The Possibilities Are Endless Or Are They?

I remember, early in my golfing career, talking to a gentlemen about the different ways to play a golf shot. He suggested that there were endless possibilities and an equally number of outcomes. At the time, I took his sage advise without question, but now I am not so sure that this is the case. I guess from a purely mathematical point of view, that is possible. However, from a course management aspect, no way!

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Is Hitting Greens and Fairways Boring Golf?

Over the many years of playing, I have heard my golf game described as boring. I hit the fairway and greens more often than not and do not seem to make many poor shots (believe me I do, but they seem to go unnoticed). It is the nature of my game that I have honed over the many years of playing. After a discussion with Andre, a friend I met last year golfing, he suggested that I need to take a slightly more aggressive approach to my golf game. Mmmm, this is a great thought provoking statement!

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Throwing Course Management Out The Window

Who needs course management? Is it really an important part of anyone’s golf game? The short answer to both of those is YES! Course management is very important to my golf game and I use it as much as possible when looping the track. If this is the case, why would I ever consider throwing it out the window and revert to an iffy way of playing golf? That is a great question and there is only one answer!

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When Does Routine Become a Rut in Golf

Routine is the backbone of success. Consistently performing specific tasks that form into habits is something that most golfers want to achieve. It helps the succeed when the pressure mounts because it frees up mental capacity to focus on more complex issues. The best example is the pre-shot routine where your actions prepare your body and mind to hit a golf ball. This is always a good thing. However, when does any routine stop working and it is transformed into a rut?

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Shooting Your Lowest Golf Score

This is the goal of every round of golf – shooting my lowest score. It is a challenge some days because many of us change our focus when we start to realize that our lowest score is within our grasp. For some reason we change our thoughts and thus our game changes. For me, I try to focus on one thing – course management to stay within the zone. It seems, however, that I am in the minority.

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