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Wisdom from Dr Seuss

Isn’t it odd that the messages contained in books read to us as children don’t fully make sense to us until we are adults…when we actually think about them! “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind”. This quote from Dr Seuss and the attached picture are …

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A Parent or a Caddy – Can you be both?

How good are parents at separating the parent-caddy roles in golf for juniors?  Very good answer the parents; not so good answer many junior golfers. When I was coaching the NSW Junior team the manager and I (in consultation with the team Captain) implemented a rule whereby a parent could caddy only for someone other than their child.  All the …

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The Younger I Start the Better I Become, Right?

There is a growing trend for parents and others to encourage young children to specialise in golf at a young age. This is at the expense of other sports and activities. The logic is that the earlier the child begins golf and the more time they spend training at an earlier age, the greater the likelihood that they will become …

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