Remembering “The King”

Remembering “The King”

Arnold Palmer, “The King,” died on September 25 at a Pittsburgh hospital while awaiting cardiac surgery, according to a statement from his company. Palmer was perhaps the most influential golfer ever. His dominant game and distinctive style helped transform golf…

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Go For Gold

Go For Gold

Perhaps no golfer embraced the Olympics more than gold-medalist Justin Rose of Great Britain, who built his 2016 schedule to give the Games in Rio top priority. A BBC story by Iain Cain related just how important the Olympic victory…

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The Best Simple Putting Tip

The Best simple Putting Tip

According to PGA Professional Ian Hardie, “Most golfers struggle with 3-putting on one or more greens during a round. Generally it’s more than once a round and for far too many golfers, it can be not just 3 putts, but…

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The Importance Of Balance

The Importance of Balance

  • August 21, 2016

Watch nearly any tour golfer, male or female, and you'll see how well they stay in balance throughout their entire swing, even when the ball travels remarkable distances off their clubfaces. Good balance is essential to hitting good golf shots.…

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Full-Swing Practice Made Easier

Full-Swing Practice Made Easier

  • August 15, 2016

What Harvey Penick described in his 'Little Red Book' as the best way to practice your full swing can also save you practice time and wear and tear on your body. “Choose a 7-iron or a 6-iron, whichever one you…

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Make More Short Putts

Make More Short Putts

  • August 9, 2016

A three-hundred yard drive counts the same number of strokes as a five-foot putt. If you miss the putt you end up taking two strokes to get the ball into the hole from five feet away. That's why making short…

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Eliminate One Side Of The Course

Eliminate One Side of the Course

  • August 2, 2016

Hall of Fame golfer Ben Hogan hooked the ball early in his career and often found trouble, especially when that hook occasionally turned into a snap-hook. In response, he worked tirelessly to learn to hit a controlled fade that allowed…

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‘Extend and Pose’ for a Great Finish

  • July 22, 2016

David Leadbetter has been the golf instructor to some of the world's greatest players including Nick Faldo, Ernie Els, Nick Price, Greg Norman, Darren Clarke, Michelle Wie, Lydia Ko and too many more to name. Leadbetter described his time with…

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Play Faster, You May Play Better

  • July 19, 2016

Recently in Golf Magazine, Jordan Spieth discussed how he believes the key to regaining the consistent good play that characterized his record-setting 2015 is to engage in less conversation and take less time between shots. For the past year, Spieth…

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If Your Golf Swing It Ain’t Broke

  • July 12, 2016

Though Rory McIlroy missed the cut at the 2016 U.S. Open Championship and dropped to number 4  in the Official World Golf Ranking (replaced at number 3 by Open winner Dustin Johnson), don't expect wholesale changes. Throughout his career McIlroy…

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