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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Golf Stats: The Number of Putts Per Round

I know how much everyone loves golf stats. Many players live by them and others don’t give a care. Personally, I think that some stats are helpful and others are useless. And then there are a few stats that are in the middle; like the number of putts per round. This stat is miss leading and can easily draw you down the rabbit hole into the abyss. Continue reading

A Lively Discussion About Golf Stats

Two days ago I asked the question about which golf stat was the most important. With out a question, there was one that quickly rose to the top of the pile. It is the one meaningful stat because it connects to all the others. I have discussed this stat before and I am reassured to hear that my earlier thoughts remain true today. Continue reading

My 2017 Golf Season Report Card

My 2017 golf season had many ups and downs. I have a few highlights where I exceed expectations and a few low points I would like to forget. Before I go further into some of the details, I want to say up front that I am grateful for all the golf I played and I am looking forward to 2018 all ready. Continue reading

Booming Drives – A Different Stat

While watching the Women’s British Open on the weekend, I was intrigued by a comment made by Judy Rankin. It is not often that I struck by an ‘ah ha’ moment. But what she said about driving distance really resonated with me. The more I think about it, the more I agree with Judy. Her interpretation of driving distance is more accurate and valuable when playing golf. Continue reading