The Road to Scratch Update: Breaking Slumps

It's been an interesting run since my last update. Just after my handicap index entered new territory on the heels of a great round, I seemed to almost immediately fall into a little slump. I have no explanation as to why this happened, except to say that it's just golf. During a stretch of about … Continue reading The Road to Scratch Update: Breaking Slumps

Golf Lesson #4: Swing Check-Up and Short Game

Beth and I had our fourth lesson with Fred this past Monday and continued to work on our game. I wanted Fred to have another look at my iron game quickly, but was mostly focused on starting to work on my short game as the majority of my lost strokes this spring have been inside … Continue reading Golf Lesson #4: Swing Check-Up and Short Game

Golf Etiquette Fail: Don’t Be That Guy!

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!

Selecting the Right Golf Instructor for You

Not all golf instructors are created equal. The right one for someone else may not be the best fit for you and your goals. The first mistake you can make is thinking that hiring any golf coach is going to help your game to the same degree. That isn't necessarily true. If you're serious about … Continue reading Selecting the Right Golf Instructor for You

Golf Lesson #3 – A Temperamental Driver

After a week of golf in Palm Springs followed by a week trying to acclimatize back to the cold Calgary winter, Beth and I were back at the Country Club Sunday for another golf lesson. Fred was pleased to hear that we had some encouraging results in Palm Springs, particularly with our iron games. With … Continue reading Golf Lesson #3 – A Temperamental Driver

Golf Nutrition: How Do You Get Energized?

Whether you're heading out for a round of golf or heading into the office for the day (hopefully the former), it doesn't take a PhD to figure out that getting something into your system that's well balanced and nutritious to sustain your energy is crucial for maintaining a high level of awesomeness. I've recently added … Continue reading Golf Nutrition: How Do You Get Energized?