Dropping The Ball In Golf

Before you run off on a tangent about how to drop a golf ball, this article is about how I needlessly left three strokes on the golf course yesterday. I feel that I should have made those shots and my round would have shifted from mediocre to decent with respect to the score. I never stop thinking I should have shot a better score after a round, but in this case I definitely dropped the ball and there really is not fix to my dismay. As an amateur, leaving a few strokes on the course is not uncommon, but I will never accept doing it. It is not in my mental makeup when it comes to golf.

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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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The Chances of Making A The Right Golf Shot At The Right Time

At one time during your next round of golf, you will be called upon to make the right shot at the right time. This specific scenario is inevitable and might happen several times over the course of 18 holes. The expectation is that as your lower your handicap, lets say to single digits, you will make this needed shot more often than not. Well, I am here to tell you that the pressure of making the right shot at the right time does not diminish the better golfer you become. An yet we do succeed more that higher handicappers….why is that?

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Is Lowering Your Golf Scores The End All?

I believe that most golfers chase their dreams and goals. Their pursuit of success sometimes over looks the journey, but we can discuss that later. The fact that becoming a better golfer does not always result in your best scores! For the most part, the steady decrease in our handicap index is really the the tell-tale sign that your golf game is getting stronger.

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If You Think Putting Is Not Important – Then Think Again

Putting is the great equalizer. It is the ultimately stroke saver and if you do not spend at least as much time putting as everything else, I suggest you re-evaluate your practice approach. I might sound a bit preachy or harsh at this moment, but putting really does change the entire dynamics of every golf round.

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