This is a follow up from yesterdays article about playing with hickory shaft golf clubs. I meant to add it to the post, but missed it all together. This particular shot happened on the 9th hole of Osprey Links during the Golf Historical Society of Canada event. I have never see this result before and thought it was worth sharing.Continue reading
Sometimes I am faced with a unique shot that challenges my ability to focus on hitting the ball and not the conditions around me. Well, a few days ago, I had this exact situation and I decided to rise to the challenge. I mean why not, I was playing well and felt that the conditions were perfect for something good to happen.Continue reading
We all have stories about the crazy things that to us on the golf course. I have plenty and like to tell a few to my friends as we have a libation around the fire pit. I have one that happened yesterday that I thought would be fun to share. It has all the makings for a fantastic story with a tragic ending.Continue reading
Even a blind squirrel will find a nut from time to time. That is how I felt yesterday when playing golf. I played very consistently, but nothing fantastic or special. I hit 65% of the fairways and 45% GIR, but I was able to score okay and walked off the course with a 76. This is still a few strokes higher than needed to lower my handicap index, but I am getting there. I did, however, want to share my last shot into the 18th green, it was by far the best shot of the day!Continue reading
I realize these shots are a week old, but I found them when reviewing the shots of the week from PGA.com. This week, the shots are from out of the sand, from the fairway, from the tee and the final putt on the green. All are excellent.
As a learning point, watch the players heads. None move during impact. It reminds of the famous quote “Keeping the head still is golf’s one universal, unarguable fundamental.” – Jack Nicklaus
Golfhabits.com has a very good article called Keeping the Head Still. It is worth a read.
It was plus 15 today and the snow is almost gone. Maybe the driving range will be open this weekend.
I am a grateful golfer! See you on the links!