Graph of the Day for May 14, 2010

Secrets of the best golfers:

(1) The most important part of becoming a good golfer is to start playing young; the younger the better.

(2) The second most important part of becoming a good golfer is to have some natural talent for the game.

(3) The third most important part of becoming a good golfer is to hit a lot of balls, covering a lot of different shots, under some type of tutelage. That is, practice, practice, practice.

(4) The first three secrets make up 100% of what is needed to become a good golfer. There are no shortcuts.

Lawrence Martin, MD
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Source:  Lawrence Martin, MD.


Hoven's Index for May 14, 2010


Strokes between average seasonal scores of the best golfer and the 100th best golfer:

2009:  2.79 (Tiger Woods' 68.05 vs. Corey Pavin's 70.84)

2008:  1.82 (Sergio Garcia's 69.12 vs. #100's 70.94)

2007:  3.12 (Tiger Woods' 67.79 vs. #100's 70.91)

2006:  3.01 (Tiger Woods' 68.11 vs #100's 71.12)

2005:  2.46 (Tiger Woods' 68.66 vs #100's 71.12)

Source:  Lawrence Martin, MD.

Randall Hoven's score on May 12, 2010:  75 (for 9 holes), highest in league history
Graph of the Day Archive.

Secrets of the best golfers:

(1) The most important part of becoming a good golfer is to start playing young; the younger the better.

(2) The second most important part of becoming a good golfer is to have some natural talent for the game.

(3) The third most important part of becoming a good golfer is to hit a lot of balls, covering a lot of different shots, under some type of tutelage. That is, practice, practice, practice.

(4) The first three secrets make up 100% of what is needed to become a good golfer. There are no shortcuts.

Lawrence Martin, MD
.


Source:  Lawrence Martin, MD.


Hoven's Index for May 14, 2010


Strokes between average seasonal scores of the best golfer and the 100th best golfer:

2009:  2.79 (Tiger Woods' 68.05 vs. Corey Pavin's 70.84)

2008:  1.82 (Sergio Garcia's 69.12 vs. #100's 70.94)

2007:  3.12 (Tiger Woods' 67.79 vs. #100's 70.91)

2006:  3.01 (Tiger Woods' 68.11 vs #100's 71.12)

2005:  2.46 (Tiger Woods' 68.66 vs #100's 71.12)

Source:  Lawrence Martin, MD.

Randall Hoven's score on May 12, 2010:  75 (for 9 holes), highest in league history
Graph of the Day Archive.

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