Is It Better to Putt While Looking at the Hole?

I recently stumbled upon a tweet by Lou Stagner (Golf Stat Pro) about a video from sports biomechanics professor, Sasho MacKenzie on putting. In the video, MacKenzie is giving a talk to the Metropolitan PGA Section about “eyes up” (or heads up) putting. I’ll admit – staring at the hole while putting is something that …

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Up and Down by Bubba Watson: Book Review

I first learned about Bubba Watson’s new book after reading about his split with long-time caddy, Ted Scott. A 15-year partnership that ended not soon after this year’s victorious U.S. Ryder Cup, had me a bit puzzled. So, I started investigating a bit more on his social media feeds and then his website to see …

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Book Review: Best Seat in the House by Jack Nicklaus II

I recently finished “Jackie” Nicklaus’ book about his namesake father, Best Seat in the House. I want to share a little bit about what I learned from it and my overall impressions of the book. To me, Jack Nicklaus has always been the benchmark of golfing excellence and how we – as golfers – should …

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Do We Need More Golf Courses?

While we waited on the second hole at a municipal golf course this summer, one of the guys in our foursome stated, “I’m done playing public golf courses. Next week, I’m joining a private country club.” The response resonated with me as it was something I personally had thought about – albeit in passing. But …

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Who Are the Christians on the PGA Tour?

As a Christian – I love to discover who the believers in Jesus Christ are on the PGA Tour. It’s neat to see how they are using their platform for the glory of God. Matthew 5:17 calls Christians to “let their light shine before others so that they may see your good works and give …

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Putting Tips From Dave Stockton

Before the 2021 PGA Championship at Kiawah Island in South Carolina, 1991 Ryder Cup Captain Dave Stockton was interviewed about his memories from the historic event and gave some insightful tips and thoughts about putting. Stockton has coached several Tour players, including Rory McIlroy during his major run. He certainly knows what he is talking …

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Who Will Win the 2021 Masters?

The Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Georgia is taking place April 8-11. There will be a limited number of fans (or patrons) at this years event given COVID-19 is still a concern. You get the sense the players and caddies are still excited about playing in this years event with patrons being present – but …

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The 5 Best Swings on the PGA Tour

It’s no easy task narrowing down the best swings on Tour. Every one of these players has a successful move that has made them the best golfers in the world. And there are many ways to rate a good swing. Repeatable, consistent, simple, rhythmic, pretty, and fundamentally sound are just a few. So, how are …

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5 Memorable Shell’s Wonderful World of Golf Episodes

One of the real treasures of televised golf is Shell’s Wonderful World of Golf. Created in 1961 to showcase some of the world’s best golfers on the most picturesque golf courses, it is one my favorite YouTube viewing pleasures. Most of the greats have been featured on the telecast including Ben Hogan, Sam Snead, Jack …

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Will Chewing Gum Improve Your Golf Game?

As the final round of the Zozo Championship wound down this past Sunday, viewers may have noticed eventual winner, Patrick Cantlay, doing something a bit unusual for professional golfers: chewing gum. Cantlay isn’t alone with this oral fix. Jordan Spieth, Vijay Singh, Phil Mickelson and the great Tiger Woods – are all noted for gum-chewing …

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