Monthly Archives: November 2012

Rule 14-1b

About this site: Golf As God Gave It To Us The rule proposed by the USGA and the R&A, 14-1b: In making a stroke, a player shall not anchor the club “directly” or by means of an anchor point. The … Continue reading

Posted in Course Management

Consistency: Shot Selection and Other Mistakes We Make

People ask me who’s better, Tiger or Jack. It’s close, but if they played one 18-hole round, both men in their primes, I’d have to take Jack. He was longer than Tiger, a better putter, and he’d game-plan Tiger to death. … Continue reading

Posted in A game of misses, Consistency

Spin on the Ball: God Doesn’t Own A One-Iron (Lesson 5, Part 2)

About this site: Golf As God Gave It To Us Apochryphal story about Lee Trevino:  [Ed. Note:  For those of you who don’t know, Trevino was hit by lightning on a golf course once in the mid 1970s.]  During a … Continue reading

Posted in A game of misses, Ball Flight, Fades and Draws, Hooks and Slices, the ground

Getting the Ball to the Hole: Know Your Putter (Lesson 3, Part 3)

This is a continuation of our lesson about getting the ball to the hole.  In the previous lesson, we learned about the importance of correctly lining up a putt; how small errors in alignment can result in three-putts; what green … Continue reading

Posted in Consistency, Equipment, Geometry of Golf, Putters, Putting

Golf Is Not Life: Olive Oil In My Joints

Golf Is Not Life: Olive Oil In My Joints.

Posted in Body Type, Golf In Perspective, Golf is Not Life

Golf Is Not Life: Olive Oil In My Joints

Every so often, we have to remind ourselves that golf is not life.  It is addictive, it is frustrating, it can be all-consuming.  We never quite figure it out.  But it is not life.  Remind ourselves that there is more … Continue reading

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Golf Is Not Life: Repeat US Open Winners and Repeat US Presidents

Golf Is Not Life: Repeat US Open Winners and Repeat US Presidents.

Posted in Course Management