Pre-Moving Day at The Open

Friday at The Open is the most important day of the third Major of the year. This is day that will determine who plays on the weekend and who goes home. It is a stressful day for all the bubble guys and looking at the leaderboard, one stroke lost could determine your fate. Is it possible to play aggressively conservative? Continue reading

The Low Score at The Open in 2018

I have tried to wrap my mind around what the low score will be at The Open this weekend. It is always fun to muse about how the players will tackle the course. This year, Carnoustie has the potential to see the winner shoot above par. The variables are endless, but analyzing the data is always great fun and the past time of many would-be golfing experts! Continue reading

The Open Championship – Are You Excited?

With only two days before tee off, I am excited to watch the world’s best play in The Open. Carnoustie will challenge, above all, the world’s great players mentally. This course is a best with cavernous bunkers, rock hard fairways and a course that requires a Sherpa. I can hardly way to see how the players fair when the weather starts to significantly increase the course difficulty. In the meantime as we wait, I thought I would share a few pictures I found that might increase your anticipation. Continue reading

Predicting The Open Champion

The Open is scheduled to start in three days; regardless if you are die-hard golf fan or not, this Major will capture your attention. Played at the Carnoustie Golf Links in Angus, Scotland, this majestic course last saw Padraig Harrington win in 2007. After a 12 year hiatus, Carnoustie is ready again to show the world why it is a perfect venue for The Open Championship. The challenge of predicting the winner because at approximately 7500 yards and the four toughest closing holes in golf, Carnoustie is a beast that is always ready to pounce on any wayward shot. Continue reading

A Review of The Awning Stripe Performance Polo by Carnoustie

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Performance Polos Classic Collection

How much thought do you put into buying a new golf shirt. If you are like most people, whichever shirt is on sale is good enough. Unfortunately, this method of buying active wear generally leads to disappointment and a closet full of unworn golf shirts.

When selecting a golf shirt I look for five specific qualities: style, comfort, freedom of movement, ease of care and of course value. These qualities are important because if I am going to spend money on active wear, it must be able to stand up to the rigors of my life on and off the course.

Taking more time to invest in quality golf apparel could enhance your game. Recently, I was introduced to a black Awning Stripe Performance Polo by Carnoustie and I can say I am not disappointed. The “ELEGANT STYLE, TIMELESS APPEAL” of this shirt, as touted by the company, is exactly that: timeless and elegant. From what I have experienced so far, Carnoustie easily hits the mark. Continue reading