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 … Continue Reading How Do I Review/Rate a Golf Course
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
The mental aspects of golf fascinate me at my age compared to my youth. When I was young, it was all about “grip it and rip it and go find … Continue Reading Golf is Not a Game of Perfect Book Review
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
I get to enjoy golf courses in my business life. The most common experience remains a nice scramble tournament for charity where no one takes it too seriously. Everyone knows … Continue Reading Teravista Golf Club Course Review
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
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 … Continue Reading Ben Hogan’s Power Golf: Classic Swing Breakdown
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
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.
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
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.
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
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 … Continue Reading White Clay Creek Country Club Humbles Me (Again)
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.