John Gunby Sr. is a columnist for The Daily Courier.
We have previously discussed some Christmas gift ideas for golfers, mainly adults. Let’s explore how you can give a child a present that lasts a lifetime and will be one of the most beneficial gifts you will ever give them as a parent or coach or mentor.
With only nineteen more shopping days until Christmas, I would like to discuss what a golfer might or might not need and want. That way, Santa can bring the best gifts this year that your favorite golfer (or you) will appreciate.
It looks like we are mostly done with our warm days and now we face some weather challenges, especially if we love to live here and don’t want to travel to play golf in warmer temperatures (and higher greens fees).
Most of us learned the traditional method of chipping. I was a very good chipper when I practiced and played a lot. But in the golf management business, I rarely had time to practice or play. And my chipping skills suffered.
All learning encompasses three main learning styles. Visual, auditory and kinesthetic. A person will have a dominant style with the other two taking a backseat to their preference. Nowadays, the most prevalent style is, by far, visual.
I have seen many boyfriends, girlfriends, spouses, friends and parents doing their best, with great intentions, to teach those they care about how to play golf.