The Masters Starts Today

The honorary starters will signal the opening of the 2019 Masters. This year only The Golden Bear and Black Knight will be the ones to hit the ball down the fairway. It is a tradition at all golfers appreciate and anticipate. With the pomp out of the way, the first threesome of Andrew Landry; Adam Long; Canadian Corey Conners will first of Tea Olive. The rest of the day will be filled with more notable players, yet none of that seems to matter when playing for the green jacket. With the media hype coming for its first climax of the tournament, what can we expect for the rest of the day?

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The First Round of the Year

Kirk and Jim working on our game at the range.

My first round of golf is in the books. I was a bit worried that I would not be able to play 18 holes given everything going on with my health, but that goal is complete. Before I played yesterdays round, I had a chance to hit the range with one of my closest friends. Kirk came up for a quick visit and as we hit a bucket, got caught up. It was great to see him again and the range to work set me up for some success during my first round. I was surprised how our time at the practice area worked wonders from my ball striking, but nothing for my putting or short game. Continue reading

The Masters -What to Watch

For the first time in years, I sat and watched the entire first round of The Masters. It was very interesting to observe the best professionals maneuver their way around a windy Augusta National. Of course, there were fantastic shots, crazy bounces and down right shots that players wanted back. My challenge was trying to see as many of these shots as possible to maximize my viewing pleasure. Continue reading