Anything Is Possible On the Golf Course

Yesterday I was impressed by many things, but two tweets in particular caught my attention. They are nothing spectacular with respect to changing the world, but it shows how professional golfers can take 5 minutes to improve their 3 foot space. Phil Mickelson and Tony Finau are tour stars, but they never seem to forget their roots! Continue reading

Sunday Musings From The Grateful Golfer

Have you ever sat in front of a computer or with a writing pad and had nothing specific to say. Then you start thinking about all the possible topics that could catch the reader’s eye and nothing specific comes to mind. Of course this should be the day to say nothing, but something inside compels you to write to keep the streak of 53 straight days of posting an article alive. Well today is that day, so I here it goes: Sunday musings from The Grateful Golfer! Continue reading

Booming Drives – A Different Stat

While watching the Women’s British Open on the weekend, I was intrigued by a comment made by Judy Rankin. It is not often that I struck by an ‘ah ha’ moment. But what she said about driving distance really resonated with me. The more I think about it, the more I agree with Judy. Her interpretation of driving distance is more accurate and valuable when playing golf. Continue reading

The PGA Tour Champions

Professional golf has well over 10 different tours four our viewing pleasure. Most are feeder tours for the PGA, European and LPGA that provide the opportunity for younger players to cut their teeth in the professional ranks. These tours have developed over the years to meet the growth of professional golf and the demand for more opportunities for the expanding numbers of players trying to make it to the big leagues. All the tours that is, except one: The PGA Tour Champions. Continue reading

What Tour Do You Watch to Improve Your Golf Game?

Watching golf is a great past time. Many viewers enjoy wait with anticipation for that one special shot that steals the day. Whether it is a hole in one, a booming drive, or a lucky bounce, it is those moments that captures the attention of many golf addicts.

For some, however, the watch golf on television to learn. They analyse the set up, club selection and swing plane of professionals in the hope of gleaning that one nugget of information that will improve their game. Personally, I am both of these viewers. The questions for me is which Tour to watch that will help improve my game. Continue reading