Roots : A Golfing Road Trip

While not all men golf and not all golfers are men, there seems to be a symbiotic relationship between golf and fathers. Golf and Father’s Day go together like peanut butter and jelly. Nothing illustrates this more than the fact that the US Open always #388concludes on Father’s day. It just seems natural, part of the landscape. As we look forward to this year’s tournament, with the indulgence of my friends at Green Woods CC, my thoughts go backwards, to my roots in Golf. To where my love of the game started, by my Dad.

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Golf’s Least Favorite Things

I would like to thank Patty Albers for submitting this poem about Golf’s Least Favorite Things, and for the musically inclined:

Could be sung to “My Favorite Things” from the “Sound of Music”angry

Raindrops on tee shots and lightening when putting

Opponents chipping in and their irritating strutting

One in the group likes to hum and he sings

These are a few of my least favorite things

I didn’t have a clear shot, and that’s why I’m crying

My ball’s in a divot, why wouldn’t I be sighing?

While in my backswing, my partner’s phone rings

These are a few of my least favorite things

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The “Mojo” Perspective

The Game of Golf from an Amateurs Point of View22273300315_9db058a7ed_z

 

CHAPTER 1

Amateurs view

 

Just for starters, I am not a PGA professional and no, I can’t fix your slice, but what I hopefully can help you with is the philosophy of golf that I have learned in the past and what I am still learning today. Continue reading