Originally Posted by petethepilot
I like the post about he finally managed to get some weekend passes for Disneyworld that week!
Wonder what Golf Australia think about the money and support they poured into him in his developing years!
1 Week ago the left hip underwent a full replacement. Glue free titanium stem, and ceramic ball and cup installed. Operation was very successful, looking forward to having some movement in the hip.
I will be learning to play again, as everything will change. I have started reading the golf books again, even though I can't yet walk properly and it is likely to be 9 or 10 weeks until I can swing a club. I have started by reading ' A Good Walk Spoiled'. Now onto Dr Bob and Elkingtons
After looking at the previous post from back in November 2012 it inspired me to look at what had eventuated golf wise since then.
Was playing off 14.1 then and now at 9.8, have dropped 8kg in weight, again. The next season 2013 was a dog of a year for me, injury was a never ending problem. By November 2013 my handicap had blown out to 16.7, it was soul sapping at the time. A change in rehabilitation/injury therapy led to a doctors appointment and discovery there was a new injury that
10/11/12 Saturday. A good week of golfing fun finally getting out to practise without interruptions.The cross us amateur golfers bear is that we have to let golf be second more often than not to our regular living. In my example the need to have less time golfing is not that much of an irritant. The balm being that my golf has improved a lot since 2009. The 'less is more' as an ethos to recover from the injury flare-up in August has been maintained in line with not having to practice as much to
5/11/12 Monday. It has taken a few weeks and little good fortune but at last I have returned to the winners list. This weekend took the extra step and played twice in competition Saturday at Kingston SE Stroke round for a Gross 89 for a Nett 77 (12hcp) with 33 putts. With a sub 80 gross score dropping off my handicap went out to 14 for the Sunday round.
Nothing spectacular playing wise plugged along steady steady had a few chances for birdie along the way, still with a poor