Golf

Tour on the Shore Opener This Weekend

My tournament season opens this weekend at Bay Creek in Cape Charles, VA. I’m driving down tomorrow for a practice round and then we play the Nicklaus Course Saturday and the Palmer Course on Sunday. The weekend rounds are also qualifiers for the UA Tour finals to be held in Ocean City, MD in June. The weather looks tough for Friday, but the temperature gets into the 50’s over the weekend, but the wind will blow 20-30 mph. Continue reading

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Golf

Just Hit Shots

I took a new approach to my golf yesterday. The weather continued to get warmer, but the wind was blowing. 15-20mph on the first 9 and 20+ after we made the turn. It was time to think about just hitting shots and not the score. Not really deep thinking, but I’m feeling I’ve become too focused on my score and needed to “free it up.” How’d it work out? Continue reading

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No Expectations

After my play in Florida last week, I came to Cripple Creek yesterday (Thursday) with no expectations other than fun with the boys and great weather. The temps made it to 65 degrees, the sun shined, and the boys had fun. Hagen, Pip, and I took on Glen, Mike, and Horton playing 1 best ball on the odd numbered holes and 2 best on the even. In addition, we played a 9 point match within our threesome in order to have some action going beyond the team match. Continue reading

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At Least I Beat Jordan

Winter golf can be tough and Sunday at Cripple Creek was no exception.  With temps in the high 30’s to low 40’s, it was hard to stay warm and loose.  In addition, I wore about 4 layers of clothes and winter golf gloves which reduces your swing flexibility and deadens your feel.    With that said, at least I beat Jordan Spieth. Continue reading

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I Need Phil to Win the AT&T Pro Am

We played at Cripple Creek today (38 and sunny), and my team got smoked because I played so poorly. The good news is that I put $5 on Phil to win the AT&T at 25 to 1 and he has a 3 shot lead with 2 holes to go as the horn just blew to end play for the day. We’ll have to see what happens tomorrow morning. I know, I’m a degenerate . . . Continue reading