Building on Past Successes in a Short Golf Season

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Golf is not a stagnate game. It is impossible to do nothing and expect to improve. It requires constant effort to sustain and hone our skills. Granted, the type of effort and level of dedication varies from player to player. Critical to building on past successes is to have a clear vision of what we can reasonably (and sometimes unreasonably) achieve over particular playing season.

Where I live, our golf season is approximately 7 months long. Starting in mid-April, it lasts until 31 Oct. Depending on the actual temperature that end date can shift in either direction by 2 weeks. So my playing season is 5 months shorter than some of you reading this article. This significant time reduction forces me (and others in similar situation) to approach our expectations differently than the year around player. Continue reading