Practice Like Jack & Tiger

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 […]

Golf Rules: Cleaning the Ball

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 […]

Running Late to the Tee? Try this Stretch.

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. […]

Masters 2013: How To Mathematically Win The Masters

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 […]

Master Edition: Navigating Fast Greens

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 […]

Practicing During Your Round

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 […]

Stretching and Golf: A Great Combo

Stretching and Golf:  A Great Combo

The beginning of the “main” season every spring brings about a lot of rusty golfers both physically and mentally.  But, one of the worst things you can do when coming back from your “golf hibernation” is to not stretch.  Not only is this important at the beginning of the season but during every practice session […]

Play The Hole Backwards

Play The Hole Backwards

Whether you are a tournament golfer or just out on the weekends to play with your buddies, having proper strategy on the golf course can help you minimize mistakes and shoot lower scores.  One way to do that is to try to play the hole backwards in your mind.  This is a common practice of […]

Experiment Around The Greens

Experiment Around The Greens

As most players already know, a sound short game can be the difference between a really poor round and an average round.  It can always cover up a poor ball striking day by allowing you to save par from tough positions.  Execution is key, but you must have a strategy in place that will help […]

Match Play – A Fun Tournament Format

Match Play – A Fun Tournament Format

If you’re a member at a country club, then you might already be pretty familiar with match play. You’ve probably already played quite a few tournaments where some sort of match play was involved. The casual golfer (unless quite competitive) however, usually doesn’t have a reason to play a “match play” event. So as the […]