Old Man Par

Old man Par is an elusive foe. He constantly reminds us of our shortcomings while taunting our sensibilities. He should not be so hard to vanquish, but he is. To conquer par is a deceptively simple task. Fairways and greens are the preferable paths, but there are many potholes and detours faced along the way. Old man Par doesn’t yield easily — he is the ever consistent opponent.


Each day I post a short golf story like this on my Instagram page @JayRevellWrites – now I’m bringing those musings to my website. Be sure to check in each day for my latest expressions on the game!

If you enjoy these daily stories, you might like my new book, The Nine Virtues of Golf.

-J