Playing The Game
Playing The Game - 8/30/11
The Importance of a Clear Mind
This dang game is one of the hardest-to-master indulgences we can possibly undertake.
Playing The Game - 2/18/11
Hit It Like A Girl!
I want to hit it like a girl! (At least like the three girls I played with last weekend.)
Playing The Game - 2/8/11
Playing in Cooler Weather
Wow, have we all gotten blasted this past week!!
Playing The Game - 2/4/11
Just How Good Can Your Short Game Get?
The story of Phil Mickelson's play on the last hole at Torrey Pines has drawn tons of criticism. "He should have gone for it" being the most common criticism of his decision to lay up on his second shot.
Playing The Game - 12/14/10
It's a Grainy Issue
One of the true arts to be learned to play your best golf is that of reading greens accurately.
Playing The Game - 11/9/10
The Wooden Peg
We don't tend to give it much thought, but the idea that we get to start each hole by placing the ball up on top of nice little perch is a pretty big thing, really.
Playing The Game - 9/21/10
For such a simple little stroke and challenge, chipping seems to be a part of the game that eludes many of us.
Playing The Game - 7/27/10
Aim Small ... Miss Small
The title of this article is one of my favorite lines from the Mel Gibson movie, "The Patriot," and I think it's great golf advice.
Playing The Game - 7/9/10
Why Not Carry Two Putters?
We have 13 clubs to navigate from tee to green through all 18 holes, and then only one club to navigate that last little patch of real estate where we'll play 30-40% of our total shots.
Playing The Game - 7/2/10
Playing Your Best
We spent most of May and June talking about golf clubs and shafts, so I thought I would change gears a little as we head into summer.
Playing The Game - 6/29/10
Greenside Scoring - Favorite Club Or Variety?
There are two very distinct schools of thought when it comes to hitting all the variety of up-and-down shots around the greens.
Playing The Game - 5/18/10
Is This A Game . . . Or What?
I don't think anyone goes to the golf course without at least wanting to play to their potential, whatever that might be.
Playing The Game - 5/11/10
Making Chips Do What You Want
Today we're talking about chipping and how to make the ball spin and stop the way you want it to.
Playing The Game - 4/27/10
More on Ruts ...
Today's question is very simple, "How do I get better at golf?" Unfortunately, the answer is not so simple, but here goes...
Playing The Game - 4/23/10
Ruts and Grooves... Getting Out and Staying In
Two of the hardest things to accept, understand and deal with in this crazy game is the cycle of “ruts and grooves” that we seem to slip in and out of.
Playing The Game - 4/13/10
The Importance of a Pre Shot Routine
I believe one of the big differences between good amateurs and those not so good, and between the top pros and those that can’t quite “get there”, is the consistency of their pre-shot routine.
Playing The Game - 3/26/10
Your "Right" Mind
I have found over the years that the “shortness of my fuse” on the golf course is directly related to how things are going in the other aspects of my life.
Playing The Game - 3/23/10
Staying In The Groove
Once you find your swing- how do you keep it?
Playing The Game - 3/19/10
Many of you haven’t even touched a club in months but you don't have to settle for playing poorly this spring.
Playing The Game - 1/30/10
It's The Little Things . . . And Other Musings
This crazy game is enough to make you mad sometimes.
Playing The Game - 1/26/10
Choosing Your Weapons - Shot by Shot
This week's question covers wedge shots and what wedge you should use to hit them.
Playing The Game - 1/22/10
Golf . . . And Competitive Golf
I think it was Bobby Jones who was first credited with the notion that there is a huge difference between golf and competitive golf.
Playing The Game - 1/21/10
Five Tips For Better Course Management
A little late, but now you get Wedge Guy two days in a row!
Playing The Game - 1/5/10
The Chicken or the Egg - Clubs Or Lessons?
WedgeGuy's first post of 2010 is a good one. When starting to play golf- should you take lessons or get nice clubs?
Playing The Game - 12/15/09
Playing in Adverse Conditions
I have recently written about playing the wind and controlling trajectory which triggered this week's question about playing in less than idea conditions.