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Just wanted to post a clarification....I realize professionals don't carry their bags...didn't read what I was writing...nonetheless, still admire the fact that these guys and girls can walk 4-5 miles day after day and in many cases extremely oppressive heat.....
I'd like to hear people's opinions regarding whether scoring well in a round of golf is in someway diminished if you rode in a cart for the entire round.  From my perspective, "true" golf is only played when one walks a course as this certainly requires a degree of physical stamina that riding in a cart simply does not demand.  Having walked many rounds in my life and especially as I get older (41 years old), I have a deep appreciation and admiration for what golf...
I can definitely feel your pain.  Recently, I had been hitting solid drives (250-265 yards) at the first hole of my home course (Par 4 - 320 yards) leaving me with a 3/4 - full SW into the green.  Invariably, at least 30% of the time I would hit the wedge approach shot thin (leading edge) and over the green.  After looking at my swing, the club pro recommended that I de-loft the club a bit more by using a bit more forward press and lo and behold, much better results and...
I started my son at 8 years old which, amazingly, almost feels too late given how competitive junior golf is here in Arizona.  There are some really talented kids playing on the various junior tours here.  My son has progressed well and has been working quite hard on his game.  I definitely think he could have started a few years earlier, preferably around 6, however, with a limited attention span.  Bottom line, it's never too early to get them started.
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