Going for Scratch

Well my first steps towards being a scratch golfer have been very successful.  While I am still working out the details as to my fitness schedule, I have hit the gym three times in two days and oh yeah I am very sore.  This is typical when starting a new fitness program and I am not concerned that I am having a hard time getting out of a chair.

Regardless, through the years I have realized there is always one thing that is truly important to the success of reaching a goal.  Some will say organization, others support, and still others a solid plan.  Although these things are important, they are not the most important aspects to my success.

For me it is accountability.  I create an excel spread sheet, write down each activity accomplished and continually adjust my plan to keep improving.  Also, I talk about my goals with my wife and friends.  Lastly, I measure my fitness success by recording my slow increase in the amount of weights lifted.

This year, I am adding something new.  I am going to keep a running total on my successes and how I carry out my goals.  This new step will provide that extra incentive required to be successful.

This year is going to be a great journey.  I am looking forward to all the challenges and enjoyment of reaching my goals.  As my trek to being a better golfer unfolds, do not hesitate to offer suggestions and hints to help me along the way.

I am a grateful golfer!  See you on the links!