Sound Familiar?

13 Unassailable Golf Truths

We're reluctant to say certain things always happen in golf, although it often feels that way. You always miss that fairway left. You always run out of tees. There's always a work emergency when you sneak out at lunch. The point is golf is a game of habits, not all of which are welcome. What are some of the most universal trends we've noticed? Here's our list.

1

The players in front of you will all be struggling to break 100.

The players in front of you will all be struggling to break 100.
2

The players behind you will be knocking down flagsticks and on your ass all day.

The players behind you will be knocking down flagsticks and on your ass all day.
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3

The cart girl never has change for a $20.

The cart girl never has change for a $20.
4

You will bring four clubs with you across the fairway from the cart, and none will be the right one.

5

Your best ball-striking round of the year will be the round when you don't make anything.

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6

You will have a day where you miss every fairway but make every putt for double bogey.

7

The moment you notice a hole has a drop area, you ensure you'll be hitting from the drop area.

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8

Your match will come down to a shot in which a maintenance guy will be manning a deafening leaf blower five feet away.

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9

The day you hit it best on the range will be the day you chop it up miserably.

10

That one ball you found in the rough isn't yours.

11

If you wait for the green to clear on a par 5, you will top your second shot.

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12

When a group let’s you play through, your ensuing shot will be a disaster.

13

The ONE time you happen to be running late for your tee time will coincide with shift of a starter who takes his position way too seriously.