Golf Is Just A Game

After watching “Trouble With The Curve” with Clint Eastwood, I was reminded of two important traits that can be transferred between sports. In this case it is baseball and golf. During the movie an aging baseball scout, who is visually impaired, is sent to assess a potential number one pick in the upcoming draft. As most armchair athletes know, this is a big deal and as such, mistakes cannot be made. As the movie unfolds, Eastwood finally offers some sage wisdom that is transferable to golf. Additionally, in the final scenes, a surprise character sums up an perfect approach to all sports. **Spoiler Alert: If you have not watched this movie and want too; I suggest you stop reading because there is some spoiler discussion below**

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Using a Breakfast Ball on the First Tee

How many of you jump out of your car, run to the first tee, and proceed to pound a ball into the woods? Or, your course does not have a range so there is no place warm up and you duff your first tee shot. These are not unusual events in golf and as such the creation of the “breakfast ball” has gained significant popularity. It is a way to make golf fun and I think this is not such a bad idea.

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