What a Great Miss!

It is interesting that golfers think that every shot should be a great. This unwavering believe in hope that each shot will result in magical things is absolute. Unfortunately, not every shot results in great things. Sometimes it is better to lucky than good. This happens countless times during a season and as a matter of fact, it happened twice on the same hole in my last round. My group chuckled about it and commented that both shots were a great miss and that everyone needs to be lucky to score good scores.

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Gaining Strokes Through Dumb Luck

Have you ever played a game where everything seem to go your way. You know, the bounces that are impossible to watch, yet always prove successful. I have been blessed with many rounds over the years, I can say that not all my shots, although intended, did not finish exactly the way I want. They turned out better. I can say that I gained strokes through dumb luck. And like other players, I will take these strokes of good fortune with a smile.

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Gaining a Stroke Through Luck

How many times have we complained about an unlucky bounce. About that time you had a great round going until something completely unexpected changed everything. Probably more times than when a good bounce lowered your golf score. Well, being a grateful golfer, I choose to remember the good bounce and whine about the bad. It is a mental approach that has really helped keep my game grounded over the years.

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