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For The Love of Golf

There are few people in the world who love golf as much as I do.  No question about it.  Golf isn’t just a game, it’s simultaneously an art, an exercise of intense concentration, a test of endurance, and a cathartic stroll through God’s most majestic, scenic creations.  Golf is a joy.

After being a once-every-two-years hack that often featured loud screaming antics accompanied by flailing irons, I finally decided to give golf a chance in 2010 when playing hoops anymore was just too painful.  I studied the game.  I took lessons.  I analyzed video of my swing (which often induced a gagging reflex) and made adjustments.  But most importantly, I hit countless buckets of balls on the range and did my best to squeeze in a round of golf almost every Saturday morning during the playing season.  Reps.  I needed reps.  And over time I learned to love the game while learning to play it better.  My 20+ handicap has over the years dropped to 9.6 resulting in an even greater playing experience.  But I continue to grind it out to lower my index.

Take a look at my other Golf pages to see which are my favorite golf courses in the Spokane region and around the world!

Ballybunion Golf Club
Ballybunion, Ireland

My 1,500 square foot, self-built backyard putting green. Real bentgrass. I mow it daily and roll it a couple days a week to keep it rolling fast.