From Putt Putt to Punchbowl – Remembering the Point of the Game

It’s easy to forget the object of the game of golf. It’s not perfect mechanics.  It’s not 300 yard drives.  It’s not money, FedEx points, trophies, or the latest greatest equipment.  It’s not handicap indexes to playing from the tips.  Every one of these things is a part of today’s golf, but none of themContinue reading “From Putt Putt to Punchbowl – Remembering the Point of the Game”

A slip of the mind, and it slipped through my fingers.

I’m standing on the 17th tee at Kingsley Club, with one of my biggest golf goals in hand – I am 1-under and just two holes away from breaking par for the first time since I was 18. The thought of achieving that milestone, as well as telling my coach about it, crossed my mindContinue reading “A slip of the mind, and it slipped through my fingers.”

Coming Full Circle

Standing on the 16th green at Old Elm Club, looking back down the long, rolling fairway with the sunlight filtering through the trees, I remembered why I loved this game so much. I had been invited by my good friend Brian to join him at Old Elm even though I wasn’t really playing golf at theContinue reading “Coming Full Circle”