by Dave Van Meter The Dark Side Remember the line? (talk slowly into a plastic cup) “You have no idea the POWER of the dark side” Cheating in golf is very powerful and addictive. We all want to lower our scores but lowering them by “bending” a little bit of the rule book only cheats you. Unless you are competing [...]
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by Dave Van Meter Almost every golf instructor and golf instruction book starts their lecture with the grip, so I will put on my sheep suit and follow the herd. I think we should use the word “connection” instead of “grip”. Grip sounds a little violent and harsh, like our teeth should be clenched and we should squeeze and say [...]
By Dave Van Meter This is your brain on golf Your conscious thoughts can kill your game. Many years ago I was playing in a summer league with some of my life-long golfing buddies. One of the guys (Mike) was just on fire that day, nothing but pars and birdies. He was starting to get on our nerves after about [...]
It is with deep regret that I openly admit that I’ve already broken Resolution # 5. Alas – this game can get the best of us sometimes. Or better yet – bring out the worst. Each year, usually after I’ve senselessly spent enormous gobs of money that I don’t have, and consumed no fewer than 10 pounds of artery-clogging food [...]