If you’ve been reading this blog you know that The Puddle Club book is a fantasy tale about how golf and life are similar. It vividly shows young folks that the tools they first learn to use in golf are again used in life. Golf is a game and so is life. You cannot beat […]Read More The story behind The Puddle Club – Part 7 – Play with a Purpose!
One of the big ideas we present to readers in The Puddle Club is something called “Personal Par” Most folks understand what par means in golf — Par is the number of strokes (hits) it should take you to get your ball from the tee box into the hole. Each tee box has a marker […]Read More The story behind The Puddle Club – Part 6 – PERSONAL PAR
Today I’m going to go over the underlying theme of The Puddle Club and briefly examine why the book is resonating so deeply with readers of all ages. How many times have you heard the expression “life is just a game”? I’m guessing quite a few, because it’s one of the truest of […]Read More The story behind The Puddle Club – Part 5 – Game Of Life First
Anytime I was at the clubhouse with my daughter, Gregg Russell and I began to talk about his dream of getting a helpful book for junior golfer’s into the world. He and his wife have run many of the US Kids Golf tournaments in the Philadelphia PGA section, and have years of […]Read More The story behind The Puddle Club – Part 2
Children know exactly what to do when they encounter a puddle. The puddle invites them to come and disrupt it’s peaceful facade, to create water ripples with their fingers and to get a glimpse of one’s own wavy reflection. The puddle is a temporary doorway to another world. One that disappears just as quickly as […]Read More Puddles Are Fun
When you grew up you stopped jumping in puddles because puddles make you dirty and mess everything up. The puddle never changed. You did.Read More Puddle Theory