I grew up in a small Saskatchewan town of about 1,400 people. I learned to play golf with the help of my Dad on a 9 hole municipal golf course. There were no dress codes. Heck, there weren't even tee times. It was a great place to grow up and learn the game. It was inexpensive, ridiculously accessible, and you could show up any time and wear anything you wanted, as long as you were wearing something. Courses like this are important for the game ...
The inspiration for this post comes from my buddy Matt over at Simple Vines (http://simplevines.com/) who is a golf fanatic in addition to a wine fanatic. He went out for his first round of the season with his brother last week and had an interesting story to tell me which covered a plethora of golf … Continue reading Golf Etiquette Fail: Don’t Be That Guy!
A while ago I wrote a general article about pace of play in golf (click here to read it), speaking mostly in generalities and referring primarily to amateur golf. I provided quite a few tips on what amateurs can do to keep up with a golf course's recommended pace of play guidelines. I felt somewhat … Continue reading Pace of Play – Part II
Unsolicited swing advice Unless you have an understanding with someone, don't try and fix their golf swing on the course. Keep it to the range, or let someone qualified give your buddy swing advice. Just because your handicap is 14 and your friend is a 20 doesn't make you qualified. If you try and Hank Haney … Continue reading Golf Etiquette Truth #8
One of the hottest topics in the game of golf today is pace of play. Whether at your local club or on the pro circuit, pace of play is becoming an issue. I truly believe golf was intended to be a 4 hour game for 18 holes of play, with no exceptions. Ok, there may … Continue reading Pace of Play