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BETWEEN A ROCK & A HARD PLACE

BETWEEN A ROCK & A HARD PLACE

“The most exquisitely satisfying act in the world of golf is that of throwing a club.”— Henry Longhurst Back in 1934 at the U.S. Open at the Marion Cricket Club, Bobby Cruickshank blew his approach shot at the 11th hole. The ball fell short of the green and into water. As luck would have it […] Read more
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GOLF CLUBS OF DEATH

GOLF CLUBS OF DEATH

  Driving as far as we can requires all the energy we can muster! Shafts breaking & splitting  is something we can not control! However, what CAN HAPPEN WILL HAPPEN…..   Making the cut and advancing into the next round of a 1968 tournament save Ken Venturi from a fiery death. Venturi had booked a […] Read more
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HIP HIP HURRAH!

HIP HIP HURRAH!

Every DUFFER, young, old or in between wants to add distance to their drives!  Seniors especially with low swing speeds have a difficult time reaching greens in two on most par 4 holes, including myself! This is one essential move that must be part of your swing for any hope at all. MOVE YOUR HIPS LATERALLY WITH ALL THE POWER YOU […] Read more
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AIM OF THRONES

AIM OF THRONES

We could fill a bus with everything that has been said & written about putting. The newest grips, practice stuff, and zillions of how to articles & video’s. Well, here is another tip to add to the bus, I read in the November 2016 GOLF Magazine written by Justin Rose, a fantastic putter. It’s simple […] Read more
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Why Golf Balls Have Dimples

Why Golf Balls Have Dimples

DID YOU KNOW? OR THINK YOU KNOW? You’d think that smooth golf balls would travel farther than the dimpled ones we use today. NOT TRUE! And there’s actually some fun physics behind the dented ball design we see on today’s golf courses. Let’s see a smooth ball flying through the air. Read more
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BE HAPPY! Snap Your Transition

BE HAPPY! Snap Your Transition

Swing Like Happy Gilmore! You have a problem swinging  your driver as fast as you would like?  Your swing is not dynamic, and  worse yet, you never seem to get your weight on your right side in the back swing! Snapping the club from the top will immediately make you feel more dynamic…..you will notice […] Read more
The PGA Tour!

The PGA Tour!

There is only one thing from keeping me off the PGA Tour: “T A L E N T” I think there should be a  DGA  (duffers golf association) You put in more time. More rounds. More instruction. Custom-fit your clubs. Analyze your game with a glove, without a glove. Keep season-long tallies of all your […] Read more
Relax! Have Fun…..

Relax! Have Fun…..

Relax! Golfing should be fun, not work! It was a rainy day, with winds up too 20 MPH and temperature in the fifties. Needless to say, it was a lousy day to be out knocking the white pill around! Anyway, I paid my green fee and went to the 1st tee. Standing there were two […] Read more
Pitch! Don’t Bitch…..

Pitch! Don’t Bitch…..

As duffers, when we get within pitching wedge distance of the green we tend to make three mistakes: 1. We tend to put too much weight on the left foot 2. We play the ball too far back 3. Most of us swing too steeply. The thing to remember, we are not pros, so stop […] Read more
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Golf Channels Messiah

Golf Channels Messiah

  Tiger thinking past his time! Tiger: “It’s important for me to have more than 18 majors when all is said and done. It took Jack his whole career to achieve it and mine is not done yet. I believe that I have a very good record for 20 years on the tour. The main […] Read more
DON’T CHOKE UP-CHOKE DOWN!

DON’T CHOKE UP-CHOKE DOWN!

It’s twice as easy to find the sweet spot! The duffers I golf with, including myself, think that the longer your driver is, the farther you will drive.  In some ways it is true for low handy cap golfers,  but for most of us it is not. The reason being, it is more difficult to […] Read more