How to make more putts without changing your stroke

Most golfers are frustrated. Not because they don’t put in enough effort to play what they consider ‘good’ golf. They are frustrated that they put in all kinds of effort, but they consider most of their golf to be ‘bad.’ However, every once in a while, you have gained a glimpse of your true potential when golf seemed easy. But those moments seem fleeting, and they often take us by surprise. This blog is about how surprises can often show … [Read more...]

The rarely taught but important skill of listening

November 27, 2017—It was about seven or eight years into my marriage when I learned a very important needed lesson. When Sandy would get home from work, we'd usually talk about our day while I made dinner. Every once in a while, she’d be frustrated, and vent about a problem at the office, which invariably involved various people. As she was speaking, I would start formulating my solutions to her quandary, cut her short, and prescribe my … [Read more...]

Guelph Mercury: Change is calling me — for only $24.99

  (Originally published Feb. 13, 2013) Historically, I have been weak. Temptation has clawed at me, the sirens beckoned, and I have caved, keying in my credit card number in anticipation that nirvana would arrive in two business days. But in recent years, I have resisted, fought the good fight, and silenced the barkers of snake oil by gamely clamping my hands on my ears and loudly singing “la la la la la.” Well, I didn’t do … [Read more...]

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