I thought this was tongue and cheek... are we supposed to believe you? ... I hope not. I thought you were just trying to find a clever way to introduce your topic.
I thought this was the point of your post? To which I'd answer
The worst golf tip I thought was a good one was you have to accelerate the putter through the ball......
I mean when you hit 75 yrs old and your driver distance drops to 170 yds, due to loss of flexibility, arthritis, etc., and you're just out there for fun why not? Some courses have par 3s that are 175 from the forward tees.