So Close And Yet So Far From A Par 4 Hole In One

I have heard stories about players driving the ball to the green on a par 4. I know Kevin, who plays in Florida has talked about such opportunities, but I have never driven the green on a par 4. I know of a friend who shot a hole in one about 20 years ago on a par 4, but I still find it difficult to comprehend….until now!

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The Thrill of Holing Out From the Fairway

Yesterday, my quest to ask an interesting question on my social media sites went crazy. I like to interact with other golfers and see what they think on a plethora of issues. Surprisingly, I received almost ten times the normal responses and as a result had a hard time responding to everyone. As the day unfolded, it became apparent that I found a topic that many are passion about; myself included.

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Witnessing an Albatross or a Hole-In-One

I have never witnessed an albatross in person. I have watched Louis O make one on TV, but I have never seen this elusive shot live. Obviously I have never made an Albatross, but I have made 3 holes in one. Either feat is amazing, but to witness both or more importantly make both is something that rarely happens in golf…..or does it?

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Sinking Your Shot From The Fairway

The euphoria of sinking a shot from the fairway is difficult to describe. The anticipation as the ball flies towards the target with a chance of going in the hole is awesome. Interestingly, before contact, I think every one of my shots is going in the hole, however it rarely happens. I hit the flag at least 3 or 4 times a year, but I rarely hit my ball in the hole outside of 20 yards. But apparently, others have had greater success. Continue reading

Your Lowest Golf Score on One Hole

A follow-up to an article about your lowest golf score ever, I thought it would fun to see were people stood with their lowest golf score on one hole. The likely hood of shooting one great shot is better than for an entire round and the results were much as expected.

To shoot your lowest score ever on one hole takes, sometimes, a miracle or a well planned and executed swing. It might take a lucky bounce or two, but it only takes on twist of fate to make a good golf shot into an awesome golf shot! Continue reading