Monthly Archives: January 2012

  • Putt Freely

    Posted on January 31, 2012 by Grant in Golf Fundamentals, Putting, The Mental Game.

    I want to have an easy-going attitude when I putt, and a calm, calculated reaction even if the putt doesn’t go in. If I have been missing putts, the first thing I check is my attitude. Trying to post low tournament scores can lead to a build-up of stress and tension. On the putting green, […]

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  • Phoenix Open Pre-Qualifier

    Posted on January 27, 2012 by Grant in My Journey, Tournament Recap.

    Just finished my qualifying round for the PGA Tour event here in Phoenix. I shot 1 under par, 70, at Lone Tree Golf Course in Chandler, AZ. Although 67 is probably the number that will get through, I am pleased with the chances I had for birdies coming down the stretch. I hit a lot […]

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  • Pepsi Tour at Ocotillo

    Posted on January 23, 2012 by Grant in My Journey, Tournament Recap.

    Day 1: I shot one over, 73, in round one of the Pepsi Tour event on the Blue and Gold Ocotillo Golf Course in Chandler, AZ. It is a two day tournament, so I have tomorrow to look forward to. I am very happy with how I stuck to my routine even though I started […]

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  • When the Going Gets Rough

    Posted on January 12, 2012 by Grant in My Journey.

    You are leading the tournament by one shot! On the 18th hole, you smash a drive down the middle of the fairway, and then hit a beautiful pitching wedge that hits the flag-stick only to spin back in the water.¬† In your mind, is it a setback or an opportunity? How do you define challenges […]

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  • Solid Contact

    Posted on January 5, 2012 by Grant in Golf Fundamentals, Swing.

    Clank! Shank! Thud! Are you missing the amazing¬† sound of solid contact? In golf, nothing gives you confidence quite like a well struck shot. Does it sometimes seem like you will never hit the ball solid again, no matter how hard you try? Or, do you feel you have been hitting it so poorly that […]

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