Bryson DeChambeau’s Unusual Putting Tip That Turned His Game Around

During one of Bryson DeChambeau’s YouTube videos, he provided viewers with three different putting tips to improve their game. One of these tips was a secret he has rarely shared. I first heard about this tip while watching another video of DeChambeau golfing with a member of GoodGood. It was such a short explanation, that …

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Bert Yancey: Playing Through Mental Illness

With six holes left to play in the 1970 Masters tournament, 32-year old Bert Yancey sat atop of the leaderboard with golfing great, Gary Player and ’61 U.S. Open champ, Gene Littler. In 1967 and 1968, Yancey placed third in the event. Surely, this was his year to put on the prized green jacket. Yancey …

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6 Christmas Gifts for Better Golfers

Searching for the best Christmas gift to give the golfer in your life? Well, I hope you find what you’re looking for here in my gift guide. Since I first got hooked on the game in my early teens, I’ve received a lot of “golfer” gifts for Christmas by well-meaning family and friends. Being that …

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Thoughts on LIV Golf

Let’s just say this upfront: golf does not like change. Sure, we all appreciate the advancements in equipment technology, newest instruction techniques and learning gadgets. But, leave the game alone. We golfers are traditionalists at heart—in love with this timeless game and all its rich history. So when a disruptor of sorts comes along and …

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The Best Push Golf Cart 2022

After years of carrying my golf bag around the golf course, I decided to buy a push cart in 2020. Thinking one needed to reach a certain age to use a push cart, I only wish I had purchased one sooner! I would often rent a push or pull cart on occasion from different courses …

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Being Hopelessly Optimistic on the Golf Course

During the third round of the RBC Heritage, Jonathan Byrd stood on the par 4, 8th tee at -2 for the tournament, hit some trees with his tee ball, and ended up left out of bounds. He re-teed, and hit another ball out of bounds, right. His third drive ended up in the fairway. Byrd …

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Who Will Win the 2022 Masters?

The Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Georgia is taking place April 7-10. Unlike last years event, the 2022 edition will open its gates to as many patrons as possible. Again, likely to miss this years tournament is 2019 champion, Tiger Woods – who is still recovering from his freak auto accident in early 2021. Woods …

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A Key to Hitting the Golf Ball More Consistently

Awhile ago, I received a virtual golf lesson from a former PGA Tour player who regularly offers tips online. Having played competitively and professionally for a stint, I was curious to understand what someone of his stature might see in my swing. At the time I was struggling with consistency in my swing. I would …

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Is It Legal to Use a Shadow to Line Up Putts?

During the second round of the WM Phoenix Open, Xander Schauffele had a par putt to hole on the par 4, 11th. While he and his caddy, Tech, looked over the putt from all angles, Tech went near the hole and used his shadow to draw an imaginary line from the ball to the hole. …

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5 Must-Read Golf Books

There’s nothing like a good golf book to stoke the desire and interest in the game. I started reading golf books shortly after I took up the game around age 13. I read fictional novels to instructional gems. Harvey Penick to Jack Nicklaus. I always came away with a greater appreciation and love for golf. …

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