My Game Is Improving…..At Least Today!

Well, I have been playing for about six weeks and have over 30 rounds in the books. This includes 20 posted scores, scrambles, Men’s Night, and Senior Men’s Ryder Cup. It right about now during every season that my game starts to turn the corner to “play better street”. Yesterday’s round was one of my best to date in 2021, but is how I played that seemed to make me feel that my game is ready for a run at lowering my handicap.

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Golf Is Frustrating

Every golfer has experienced some level of frustration on the golf course. As amateurs, our frustration generally increases when our expectations eclipse our results. I know that when I hit the links I expect to hit all my shots clear and on line. Of course, that is rarely the case, but I am not the only one in this boat.

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Hitting The Perfect Iron Shot

There are many instructional videos out there that explain the basic movements of hitting the perfect iron shot every time. Of course, practice is the main key, but what to practice has been the topic of debate for years. Well, I came across this video by Rick Shiels that he made in 2018 that outlines four fundamental aspects of hitting the perfect iron shot that every golfer should know. Lets take a look.

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Starting to Hit My Irons…Finally

For the greater part of the season, I have struggled (to my expectations) hitting my irons. However, the past two rounds I seem to have found my old magic. I am hitting crisp clean irons that are flying on line. As I walked (yes walked) nine holes yesterday, I finally noticed two things I had overlooked for months. With two minor adjustments, I was back to my previous form!

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