In the PGA, we are taught: knowledge of learning, knowledge of teaching, and knowledge of the game. The golf swing is a motor program requiring cognitive rehearsal and physical practice.
As avid golfers, this week we watched the TV commentators try to predict the winner of golf's final major – the PGA. Thursday, the leader was Carl Pettersson (-6), with notables: Rory McIlroy, John Daly, Keegan Bradley, and Tiger Woods not far behind. Storylines in all directions. Is Rory back on track? Can Tiger get another Major? Will Keegan win back to back PGA's? John Daly, well...John Daly!!
In 1895, the first U.S. Open Championship was held at the Newport Rhode Island Golf and CC. The winner, 21 year old Horace Rawlins, won the $150 first prize.