The Right Teacher is Key to Golf Instruction

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Thought we'd take on the golf instructors of the world. If you remember a couple of blogs back, I quoted a statistic (sorry I can't remember where I read it) that the average 18 hole golf score has only improved by half a stroke over the last 30 years. And that's with all the advantages that new … [Read more...]

Woods and Oosthuizen-The two Biggest Surprises of the British Open

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Louis Oosthuizen won the first major championship of his career with no previous history and with an outstanding performance that has created some comparisons with Number One ranked player in the world. Although golf betting fans, should consider that Tiger Woods still remains the world’s Number … [Read more...]

Persnickety Old Course in Slumber Mode

As I'm writing this on the Sunday morning of the final day of the 2010 Open Championship I find myself curiously unexcited about the last day. So far it's been a yawn-a-thon. So far the most excitement for me was the utterly cool shot pulled off by Jimenez at the famous #17 road hole. See video … [Read more...]

Why Do We Continue To Play This Game?

Pure Joy: Hitting the Sweet Spot

Periodically I refer to John Paul Newport's column on golf in the weekend addition of the Wall Street Journal. Today he's published another good column on what many think is the reason we golfers continue with the game; the joy of hitting the pure shoot. Read the whole article here. The article is … [Read more...]

Golf Potpourri

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Well, thank God LeBron has a new home now (Miami Heat) so we can be less distracted with his circus and on to more exciting things - like what's going on in golf! All sorts of stuff! Yesterday 46 year old tour veteran Paul Goydas threw up an amazing 59 on his first round at the John Deere Classic … [Read more...]

Harbour Town Golf Links at Hilton Head

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I am planning a late fall golf trip to play Harbour Town golf links, (home of the PGA stop, the Verizon Heritage Heron Point and the Ocean Course at Sea Pines Resort in Hilton Head, South Carolina. Of course, Harbour Town is famous for the iconic Harbour Town Lighthouse. The 90-foot, … [Read more...]