As many of you know, I am always trying to improve my greens in regulation percentage. It is the cornerstone of my approach to improving my scores this year. As such, I like to search for potential avenues to improve and I think I found one by Jason Day. His advice is interesting and something that I think I will take to heart over the next few weeks.Continue reading
The desire of every golfer on the first tee is to shoot their best round of golf ever. This is not a profound statement, however I would suggest that most players are not ready to receive this wonderful gift. They are either ambivalent or they are waiting for that first poor shot in order to jump on the negative train! I am not suggesting that we need to play golf with rose coloured glasses on; we need to mentally prepare to accept playing great golf is always a possibility.Continue reading
The 100th PGA Championship is upon us; as the fourth Major of 2018, the world’s best will be at the Bellerive Country Club, St. Louis, MO, USA. Create by Robert Trent Jones, this 7500 yard beast will favour the long hitters. The last time the PGA Championship was held at Bellerive was in 1992 with Nick Price winning in a playoff, so I expect the we will see many changes in to the course over the past 26 years. The field is very strong, similar to all Majors, and returning Champion Justin Thomas will have play his best if expects to win back to back PGA Championships. Continue reading
Today is the start of the Arnold Palmer invitational and many great memories of this golfing legend rise to the surface. It is right to offer tribute for all the things he willingly gave to golf and so it begins. Continue reading
Rory McIlroy is one of the young lions in golf. He has all the tools to be one of the best players every, however I am not convinced he is ready or even wants to stay at the top of the golfing world all the time. Unlike Tiger Woods, Rory’s burning desire to be the best, all the time, ebbs and flows.
Before you start yelling at your computer and writing a blazing retort, read a bit further to see where I am heading. Continue reading