Looks like Matt Kuchar has finally found a way to get it done again. Been quite a drought for one of golf's most consistent players...
Anyway, I thought it a fine time to take a look at his armlock putting style and splash a few photos of his Bettinardi.
Any of you try the armlock style of putting?
Tomorrow will be the first step in my potential career change from private accountant to PGA Professional with the Playing Ability Test. It is something I have been both excited and nervous about but I know that I love golf and coaching my college team too much to continue to sit behind a desk for 10 hours a day and not give this passion a legitimate shot to become my real career while I am still young and without kids.
I have been playing awful lately (pretty sure its all mental as usual) but I will be playing 36 holes and need a 2 round score of 158 (+14) or better to pass and enter the PGM Program without restrictions.
Here's to straight drives and lots of birdie putts!
since I was last on, a lot has happened. I got professionally fitted for a set of irons for the first time, I shot My low round of 38, I went to a stay away golf camp in Richmond, I had my first eagle during tryouts, and made it to number seven on my high school's golf team. Finally, I became a senior in high school, and with that came a dilemma: What am I going to do after high school? I have thought about doing something in medicine since I was four and this year, whilst taking two medical classes, came up with the idea of maybe pursuing physical therapy. But since going to the stay away golf camp over the summer where a bunch of PGM students were interning, I also began messing around with the idea that I could maybe do PGM and become a PGA Professional. This idea was furthered when my best friend from the golf team announced that he would be attending Methodist University as part of their PGM program. This made me think about what the pros and cons of each would be, and this is what I came up with:
PRO: Being a golf pro would allow me to further pursue my love of golf and being at a golf course.
PRO: I would be able to work with kids, as well as teach people the game I love.
CON: Mediocre to lousy starting pay, as well as annoying hours.
CON: Would have to start out as an assistant pro somewhere, and that does not easily lend itself to golfing on my own during the week.
PRO: Latest equipment from manufacturer.
PRO: Less schooling to become a PGA pro.
PRO: Physical therapist starting salary is around 80k.
PRO: I'd probably be happier as a PGA pro.
PRO: I'd get to travel with the PGA.
Let me know what you guys and gals think, cause I could really use some outside opinions.