The Grateful Golfer Blog – Is It Worth The Read?

I often wonder if my daily musings are worth the effort. My original intent was to help me cope with serious health issues (twice) and after nine years of writing, this little golf blog has morphed into something else. I enjoy clacking away at the keyboard everyday because it brings me joy and I am grateful for all the visitors to The Grateful Golfer. ,Now, ongoing intent has expanded so that I provide the readers with fresh ideas on how they can improve their game and to read about the successes and challenges of playing golf regardless of one’s ability. Although I am enjoying punching out an article daily (currently sitting at 630 days in a row) I sometimes wonder if The Grateful Golfer is worth the read?

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Time To Change My Golf Clubs!

I have played my Mizuno MP 20s for two seasons now and it is time to trade them in for something better! You know, after two years and about 100+ rounds, there are no good shots left in them. Hence, my decision to change my clubs has come in a whim. I figure that by changing my clubs my game will improve and I should take one step closer to being a scratch golfer!

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Expecting Your Golf Game to Improve

This is the time of year in my golf season where I expect my scores to start a downward trend. We are about six weeks late due to COVID, but that is not something that I lament on because it is out of my control. As I look forward, this is about the time in the season when the rust is mostly knocked off and I can rely on consistent play. This is nothing new for me as it happens every year. But, when should you expect your golf game to improve if you are taking steps to make changes. I bet inquiring minds want to know!

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Resurgence In Your Golf Game

If you have played golf for any period of time, you will no doubt have entered into a lull in your game. For some reason, you swing is gone, your course management skills are waning, and you have not had a lucky bounce in an eon! Then suddenly, your game comes back and you suddenly feel like you can do nothing wrong. As fate would have it, that is not really what I consider as a resurgence in your game, it is the ebb and flow of playing golf. So what do I consider as a resurgence? That is a great question, read on to be enlightened!

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Methodically Building A Golf Game

Can you remember back to when you first started golfing. I wonder if you just picked up a club and started whacking away. When I first started, that is exactly what I did. I actually never practiced for the first 15 years after I swung my first club. I play a great deal and I guess that was considered my practice. Until 30 years ago, when I started practicing, I would suggest I bounce around at whatever part of my game that needed fixing that day.

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