Category: Tell Your Stories

To Write a Golf Article

A Golf Article Can Recreate the Game and Memories In the beginning, I was certain that since my knowledge of golf is finite, there were not a lot of articles in me. Let’s see, I can talk about each piece of equipment for a while, some of the world’s best golf courses, and maybe a …

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Teaching My Eight-Year Old Self the Game

What I Did Wrong Teaching Myself Like most golfers, I took lessons as a kid, and then off and on through the years. Also like most people, a lot of learning has come from teaching myself based on what I got in those lessons. Unfortunately, my eight-year old buccaneer brain didn’t take to mechanics. I …

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A Shoutout to Walla Walla, Washington

Golf in the Sweetest Town That Ever Sat on a Prairie – Walla Walla I’ll admit it. I went to college there – Whitman College. If I got the chance to do it over again, I’d go to the very same place. A small town of parks, creeks, pretty golf courses and a culture that …

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Neskowin Return – Our Best Memories Never Diminish

Neskowin

Memories of Our First Courses Still the Best I have just returned from a walk down memory lane, or at least a few of its fairways. In a week off, I revisited some of the golf courses that attempted to teach me the game. Such a homecoming is in many cases deflating. Remember visiting your …

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Real Golf Memories

Golf Memories

Our Best Golf Memories Might be Different Than What We Expected When we look back on a lifetime of activity, some little part of our brain always wants to calculate whether it was worth it. I’m not talking about the part that calculates cost, but spiritual, emotional benefit. Did playing this game over all those …

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Golf as Therapy – Better Hourly Rate

Golfers of Every Age Able to Process Better with Golf Course Therapy I chanced upon an item this morning concerning Greg Norman and a special man he met named Steve Milnikoff. The meeting was profound enough that Mr. Milnikoff got a golf lesson and some good light-hearted conversation out of the Australian star. It seems …

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What are Those British Courses Really Like?

Comments From a Normal Everyday Golfer Who Got to Play Them Just when you think there aren’t any surprises left in the world, you meet someone who turns all pre-conceived notions on their heads. I have recently met a fellow whose big dream was to play the famous British courses that we watch during majors, …

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Becoming Our Own Teacher

Becoming Our Own Teacher

After Seeking the Best Advice We Can Find, We are the Next Teacher In my own profession, I have enjoyed a handful of great teachers, but in every case, I found myself unable to demonstrate mastery over their concepts in the moment. However, without exception I had an instant of waking up, sometimes years later, …

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Golf, Christmas Past and Present

Golf, Christmas Past and Present

Christmas Had a Lot to Do with the Love Affair that is Golf Difficult as it is to remember the specifics of childhood at times, the wonderful moments of under-the-tree ecstasy still ring loud and clear. Many of them, in fact were directly involved with the game of golf, and a great deal of magical …

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Death on the Golf Course

death on golf course

Death is a Mystery, and Many Speak Wistfully of Dying on the Golf Course The anticipation of dying is, of course, something that has to be worked out by each human brain individually, according to his or her beliefs, ways of being and thinking. In terms of the game of golf, death is a strange …

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