And The Temperature is Changing

Every year there is a discernable moment when I notice the distinct difference in weather. Yesterday as that day! It is like turning the corner and the golf season is on the horizon. Imagine that in less than 30 days this will be green and snow free.

I am grateful for the day. I am going to create the day I want! Have a wonderful Wednesday!

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

Finding Your Inner Golfer

There are golfers that play golf, play golf, and play golf. You can not hear the inflection in my voice as you read the first line, but if you think about it……there are three different state of golfer. Every athlete has an inner athlete trying to work its way to the surface. Sometimes the journey is a challenging and other times it is a natural progression. Well, golfers are exactly the same. The challenge I have found during my journey was determining the type of player that best suit my mental and physical capabilities. Finding my inner golfer was a journey, but I think I have a handle on it now.

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Sometimes Golf Is Very Frustrating

Yesterday’s round has to fall into the category of frustrating. Part of the reason was that I played mediocre and the rest was purely the pace of play. I realize that if this is might seem like small potatoes, but there is a rhythm to my game and yesterday’s 4 hours and 45 minutes crushed any chance I had to develop any momentum. I found myself being overly frustrated with my many poor shots and could do nothing to change my mental approach to my game. But wait, there is much more!

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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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