How to Keep Score in Golf

I have to admit, I was finding it hard to write about golf for today. I seem to have a mental block or something, but I finally decided on the following topic. How do you keep score when playing golf. It seems like a strange topic, yet I assure you there is a plethora (nice word) of ways to determine your score. They all have their advantages and depending on the day, I will choose from any of them.

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Badges, We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Badges!

The famous quote in the article title is from the movie ‘Blazing Saddles’ by Mel Brooks. This iconic movie from 1974 has many famous lines, but this one is probably one of the most well-known. It can be used in different facets of my day, but more importantly, it signifies a part of golf that escape many beginners. In golf, everyone wears an imaginary badge and everyone is an official. Yet, we do not need to wear one to enforce the rules. Continue reading

Two New Golf Rule Changes for 2018

New rule changes affecting your score!

The governing bodies of golf have finally made two good rule decisions I can get behind. Some pundits feel that the changes will empower the players to cheat, but I say that it forces professionals to play to the level of integrity we expect  as viewers. These two rule changes will make pundits take sides and I choose the side of good riddance. 

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