Flicking Your Wrists During A Chip

I found this video that talks about flicking our wrists during a chip. It is a fundamental error I see in many of my playing partners. This topic is nothing, however this video explains why it is important to have a calm consistent tempo when chipping the ball. I like the discussion and solutions provided to reducing flicking or our wrists because it addresses a fundamental aspect of our short game that should not be overlooked.

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Forgetting How To Play Golf

Golf is an amazing game that requires a great deal of knowledge and understanding to play well. I do have to say that “well” is a relative term. It seems that we are all on the ‘three steps forward – two steps back’ path to success sometimes, until it stops. Then it starts all over again and the process moving forward can be slow in challenging. It is as if I forget how to play golf from time to time. Unfortunately, playing in a two person senior scramble was on of those times for my game!

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Club Selection Is Critical To Low Golf Scores

Most amateur golfers make 100 decisions on what club to use during a round of golf. Of course that number of 100 is likely an average depending on how many strokes it takes for you to shoot a round, but I think you understand where I am going. Many of the decisions are no brainers, but there is one area that requires a great deal of focus and concentration in order to make a successful golf shot. The distance of 25 yards and closer to the green is where most amateurs fail proper club selection and I know this because of my last round of golf!

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Losing Focus On The Golf Course

Two days ago, I happily made my way to the first tee. I was looking forward to playing and hoping that I could improve on my previous rounds. My round started with losing a tee shot (for awhile) in the long grass. After a 3 minute look, I hit found the little darling playing hid and seek under some mown grass. I hit my second shots (I was playing two balls) to short of the green and that is when things started to go off the rails.

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The Sun Is Finally Out and My Golf Season Is Here!

I generally do not fuss about the spring weather because it changes at a moments notice. Recently, we have experienced a great deal of rain and cool weather for this time of year. I know that the warmer weather is coming and that my golf season will be in full swing (pardon the pun) very shortly. For this I am definitely grateful. With the mix of wet weather and life responsibilities, my 2022 golf season is starting out slower than I expected. It is all good, however, and my mood is growing in positivity with the appearance of the sun.

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