Can’t See the Forest for the Trees

Most of us have heard this saying before and it really is prevalent in my golf game. For years I focused on making significant changes in my game and strove to shoot low golf scores. It is a journey I continue to embrace, however I have learned that being too focused on one aspect of my swing may not be the best for my overall game.

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Old School Chipping Tips Still Work

With the continuous evolution of golf equipment many players are probably wondering if the old school tips still work. Has the golf swing changed or are the new innovations just building on what worked all along. In the case of chipping, the touted wrist lock is still relevant and I recommend you if you do not use it if you are not already doing so.

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Hitting A Solid Golf Shot

For years I have chased the perfect golf shot. I realized after more failures than successes, that the perfect golf shot is an illusion. What I really want to do is hit a solid golf shot and let the rest take care of itself. The reason of the change resulted from using a wet golf mat during practice. Continue reading

Update: Using a Lob Wedge With Success

This is an update to yesterdays post. Brian from All About Golf asked if I could include a picture (below) showing my feet during set up.

Therefore, I tried to demonstrate using my clubs how my feet and ball position line up. Remember that 60% of my weight will be on my left foot during contact. I hope this helps Brian.

I closed my stance so that my big toe on my back foot aligns 3 inches behind my heel of my front foot. The toes of each foot draw a line to my landing area.

If anyone has any other questions or needs qualification on my ramblings, please do not hesitate to drop me a line!

I am a grateful golfer! See you on the links!


Top 5 Grateful Golfer Posts of All Time

I wanted to share the Top 5 Posts of all time at the Grateful Golfer Blog. I am not surprised at the topics, but I am a bit surprised at their popularity. I have also included the number of times these articles were viewed.

What do you think?

So here they are:

Which Golf Grip is Best for You? 13,109
Golf Grip – Strong, Weak or Neutral 10,305
How Wide Should Your Golf Stance Be? 2,415
Breaking 100 1,546
Golf Strategy: 2-Man Scramble 1,344

Just for fun and your reading pleasure, I have decided to add the next 5:

Swing Plane Training 1,296
The Best Golf Swing Ever! 1,259
Modified Scramble 1,194
Your Ego and Golf 1,163
Why 14 Clubs? 1,129

The reason for indicating these posts is that I am always looking for topics to write about. I do not claim to be an expert, but I do have an opinion on many topics. I am not limited to anyone area, I just like to talk about golf!

Therefore, if there is a golf topic or question that you just need answering, drop me a line and I will see what I can do. If I cannot answer it, I will ask someone who can.

Thanks for reading!

I am a grateful golfer! See you on the links!