GOLF INSTRUCTION – UNDISPUTABLE FACTS OF THE GAME

 

Golf instruction is about more than lessons. It’s tradition, etiquette and undisputable facts of the game, all of which must be recognized as being part of the package. At Over The Top Golf®, we want to highlight some of the situations you’ll inevitably encounter.

 

 

GOLF INSTRUCTION - UNDISPUTABLE FACTS OF THE GAME

It is a known fact that the more expensive the golf ball, the greater it’s attraction to water.

 

GOLF INSTRUCTION - UNDISPUTABLE FACTS OF THE GAME

Your best round of golf will be followed almost immediately by your worst round ever. The probability of the latter increases with the number of people you tell about the former.

 

GOLF INSTRUCTION - UNDISPUTABLE FACTS OF THE GAME

The higher a golfer’s handicap, the more qualified he deems himself as an instructor.

 

GOLF INSTRUCTION - UNDISPUTABLE FACTS OF THE GAME

Every par-three hole in the world has a secret desire to humiliate golfers. The shorter the hole, the greater it’s desire.

 

 

GOLF INSTRUCTION - UNDISPUTABLE FACTS OF THE GAME

Palm trees eat golf balls.

 

GOLF INSTRUCTION - UNDISPUTABLE FACTS OF THE GAME

A group you accidentally hit into will always be bigger than anyone in your group.

 

GOLF INSTRUCTION - UNDISPUTABLE FACTS OF THE GAME

All 3-woods are demon-possessed.


GOLF INSTRUCTION - UNDISPUTABLE FACTS OF THE GAME

 Golf balls from the same “sleeve” tend to follow one another, particularly out of bounds or into the water.

GOLF INSTRUCTION - UNDISPUTABLE FACTS OF THE GAMEA severe slice is a thing of awesome power and beauty.

 

GOLF INSTRUCTION - UNDISPUTABLE FACTS OF THE GAMEThe person you would most hate to lose to will always be the one who beats you.

GOLF INSTRUCTION - UNDISPUTABLE FACTS OF THE GAMEHazards attract; fairways repel.

GOLF INSTRUCTION - UNDISPUTABLE FACTS OF THE GAMEThe last three holes of a round will automatically adjust your score to what it really should be.

GOLF INSTRUCTION - UNDISPUTABLE FACTS OF THE GAME

  Golfers who claim they don’t cheat, also lie.

GOLF INSTRUCTION - UNDISPUTABLE FACTS OF THE GAME

  A golf match is a test of your skill against your opponent’s luck.


 GOLF INSTRUCTION - UNDISPUTABLE FACTS OF THE GAME
It’s surprisingly easy to hole a 50-foot putt when you lie 8.

 

GOLF INSTRUCTION - UNDISPUTABLE FACTS OF THE GAME

  The shortest distance between any two points on a golf course is a straight line that passes directly through the center of a very large tree.

 

GOLF INSTRUCTION - UNDISPUTABLE FACTS OF THE GAMEYou can hit a 2-acre fairway 10% of the time, and a 2-inch branch 90% of the time.

 

GOLF INSTRUCTION - UNDISPUTABLE FACTS OF THE GAMEEvery time a golfer makes a birdie, he must subsequently make two triple bogeys to restore the fundamental equilibrium of the universe.

 

GOLF INSTRUCTION - UNDISPUTABLE FACTS OF THE GAMEThere are two things you can learn by stopping your backswing at the top and checking the position of your hands: how many hands you have and which one is wearing the glove.

GOLF INSTRUCTION - UNDISPUTABLE FACTS OF THE GAMEIt’s not a gimme if you’re still away.

There are many other truisms in golf and perhaps we’ll continue discussing them at a later date. The message here is to just get out there and have some fun. It’s all golf and it’s all good.