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When I first started to get the idea around the Way of the Playa out there, there was inevitably the group of DOGS sufferers who said it was too conservative, going so far as to call it “pat pat” golf. I have no idea what that means, but it can’t be complimentary.They saw me hitting

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You might hear people say you play your best golf when you’re not thinking. This is only partially correct because there is a huge difference between thinking and worrying.Worrying is when you’re looking at all the negative things that could go wrong, and how you don’t want them to happen. Murphy had laws and one of

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In the Way of the Playa, the most important part of the process to enjoy golf and to improve at it, is YOU.YOU are the most important part of this machine. Without YOU, there is no Way of the Playa. Without knowledge of yourself, how can you truly understand anything?The only way to advance in

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Dogs are usually a man’s best friend. But DOGS are a golfer’s worst nightmare.Delusions Of Grandeur SyndromeSymptoms includeFrustration at a shot that is actually good for their handicap level.Being disgusted that a wedge shot did not stop inside 10 feet from the hole.Hitting drives on the wrong lines for your distance.Overestimating the distance you hit the ball by

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Get.It.On.The.Green.That is how you should say it. Each word is a sentence on its own. GET. IT. ON. THE. GREEN. Imagine those obnoxious weirdo SJWs who clap between each word as you say it. How many times have you destroyed a score on a hole because you tried to get it close like the pro on

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Par 4 tee shot = DriverPar 5 tee shot = DriverPar 5 Second shot = 3 woodChipping around the green = 60 degree Shot from the trees = low stinger 2 iron (which you can’t hit)Sound familiar, Playa? The autopull. The same holes, the same shot, the same results. The same frustration.Auto pulling specific clubs is killing

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Another day in golfing paradise: A short story It’s 9:37 am, you’re 8 holes into your weekly round and you’re playing well. The sun is shining and there’s a warm breeze coming in off the ocean. You check your scorecard and you’re 4 shots better than your usual score to this point. What’s been working?

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The Way of the Playa is for anyone seeking different answers to the same old questions. Some of the questions, you didn’t even know you had.But the Way of the Playa answers them before you have them. Whether you want to be a happy go lucky Playa who doesn’t care about his handicap, or you want to

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The Glimpse’If you think you can or if you think you cannot, you are right’ – Betty Ford TL;DRThe Glimpse is how to see into your true potential and use that to get out of your own way to enjoy golf more and avoid the tension and worry that comes with becoming a higher version

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If you have only ONE course to play while in the Bangkok area, Nikanti is the place. This is easily hands-down the best experience I have had in Thailand for golf. What makes Nikanti unique?18 holes broken into six of each par 3, 4, 5 – The course is not overly long and the plentiful par

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Red Mountain is the most well-known course on Phuket island and mainly because it was once the most expensive at about 7,000 Thai Baht for 18 holes.  It’s an interesting course with a difficult lay out, and some beautiful scenery. The pictures are worth the trip. But for 7,000 THB ($220 US), I don’t know about

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Black Mountain is the most well known golf course in Hua Hin and probably the most or second most famous course in Thailand. The reason is simple. Great marketing. The course is easily the best marketed course in the country with advertising boards scattered throughout the town of Hua Hin showing the price, the deals and

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TaylorMade produce the most popular drivers on tour. In the age of hybrid club deals, where players can pick and choose what goes into their bag from any manufacturer, TaylorMade regularly come out as favourites.  Why?  For starters they are constantly innovating and adding new tech to their lineup, and their products offer a nearly

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