Haiku – At The Tee

Golfer takes her stance

Swings with grace and gentle ease

Aiming for the green


Haiku – Go For It All

Let your passion lead

Good things and positive vibes

Will surely follow


I was stumped with the prompt from Haiku Horizons┬áthis week, which was lead. I thought about a Haiku for it, but nothing came to mind until I sent out a tweet about Jason Day. In case you don’t know who he is. He is the latest Major winner on the PGA circuit. Not only did he get his first win yesterday (Sunday), but he also broke a record by going 20 under par. If you don’t know his incredible journey just follow the link below this article. It will inspire you.

When Jason Day fell flat on his back at the US Open in June, his head swimming with debilitating vertigo, the first person to help him to his feet was the most important man in his life.

Colin Swatton is much more than just a caddie to the Australian star who broke his major duck with victory at the US PGA Championship at Whistling Straits on Sunday.

Swatton’s support helped his ailing boss complete the US Open at Chambers Bay. Within two months Day fulfilled his golfing potential in brilliant style with a record-breaking major championship score of 20 under par.

To have risen from such a stricken position to the top of the golfing world, reflects the journey Day has taken in life with Swatton as mentor, coach and caddie.

It is little wonder that Day tearfully embraced Swatton immediately after tapping in the putt that gave him a three-shot victory over new world number one Jordan Spieth.

via BBC Sport – Jason Day: From drunk 12-year-old to US PGA champion

Haiku – The Old Course

Sea gulls chattering

Golfer steps up to the tee

One swing, full of dreams


I have gotten hooked very quickly on golf. I watched it a bit off and on before this year, but for some reason I just can’t get enough of it now. I have watched as much as I can of The Open this weekend. The drama, the suspense, the weather, like a great movie with a great cast playing out minute by minute. The fourth round should be amazing on Monday.

So, do you watch or play golf? Knock some reasons into the comments section below.

Haiku – White Ball

Aiming for the green

Piercing the competition

Like a sharp needle


Jordan Spieth just won The Masters by destroying everyone around him. I honestly don’t watch a lot of golf – never played the game myself – but sometimes I like to watch it. I got hooked this weekend, and I had to Haiku about it today. Did anyone reading this watch The Masters this weekend? I would love to hear your thoughts.


For more prompts like “needle” go here: Haiku Horizons