The Length of a Tee

There are many different kinds of tees available for golfers to choose from. They all help you do the same thing – elevate the ball from the teeing ground. Before the days of wooden tees, golfers used to use sand – forming a little pyramid to place the ball atop of. The type of tee […]

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Rose Parades to Victory at U.S Open

On the Golf Channel, Justin Rose was chosen as the “pick” to win the US Open for a couple years now. They chose him based on a variety of statistically categories when put together over a 4-day tournament would give him the decided advantage. Well, they were right! People that thought Justin Rose winning was […]

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Rule 6 – The Player

With the upcoming US Open at Merion close by it is important to understand rules that will influence the play of these top players and the responsibility that they have.  Rule 6 outlines a variety of different items that the Player needs to be responsible for before, during, and after the round.   Some of these […]

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Breakfast, Anyone?

When your playing golf, you always have a strategy or you should.  Judging the wind, reading greens, choosing clubs, etc. When was the last time you had a strategy for your eating habits on golf days? Here is an exercise – use the “notes” app on your smartphone and type all the things you ate […]

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Practice Like Jack & Tiger

Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods both got to where they are right now through doing things the right way. Of course they are naturally talented athletes, but they also work(ed) at their sport. They train(ed) hard and make valuable use of their time – especially when it comes to practice. Most amateurs can learn a […]

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Golf Rules: Cleaning the Ball

Knowing the rules of golf is not only beneficial in preventing penalty strokes, but also helpful in those sticky situations when you are unsure of how to proceed. Today we are going to talk about cleaning the golf ball – most amateurs don’t exactly know to what extent they can clean their ball during a […]

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Running Late to the Tee? Try this Stretch.

We’ve all had that kind of morning that never seems to start out right. Your alarm never goes off in the morning, you spill coffee on your new pants, you trip over the dog on the way out the door – and suddenly you only have 5 minutes to warm up before you tee off. […]

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Masters 2013: How To Mathematically Win The Masters

Adam Scott became the first Australian to win the Masters, and he did it by the book. With all the story lines at this years Masters – from 14 year old Tianlang Guan and his slow play penalty / making the cut, to having the world exposed to Rule 33-7 – how Adam Scott won […]

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Master Edition: Navigating Fast Greens

It’s Masters week. One of the first things that comes to mind when thinking about the Augusta National Golf Club is their beautifully manicured golf course. They spend millions of dollars every year to keep it looking great. The most famous course element is the greens at Augusta. They are fast, undulating, and require a […]

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Practicing During Your Round

Defining what “practice” on the golf course is can be confusing if you are unfamiliar with the rules. It is okay to practice during a round of golf as long as you adhere to The Rules of Golf 7-2: A player must not make a practice stroke during play of a hole. Between the play […]

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