Our First Dusting Of Snow

Winter is officially here! Up until now we have experienced higher than normal temperatures that allowed for more golf (for some) and comfortable temperatures for winterizing our property. I still have a few more chores, but that is normal because there is always something to do around here. Having said all that, with the first dusting of snow a switch changes in my brain that directs my thoughts to keeping my golf passion alive for the next six months. Mostly, I will write, train and hit balls in my DIY driving net. This transition is the same as every other year with one minor exception, I am looking a hickory golf more and with great interest. Hickory golf is not all encompassing, but it allows me to focus on other golf related things as I nestle down for a long winter’s nap.

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Does Your Game Progress Over The Golf Season?

I often wondered if my golf game improves over the course of the my golf season. It is important to me to keep my game progressing, but sometimes I think that I have hit my wall of success. I am not fussed by my lack of progress, but it is important that I at least feel that my game is improving over the course of the season. As I get older, I find that even small successes are enough to keep my motivation going forward. I do understand that at 60 years old, future success will be measured in smaller and smaller increments; and I am okay with that. How about you? Would small successes be enough for you to stay motivated?

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The Best Way To Save Strokes On The Golf Course

It is that time of year where I start to formulate my plan to lower my golf score in the upcoming golf season. Of course, I am focused on sharpening my short game because over the years, that has proven the best way to sustain my current low scores. But, what do I need to do to this year improve my scores and to keep this improvement moving forward. As I watch the movie ‘Seven Days In Utopia’, I am reminded of the saying that “the first step to finding a good game is to find some conviction”. In other words, be a student of the game and be open to adjusting/changing/improving the areas that need improving. Well, I think I know the where my conviction lies this year and I am excited to get started.

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Golf Tips From Tommy Fleetwood

If you follow golf, you likely know the name Tommy Fleetwood. He is a gentlemen play who is well respected by his peers. Additionally, he is considered one of the best players in the world and sitting at 41st in the world ranking. Regardless of all his accolades, he offers five simple, commonsense golf tips that all golfers need to know. For me, they provide reinforcement of skills and knowledge I follow whenever I pick up a golf club.

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All Journeys Start With The First Step

As the sun rises on a new path, taking the first step is always the hardest.

I am so happy that 2021 is finally here. As I start my new path towards being a scratch golfer, I think it is important to keep an open mind and to embrace the unexpected opportunities to improve my game. Of course, that is not a new approach, but I think it will help me take my game to the next level.

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