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Elk, Sevam1, and Jackie burke discuss pitching the golf ball
Player Profiles - Willie Anderson Featured
With his roots firmly planted in Scotland, William (Willie) Anderson came to the United States as a teenager, bringing his passion and love for the game along with him. A famous author (Mark Twain) once called golf a "long walk, spoiled", and in the case of Williams it is a cross Atlantic trek, bolded.
The tee box in golf is symbolic for a number of reasons. Whether it’s the opening shot of a round or the first swing on a mid-round hole, the significance is the same in principle: it always helps to get some momentum going on the tee. With a good tee shot, every other stroke becomes easier.
In general, people naturally have a slightly skewed perspective when it comes to the tee shot. Usually when a golfer steps up to take his or her turn, the understanding of how that first shot will influence the following ones is under-recognized. Below are some ideas that will help establish a new way to approach the tee box. If you struggle out of the gate, these changes in your mindset could go a long way in transforming your play and cleaning up that scorecard....