A Great Match Play Round by The Grateful Golfer

As you are aware, or not, I organized and I am participating in the Osprey Links Match Play Tournaments. The stroke and net events will determine the club champions and be awarded a parking spot for 2020 right beside the club house. It is a prestigious event and I have to say, the match I played yesterday was the most fun I have had in competition in a very long time!

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So Close, But Yet So Far On The Green

On Wednesday past, my usual crew played a 9-hole 4-person scramble for Men’s Night. We generally are solid players and this week we were playing a bit better than normal. We were putting for birdie/eagle on 8 of the 9 holes, so our chances of shooting a low score was definitely part of our plan!

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When Your Putter Gets Hot!

We all know that putting comes and goes throughout the golf season. There are times when I could not sink my ball in a hole the size of a garbage can lid 3 feet in front of me. And then there are times, like now, when I seem to sink almost everything from anywhere on the green. I especially like these times.

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Lag Putting is an Important Golf Skill

I do not intentionally lag putt often. I believe that trying to sink every putt is important to my game because it keeps me aggressive. It is this continue effort to push my limits that helps me to shoot low golf scores. There are risks of course, but with no risk is very little reward. Having said this, I recently read an article that eluded that lag putting is an important skill that all players should master. After some thought, I would have to agree with the article.

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