Shanking A Golf Ball

Have you ever shanked a golf ball? You also know it as a hosel rocket! I can tell you that it is not fun and very disconcerting for a player of my level. However, no matter your skill level, it happens. All I know is that when it does, I stand is disbelief and look at the club as if it is its fault. But what happens if hit happens twice on the same hole? Continue reading

What Is My Next Move To Lower My Golf Scores

My main objective this year is to shoot every round under 80. With any luck I will shoot a few rounds in the 60s as well.  Of course, this is my ultimate goal and the reality of the matter is it likely will be tough to accomplish. But I figure there is no reason why I cannot set the goal and try to achieve it. It has worked in the past for other goals, so why not this one. 

Having set the goal, the next question is what am I going to do different to make this happen? Continue reading

Sinking the Final Putt for the Win

Recently, I asked if anyone had sunk their final putt to win a match. Surprisingly, it was an overwhelming yes! I have to admit that I was surprised, but given the demographic of my blog I should not have been. Regardless, it is an awesome feeling and one I have only experienced a few times over the many years I have played golf. Continue reading

Walking to Build Up My Endurance

I enjoy walking every day. Other than keeping me fit, it also is good for my mental state as we patiently wait for spring to arrive. I have never liked jogging, but could play a sport all day without complaint. But jogging just does not float my boat. So, over the years (with my wife’s help) I have taken to walking. Not only is it good for my health, it is good for my golf game. Continue reading

Jumping to Confusion When Playing Golf

Have you ever wondered why you suddenly are in a pickle when playing golf? Things are going well and you are having a great round. Then suddenly, one shot forces a U-Turn in your game and you are scrambling to make bogey or worse! It happens more times than ever hoped in my game and I wonder why such unexpected things happen when I am cruising to a low score. Well, I have figure it out – I jump to confusion when playing! Continue reading