Watch Out for Fliers

Friday, October 10, 2014

Watch Out for Fliers

Knowing when a flier is possible can be the difference between a birdie and a bogey or even worse! The first indicator of whether the shot maybe a flier is the

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Chip Shots vs. Pitch Shots

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Chip Shots vs. Pitch Shots

Chip Shot A chip shot is meant to be a low trajectory shot with minimal spin. The goal is to get the ball on the green as soon as possible and

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Playing in the Wind

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Playing in the Wind

Against The Wind Playing into the wind will typically decrease distance and increase spin. This creates a shot that will go shorter and stop sooner than a usual shot. Playing into the

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Defining the Teeing Ground

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Defining the Teeing Ground

According to the USGA the definition of the teeing ground is: "The starting place for the hole to be played. It is a rectangular area two club-lengths in depth,

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Did You Address the Ball?

Monday, September 01, 2014

Did You Address the Ball?

The USGA says "A player has “addressed the ball” when he has grounded his club immediately in front of or immediately behind the ball, whether or not he has taken

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Keep Your Grooves Clean

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Keep Your Grooves Clean

Contrary to popular belief grooves do not put spin on the golf ball when you strike it. It is a clean face and loft that puts spin on the

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What To Do If You Lost Your Ball

Sunday, August 10, 2014

What To Do If You Lost Your Ball

According to Rule 27-1 from the USGA you have five minutes to search for your ball. This time starts from when you actually start searching for the ball. If you

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Ways to Grip the Golf Club

Friday, August 01, 2014

Ways to Grip the Golf Club

Baseball Grip/Ten-Finger Grip This grip is when you grip the golf club with the top hand index finger and bottom hand pinky finger are side by side touching each other. This

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Play From the Right Set of Tees

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Play From the Right Set of Tees

What set of tees should you play from? Most of the time when there is a group of guys they all seem to decide to play from the back tees.

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Golfing in the Rain

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Golfing in the Rain

Most people will try to avoid it but sooner or later every golfer finds themselves in the rain every once in a while. When this circumstance arises it is best

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