Saturday, March 31, 2012
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
This week's Egolf event is the first 54-hole tournament of the year on this circuit and all three rounds will be held at River Run Country Club. River Run is a great course with plenty of challenge, and I'm excited to play it. My game looked a little bit rough today in a practice round, but a solid day of practice on Monday and a new attitude have me feeling ready to go! I will enjoy myself from start to finish tomorrow, and I'm going top hit a lot of confident and relaxed shots. Good results are going to come soon, and I think they can start tomorrow! Come back for a round-one report in the evening.
Sunday, March 25, 2012
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
I want to give just a very quick update of my practice this week before I hit the road for St. Louis and my good buddy's wedding. I have taken advantage of three perfect days of weather with a lot of good work. Most of my time has been spent with my wedges or putter in hand, but I have also played quite a few holes and am pumped about the way I'm hitting it. I have been knocking out my process goals very efficiently and have just one putting drill and less than two hours of short game work remaininging to complete all of my practice drills. My priority on my trip this weekend will definitely be spending time with my friend and celebrating his marriage, but I know that I will be able to sneak in some golf as well. In fact, one of my former teammates at the University of Missouri will be home in St. Louis this weekend, and I think we're going to have a match on friday. I will continue to do good work even while I'm on the road this weekend. I am going to finish my process goals and keep getting better. Keep it here for a report from St. Louis!
Monday, March 19, 2012
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
The result was a two-under-par round of 69 at Pine Needles on day one, but my performance was far from solid. I butchered the course's three par-5's, missed a near tap-in on the second hole, and hit a couple of shots that left me shaking my head. On holes 6-14, however, I executed beautifully. I think I can build on that and be a much more consistent in the coming rounds. I am going to get myself back in contention in this event, and it is going to start with a solid round tomorrow in the second round at Seven Lakes Country Club. Come back for the good news tomorrow evening!
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Sorry for the long delay since my last report. I'm currently in Sanford, North Carolina, where I am staying with some friends for this week's Egolf event at Pine Needles Resort. I've got no internet access, so I'm blogging on my phone; therefore, I'm going to give you the latest news in bullet point format:
-I didn't finish my process goals last week. I feel great about my practice and put in some good time, but struggled with my putting drills and came up two drills short of completing my goal. In addition, I failed to spend the short time that I am supposed to checking my alignment and putting stroke path. Part of my problem last week was just that I was struggling to get the putts to fall when I needed them to, but a small part of the problem was also time management, and that is not acceptable. I'm disappointed in myself, but I'm still proud of the hard work I am putting into my game.
-I have continued to do a great job with my fitness work and have worked into a solid routine that includes appropriate and efficient fitness sessions on tournament weeks.
-I'm going to remain committed to all of my process goals and hold myself accountable for completing all of them every week.
-I made the trip over to the Pinehurst area on Sunday evening and am getting ready to go for the Egolf event this week. I had a great practice round at Pine Needles on Tuesday. I also played a practice round at tournament co-host Seven Lakes Country Club on Monday and am pumped about both venues for this week's event.
-I tee off at 11:50 at Pine Needles in Wednesday's first round.
-This is going to be a great Tournament for me.
-You should come back for a short report of the good news following each round.
Thank you very much for all your support!
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Monday, March 5, 2012
I had a great practice round today and am ready to go in this Carolinas Pro Tour event. The course is very good, and a little six-birdie practice round in some tough conditions today has me feeling good! I'm going to stay relaxed and enjoy myself, and I'm confident it'll be a great event!
Sunday, March 4, 2012
I just want to give a quick update after a solid week of work. I needed to get some good feelings going, and I have done just that. It wasn't all golden, and I still had to battle some struggles with my short game in matches on Thursday and Friday, but my ball-striking and putting have felt great this week, and some very focused short game work this weekend has me feeling confident about all areas of my game. I was able to complete all of my process goals this week, and I feel very good about that. My week of work was just what the doctor ordered, and I'm ready to get back to tournament action!
I will get a little bit of tournament action in my life this week. I made the drive to Charlotte, NC, Sunday evening and will play a two-day event at a course called Carolina Lakes on Tuesday and Wednesday. I'm excited to play in a competitive environment and am looking forward to the opportunity to get some positive tournament vibes flowing! I will play a practice round Monday and then tournament rounds Tuesday/Wednesday. Keep it here for good updates!
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