Category Archives: Mental Game

I did it!!! How to break 80, I can finally tell you from personal experience

Yes, it is true, I have indeed broken 80.  Read on to find out how it happened and how I dealt with it… Advertisements

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How to break 80 or not break 80; that is the question

Shakespeare and golf. What, you ask, has the bard to do with Golf and breaking 80?  That IS the question. The great man, or someone writing as him if you believe the controversies, wrote one of the greatest existential questions … Continue reading

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Finally Broke 80…well someone did anyway…

I have been playing some great golf lately. Breaking 80 is only a lucky putt or two away. I have had scores ranging from 81 through 84 over the last month when I have not been blogging (too busy actually … Continue reading

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Information is power, or get the answer to the question you ask…

I played in Macau this weekend. Went for a weekend to Macau for my local Rotary group…a sister club thing. Stayed in a hotel called the Venetian which has an actual canal running through it, had lunch in a club … Continue reading

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The best golf with the worst score…

Okay the worst score is a bit of an exaggeration – it was an 87.  Which is a good score, but not a GREAT score…(considering my goal is to break 80 and my BEST ever is an even 80) but … Continue reading

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Latest game report

This update is purely a factual one. Statistics and more statistics. Improvement is about small steps. And I am certainly making those…small steps I mean. And the amazing thing is that people who hardly know me are starting to ask … Continue reading

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When is it time to give up playing golf?

I tell you when it is NOT time to give up playing golf…when you have just shot the best birdie of your entire life, over a tree with a 60 Degree wedge (My Mistress loves me again, she is fickle … Continue reading

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THE Steve: story of a 40-something golfaholic

Ever feel like a made-for-TV movie…I always hated those second titles – you know the ones that came after the colon.  And I knew they were only there for those stupid people who were incapable of understanding something so basic … Continue reading

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The spirits have noticed me! IGST first game of the year

Last time I “blogged” (I love new words, like “blogged”, language just keeps evolving despite our best attempts to keep it under control) I wrote about the duality of man…well, sort of; I think, strictly speaking, I wrote about the … Continue reading

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How to become a professional golfer…

Imagine for a moment if you will an employee in your company who turned up to work focused and on the ball only 3 days out of 5 and for the other two was cursing and swearing or having tantrums … Continue reading

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