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.
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.
“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
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.
Okay, I admit it. Sometimes, when I am on the golf course I feel like I am meandering through a muddled mind.
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?
I think you would agree that there is advice, and then there is advice. That’s especially true when it comes to golf.
“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