Thank You, God! Our Brains Are Awesome!

Thank You, God! Our Brains Are Awesome!

While I realize golf can certainly be a frustrating, infuriating and perplexing endeavor, I have come to realize that each and every shot requires a series of intricate and complex mental calculations that must coordinate with your physical self.

Fall golf - Man Who Can Putt

Fall golf - Man Who Can Putt

Well, you can practice your putting -- and you should given this statistic from Game Golf: “We use the putter 41.3 percent of the time (including from the fringe).” There will be days you can go to the putting clock for 15 to 30 minutes, but on other days you can putt inside.

1502 Week at KCCC

1502 Week at KCCC

“It is statute and ordained that in na place of the Realme there be used Fute-ball, Golfe, or uther sik unproffitable sportes.” -- King James IV of Scotland (1473 to

Know Yourself

Know Yourself

In order to improve – or at least remain the same for us older gentlemen – as a golfer, you must be honest with yourself and that, unfortunately, requires a hard look at your personality and the state of your game.

On the Lighter Side

On the Lighter Side

Okay, I admit it. Sometimes, when I am on the golf course I feel like I am meandering through a muddled mind.

One Man’s Ongoing Search for A Little More Consistency

One Man’s Ongoing Search for A Little More Consistency

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.

The Fisher Mixer

The Fisher Mixer

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.

Some Things Never Change

Some Things Never Change

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

Harvey Penick's Little Red Book

Harvey Penick's Little Red Book

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.

Golf is a Beautiful Game

Golf is a Beautiful Game

If you had to pick one or two words to describe the game of golf what would it be or what would they be?

Best Advice

Best Advice

I think you would agree that there is advice, and then there is advice. That’s especially true when it comes to golf.

Thank you, Scotland

Thank you, Scotland

“Golf was invented a billion years ago! Don’t you remember it?” is an old Scottish saying that rings so very true.

No one remembers who came in second

No one remembers who came in second

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.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

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 are Two Kinds of Golf

There are Two Kinds of Golf

There is no law that says you have to sign up for a tournament, but if you do, be prepared to get prepared

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