Playing Fun Golf With Success

Yesterday I hit the links with the intent of playing different formats through different holes. It was not to work on anything new, but to shake up my game and have some fun. So, I played best ball (with two balls) for the first four holes and a scramble for the last five. It was all about having fun until I started playing well, then my competitive nature kicked in. It all started on the first hole!

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Playing Golf Versus Playing At Golf

There are two schools of golf I see on the links. Those who play golf and those who play at golf. The one little word in my statements changes so many things about time on the links that it should not be overlooked when deciding what path you want to take with respect to golf. It is not a new concept, but many players seem become confused when they encounter the fork in the road. Personally, I am on playing golf path and have been for many years.

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What Are Your Golf Score Expectations?

Yesterday, I wrote about how to follow up a great round with another great round. I find that the root of that discussion and today’s discussion are directly linked. As a golfer, we tend to downplay or overextend our expectations on the golf course. This is nothing new, but it does point to the mindset that players might not have a true understanding of the skills and ability to score. Where does this expectation grow or be developed you may ask; that is a great question! So, read on to find out.

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Golfing For The Fun Of The Game

Mentally, golf can either bring you joy or despair. How we approach our round will determine if we are feel before, during and after the round. Personally, I always try to have fun win a mix of self-driven competitiveness. It is a balance I developed over the years and fortunately the group I play in helps me keep that balance. I believe that if we are not having fun, then what is the point of play.

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How To Keep Motivated When We Cannot Play Golf

I can honestly say that it is a challenge to find something to write about when we are in lock down for another two weeks. We were lucky enough to play two rounds in early April, but since all I have to dwell on are my memories of playing golf. I realize that I am in the same boat as many Ontarians, yet it is starting go get a bit monotonous waiting for the courses to open. The real draw back is that I think I am running out of material to write about!

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