Open To Suggestions On The Golf Course

I often wonder why players would be open to unsolicited advice or instruction on the golf course. I have seen it countless times where someone will offer swing or strategic strategic advice without being asked. For full disclosure, I was (emphasis on was) a player who spoke up from time to time without any considering I was over stepping the boundary of being a good partner. Now back to current day. I think that many players would benefit from some advice, however I do not think that it should come from anyone without agreement from both players.

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Golf Strategy: Par 3 – Pt2

Not to be outdone by his brother, Gary McLaughlin was playing the same round of golf at the Slieve Russell Golf and Country Club, Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan, Ireland. Gary is playing a different Par 3 and as all golfers do, hoped for an elusive hole-in-one!

The thrill of playing a Par 3 is always the same. Every player has the hope and confidence that they will hit that perfect shot that will provide a lifetime of bragging rights! Here is what Gary had to contend with last year:

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From the looks of the picture, the hole is about 160 yards (center of the green), no elevation change from the tee to the green. The pin is located in the back right. The wind is blowing straight in his face and looks like it will affect the shot by a half a club.

You are playing well and need a birdie to keep your awesome round going! What do you do?

Let us know where you aim, if you play safe, what type of ball shape you would want, and what club you would use! We all want to know!

I am a grateful golfer! See you on the links!