How do I miss my scorecard goals when I play? The better question is where? And the answer is the back 9. Let’s take a look at why and see what I can do to fix it.
There I stood on the steps of the clubhouse looking over the practice green watching two golfers push their carts toward the first tee. I had just handed in a … Continue Reading My Worst to Best Round of Golf
When it is too cold, snowy, or wet to play golf, you can still practice those important putts. Check out my set up.
Do you want a book to break down the golf swing to its simplest elements? Then you need to pick up Keep It Simple Golf by Oliver Spedding.
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.
I have a routine before I start a round of golf. The length of the routine depends on if I made it to the course on time and the quality … Continue Reading Pre-round Putting Practice
Some days the bear eats you and some days you get his pizza delivery. that doesn’t make sense and neither does how poorly I played golf today.
Golf is a game of style and class but are you a classy golfers? Let’s find out.
The Gimme Putt is an act of kindness in golf but when and why to offer one.
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
2018 is over so it is time to look back and see how I did. Next step is to see what I can do in 2019 to get better.
Looking at these techniques, how can we apply them to a bad hole in golf? I don’t mean to take your vengeance physically on the hole. If we treat the bad hole as the attacker on our enjoyment of the round and positive mental state, how can we combat that attack?
There is terrible affliction that robs the golfer of all knowledge of how to hit and the physical coordination to strike a golf ball purely. It robs them of years of technique, practice, and most importantly confidence. There are no tells of its approach and the only sign of its infection is a confused look on the face or repeated staring at your club after each terrible shot. It is the Voldemort of golf and we dare to speak its name….the y!ps.
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.
Recently, I played at Heron Glen Golf Club with my dad. It was the first round that we had played together this summer. I enjoy playing with my dad now that I can hit consistently and don’t lose a dozen balls on the Front 9 or my temper on a regular basis. This round was special to me for another reason, I played probably my best golf score despite imploding on the last 3 holes of the day. And I didn’t lose my sh!t.