The golf swing supplies kinetic energy to propel the golf ball to the hole. The golf swing can be anything but simple and we make it more complex by trying to pile more and more techniques, tips and tricks on top. Sometimes, making golf simple makes it easier.
David Feherty takes a very funny look at golf if rules were thrown out the window but tradition remained. A Nasty Bit of Rough is a fun book chock full of characters and wacky hijinx.
Sometimes your golf game is not working and you need to change gears and strategy. But when is it too late?
Callaway’s HeavenWood 7 is an unique club but it might have what it takes to help you on long par 3s.
The driving range can be a great way to warm up but do you need to? Let’s take a look at this ritual to the game of golf.
The short game is key a good game of golf. I cannot seem to find the touch with a my 56 degree wedges within 30 yards. Got any pointers?
USGA says you can carry no more than 14 clubs. I raised the bar and played 18 holes with only 3 clubs.
SwingPlane is an app that allows you to record and analyze your golf swing on your phone. Watch your swing frame by frame and find out where you can improve.
I decided to build a putter stand from scratch with little wood working knowledge, lacking proper tools but with a can do attutide.
Old South Golf Links offered a fun day on the course with some challenging holes. I found the greens and their run more challenging.
Bacon Park Golf Course is the local place to hit the links in Savannah, GA. It is a classic course that offers an easy round of golf and a good value.
Golf is a social game and includes a acceptable level of drinking and eating. One tradition is grabbing a bite to eat at the turn on your way to the 10th tee. In the old days, this might include a sit down for a ham sandwich with Grey Puppon and a high ball. Now a days, Ready Golf has turned the Turn into a fly by of a grab and go meal that is consumed bouncing down the 10th fairway. Let’s talk about what makes a good “meal” at the turn.
Now that we understand the math (Don’t worry no quiz today), what does a slope of 69.0 mean for the white tees at your local golf course? It means that a scratch golfer should shoot a 69.0 at your golf course playing from the white tees. So what? So buttons. The lower the golf course rating compared to 72 to “easier” the golf course is.
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.
There are two shots in golf that get the ego inflated quickly: hitting the green on a par 3 and having 220 yards left on a par 5 after your … Continue Reading The Best Par 5 Strategy
Looking at the Pill, the physical description is a golf ball with its sides shaved off. The Pill has the same weight and feels like a full golf ball. Contact produces the same sound. The lack of sides makes the Pill unstable when not struck correctly and that is what it is designed to help with.