Sometimes the best plan is to have no plan

Sometimes the best plan is to have no plan Like most club golfers, the greatest annual test of my golf is the club championship. In the Club C, it’s always fascinating to see how well I can incorporate the coaching and performance fundamentals that I provide to my clients. I want to empower my clients, but I want to play well too! If a coach doesn’t admit this to you, he or she is lying. I was in the A Flight this year. I had a frustrating … [Read more...]

My 2016 Club Championship Confessional

Among the surprises in the 2016 edition of my annual Club Championship Confessional, I learned a late-in-life lesson about lagging, experienced the electrical energy of a missed short putt, and renewed my relationship with Mr. Shank. As your friendly neighbourhood performance coach and writer, I love Club Cs for the post-round stories of quads, yips, chilli dips and four-whacks. And the Club C is a great opportunity for learning—about myself … [Read more...]

What I learned at my club championship

Breathing is always good, carry provisions, and math and the rules are your friends. These are among the things that I learned during my club championship at Blue Springs GC this weekend: • Have an extra CR12 battery for your range finder in your bag. This prevents full-scale panic when you finish a round in the dark when the hardware store is closed, and your morning round starts before the hardware store opens. • Don’t be over-reliant on … [Read more...]

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