Driving and Putting For Low Golf Scores

My golf season was wright with ups and downs; as most of us experience. Through the 80+rounds, my driver and putter were the best clubs in my bag. They were my great equalizers during most rounds and during the last round of the Coldwell Cup this week, they did not let me down. They were steady clubs that set up the rest of my game for success.

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Chipping In For Par

We all talk about our amazing exploits of chipping in for eagle or birdie. But, rarely do we discuss chipping in for par and saving strokes. It seems that the moment is fleeting and we forget it almost as fast as we watching the ball drop in the hole. Personally, I think this type of par is amazing and can change our fortunes on the golf course. It is definitely a ‘turning point’ in a round.

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Staying With My Game Plan

The challenge when playing any round is sticking to my game plan. Over the years, many respondents on The Grateful Golfer use the ‘come what may’ approach to their round. I like a football team, generally have the shots for the first three holes laid out in my mind. Of course, this plan is flexible because I have to execute those shots, but I generally have a plan and try to stick to it.

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Shooting Two Birdies in One Round

I have an expectation that I will shoot at least two birdies in one round every time I tee it up. Of course, this does not always happen, but this stat is slowly improving. I can say that shooting even one birdie is great for lowering my final score and helps build confidence. But, this is no surprise and you already knew that – right?

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