Golf Psychology: The Self Talk of Champions

May 29, 2015

I played in a tournament the other day with some other members from my home club. One playing partner, who was the best golfer in the group according to his handicap, did not start the round well. He made a double on the first hole. After hitting a bad shot, he would verbally lambaste himself and say; “You stink, how could you hit such a bad shot!” I told him…

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bOObs on Golf

Don’t waste energy fretting about those things over which you have no control. When you do that, all you are doing is borrowing trouble. -Pia Nilsson & Lynn Marriott/Every Shot Must Have a Purpose

May 29, 2015
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Whirlwind Golf Club: Devil’s Claw Course

May 28, 2015

I promise I’m not stalking Gary Panks. It’s just a coincidence that for the second time in less than a week, I played another one of the courses he designed. Last week, it was Omni Interlocken Golf Club outside Boulder, and today, it was Whirlwind Golf Club at Wild Horse Pass in Chandler. Whirlwind is affiliated with the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort and features two stunning 18-hole courses : Devil’s Claw…

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Emergen-Swing

May 27, 2015

In Marketing, Advertising, Promotions, and Sales we are working on a semester-long marketing plan. We can come up with any product we want, real or hypothetical. It’s a lot of work. Then again, it’s a lot of work to bring any product to market, real or not. My group’s marketing plan revolves around a training aid called Emergen-Swing: What is Emergen-Swing? Emergen-Swing is a portable, lightweight, customizable training aid, designed to teach you…

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Effective Lie, Short Game Mechanics, & Leadership Styles

May 27, 2015

Look it up! Go ahead. I dare you. You won’t find the definition of effective lie anywhere on the internet. I don’t know why that is, but it’s true. Apparently, you have to be enrolled in Golf Club Assembly and Repair at the Golf Academy of America. Effective lie is the adding or subtracting of the actual length of a golf club to/from the actual lie compared to the standard…

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bOObs on Golf

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit. -Conrad Hilton

May 26, 2015
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