How Golfers Think Vs. Normal People

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As golfers we think differently to the rest of the human population.

Here are some situations where this is most apparent...


In 100 MPH winds

 

Normal person - Better stay in


Golfer - How far could I hit a ball with the wind behind?
 



When the Sat Nav says Turn left in 150 yards


Normal person - Keep an eye out on the left for this turning


Golfer - Turn left after a 7-iron



 
Whilst watching football


Normal person - God I’d love to be a millionaire footballer and have money, talent and girls


Golfer - God I’d love to hit some wedges off that grass


When stood waiting for a bus/train/fish and chips

Normal person - Stand still with headphones in


Golfer - Do a practise swing looking at hands and invisible club position on way back


When looking out of plane window

Normal person - Look how small the cars are


Golfer - Look at that golf course… and that one. Quite a few bunkers.


On Sunday morning

Normal person - Lie in and suffer hangover


Golfer - Battle hangover, get up at 7am to beat the crowds and struggle round a golf course



On Monday morning

Normal person - How much money did I spend this weekend?

Golfer - How many putts did I miss this weekend and what could I have shot?


When buying a car

Normal person - Is it big enough for the kids?

Golfer - Is it big enough to fit my golf clubs in?


When buying a house

Normal person - What are the local schools like?

Golfer - What are the local golf courses like?


What we look forward to in winter

Normal person - The clocks going forward

Golfer - The Masters


And when we know winter is over

Normal person - Attempting a BBQ after work

Golfer - Smugly taking the waterproofs out of the golf bag before a game


I'm the Managing Editor at The Club. I like putting and Rioja. I dislike my low slice.