The Open Starts in Two Days – Are you Ready?

The last Major of the year starts in two days. I am excited to see how players will respond to playing at The Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. “The Dunluce Links will provide a stern test of golf for the best players in the world. Originally designed by Harry Colt, the course is routed through the rugged links land and constantly changes in both direction and elevation.” (The Open) The real question most golfing pundits are asking: “Who is going to step up and take the Claret Jug?”

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Coming From Behind for the Win in Golf

It is a challenge to hunt down the leader of a golf tournament. Chances are, they have played well and earned the top spot on the leader board. However, as a fellow competitor, I always devise a strategy to close the gap and hopefully my ball striking will support this plan. Regardless, I never enter into a tournament without devising away to win. Do you?

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Can You Feel It! It is Just Around the Corner!

With only 24 weeks until Christmas, we in the northern climes understand that the cool weather and white precipitation is only 16 weekish away. There is no time to waste as I have a few more golf goals to accomplish before the end of our season some time in October. I am not getting twitchy, but I feel the clock pounding in the background as I write this post!

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Remaining Mindful on the Golf Course

I have played a fair bit of golf lately and realize that I am not as recovered from my treatments last year as I had thought. This is okay because it is important to continue to push the physical boundaries even though things seemed to have plateaued. However, there is one thing that should never wane is being mindful while playing golf. I know my game is heading off the rails if I lose focus on making a shot or my course management strategy.

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