From zero to full in 40 seconds, and other strange tales from the 2020 golf season

During a busy 2020 golf season, two golfers enjoy a tranquil, late afternoon round at Cherry Hillls Golf Club near Pickering, Ontario. Just how busy were golf courses in 2020? Early one morning at the beginning of the season, Stephen Jardeleza positioned himself in front of his computer at GreyHawk Golf Club. On his screen was a blank tee sheet for the Ottawa club where he is the Director of Operations. In a few minutes, the computerized … [Read more...]

Why I play golf: Gifts from Dad

Yesterday (April 16, 2020) would have been my father’s 88th birthday. He passed away three years ago in January. I miss him.The timing is interesting. On Monday, I invited readers of my blog to do a writing exercise about why they play golf. On Tuesday, I did the exercise, and my father Dennis was all over that thing.I’ve been asking coaching clients to do this for years because it provides clarity on what we’re seeking, it acts like a mission … [Read more...]

Why I Play Golf

I asked readers of this blog Monday to write out Why I Play Golf, and I gave pretty specific instructions on how to do this. As I was thinking last night about what I’d write this morning, it occurred to me that I should do it myself. I have done it a few times, but not for a couple of years.Around 6:30 this morning, I sat down and blasted this out below in one go. I didn’t backspace, stop or pause except for a few sips of coffee. When I … [Read more...]

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