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Business on the Course – Relax or Work?

Importance of Course Decisions Unknowable – Not All Relax There The claim is everywhere that we take up the game of golf in order to relax.  We go to the course to chill out, only to agonize over what happens there. If I had stayed home, one might think, I wouldn’t have torn myself up …

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What’s Behind Mental Aspect of Putting?

Logistically, Putting is Microcosm of Driving, but Different for Mind From the tee, the basic requirement is that you place the ball somewhere out there in the vast expanse where the grass is still green, short, and from which you can see the green. The result shouldn’t be wet, sandy, or hidden in tall grass. …

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Putting – What Are We Afraid Of?

Behind the Science, There’s Something Else Going On with Putting Anyone who has played the game of golf for any length of time knows how difficult and exasperating putting can be. It makes no apparent sense for that being the case, but it’s true, and we all know it. The putter is not less difficult …

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Golf- Best Dating Site Ever

Golf- Best Dating

Dating at the Golf Course is Healthy and Informative You’ve met someone, and now the early dating process begins. Everyone wants to know as much as they can glean from their partner, but many fall into a bad trap…and I don’t mean a bunker. They go to a restaurant, where their mouths are full of …

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Hepburn and the New Woman Golfer

Katherine Hepburn

Katherine Hepburn: The Early LPGA Rebels Weren’t All on Tour The script has been basically the same through the centuries. If a woman wants to do something and boldly exercises her right to do it, there’s a catch, at least in the beginning. Name it, and there is a powder puff or silent version of it …

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Golf – A Lonely Game

Golf Lonely

Golf Lonely When You Play, Lonely When It’s Over Why would anyone say such a thing? Golf is a social game to be played with one’s family, best friends, guests or business colleagues. I’m certainly not talking about weekend or amateur retirement golf. Those can be some of the most golden hours of one’s life. …

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Meditation? For Golf?

Meditation? For Golf?

Is There a Place in the Golf Process for Meditation? My impressions of the golf world as it has appeared to me over the past half century are just that – impressions. I don’t know anything, but here goes anyway. Among these impressions is the sight of some golfers who flail away at multiple buckets …

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Successful Golf Expensive

Golf Expensive

Tour Golf Life Expensive, Difficult to Sustain and Balance I recall an interview with Padraig Harrington in which he was asked about problems on tour. He replied that as professional golfers, “we don’t really have problems.” The comment was right for the specific situation under discussion, so it made sense then. However, I’m sure Harrington …

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Recovery and Change in the Human Golfer

Recovery is Mandatory

Change is a Constant – Recovery is Mandatory We have been visited this week by a family member who loves everything about golf. It’s a person we all want to see more of, so I’m taking the opportunity to do just that. The two of us  are making our first trip to the range after …

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Golf and Comedy

The Rift Between the Golf and Non-Golf World in Comedy How people talk about the professions or general activities of others as objects of derision never ceases to amaze me. Far more often than not, the object of the diatribe is something the attacker has never done, or in an arena where he or she …

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