tees. There will come a time when the temptation to play from the blue tees arise. Are you up for the challenge?
Now that we understand the math (Don’t worry no quiz today), what does a slope of 69.0 mean for the white tees at your local golf course? It means that a scratch golfer should shoot a 69.0 at your golf course playing from the white tees. So what? So buttons. The lower the golf course rating compared to 72 to “easier” the golf course is.
Once I felt comfortable with the rhythm, I applied it to my swing. On the first beat, the BOP, I started my swing. On the second beat, my backswing was half way done. On the third beat, I completed my back swing and initiated the downswing. On the fourth beat, I made contact and struck the ball in a smooth hit. I let another bar play before setting up for another hit.
Dr. Parent will not be talking about grip position or weight shifting during downswing or ball placement. This book takes on the most difficult element of the game of golf, the mental aspect.
Not all scorecards are created equal. It depends on the course manager and the level of players that define what the scorecard can tell you. There is information that can help set your expectations of your performance.