My Best Golf Shot of The Day

Even a blind squirrel will find a nut from time to time. That is how I felt yesterday when playing golf. I played very consistently, but nothing fantastic or special. I hit 65% of the fairways and 45% GIR, but I was able to score okay and walked off the course with a 76. This is still a few strokes higher than needed to lower my handicap index, but I am getting there. I did, however, want to share my last shot into the 18th green, it was by far the best shot of the day!

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My Golf Stats for 2019

I finally decided on which golf stats I want to track for 2019. We have discussed this before and now I have an excel tracking sheet that will cover the core stats needed to help me focus in areas I need to practice. Tracking stats for a grateful golfer like myself is fun and rewarding; not at all geekish.

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Keeping Stats in Golf

Yesterday I mentioned I would show you how I keep my stats when I play. There is nothing spectacular or earth shattering about my process, but the simplicity of my method might be helpful. I try to keep these stats during every round because (good or bad) it will help me focus on specifics during my training regime.

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GIR is What Most Golfers Prefer

I asked a question the other day about possible scenarios when hitting the ball close. It was quickly obvious that I skewed the question so that most respondents would choose an improved greens in regulation stat than any of the other selections. It makes complete sense to me, but only after I had sent the question out into the world. Continue reading

Under Performing at Golf

Do you have high expectations of your performance when playing golf?

Every time I hit the links I have expectations. They are usually high, but every now and then, I under perform (at least in my mind), yet still score well. These days are rare, however they do creep into my game. I guess the real question is what does under performing really mean? Of course, the answer is relative to the player asking and what I consider a poor playing round may not look that way to my playing partners. It is on those days I do try to not verbalize my disappointment, but stay focused on my game at hand. Continue reading