Each round of golf has its own surprises. Depending on the day, we will shoot and awesome score, one we are embarrassed to talk about, and one that has so many hills and valleys that we get dizzy just thinking about it. The latter roller coaster round is one that most players experience on a routine basis. There is no rhyme or reason for the ups and downs……or is there?Continue reading
I was going to write a long diatribe about poor golf shots and how frustrating they are, but I decided to let Dustin Johnson do the speaking today.
I know that each of us can find specific holes to Johnson’s logic, but if we look at the big picture than It looks pretty sound. I learned this lesson many times over the years and can honestly say that I accept most (emphasis on most) poor golf shots. My emotional lows are curbed and I do play better golf when I accept my mistakes. I think you will as well.
I am a grateful golfer! See you on the links!
Your putter is used more than any other club during a round of golf. Hence, it is critical that you grip it in a way that best fits your game. I have experienced with all kinds of grips over the years, but always revert back to a standard grip. The only reason I tried different grips was to see if I would feel more confident or see any improvement to my results. I never did, so back to the basics is worked for me. There are many different variations to holding your putter, but three basic ones is the best place to start if you are planning on making changes or just starting to develop your putting game.Continue reading
I often wonder if most golfers try the golf tips that come across their path on a routine basis. At the Grateful Golfer, I take a great deal of time to offer different tips that might spark their interest. As a beginner, I tried many different tips / drills that were either too complicated for my skill level or did not fit into my exact requirements. Even to this day, I try some of the different drills I come across and try to see if they fit my game or not. Enough about my journey, I wonder if most golfers actually use or try different golf tips to improve their game.Continue reading
Of course there are more than five things that all beginner golfers should know. My friend Rick sent me an article that outlines five aspects of golf that we have discussed at length over the past few years. They are fundamental to my game and have honed them over the years. The information provided by Golf.com is concise worth sharing; although I have talked about these topics for years, they have put together in on neat package.Continue reading