Golf is a complex yet simple game that is as much mental as it is physical. Golf is a riddle with a different answer for each golfer.
The term bucket list is fun and yet dark phrase to describe adventures and experiences we want to have before we depart for the clubhouse in the sky. In The … Continue Reading The Range Bucket List
Golf and cigars are a great way to enjoy a day on the course. It is not for everyone but I find it is the accent on a great day.
There are certain things you don’t mess with in the universe and one is a lucky golf ball. Such power must be harnessed for better scoring.
I decided to build a putter stand from scratch with little wood working knowledge, lacking proper tools but with a can do attutide.
For some areas of the country, golf is a year round game. Is it fair to review and judge a course in the winter though with the grass dormant and slow to dry. Let’s examine this debate.
Waking up to play golf when it is still dark can be considered crazy but I have grown to like it There are benefits to being the first golfer on the course.
Golf is a game of style and class but are you a classy golfers? Let’s find out.
Today, I would like to dive into the dark side of golf. Golf is a sport which means there is competition and sometimes money rides on that competition. As we learn by paying attention to modern professional sports, every advantage should be used to win. Sometimes, you don’t need a physical advantage but play a few golf mind games to get the best of your opponent.
The USGA rule book is one of the most quoted and feared books in the game of golf. We all want to play by the rules but we don’t always want to know if we are breaking any rules that result in stroke and distance. (Damn you OB and white stakes). There are however unwritten rules of golf that are not written down but rather passed down. These are the unwritten rules of golf my dad taught me.
Golf is a social game and includes a acceptable level of drinking and eating. One tradition is grabbing a bite to eat at the turn on your way to the 10th tee. In the old days, this might include a sit down for a ham sandwich with Grey Puppon and a high ball. Now a days, Ready Golf has turned the Turn into a fly by of a grab and go meal that is consumed bouncing down the 10th fairway. Let’s talk about what makes a good “meal” at the turn.
The rules and scoring are very simple. Each hole has three possible points. Each player has equal chance to earn each.
Bingo – First player to land on the green. On the fringe, does not count.
Bango – Once all players are on the green, the player closest to the hole wins the Bango point.
Bongo – First player to hole out wins this point.
We have all had that day or played with that other golfer having that monumental bad round of golf. Nothing goes right and in fact everything has gone wrong. The … Continue Reading 5 Ways to Turn Around a Bad Round of Golf
Carl Hiaasen is a writer with 14 novels to his credit and writes for the Miami Herald. With support from his publisher, family and friends, he decided to pick golf up again after not playing since his teenage years. The journey is tracked in the book between chapters and diary entries dated by days since he started playing golf again. The goal of the book and Carl’s golf game is the member guest tournament at Carl’s local course.
So there we were on fourth hole tee box and my partner leans over to me in the golf cart and say, What is the name of the guy in … Continue Reading 5 Tips to Remembering Names of Your Foursome
Golfers built their own unique vocabulary for certain shots of achievements. There are some amazing things golfers take credit for when it comes to playing with golf balls. Through the … Continue Reading We Need to New Golf Slang Term