Respect For Golf Course Superintendents

Care and maintenance of a golf course is an easy thing, right? Well, think about your yard and the amount of work (or not) you perform to keep it looking beautiful. Now, multiply those tasks by 1000%, then have all your neighbours come over everyday and critic your work. If you can envision this, then you are just dealing with the tip of the iceberg that golf superintendents deal with on a daily basis. Their love of their job has to outweigh the other “stuff they have to deal with” that most most golfers never see and should never see. A good superintendent is worth their weight in gold, great superintendents are priceless!

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365 Reasons To Talk Golf

After another stint of 365 straight articles, one would think that I would have a diminished interest to talk about golf. I am happy to say that this is not the case and with the New Year just around the corner, I usually gear up of another run towards the start of my golf season. Yup, it is time to focus on the important aspect of my golf training and writing about golf keeps the fires of my golf desire stoked. Having said all that, what does it really mean?

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How Soon Does Rust Show Up In Your Golf Game

Fall golf does have a tendency to reek havoc on my golf game. As I generally play 4 times a week with no more than a two day layoff between games, my golf game stays pretty sharp most of the time. However, due to the weather challenges and life commitments, I can go 4 or 5 days without swinging a club. I do have my practice area at my house, but generally I am busy or the weather does not cooperate to make it of any use. Alas, when I have a prolong break, I notice rust starting to form. Does this happen to you?

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What is the Most Enjoyable Part of Golf?

This is not another article about the joys of social gathering, camaraderie, or the health benefits of playing golf. Most players understand these and I am sure on this beautiful Wednesday, you are looking for something more to get you through the middle of the week. Well, today I want to discuss the joys of hitting a golf ball. This might seem an unlikely topic, but just read Linely’s Golf Blog on his woes of putting and was inspired to write this article thanks Linley!

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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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