What Does My Current Handicap Index Actually Mean

I am a strong believer that every golfer should establish a handicap index. It is the benchmark that players can use as a starting point to improve their game. I definitely use it as such, but it is more than that. I helps manage expectations, level the playing field, and establish how many strokes I want to negotiate with players for a side game. It is an important number that is provided at a reduced rate by local golf course (Osprey Links) on behalf of Golf Canada. I see no downside to having an accurate handicap index and recommend every golfer take the time to establish one.

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Playing Smart Golf Is Easy

This is no glib statement. I honestly believe that every player can easily play smart golf. It is a matter of putting into practice, what you practice. This seems like a very simple process and it is; it is a matter of playing your game so that it fits the strokes your repeatedly made in the practice area. That is what I am doing and it is paying off.

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Course Management Is An Evolving Skill

Has your golf game evolved over the years? Have you made significant strides improving areas of your game that produced the best results. Or have you stagnated sticking to a plan regardless of your golf scores. Interestingly, I have been in that position years ago, but I now seek ways to improve my game and an evolving course management strategy is my main focus.

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A Golf Song Worth Listening Too

It amazes me the number of new golf things I encounter on a daily basis. Additionally, I am grateful to all my friends who graciously send me golf things for my entertainment. Two days ago a friend of mine, Colin, sent me a golf video that was actually a song. It was funny because it sums up many of our games. Take a listen.

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Hitting The Perfect Iron Shot

There are many instructional videos out there that explain the basic movements of hitting the perfect iron shot every time. Of course, practice is the main key, but what to practice has been the topic of debate for years. Well, I came across this video by Rick Shiels that he made in 2018 that outlines four fundamental aspects of hitting the perfect iron shot that every golfer should know. Lets take a look.

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