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

It Is Transition Time

As the last glimmer of hope is snuffed out, I have officially entered the transition phase of my golf year. What exactly does that mean, well it is a sad time where I have to put my summer stuff away, dig out the winter stuff and prepare for five months of a winter wonderland. I am not complaining mind you because the winter offers other fun things to do that helps prepare my game for opening day just 167 days away.  Continue reading

Is It Too Cold for Golf, Yet?

As the temperatures plummet, it time to decide how cold is too cold to hit the links. I generally try to extend my season as much as possible and this year is even more important. The funny thing about cold weather is that 7 degrees on separate days could result in me golfing on one day and staying home drinking coffee another. There are no set rules, but for me I have some guidelines I follow when it is cold. Continue reading