Olympic Golf Women’s Individual Stroke Play – Day 2

Day 2 of the Women’s Individual Stroke Play is finished and what a day it was! The leader board is somewhat as expected, but the number of low scores on day 2 is a bit surprising.

Players rocketed up the leaderboard; the biggest movers being the in 2nd place, Stacy Lewis, USA, with a 63 and in 3rd place Brooke Henderson, Canada, with a 64. There were 2 – 65s, a handful of 66s and many other players were under par. The course at Rio seemed to play easier today or maybe the players are starting to figure out how to score on the newly built Olympic Golf Course. Continue reading

Golf Drill: Pennies From Heaven

Canadian Penny

Pennies from Heaven!

A transition date of February 4, 2013 was set after which the Royal Canadian Mint no longer distribute the penny. Although the Canadian penny is still circulation, it is only a matter of time before they disappear completely. At that point, golfers will have to transition to nickels or dimes, but that is a crux that all golfers will have to endure!

As always, I am looking for easy and repeatable drills that will benefit everyone. Barry, @flynhog1961 from Arkansas, passed on a great putting drill that his young daughter learned at a Razorbacks Golf Camp. He indicated that this penny drill came from  LPGA star Stacy Lewis and since learning the drill, “My daughter (recreational player now) still putts amazingly and swears its from Stacy’s penny drill.” I like this drill because any player, at any age, could set it up and receive immediate results. Continue reading