Every summer for the past few years, putter aficionados from across the country have flocked to Chicago for the Bettinardi Summer Social. They come together to see old friends, make new friends, play golf, smoke cigars, and, most importantly, to see the latest creations from Bettinardi Golf.
People like certainty, especially when it comes to experts. It’s reassuring. But I don’t think it’s always a good thing in a golf instructor. Here’s why:
I had the privilege of teaching at the Ryder Cup this on Saturday, giving 10 minute lessons to anyone who wanted one. I got the chance to work with a lot of people, see a lot of golf swings, and, hopefully, make a few people a little bit better. I also left with a lot of food for thought. Here’s a short list: