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Why Do Golf Courses Punch Greens?

Golf course superintendents must take it upon themselves to keep the course and the greens in the best possible condition throughout the year. The downside to this is that at least once a year, the greens have to be punched. This is also called aeration. Few things are more frustrating to golfers than having to…

Image Retention Ability

by Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research If you stare at an object for, say, 30 seconds and then look away to a new focus, you can still see its image lingering on your mental screen for a few seconds. According to research by Gustav Levine and…

Are You a 14 Hole Player?

by Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research Golf is usually contested over five hours or so, and therefore a high level of persistence is difficult to maintain. And since golf is a series of tasks (shots) to be accomplished one after another, a golfer, without knowing…

Pure Info for Mistake-Free Golf

by Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research In the lab of Carlos Brody, scientists figured out how a rat makes mistakes. His team found that making an erroneous decision is caused by errors, or “noise,” in the information coming into the brain rather than errors in…

The New Golf Ball Flight Laws: What You Need to Know

by Bradley Turner, Keiser University College of Golf Director of Online Golf Instruction – PGA, MBA There has been plenty of conversation in golf coaching circles focused on clarifying the Golf Ball Flight Laws. The Golf Ball Flight Laws, as written in the PGA Teaching Manual by Dr. Gary Wiren, has served as a foundation…