The Importance Of A Scorecard

The scorecard is the final document used during competitive rounds of golf. It is not a complicated process to record your golf score, but mistakes do happen. Sometimes they are unintentional and other times intentional. I know we do not want to think that some golfers would sandbag the field, but it does happen. Interestingly, golf is one of those unique sports where each player keeps another’s scorecard and attests to their own score. There is a bit of pressure to correctly follow the rules, but not as complicated at we might think.

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Honesty and Integrity at Any Age

I will say up front that I am totally impressed by this young 7-year old golfer who returned his trophy after he realized he signed his scorecard with the wrong score. He provides an outstanding example of honesty and integrity that all golfers should aspire to!

I thought it was important to share this story and instead of trying to recap, I thought I would copy a news article in its entirety. The article comes from ESPN. Continue reading