Is it possible that my mind is overloaded with golf talk, golf thoughts, golf tips, golf clichés and golf drills? Maybe it is time to look for help from a few “outsiders.” Yes, I think it is time to look for answers -- or THE ANSWER -- from great thinkers instead of great golfers.
And while I applauded the committee’s thinking and good intentions, I was worried that many of our younger guys wouldn’t understand the responsibilities and nuances of playing with a Baby Boomer. That’s why I sent out An Open Letter To Our Younger Members before the tournament.
Just because the average Driving Distance on the PGA Tour this year is over 296 yards and the courses are routinely over 7,500 yards doesn’t mean we can’t learn from many of the Old, Old School golfers
Up until his book came out, Penick (1904 to 1995) was a highly respected instructor, but hardly a household name. Yes, he had an impressive resume and an eye-popping list of students, but he wasn’t a brand name that was sure to sell books like Palmer, Nicklaus, Player, Watson or Woods.
If you had to pick one or two words to describe the game of golf what would it be or what would they be?
“Golf was invented a billion years ago! Don’t you remember it?” is an old Scottish saying that rings so very true.
Finally there is a sporting event that is worth my time and my money. I don’t bet big, but I do like to put a little money of the bigger events such as the NCAA basketball tournament, the MLB playoffs, KC Chiefs games, NFL playoffs and the golf Majors.
I am not a stats guy when it comes to golf. I rarely keep track of stats such as Driving Accuracy Percentage; Greens In Regulation; Sand Save Percentage; Scrambling Percentage
There is no law that says you have to sign up for a tournament, but if you do, be prepared to get prepared
Other words besides “erratic” that come to mind when describing my golf game these days are: inconsistent, flighty, unreliable, meandering and unpredictable. To put it simply, I am scratching my head trying to figure out what is going on with my game.
How many times have you started a sentence with those two words? Well, depending how I have played on a given day, I have described/defined the game a million different ways.
With the golf season in full swing, I thought sharing the timeless wisdom of Instagram star Bobby Jones (1902 – 1971) would be both instructive and inspirational.
I am going into Fourth of July week in great spirits because I love celebrating our country’s declaration of independence from Great Britain – and, yes, I will get to play a fair amount of golf with my friends.
In order to get into The Fun Zone, I started looking for golf quotes that put a smile on my face.
I am in an unusual place in my life right now. A fair number of my putts are going in. I wish I knew why.