Who Will Be Named the Team USA Ryder Cup Captain in 2020?

Team USA has yet to choose their leader. There are five players in the running according to various sites, however I believe that there are only two should be considered. I feel either would provide the type of leadership that Team USA needs to defeat the powerful Europeans.

As we know, Team USA has not performed well despite being the odds on favourites. It is a perfect example of “it looks good on paper”, but in reality their chemistry wanes and as a result are coming up short. Well, maybe in 2020 at Whistling Straits, Wisconsin, Team USA will pick a Captain that will provide the type of leadership required to unite these great individuals into a cohesive unit. Continue reading

Phil vs Tiger – The Match

What kind of a golf blog would this be if I did not mention the Phil vs Tiger match tomorrow? It is a pay for view event that does not garner my interest. I am not sure if how the fans are responding either. To be fair, it is too early to tell what kind of response the match will generate, but I am sure we will hear about it over the next week or so. Until then, we can speculate on its overall marketing success, but I am a bit more interested in the head to head battle. Continue reading

Anything Is Possible On the Golf Course

Yesterday I was impressed by many things, but two tweets in particular caught my attention. They are nothing spectacular with respect to changing the world, but it shows how professional golfers can take 5 minutes to improve their 3 foot space. Phil Mickelson and Tony Finau are tour stars, but they never seem to forget their roots! Continue reading

Minor Set Backs Are Expected

Working our golf game is a slow methodical process that takes time and effort. Sometimes it takes years of dedicated effort to make the adjustments needed to be a better player. If you think I am kidding, check out Brian Penn’s blog All About Golf and read his journey to lower golf scores. You will be amazed at is focus and tenacity. I too am always on the quest to improve and during this journey, I, like Brian, expect minor setbacks because it is the nature of the learning process. Continue reading

Sunday Musings From The Grateful Golfer

Have you ever sat in front of a computer or with a writing pad and had nothing specific to say. Then you start thinking about all the possible topics that could catch the reader’s eye and nothing specific comes to mind. Of course this should be the day to say nothing, but something inside compels you to write to keep the streak of 53 straight days of posting an article alive. Well today is that day, so I here it goes: Sunday musings from The Grateful Golfer! Continue reading