Tom’s FPI Blog May 2022

Jake HardieNews, TomsBlog

A short blog this week as I look back on a great TT week on the Island and forward to the next stint of events on the Tour.

The first three weeks in Europe were a real mixed bag with the weather. I played in the height of the winds in both Spain and Scotland which made scoring very tricky although I felt that I was hitting the ball pretty well. In the Czech Republic, again there were plenty of good things in there on what was a tough track.

As an indicator of how up and down this Tour can be, I played with a Spanish lad in the event in Cadiz and we shot the same 36 hole total to miss the cut. The next week he won in Scotland. It shows that each week is a fresh start and you don’t need to carry any of the baggage from the previous week if it’s not gone well – any week you can turn up with your best game and win. 

Overall, I am still trying to cut the mistakes down which seem to be costing me a bit. There are loads of positive signs though, which are really encouraging in many areas. In particular, after working really hard at my short game over the last 6 months or so, it feels like it’s finally coming together which gives me plenty of confidence for my next run of events.