I am honored to chair the Greater Washington Business Aviation Association’s (GWBAA) golf tournament for close to 10 years. Each year, we raise money for the association, the Aero Club … Continue Reading 9 Tips to Running a Successful Charity Golf Tournament
I started playing with this style some time last year. I found myself not hitting my irons very well and getting frustrated. I was chopping my irons into the ground or hitting behind the ball when I was trying to hit too hard. At that time, I had a 4 TaylorMade Rocketballz hybrid and just picked up a 5 of the same brand to replace my 4 and 5 irons. I started to use the 5 hybrid to hit a 150 yard shot instead of my 7 iron. And it worked!
We have all had that day or played with that other golfer having that monumental bad round of golf. Nothing goes right and in fact everything has gone wrong. The … Continue Reading 5 Ways to Turn Around a Bad Round of Golf
There may be that joke about not being able to find anything in a woman’s purse. But when was the last time you cleaned out your golf bag to see … Continue Reading What’s In Your Golf Bag
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 … Continue Reading Ben Hogan’s 8 Hints to Lower Your Golf Score
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 … Continue Reading 5 Ways to Cheat to Get Better at Golf
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.
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 … Continue Reading 5 Tips to Remembering Names of Your Foursome
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.
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. … Continue Reading The Constanza Conflict Resolution
The drive landed 170 yard from the pin in the middle of the fairway. The next shot will require a bit of luck and skill with the wind in your … Continue Reading Just off of the Green: Putt or Pitch?
Golfers built their own unique vocabulary for certain shots of achievements. There are some amazing things golfers take credit for when it comes to playing with golf balls. Through the … Continue Reading We Need to New Golf Slang Term
Once you play a golf course three times, there arises one hole that has you number and throws your scorecard down the kitchen garbage disposal. You will be chugging along hitting your normal shots and then turn the cart path to THAT tee box and your heart drops. This hole creates more snowmen than a Vermont winter. After that damn hole, your mental game wobbles near ruins and you struggle to find your groove.
Sometimes we lose sight of the purpose of playing golf. It is supposed to be fun god dammit. Everyone should be smiling. Stop taking yourself serious and loosen up. If … Continue Reading The 18 Rules to Enjoy a Round of Golf
When you replaced the sand trap with the spoon, you removed the trap form your mind and shot profile. Now swing nice and easy to your target, the pin.
Too many players do not take time to read the green on their chip. Aim your chip base don the green’s breaks and roll your shot to the pin and not past it.