Watching a child golfer, especially your child golfer, is wonderful … and I mean full of wonder. This is true of most young athletes, I’m sure, as parents revel in their child’s talent. I think golf is extra special in this way just because of how hard it is to play well.
One of the most impressive aspects of a child golfer with a good golf swing is the distance they can drive the golf ball. It kinda’ reminds me of an ant that can carry many times its weight. Eight and nine year-olds longer than 200 yards Continue reading →
I want to take a moment to say goodbye to one of my child golfer’s best inspirations … his cousin Stan, who was also his God Father. Stan passed away on May 17, 2012. Good bye Stan, thanks for sharing your time and love with our son. He loves you deeply and will miss you intensely. Us too.
Stan was Dylan’s best friend, for sure. I know he was his confidant, even regarding his parents. It was great for our boy to have such a wonderful relationship in his life and I pray he will find another like it, and even provide one like it for another. They were very close.
Stan made it a point to be at many, many of our tournaments and was always there with can do and support. Even when we had to leave the house at 5am to travel, he was there. Continue reading →
While being a caddy for my 10 year old child golfer in kids tournaments, as I struggle at times with the effects of a bad shot, or I should say when “we” struggle with the effects of a bad shot, the hardest thing is Continue reading →
Long before we got into kids golf, I remember a friend declaring golf is like watching paint dry. Now that we are a golf family, nothing is further from the truth. This is especially true when you are caddying for your child golfer. EXCEPT when pace of play is slow.
Help for Caddies! The true motivation for me to start this blog is to help caddies out there. Caddying for a child golfer can be challenging for a lot of parents. In my experience, kids need Continue reading →
Let’s go over how to score. There are a lot of rules in golf, so how to score could be a very large topic. I’ll break scoring down as simply as possible. You will have a nice introduction on how to score here so that at a minimum, Continue reading →