Winter Golf Lessons – Part I

Don’t be too proud to take a lesson. I’m not. – Jack Nicklaus In the short space only nine months, I’ve come a full 180° on golf lessons.  Where pride and stinginess previously prevented me from seeking or accepting much-needed help with my golf swing, I now realize how invaluable having a knowledgeable second set…

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Terrible fashion choice, great practice aid

I’m 35 years old, and much to The Wife’s chagrin, I still have several items of clothing that date as far back as my freshman year of college in 1997.  I’m proud that I can (mostly) fit into those ragged old t-shirts and sweatshirts, stretched collars and sleeves aside. Admittedly, I’m in significantly better shape…

November Poll Question: What’s your worst (best) golf injury?

I recently cut the bejesus out of my left thumb with a serrated knife, because I’m not smart enough to talk and slice bread at the same time.  After the bleeding stopped, I was initially worried how this might stunt, or even set back, my recent golf swing progress and practice. Surprisingly, the exploratory surgery…

Results of the October Question of the Month – Who brings out your best

Last month I asked you, Dear Readers, to consider who brings out your best on the golf course. Obviously, I think all golfers would like to be able to play their best whenever one visits a special golf course.  I know the opposite usually happens for me, as I regularly psych myself out with over-amped…