Golf Conundrum: Carry Or Not To Carry

This is a question that I often ask myself at the start of every golf season. I like to carry my golf clubs and generally do in the spring and fall of each year. I find it physically challenging to carry my clubs during the heat of the summer and so, I use my push cart during those days. However, it is a question that is often asked and I have found the definitive answer from The Golf Guru, Mark Crossfield! I hope his answer finally puts to bed this lingering question.

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Carrying My Golf Clubs

This year, I only carried my golf clubs for a few rounds. I found that the wet conditions seemed to make toting my sticks more difficult than normal. I actually missed carrying and will make a concerted effort to carry more in the spring and fall of 2021. This golf season has been very strange and not carrying is just another example of how 2020 through me for a loop.

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It is Time To Change

As the trees change colour and temperatures start to drop, it is time to make a change in my golf game. It is a yearly event that I look forward too because it offers me an increased in freedom of movement when looping the course. Yes, you guessed it, it is time to change from my push cart to my carry bag. Even though I am getting a bit older, I still enjoy carrying my clubs. As a matter of fact, I prefer to carry my clubs and always have! Continue reading

Carrying Your Clubs – Lighten the Load

20160921_181530_hdrI like to carry my golf clubs for the first and last two months of my golfing season. I have accepted that as I age, carrying my clubs in the heat of summer is not any fun. I can physically do it, but there is less incentive to work that hard.

Carrying my clubs 4 to 5 times a week is great exercise. My bag weighs about 20 – 25 pounds and only holds the essentials to play golf. Over the years, I have realized that carrying extra stuff, is not the smartest thing to do and it does affect my game down the stretch. Therefore, I make sure I lighten the load before I play. Continue reading