Recap from the U.S. Open Qualifier

Recap from the U.S. Open Qualifier

  It pains me to say it, but I did not qualify for the next stage of US Open qualifying. There were 120 guys competing for 7 spots. I shot 77 (+5), missed a playoff by 7 shots, and finished in the middle of the pack. I wasn’t close and that’s certainly part of...
From “F*** it!” to Funded

From “F*** it!” to Funded

The urge to say “F*** it” and gamble can be very, very tempting in some situations. And this isn’t something that just happens in poker, or trading, I see it in virtually every performance environment. The urge comes on strong as a way to quickly escape previous...
Recap from the U.S. Open Qualifier

I Won!

  I won! I actually won! In my first tournament of the year, the GAP Mid-Amateur Qualifier, I shot an even par 69 in incredibly windy conditions to win my first stroke play tournament since college. One big area of improvement for me this season is my focus and...
Finding My Long-Lost Brother

Finding My Long-Lost Brother

I wrote this blog a few days before my first tournament of the year, and spoiler alert… something great happened that I talk about at the end of this blog. For 45 years I’ve only had a sister (who is great by the way, in case she reads this), and I had an...
Build Endurance for Your A-game

Build Endurance for Your A-game

It’s easy to perform badly for a long time. Anyone can do that. Your A-game, however, is taxing. You’re utilizing recently learned skills and that requires more effort.  Even though performing at an A-game level feels, at times, natural and easy, I can assure you that...