Tag Archive for golf

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,…

The Secret To Hitting Those Fairway Woods & Hybrids

Most golfers have several fairway woods in their bag, usually a 3 wood, 5 wood, and possibly a 7 or 9 wood. I play with a woman who has an 11! They are not common, but they do exist. Originally made of real wood (thus the name), these clubs have heads of steel or titanium.…

The Right Way To Swing A Golf Driver For Distance and Accuracy

Every golfer with any sense will tell you that the driver, the #1 club in your bag is also the #1 club most difficult to hit well, consistently. Consistently, being the operative word. Today drivers are big, honky things at the end of a very long, light shaft. Club manufacturers are always making little tweaks…

When Is It Too Hot To Play Golf???

Here on Cape Cod we are experiencing a heat wave. For us in the northeast anything over 90 degrees is considered hot and with the heavy humidity in the 80-90% range, it’s tough out there on the golf course. I just got in from playing a round of 18 holes at the Olde Barnstable Fairgrounds.…

How to Consistently Drive Your Golf Ball Straight And True

In this guest article, golfer Craig Sigl writes about the problem of consistency in golf. Being able to achieve the same quality of play, time after time has as much to do with the mental game we play in our heads as it does with the physical game we play on the golf course. Fascinating…