Bad decisions on the golf course can be avoided if we take the time to recognize them before they happen. How do you recognize a bad golfing strategy decision in the making?
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
Unconscious Putting is Dave Stockton’s book on getting better at putting by focusing on feel and less about putting mechanics.
USGA says you can carry no more than 14 clubs. I raised the bar and played 18 holes with only 3 clubs.
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.
SwingPlane is an app that allows you to record and analyze your golf swing on your phone. Watch your swing frame by frame and find out where you can improve.
To make a good shot you have to aim the golf ball to your target. There are several techniques but I use the one Jack Nickolas taught for years and years.
From time to time, a tee box won’t be lined up with the hole. Time to test the trust in your aim. Learn about how to overcome this mental challenge.
Playing through can be stressful but there are ways to make it easy.
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.
There are two driving ranges in this world. The one you practice on and the other you warm up before the first tee. Depending which one you are stepping should determine your routine.
There are good golf training aides and then there is being on Amazon at 9PM at night. See why sometimes the cheapest isn’t the best.
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?
There are times on the golf course when I am faced with a tough decision and tougher golf shot. I find myself with a tough lie, in between clubs, obstacle … Continue Reading New for 2019: Call Your Golf Shot
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.
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.