Are You Forgetting Something?

Sometimes life gets in the way and other times, we just plain forget to do something. Well, the latter fits into writing an article yesterday for today. It is easy to do and I was caught up in doing things where I forgot to write. The funny thing is that it was not until this morning that I realized my faux pas. Well, I think it is time to rectify that situation.

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Opening the Door to Poor Swing Habits

Golfers in northern climes generally feel pressed for time with respect to improving their golf game. In my location, we will have a max of seven months to play golf in any given year. Generally, this is six due to weather and life, but seven months is what is available. This means that the time we have to work on our golf swing is compressed and as such many amateurs try to fix golf swing challenges quickly and that just opens the door to poor swing habits!

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Golfers Avoiding Other Sports

Do you avoid participating in other sports because you are afraid it will hurt your golf swing? I guess it depends on how avid of a duffer you really are to take things that seriously. I am lucky because I never really played sports like baseball, hockey, or tennis enough where those swing techniques crept into my golf game. However, at my current stage in life, I definitely would avoid all three. Golf is my focus and I do not need competing swing techniques. Do you?

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The Uniqueness of the Golf Swing

The golf swing is best described as a 1000 minor movements flawlessly combined to create a smooth, rhythmic, effortless motion that transfers energy from the club to the ball. Of course many of us who try to accomplish this feat realize that the task of creating a golf swing is far more complicated that than. And any minor variance in those 1000 minor movements can cause disaster time and time again. Because of our different physical attributes, the each golf swing in unique to each player and the cookie cutter approach to improvement, in my opinion, causes more harm than good. Let me explain!

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Fighting to Keep My Game Relevant

At what point does trying to play fall golf become to burdensome to accomplish. Given the weather in my location, golfing opportunities are becoming rare. This transition becomes frustrating and I can only dress in so many layers before swinging the clubs is too difficult. Add into this rain, then this is a recipe for disaster. However, even though the weather and life challenges of moving are throwing curve balls, I am still swinging away hoping to connect at least two or three times before the end of October.

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