Similar to every year at this time, I am rededicating my efforts to become healthy and fit to improve my golf game. This is a traditional off-season approach to avoid becoming fluffy over the next 6 months. As I researched different possibilities to achieve my goals, I noticed that many sites claim “fitness and performance” as services they deliver. Looking a bit deeper I noticed that their views on performance were predicated on being fit. Therefore, instead of using ‘and’, I recommend many sites use the word ‘drives’ because it is a more realistic approach to improving our golf game.Continue reading
After 365 days of continuous writing, I have reach my goal. Yup, the day after I left the hospital last year (September 6th) I decided to embark on a personal challenge of writing an article on The Grateful Golfer for one year without missing a day. And today is the day my goal is complete!Continue reading
As many of you know, I am two time cancer survivor who went through an autologous stem cell transplant this time last year. It was quite an ordeal and today, one year ago, marked the slight improvement in my health after 10 chemo treatments in 6 days with an infusion of my own stem cells. It was a very low point, but a very happy one as well because we (my darling wife and I) clung to the hope of seeing improvement in my blood work. It was an ordeal for sure and I am bless to have had a fantastic support network, outstanding medical team, and an outlet to think of something other than the dark side of cancer treatments – that being The Grateful Golfer blog!Continue reading
This year is a banner year at the Grateful Golfer. I committed to writing every day and nearly accomplished that goal. I will admit that some of the articles were not as inspirational as I hoped, but that is a goal for next year. The success at The Grateful Golfer is not just about views and visitors, it is about sharing our thoughts on golf in a positive environment. I think we have achieved that goal as well. So what is the big milestone?
One of the awesome things I like about The Grateful Golfer is my plan to willingness to freely share all things golf. I think it is important to be open to suggestions and sage advice of other players/readers who have experienced some of the same golfing issues. It is these helpful people who expand my knowledge about and understanding about golf. They also aid in my continuing quest to increase my knowledge of this fun sport.