2100th Post at The Grateful Golfer

Recently, I was asked how many articles I have written at this golf blog. At the time, I actually did not know, but I figured it was around 2000. Well, I am just 100 off an in the big scheme of things, it is no big deal. Or is it? I mean what does 100 articles actually mean. Well, let me tell you!

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My DIY Indoor Driving Net

Well, after long last, I had a few hours to build my article regarding my indoor driving net. It is something I have always wanted and I used it for the first time on 22 December. Since I have only used it a couple of times, but come February I will be trying to use it daily. Regardless, the following are my adventures of building my indoor net.

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Can You Shape Your Golf Shot at Will?

I was watching some golf clips yesterday and notice that most professionals have fantastic control on how they shape the ball. It seems that most focus on using a draw, but the real great players have control of how far and how much shape they put on the ball. Personally, I hit the ball straight most of the time and rarely try to shape the ball. It is a skill I have, but not something I rely on because it is not as effective as I need to score well. Having said that, can you shape your golf shot at will?

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Influences on Your Golf Routine

I find that routine is a cornerstone of great golf. It allows players to rely on a consistent approach to ensure they are performing their mechanics in a similar manner for all golf shots. This routine is important on and off the course because routine helps prepare our game prior to the first hit. In the off-season, I have to develop a routine to improve my mental and physical health. It generally starts on January first, however this year I have another influence that is forcing me to step outside my normal routine and develop a new one. I am wondering if this is a good thing or bad!

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Thinking Back to Beginning

For some reason, I am thinking back to my original post of The Grateful Golfer. It is amazing how far this little block has come. The greatest aspect is the wonderful people I have ‘talked golf’ with over the years. It really has helped with my mental recovery during my health challenges. Thanks to everyone, I am truly grateful.

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