Opening And Closing The Golf Door

Over the past three weeks my golf game has improved to a point where I feel I am hitting my mid season stride. I have about 20 rounds under my belt and many of those loops were wrought with inconsistent hitting. Yesterday, I played an early morning round (0700 hrs) that resulted accentuate my positive play as of late. I shot a 2 birdies, four bogeys and 12 pars. Of the four bogeys, I made three poor shots that resulted in two penalty strokes. So, I am happy with my play as of late and feel that shooting under par is not out the realm of possibilities during my 2022 season.

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Closing Ranks To Finish Strong On The Golf Course

There are many times on the golf course where I have made the decision to tighten my game. The decision to adopt this course of action is not taken lightly, but it does require a conscious choice and some specific steps to accomplish my intent. I am not trying to be glib and evasive, but I am trying to convey that closing ranks on the golf course is a challenge in on its own. Thus, I have a process or method (of course I do….right) that helps me manage my game and lower my overall golf score.

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How To Successfully Change Your Golf Game

How to successfully change our golf game is the pursuit of all golfers. There is little question that if you are bitten by the golf bug, seeking any advantage (legally of course) is at the forefront of your mind when on the links. I know that after many years of playing, I have found only one constant that will successfully and without fail improve our golf game. This lesson is demonstrated to me over and over again, but to maximize my success we will need to temper and mange this one aspect of our game. It is the simplest and most difficult skill to develop. In some cases takes no time at all and others, well……..

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Owning A Poor Golf Shot

Every golfer hits a poor golf shot. I know that I have hit my fair share that may or may not be considered my fault. Interestingly, this view of my performance has changed over the years such that I own my poor shots and focus less on the conditions or other factors. Yup, if I attempted to hit the ball, the results have to accepted as my best attempt at that time. This mental acceptance is difficult sometimes, but it does allow for lower golf scores over the course of any round.

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Gaining A Stroke and Losing A Stroke – Isn’t Golf Fun!

I do not know how many rounds of golf I played where I have gained a stroke just to lose it on the next hole. You understand what I mean when you are walking to the tee with a spring in your step due to a birdie, just to be weighed down walking to the next tee after a bogey. I am not sure why this happens, but it happens more frequently than I like to admit. It is during those instances where I realize just how fun golf really can be 😉

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