Good Bye 2021 And Hello …….

As we eagerly anticipate the unfolding of 2022, it is important to take stock of how 2021 manifested. For me, there was lots of things for which I am grateful and some things I would like to forget. I was able to improve my game, marginally, but mostly I plateaued. It was not a bad year of golf, but it was not a stellar one either. Regardless, I am happy to say good bye to 2021 and hello to 2022. Starting today, anything is possible and I am looking forward to seeing what I can do at my new track.

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Golfing Without A Care In The World

If you are a serious golfer, most of your rounds are calculated and designed to meet your strengths. I know I definitely focus my efforts on the shots I know I can make and react to situations with shots I know are the best percentage. As a lower handicapper, this approach would be considered routine. My current style of play was honed over years of playing golf with the intent of lowering my scores. Of course all my actions may have limited my game, but overall I do not think so because I feel that my overall game continues to improve. My approach does have some limitations and once my game plateaus or enters a rut, I try to shake my game up by playing golf without care in the world.

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Attitude Is Everything When Playing Golf

The Grateful Attitude!

I realize I have said this a thousand times at The Grateful Golfer; but something happened the other day that I just had to share. It reinforced my view that attitude is key to shooting low golf scores. If you read my previous posts, I broke par for the first time this year. It was a marvelous game and something that was noteworthy for my 2020 golf season.

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What is the Most Enjoyable Part of Golf?

This is not another article about the joys of social gathering, camaraderie, or the health benefits of playing golf. Most players understand these and I am sure on this beautiful Wednesday, you are looking for something more to get you through the middle of the week. Well, today I want to discuss the joys of hitting a golf ball. This might seem an unlikely topic, but just read Linely’s Golf Blog on his woes of putting and was inspired to write this article thanks Linley!

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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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