Over the past 15 years, our lives have changed due to digital disruption. It started with the iPhone, Amazon Prime, Uber and etransfers. Tech has changed our worlds and it has changed golf…slowly.
It’s the off season for the PGA Tour (one week only) but lots of Solheim Cup and Ryder Cup stuff to keep us going.
The Rules of Golf allow you up to 14 clubs but you don’t have to use them all. Using less than a full complement of clubs is a terrific way to improve all aspects of your game and have some fun too.
Those that find fault with the Olympic Golf competition want the strongest 60-man field possible. Currently, 30 of the top 60 are American. What kind of Olympics would that be?
Wouldn’t it be more exciting if the Olympics could get away from the usual 72-hole stroke play format and weave in different games and mixed teams too?
Golf is hard enough without beating ourselves even further by playing the wrong tees. Time to move forward, play faster, improve your score and have some fun.
The voice in my left ear is calling me Aunt Edna and screaming at me to go for the pin. “We didn’t come here to lay up”, it says. “Just go for it!”
Tin Cup wasn’t a true story but if there’s a real version of Roy McAvoy in the field, a true underdog that’s in contention on Sunday, I’m with him.
All players are prone to bad rounds, stumbles and missed opportunities but it really hurts when the spotlight is on and expectations are highest.