Personal Narrative: My Experience At Battleground Golf Course

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My team and I walked out to the filled driving range to warm up before the 18-hole meet at Battleground Golf Course. This course was a said to be a little difficult because of the elevated greens and that it was lengthy. Although the course was a bit difficult, it didn’t help that it was a rainy, cold day. On the driving range, I set up to hit my first shot. I hit my first one down the middle and many more after that. My iron shots were uglier-than-rats, so my coach helped me with that. When I turned around to go put my clubs back in my bag, I noticed how many schools that were there. There were at least sixteen schools there, but my team only had to play with Portage and Western. Before we all went off to our starting holes, our coach gave us a…show more content…
My tee shot off the first hole was right down the middle, but everything after that was going downhill. I couldn’t figure anything out and the weather wasn’t helping much either. As I took practice swings for the next shot I tried fixing my swing, focusing more on golf, and hoping it would storm so I could just go home. When I finished my fourth hole and was walking over to the fifth, I could see my coach driving over to me. I thought to myself, “Uh-oh, this can’t be good!” He then proceeded to give me another speech and tried to get my head back in the game. As I walked up to hit my next shot off the tee box I took a deep breath, I set up to my golf ball, and I hit it straight down the middle. Although this hole was one of the best that day, I still never got back to how I usually play. The lesson I learned was that nothing in life will ever be perfect. You will have good days and bad days, but you can’t let that destroy your confidence. Also if you’re having a bad day you can’t just give up, you have to finish what you started. Golf is like a mind game, however it teaches a lot of life lessons and this lesson is the main

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