Month: July 2013

Play Golf With Jay

This past week, I played my first round of golf of the 2013 season. Yes, the date on this post is accurate, it is July! Due to schedule, health, and weather, I just have not been able to get out on the course. If you want to know more about the most ambiguous of those three, head over to the JaysGolfVlog Channel on Youtube. As with most things, I’m fairly candid on those vlogs. However, this particular blog post is meant to be far more jovial. I brought my Kodak PlaySport and Joby GorillaPod with the intention of filming a few holes, shot by shot, as though you were playing along with me. I also used the Vine app quite often as well. If you are a Vine user, please do follow me, “JaysGolf”. Let me know what you think about the videos, if you like them I’ll do more! If you don’t like them, I’ll still do more anyway! For now, enjoy the videos and stay tuned for more! Here is a compilation of the Vines I shot while...

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Don’t Tee It Forward

I do not like the TEE IT FORWARD Campaign and I will tell you why. First though, a bit about what Tee It Forward is about. From “TEE IT FORWARD encourages all golfers to play the course at a length that is aligned with their average driving distance. Golfers can speed up play by utilizing tees that provide the greatest playability and enjoyment. ‘Simply put, TEE IT FORWARD can make golf much more fun for millions of people”, said PGA of America President Allen Wronowski. “We believe that by moving up to another set of tees, golfers will experience an exciting, new approach to the game that will produce more enjoyment and elevate their desire to come back and play even more golf.'” Before I tear into that quote let me help you understand where my mind is on this. When I began playing there were four tee boxes; Pro’s, Men’s, Ladies, and Senior’s. Now that we have become a gender-neutral society, the middle two tee descriptions have become confused. Laws such as the one in Washington state, “Washington State Gender-Neutral Vocabulary Law“, make it so make it so we cannot refer to a fisherman as a “fisherman”, only “fisher”, etc. Thus, gone are the Men’s and Ladies tees, replaced by various colors, depending on the course you are playing. While I believe in equality, I also believe...

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