Little Drummer Boy Revisited

I love the Christmas season. The winter wonderland, the sharing of happiness and joy, and spending time with the special people in my life. Although there is no golf, I will take the time to enjoy some outdoor activities, visiting, and being grateful. For me, it is also the time to give back to the community and to share some of my good fortune by donating to charities, the food bank, and just smiling at those I might encounter. The spirit of Christmas is all around us and I for one am happy to embrace it.

As part of my holiday traditions, I watch the Little Drummer Boy and post it on my golf blog. It does not seem like much, but this video is one of my all time favorites and I like to share its joy with you the readers!

In case you did not notice, I love his mittens!

The Christmas season is a special time and I hope you take the opportunity to take the time and enjoy your family and friends. Although golf is on the back burner, I still am trying to figure out a way to keep swinging. I have a plan now and expect to execute it very soon. This was a bit of a repost from previous years with a few minor changes; but worth the look.

I am a grateful golfer! See you on the links!

Can You Feel It! It is Just Around the Corner!

With only 24 weeks until Christmas, we in the northern climes understand that the cool weather and white precipitation is only 16 weekish away. There is no time to waste as I have a few more golf goals to accomplish before the end of our season some time in October. I am not getting twitchy, but I feel the clock pounding in the background as I write this post!

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One of My Favorite Christmas Videos – Little Drummer Boy

I love the Christmas season. The winter wonderland, the sharing of happiness and joy, and spending time with the special people in my life. Although there is no golf, I will take the time to enjoy some outdoor activities, visiting, and being grateful. For me, it is also the time to give back to the community and to share some of my good fortune by donating to charities, the food bank, and just smiling at those I might encounter. The spirit of Christmas is all around us and I for one am happy to embrace it.

As part of my holiday traditions, I watch the Little Drummer Boy. It does not seem like much, but this video is one of my all time favorites and I like to share it every year – enjoy!

In case you did not notice, I love his mittens!

The Christmas season is a special time and I hope you take the opportunity to take the time and enjoy your family and friends. This was a bit of a repost from last year and nothing has change so I thought I would share it again.

I am a grateful golfer! See you on the links!

Quiet Time for Golf

For the past seven years I notice a distinct drop in views at The Grateful Golfer. I do not think the material is any less ‘awesome’ (please ignore my shameless plug), but the fact the all the tours are preparing for a resurgence of activity in January. The big names are taking time with families and planning their schedule around the Majors. Overall, it is a quiet time for golf. Continue reading

Do You Have a Golf List of Wants and Needs?

Is it too early to be thinking about Christmas? Well, it is actually, but in this case it is more about being prepared. If you are like most golfers, we are very particular about the “golf stuff” we receive. There is plenty of options, but each player has unique needs and requirements. As such, having a running golf list helps take the stress out of the giver’s life. This list helps others enjoy in milestones more because they know they will buy you something you want. Unfortunately, most amateurs do not have a list and I a surprised.  Continue reading