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Playing in the Wind
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Playing in the Wind

Golf courses being permitted to remain open has been decided on a state-by-state basis. I live in Pennsylvania but work in Ohio, and PA required all courses to shut down a couple of weeks ago. Ohio made the same decision last week, then reversed it as long as the courses were following strict health protocols...

Quarantined Golf Tips
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Quarantined Golf Tips

I hope your wifi signal is strong in your bunker fort constructed of highly sought after toilet paper rolls, or where-ever you’re held up, to read this week’s blog. Maybe you’re standing in a 45-minute line at the grocery store, watching your 6th straight episode of “Narcos: Mexico” covered in Cheetos dust, or sitting at...

Stop Hitting Your Chips Fat
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Stop Hitting Your Chips Fat

The biggest obstacle keeping players from getting to the next level of improvement is greens in regulation. The average 15 handicap only hits 19% of their greens from 130 yards and up. And obviously that percentage drops the farther they are from the green. This means in any 18-hole round you are faced with many...

Stay Hot in the Winter
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Stay Hot in the Winter

Well it’s here. If you live in the northeast or pretty much anywhere not named Florida, Arizona, or San Diego, winter has welcomed itself. I love the holidays, and it’s a nice distraction from the sun setting at 5:00pm, but January, February, March, and lately April, can be a real drag. Especially when we are...

The Answers Lie in the Sand
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The Answers Lie in the Sand

A USGA rule change for the 2019 season allows players to now remove loose impediments such as leaves, rocks, and other debris from bunkers. However, you are still not allowed to test the sand with a practice swing nor ground your club at address before you take your shot. But understanding what to do when...

Swing Your Swing
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Swing Your Swing

All eyes in the golf world have been on Matthew Wolff as of late. Not because he is the reigning NCAA Division 1 champion; or because he just secured his PGA Tour card for the next 2 years by winning the 3M Championship with an eagle on the 72nd hole. But because of his unique...