Scoring Well, But Playing Weak Golf

Have you ever played a round of golf where you scored well, but left so many strokes on the course it was frustrating. Well, that is exactly what happened to me yesterday. I shot 79 (a good score considering) and I only hit 3 greens in regulation. It was a crazy round and there was nothing I could do to change my fortune. I started off mediocre and finished a bit stronger than the beginning. So, why do I think I scored well by played weak golf? Let me tell you.

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Hitting Into The Sun

Every golf has hit their ball into the sun, thus making it extremely difficult to watch your ball. When playing with partners, they make a strong effort to see your ball, however, if they do use the proper technique all is for not. I have tried so many different techniques that I was frustrated to point of giving up. I thought, I cannot see the ball anyway, so lets just play a game of poker and hope the best. Of course, this did not go over well with my playing partners, so I had to find a better way to track the ball in the sun. And I did!

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Just Another Day On The Links

I would like to think that today was going to be just another day on the links. Unfortunately, my golf season has come to a screeching halt. Due to the rise in COVID cases, our province has made the tough decision to expand the stay at home order including closing all golf courses. Go figure, after shooting a 75 last time out, I will have to wait at least 30 days before the golf courses will be open in our area. I have admit that I am very disappointed, but understand the reason for the government’s decision. I guess the next question is now what?

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My First Round Went As Expected – Sort Of

My first round of golf for 2021 is in the books. On Monday past, Blair, Rick, Fernando and I teed up for the first of many rounds to come. We had three seasons of golf in one round starting with a cool fall breezy conditions, then warm sunny summer conditions, and finally cool spring rainy weather. It is a good thing I was prepared for all three. Not to worry, the weather was a non-factor for me because I was grateful to be golfing. For the most part, my round was great fun and I met most of my expectations.

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Are You Being A Grateful Golfer?

When you hit the links, are you being a grateful golfer? Some of you reading todays article have a tee time for later (lucky you). Some of us have to go into our cold garage, start a fire, wait for the temperature to rise, and hit balls into a net. While others, sit at home patiently waiting for the golf courses to open. Regardless of your situation, it is still possible to be a grateful golfer!

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