You heard it here first (okay that was an exaggeration!) I am probably not the first one to parrot the news that the PGA of America has authorized the use of an electronic measuring device, range finder, at the Senior, LPGA, and PGA Major golf tournament they sponsor. Their view is that the use of these devices will some how speed up play. This decision is causing a bit of a discussion in social media for the nay and yea sides. Because of the divergent from the professional golf norm, I thought it might be worth discussing.Continue reading
Professional Golfers and Range Finders – Good or Bad Idea?
With the resumption of professional golf, I was wondering if it was time to make drastic changes as to how the professional measure distances on the golf course. Most of us have watch the yardage book and green sheets examined by the player and caddie with intense scrutiny. Obviously, the player is trying to dial in a perfect number to hit too, but would not a range finder make the process faster and more accurate?Continue reading
The Golf Season Continues….Scratch That!
This is not the first time no fans were allowed on the course during play, but the prolonged action without the drone of people during a round will be eerie. Well, it is like when I play every one of my rounds; I have no fans following me and things seem to work out just fine. 😉Continue reading
Are Professional Golfers As Good As We Think?
I often wondered if the average professional golf is as good as we think. As a steady 5 handicap player, I think I have some game. I understand that I have some weaknesses and continue to strive for lower scores. However, the average professional golfer has challenges as well and goes to great lengths to be a more competitive player. Unfortunately, I have never watched a professional event live, but have watched enough on TV to make an informed decision.Continue reading
The Magic Of Phil Mickelson
Good Morning Grateful Golfers! I hope your weekend is going well and that you able to hit the links. I stumbled across this compilation of Phil Mickelson’s flop shots and had to share. He is the standard that I want to achieve on my journey to be a better golfer.Continue reading