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COVID19 AND GOLF

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What You Should Know About Play Golf During the Covid19 Crisis…and Social Distancing. Governments, clubs and associations continue to institute a range of recommendations about whether golf courses should be open during the coronavirus crisis. The information you’ll find here is primarily about playing golf while adhering to social distance guidelines. For so many golfers,… Read more »

GOLF’S NEW WORLD HANDICAP SYSTEM ROLLOUT

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Important Information Golfers Need to Know “The World Handicap System is the latest example of our work to make the game of golf more welcoming for golfers around the world.” Mike Davis, CEO of USGA The World Handicap System is a major new initiative for the sport which will establish a clearer and more consistent… Read more »

BETHPAGE STATE PARK

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Experience Championship Golf at It’s Finest The Black Course at Bethpage Park Bethpage State Park is one of the most popular and cherished public parks in the nation. It’s also the largest government-owned golf facility in the country. The park is located in Long Island, NY and opened in 1936. The Black Course at Bethpage… Read more »

Why Use a Warm-up Routine Before Playing Golf

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Why Use a Warm-up Routine Before Playing Golf? What beginner golfers need to know when it comes to See how you can play better golf with a warm-up routine A simple golf warm-up routine with not only give you better results, but it also promotes a healthy lifestyle. If you usually get off to a… Read more »

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE BUYING…

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Check out Golf Digest’s 2019 golf equipment hot list ABOUT THE 2019 HOT LIST Golf Digest’s Editor-in-Chief Jerry Tarde talks with Golf Digest equipment editors Mike Stachura and Mike Johnson about the 16th edition of the Golf Digest Hot List asking the following questions: What makes 2019 the year to buy a driver? More levels… Read more »

THE DEBATE OVER THE FLAGSTICK…

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Which is the best way to putt, in or out? In an effort to answer the debate over the flagstick and whether in or out is the best way to putt Golf Digest put it in the hands of a Ph.D., Tom Mase. Tom Mase is a professor of mechanical engineering and former associate chair… Read more »

THE MUDBALL STUDY

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How dirt impacts the shape of your shots. As confusing and confounding as The U.S. Open is, imagine golf’s version of Russian roulette known as the mud ball. You piped your drive down the fairway, but your ball picked up a clump of mud along the way—a common occurrence in soft conditions. Barring a local… Read more »

NBC’S NEW “GOLF-TECH” DEAL

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Getting into the game of golf Thanks to a new deal with NBC Sports, Toptracer will be the exclusive technology for NBC Sports’ PGA Tour telecasts and will be available on all 18 holes during every NBC Sports broadcast. Toptracer Range has been put in at around 50 facilities since it started hitting driving ranges… Read more »

PAR-3 GOLF COURSES – PART 2

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Your typical weekend player can’t hit the ball 250 yards, and struggles to hit the green in regulation when the hole is 450 yards away. Bunkers and water hazards line the fairways, and the out-of-bounds stakes seem only a few feet into the rough. Golf has become unnecessarily long and challenging, which can make the… Read more »

PAR-3 GOLF COURSES – PART 1

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Par-3 holes are holes that an expert golfer is expected to need only three strokes to finish (one stroke to get the ball on the green, followed by two putts). A par-3 hole is usually less than 200 yards in length, and on par-3 golf courses you can expect most of the holes to be… Read more »