I generally stay on message about golf, but today I came across two short videos that I felt I needed to share. Sometimes I feel compelled to spread the word because it just makes sense for several reasons. Today is one of those days!
I have a niece, Melissa, who is a strong advocate for cleaning up the mess we humans have made of our environment. She improves her 3 foot space every day ‘walking the walk’ by spearheading many green initiatives. My wife and I are very proud of her and I immediately thought of here when I watched it:
The next is a tree trimmer flown in a helicopter. I have never seen anything like this before and was amazed at its effectiveness. I have flown in helicopters before and the control the pilot shows is astounding. I wonder if golf courses would use something like this?
Now for a little bit of golf. I feel for Jeff Maggert. It hurt just watching. I cannot remember if I have ever 5 putted before, but I know I have 4 putted once or twice (at least) through the years. It hurts just watching:
Well, that is it for now. I want to leave you with one last thought:
I am a grateful golfer! See you on the links!
2 thoughts on “Something Interesting with Golf Mixed In”
First, kudos to your niece. We have Greta Thornberg here in the states this week championing environmental concerns. She taught our congress a lesson in adult responsibility this week.
Next, I’ve seen the tree trimmer somewhere before in the movies. I think maybe it was a James Bond flick. It’s a pretty impressive bit of innovation and certainly shows off the pilots skill but watcing it after mentioning the environment brings up the question of whether it is such a great idea. That helicopter burns a ton of fuel and likely is replacing a team of peoples jobs who might be able to accompmish the task in a more envirnmentally friendly way. Maybe.
And last, I feel for Maggert, but I notice he looked more like us amateurs than a pro during this failure. No stopping and marking and time spent to read the next putt after his misses. He hurried through and got what he put into it.
It looked like Maggert did show his frustration on putts 4 and 5. It was tough to watch for sure.