Day 185 without playing golf
Ben Hogan invented golf practice. OK, maybe Hogan didn't invent it, but he did for golf practice what Gary Player did for golf fitness.
I mention this because I gave Afternoons with Mr. Hogan by Jody Vasquez to my brother for his birthday.
It's a fascinating up-close look at Hogan's practice habits and ultra-private personality through the eyes of Vasquez, a former caddy at Shady Oaks Country Club who shagged balls for Hogan during his legendary practice sessions.
If any of us practiced like Ben Hogan, just how much better could we be?
I know, I know. Who has the time or inclination?
Unfortunately, I don't, which is why I am ...
The Armchair Golfer