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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 »

Golf TV Challenge

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“The Challenge: Japan Skins”   October 21, Tiger Woods of the United States, Jason Day of Australia, Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland and Hideki Matsuyama of Japan squared off in a globally-televised skins game, the first in a series of annual competitions staged by GOLFTV. “The Challenge: Japan Skins” took place Oct. 21 ahead of… Read more »

Sandbox Bunkers

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Upgrade Your Sand Game Sand traps have always been a staple of golf; they’re a constant at every golf course ever built. Many players dread greenside bunkers because they do not know the best way to hit out of them. Their set-ups are often inconsistent, their swing paths are incorrect, and their ball position is… Read more »

PGA Tour Highlights

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2018-2019 PGA Tour Season in Review November 2018 Phil Michelson beats Tiger Woods in “The Match” at Shadow Creek, Las Vegas. January 2019 Matt Kuchar forced to defend stiffing a local caddie after win at Mayakoba. February 2019 The singular swing of Ho Sung Choi makes its PGA tour debut at Pebble Beach. March 2019… Read more »

PUTTING TIPS

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Helpful tips that can improve your game… What is putting in golf? Putting is a golf stroke used with a club called a putter when you are on or just off the green. … A wedge such as the pitching wedge is used to hit the ball on the green in a favorable position to… Read more »

PRACTICE YOUR PITCH SHOT…

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Achieve Consistent Distances by Practicing Your Pitch Shot! The difference between a pitch shot and a chip shot. A “pitch shot” is a shot played with a highly lofted club that is designed to go a relatively short distance with a steep ascent and steep descent. Pitch shots are played into the green and are… Read more »

GOLF SLICE = POOR GRIP + STANCE + SWING

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Approximately 90% of golfers struggle with golf slicing. Learn what you can do to correct your golf slice. A golf slice is a type of golf shot in which the golf ball curves dramatically in flight from left to right (for a right-handed golfer). The slice can be played intentionally, but is usually the result… 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 »