Book Review

Ben Hogan’s Power Golf: Classic Swing Breakdown

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Many and many books cover golf and all its points.  If you are looking for a book to cover the basic physical and technical aspects of the golf swing, Ben Hogan’s Power […]

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Ben Hogan’s 8 Hints to Lower Your Golf Score

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In Ben Hogan’s Power Golf, Ben closes the book with 8 tips to lower your score.  The book was copyrighted in 1948.  Let’s take a look if they still hold up 70 […]

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Product Review

Flatball: Do They Fall Flat?

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The package comes with six Flatballs to practice with so don’t take these to the range.  The backyard will be the best practice area but you will need grass cut down to fairway length or a mat to hit off of.

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5 Ways to Cheat to Get Better at Golf

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One of golf’s greatest gift to young kids learning to play can be found in the lesson of integrity and truthfulness.  Golf teaches kids to score what you shot and not to […]

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The Downhill Lie is an Uplifting Tale

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Carl Hiaasen is a writer with 14 novels to his credit and writes for the Miami Herald.  With support from his publisher, family and friends, he decided to pick golf up again after not playing since his teenage years.  The journey is tracked in the book between chapters and diary entries dated by days since he started playing golf again.  The goal of the book and Carl’s golf game is the member guest tournament at Carl’s local course.

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Control Your Golf Swing Tempo to Increase Your Success

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Once I felt comfortable with the rhythm, I applied it to my swing.  On the first beat, the BOP, I started my swing. On the second beat, my backswing was half way done.  On the third beat, I completed my back swing and initiated the downswing.  On the fourth beat, I made contact and struck the ball in a smooth hit.  I let another bar play before setting up for another hit.

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5 Tips to Remembering Names of Your Foursome

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So there we were on fourth hole tee box and my partner leans over to me in the golf cart and say, What is the name of the guy in the blue […]

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Course Review

White Clay Creek Country Club Humbles Me (Again)

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There are golf courses that offer the whole package to a golfer: challenging course, great amenities, and no mercy.  White Clay Creek Country Club is that kind of course.  I played this […]

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Use Your Imagination at the Driving Range

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The driving range is the place for practice so treat it like a practice round. This technique requires three things to work: knowledge of a course and its scorecard, a good imagination, and being honest with yourself.

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The Constanza Conflict Resolution

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Seinfeld was one of the best tv shows off all time. When it aired it was a show that my parents, grandparents and I could relate to and laugh about. George Constanza […]

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5 Tips to Remembering Names of Your Foursome

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So there we were on fourth hole tee box and my partner leans over to me in the golf cart and say, What is the name of the guy in the blue […]

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How Do I Review/Rate a Golf Course

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When I started this website, I wanted to share my experiences on golf courses with others to save golfers from wasting afternoons on poor courses.  You should know if a course is […]

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Architects Golf Club is Well Put Together

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Sometimes you don’t want to play one golf course but 18 different golf course in a day or in one round.  Then I have the place for you: Architects Golf Club.  This golf course in Phillipsburg, NJ can use the uncommon descriptive word for a golf course: variety.

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Improve Your Driving Range Ritual to Save Strokes

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To get the most out of the driving range, I find it best to spend half my time practicing chipping. I got tired of flubbing chips or sculling shots across greens. It paid dividends and my score dropped. Why ruin two shots to get you just off the green by having no faith in your chip shot?

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