The 6th Golf Lesson – Abandon my High-Handed Habits

My sixth golf lesson with my teaching pro at Man O’ War was one part tune-up and three parts fine tuning.  According to Mike, apparently I’ve absorbed most of what he’s been trying to teach me thus far. On the video monitor, all of my angles, lines, and ratios are significantly improved from when I…

Paradise found.

The Blog is on vacation this week, Dear Readers.  No, I’m not taking a leave of absence from writing and maintaining the site, but The Wife and I have arrived in Maui. My phone and the alarm clock in the room tell me it’s just after 5:00 p.m. local time, but my watch, computer, and…

Golf is dying? I don’t buy it.

A recent New York Times article espoused the possibility that gimmicky 15-inch holes will provide the much-needed spark that will pull the golf industry out of its precipitous five-year decline.  Instantly, every talking hairpiece on radio, television, and the Internet took the story and ran with it. Generally, the pundits used the article as the…

Watching the pros “struggle” at Harbour Town.

Saturday was a fun day to watch the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links.  The course was extremely wet.  It was a cool, windy, nasty day.  The famed 18th played dead into the wind, making it a three shot par 4. Basically, the pros were playing the course under nearly the same conditions as…