How to Fix Your Ball Mark

This is a quick service announcement. As the snow in my area is still 4 feet high, I thought it was a good time to remind everyone to fix their ball marks. And here is how……

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It is My Favourite Time of Day to Play Golf

There is no wrong time to play golf. As I sit every morning looking out into the cold darkness writing golf articles, I dream of the hitting the links. This is my favourite time to play. The freshness of getting up early in the morning is matched by the tranquility of the quiet on the course. It is really the best time to loop the course. When I first started playing early it was out of necessity, as most fathers will understand.

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Finding My Centre In Golf

Remaining focused and calm on the golf course is a sure fire way to shoot low scores. This is not a revelation for most avid players, yet it seems that it is a lesson I forget from time to time. In my game, the concentration for a solid round starts prior to my first tee shot, but that first shot sets me up for success if I approach it with the proper frame of mind. In other words, finding my centre and keeping it! Continue reading

Cart Path Only Please

This article is a little late coming, but it is relevant for those players still hitting the links. I am strong defender of my golf course. I replace divots (my own and others), fix multiple ball marks on the green, pick up garbage and rake sand traps. If I want Osprey Links Golf Course to be ready for when I break par, it needs a little care to keep it pristine. Unfortunately, there is one rule many players do not follow and it is keeping to the cart path when instructed to do so by the course management! Continue reading