What is Your Favourite Starting Hole?

Every golfer loves to start their round on a hole of a specific par. Some prefer a wide open tee shot or a short approach into the green. Regardless of your preference, there is a course out there that suits your desires. I have two stories about wonderful courses that offer unique challenges to my game. I loved playing both the courses, but to score well, I had get past the first hole in order to have a chance at shooting a low golf score.

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2100th Post at The Grateful Golfer

Recently, I was asked how many articles I have written at this golf blog. At the time, I actually did not know, but I figured it was around 2000. Well, I am just 100 off an in the big scheme of things, it is no big deal. Or is it? I mean what does 100 articles actually mean. Well, let me tell you!

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Feeling A Golf Shot in My Left Arm

During the cooler temperatures, any miss hit can be felt throughout your body. In my case, the first indication that I hit the ball fat is a vibration that rides up my left arm and into my shoulder. It is not painful (most of the time), but it is obvious that I missed my mark. When this happens, I often wonder if I should react immediately or wait for a few more swings. Before reading on, what would you normally do?

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Building Mental Strength In Golf

Equally important as a grooved swing is a strong mental game. Like you swing mechanics and course management players need to dedicate time to build mental strength in order to avoid a miss hit due to pressure or stress. The challenge for most players is not dedicating the time to fortify their ability to perform under pressure. It really is an important aspect of focused training overlook by many. The question for most is: ‘how do I build mental strength to perform under pressure’? Well, that is a great question indeed.

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Getting Back Into the Swing of Things

After eating our weight in turkey and stuffing, it is time to get back into the swing of things. As I stated earlier, my golf season has come to a close, but that does not mean that I need to stop doing what I do to ensure my game is ready for next year. Yes, I realize that I still have 6 months to go, but establishing my routine early is the secret to my golfing success. Additionally, the other health benefits are critical to the successes in the ‘off-the-course’ part of my life. So, it is time to get started.

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