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The Smart Play Pays Off

They call it the “smart play” for a reason. The way that Bill Haas won this past week’s Northern Trust Open at Riviera Country Club proves that you don’t need the “hero shot” to win on the PGA Tour (or to shoot your best scores). Here was the scene: A playoff between Phil Mickelson, Keegan […]

 

Get to Know Your Rules

The Rules of Golf were established to make for a universal level playing field. Now is as great a time as any to review and get to better understand the rules of golf. Knowing the rules not only allows you to abide by them, but it also allows you to take advantage of them. I […]

 

Fuel Up on The Golf Course

There should be food in your golf bag at all times. I bet when most of you grab your golf bag to play a round of golf you make sure to have golf balls, tees, and clubs; but if you’re like a majority of golfers you don’t pack food. Keeping your physical & mental energy […]

 

Equipment Fit for Your Game

When is the last time you have done an audit of your equipment? I don’t just mean when you bought that new driver.  I am referring to the last time you sat down with your instructor and decided if you had the correct clubs (drivers, wedges, putter) and if they truly fit your game. Having […]

 

Improve Your Putting Stroke & Game

Think of all the golfers that are better than you – and I’m not talking about 1 or 2 strokes (unless you are scratch), I’m referring to the guys / gals that are 5, 10, 20 strokes better. Do they have more confidence? Yes. Do they know their strengths & weaknesses? Maybe. Everyone wants to […]

 

Prepare Like a Tour Player

The PGA Tour season has roughly a two month “off season;” and what the players choose to do with their time can make or break them for the coming season. So what can the average player learn from these Tour Players and how can it help you improve? The key component is preparation: setting a […]