Golf’s Greatest Asset: Hope!

Every golfer I know plays golf with a large smattering of hope in their bag. On many slightly wayward shots, they hope that their ball will take a fortuitus bounce and end up with a great lie. Hitting the ball in the woods also delves into the well of hope that first they find their ball and second, they have a shot. There are many other instances where hope plays a crucial roll in their game, but is it really a strategy the leads to lower golf scores. My response to that statement is yes and no!

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Golf Fitness And Lower Golf Scores

Fitness is the key to fantastic golf. Of course everyone is noticing Bryson Dechambeau because of his dramatic increase in physical strength resulting in booming drives. However, most players do not have the the time, money or desire to change that dramatically. Most players, in my opinion, want to be physically fit to enjoy golf and more importantly all the other activities which makes life fulfilling. Personally, I fit into the last category.

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Masters Week Is Finally Upon Us

The 2020 Masters will be played starting Thursday. With 96 players in the field, Augusta National is feverishly preparing their auspicious venue for another spectacular event. However, 2020 has thrown some unexpected twists into the fray and these changes may take some the wind out of the hype that traditionally surrounds this Major.

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Happy Halloween

It is that time again where the children are out on the streets, going door to door looking for the best candy. As a kid, we all shared in the excited and hope that we would be able to make the big haul. It is a time honoured tradition and I expect that tonight you will have many little ones dressed up in all sorts of costumes hoping your house gives out the best treats. Continue reading

The Masters – Let the Games Begin

Let The Games Begin!The waiting is over! The Masters starts today! After much anticipation the honorary starters will tee things off at 8:05 am. Calling Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player (we will miss Arnold Palmer this year) to the hit the ceremonial first balls of the tournament is the beginning of “a tradition unlike any other”.

Following these golfing greats will be Jim Herman, winner of the Shell Houston Open last weekend, and Steven Bowditch. I cannot image the pressure and excitement these two will feel  following Nicklaus and Player at The Masters. I would be shaking like a leaf and hoping I made contact with the ball!  Continue reading