The 2022 Golf Season Has Started: So, Now What?

Albeit slow, my 2022 golf season has started. With nine holes under my belt, it is now time to think about what I want to see happen to my game over the next 5 months. I always want to improve my game, but I am getting to the point where I want to enjoy playing as much as focusing my efforts on gaining a stroke here and there. I am planning one dramatic change this year and I am not sure how it will affect my game.

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Closing Out My Golf Season

Time is drawing near where I transition from playing tons of golf to not playing at all. Every year around mid-September, I find that my desire to play as much golf as possible starts to wane. I am not sure if it because of past experiences of a short golf season or my desire to set myself up for a six month layoff. There really is no set time, but around now is when mentally things start to change. Today I am on the links and my goal is very simple. Just have fun and work on nothing…..just play golf.

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Playing Golf Versus Playing At Golf

There are two schools of golf I see on the links. Those who play golf and those who play at golf. The one little word in my statements changes so many things about time on the links that it should not be overlooked when deciding what path you want to take with respect to golf. It is not a new concept, but many players seem become confused when they encounter the fork in the road. Personally, I am on playing golf path and have been for many years.

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Rumblings And Rumours About Golf

Being the only province/state in North America that does not allow golf, players frustration is at an all time high. The efforts of many in the industry to convince the powers to be have fallen on deaf ears. As I try to remain grateful about not looping the links during absolutely gorgeous weather, a positive sign of the things to come are slipping through the cracks. The Ontario Government has indicated that green spaces may be open sooner than later and that this lockdown is likely to be the last. All of these rumblings and rumours are a positive sign for any golfer.

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Maybe Golf Is Not Over In 2020

Next week the weather is suppose to take a turn for the better. On a couple of days, it is suppose to be above 15° C (60° F) and for the middle of October, that is amazing. After not playing for 2 weeks, I am getting the itch to swing my clubs one more time. I am still playing ping pong in my mind about playing, but I leaning towards dusting off the sticks.

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