Being Overwhelmed When Your Game is On Fire!

Have you ever been playing a round of golf and nothing is going wrong? I mean when you happen to hit an errant shot, it hits a tree or rake and lands in perfect position. I have experienced several rounds like these, but not many of the years. When they do occur, golf is so much fun that I cannot wait to play another 18 holes of golf. While these rounds are few and far between, I have played many rounds where my game was on fire and I was not able to handle the extra pressure of success.

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DIY Chipping Mat

After long since promising, I have put together an article on how I built a chipping mat for less than $50. My mat is designed for short chipping practice in a relatively confined space. Since constructing my training aid in February, I have used it almost everyday for no less than 15 minutes. Additionally, my wife has made a habit of chipping everyday as she is planning to start playing golf again this year. This consistent effort to chip often is really starting to pay off dividends, but first how to build your own DIY chipping mat.

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Picking a Target on Every Shot

I have played many sports over the years and no matter what the circumstance, when it was time to make a shot, I always picked a specific target at which to aim. This is a fundamental action and if you asked any athlete, I think they would look at you with shock at such a bizarre thought! So, I wonder why when I talk to my playing partners, they pick something like ‘the fairway’ as the target; in my view this not very precise nor effective. So, why are many amateurs not narrowing their focus before making any shot?

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Keeping Your Golf Equipment in Working Order

Most golfers have thousands of dollars invested in their golf equipment. I am one of those players who meticulously cares for their clubs to ensure that when I am ready to play, I will not be held back by faulty equipment. Other than cleaning, which is habitual, repairs and maintenance are important and happen all year around. The question I was asked recently is if I do my own maintenance or farm it out to a more experienced maintainer.

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Tiger Woods Caught Cheating – Do Not Judge Too Soon!

With all the different news going on in golf, it is easy to point fingers. I for one, try to avoid being judgmental because the “glass house” adage always comes to mind. But when one of the greatest golfers of all time breaks the rules with no concern for the rules or consequences, the I have to comment!

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