Golf

When to Replace Your Golf Clubs

Every year, golf club manufacturers release their latest and greatest golf clubs. The annual releases are upgrades on the previous models, and with golf club technology reaching new levels, there is a chance a player’s performance can improve from the new items. The continual development of high-quality clubs makes it seem like golfers need to […]

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Causes for the Shank [Infographic]

Definition: when the ball is contacted on the “clubface-side” of the hosel, causing the ball to veer wildly to the right (for right-handed players). If a golfer knows how to shank a golf ball on purpose, he/she can then correct the flaw by doing just the opposite. The basic cause of the shank is that […]

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Driving Range Mats vs. Grass

Golf driving rangers are great ways to work on your game. From improving your swing to practicing driving the ball off of the tee, a driving range is a great facility to seek out. Driving ranges across the country vary in the hitting surfaces. Some will have a grass surface just like a tee box […]

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PGA Tour Lineup 2018: Players to Watch, Major Tournaments and More

The 2017-18 PGA Tour officially teed off in October. However, as usual, it wasn’t until the New Year that the majority of the circuit’s big guns joined in the tournaments. While eight PGA events were played between October 8 and November 19, it wasn’t until January’s Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii that the PGA […]

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What is the Best Way to Putt? [Infographic]

  Should you stroke: Straight back and straight through – (Pelz) Let the putter move in an arc – (Utley) Move the putter inside to down the line – (Stockton) While each of these methods is technically correct and works for those who commit to using them. There are certain “imperatives” in putting on which […]

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Has Golf Course Length Increased Over the Years?

It is true that golf courses have increased in length over the years. The simple reason for the increase in length is due to golfers being able to drive a ball much farther than they did in years past. In 1980, only six PGA golfers could hit the ball 270 yards from a tee shot. […]

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What’s the Worst Weather You’ve ever Played a Round of Golf In?

by David Wixson, PGA Master Professional, Keiser University College of Golf Professor What’s the Worst Weather You’ve ever Played a Round of Golf In? Did You Play All 18 Holes? I once played a qualifier for a Nike Tour event at the Moors Golf Club in Milton FL, near Pensacola. I don’t remember the exact month, […]

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How do College Golf Teams Qualify for Regionals?

Tiger Woods is arguably the most successful ex-college golfer in the world today. However, he isn’t the only PGA player to have played in the college ranks. Plenty of tour players graced the greens of college golf, including John Daly (Arkansas), Jon Rahm (Arizona State) and Phil Mickelson (Arizona State). Not all college golfers can […]

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Simple Guidelines to Change Your Swing [Infographic]

  Champions plan their swing changes after thoughtful, in-depth analysis of their game and their goals. So, if you’re going to change your swing like the pros do, rather than taking the knee-jerk route, follow these simple guidelines: 1) Develop a detailed blueprint for change, including a timeline and how you’ll know when you’re finished. […]

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Who has the Highest Amateur Golf Handicap Ever?

Professional golfers are good, really good. Of course, there are a lot of scratch golfers out there that believe they can swing with the pros. But the PGA Tour professionals are far better than any scratch golfer or amateur around. There are amateur golfers out there that are on the verge of going professional. These […]

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Top 5 Left-Handed PGA Golfers [Infographic]

Left-handed golfers are quite rare on the PGA Tour. Some claim young, natural left-handed golfers become right-handed players due to the shortage of available golf equipment. While there is a long list of PGA professionals that are right-handed, the same cannot be said for southpaws. The list of Majors’ winners on the PGA circuit that […]

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Careers in Golf Club Design

One of the aspects of golf that sets it apart from other sports is the equipment needed to play. Of course, you need a golf course to play on, but you also need the right golf shoes and clothes to get access to a golf club. However, those aren’t the only items you will need. […]

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5 Golf Trends of 2018 [Infographic]

Golfers have more choice that ever when it comes to the sport in 2018. Equipment, clothes, shoes, and even golf technology have spoiled everyone for choice. Due to the games continued evolution, golf companies are continuing to create great new items for players. With 2018 upon us, here are 5 golf trends of 2018 you […]

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Which Courses are Regarded as the Best 9 Hole Golf Courses in the World?

It isn’t often that golfers will choose to play a 9-hole golf course when there is an 18-hole course available. The 9-hole course is often seen as a necessary evil to play when there isn’t the chance to get a full 18 holes in. However, 9-hole courses offer just as much charm and enjoyment as […]

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The Importance of Golf Cardio

Golf and fitness aren’t two words that go together. At least that is the cliché. But golf fitness is extremely important for players. The top PGA professionals all have training and workout regimes that help them play better. Strength training for golf can improve a player’s tee shot and golf swing. However, strength training isn’t […]

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