Fantasy Golf Foursome: Who Would You Play With?

Yesterday I played a round of golf at The Links at Spanish Bay — “A True Links Golf Course in Scottish Tradition.” It didn’t matter that I was actually playing golf in Massachusetts. The golf simulator didn’t care where my body was located. My game was on the links course at Pebble Beach. Fantasy Golf!…

Best Ball Golf – A Lesson In Not Taking The Game Too Seriously

I played in a local tournament/business networking event yesterday (SSWBN). Signed up late. The tournament organizers placed me on a team with three new golfers. Great people but not great golfers. The format was a scramble — Florida style. The course, executive style, with a lot of par 3 holes and only one or two…

A Really Bad Round of Golf – Is It A Slump Or A Bump?

I promised myself I would improve my golf game this year. In the spring, my focus was on dropping my handicap at least three or four points. Hasn’t happened yet. The season here in the northeast is not over yet and my club stays open for golf for at least another three or four months,…

Do You Really Need Golf Shoes?

You don’t need golf shoes to play the game… but why not make a statement if you can? When it comes to golf shoes, variety and comfort are the key. You may not choose to wear Royal Albartross or Prada on the golf course (but you can! – both companies make great golf shoes) You may…

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Which Golf Bag Is Right For Your Game?

You want to play golf without a golf bag? You’d look pretty silly trotting down the fairway with a pocketful of tees, a couple of balls and a fistful of clubs over your shoulder. The simple answer: Get yourself a good golf bag. But which one? There are so many to choose from, which golf…

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Should You Take Golf Lessons?

Some golfers swear that in order to improve at the game of golf you must take golf lessons. Other golfers, even very good golfers suggest the very opposite. Practice is all you need to get better. The truth is somewhere in between. In this short audio podcast we present some of the pros and cons…

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How many golf clubs do you really need in your bag?

Recently I posted a question on Quora: What is the least number of golf clubs you need to have in your bag during a round of golf? And I got a couple of very interesting answers I thought good enough to share: . . . . . There is no “minimum” for the amount of clubs…

FREE Audio File to Download: Short Game Mantras

Can Mantras Really Help Your Short Game? You might very well ask, “What is a mantra?” And what the heck does it have to do with my short game? A mantra— (originally in Hinduism and Buddhism) is a word or sound repeated to aid concentration in meditation. In other words, a form of affirmation, or mental…

Does Practice on Artificial Turf Mats Screw Up Your Golf Swing?

Can Artificial Turf Mats Impede Your Practice? Guest Post from Millie Rainer How many times have you swung that iron, heard it swooshing through the air and realized mid-swing there is nasty divot waiting for you? While it is useful to know the importance of taking the ball out of bad lies, it is as…