Author: Aaron

Christian, former professional golfer, designer and lover of the game.

Will Getting Fit For Clubs Help My Golf Game?

This past weekend, Jason Kokrak won on the PGA Tour for his first win (in over 10 seasons on Tour). He did it with a breezy 64 on Sunday, missing only two fairways and putting incredibly. In his winner’s interview, Kokrak credited his caddie (former mini-tour player, David Robinson) with helping him read putts and …

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Who Will Win the 2020 U.S. Open?

It’s hard to believe we will be playing a fall-like U.S. Open golf tournament – but 2020 has been unlike any year we’ve had in quite awhile. I’m just grateful we’ll be able to witness an event. This year’s tournament will likely provide one of – if not the – toughest test pros / amateurs …

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Play Better Golf: You Often Get What You Expect

Came across an interesting tweet from former PGA Tour professional, Bob Friend. To illustrate the power of remaining calm & trusting in yourself: I’ve not practiced in 3 years. I’m not uber-talented; Ask the guys I competed against. My last 4 rnds @ Oakmont are 68-73-69-71. I believe I can play, therefore I can! You …

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Play Golf With (Controlled) Recklessness

I recently came across this short Secret Golf interview segment of PGA Tour player, Patton Kizzire talking about advice he heard from the great Jackie Burke. In it, Burke talks about playing with a “controlled recklessness”. https://twitter.com/SecretGolf/status/1278376570189733890 Kizzire says this is something he has been trying to employ in his game. And, the advice is …

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Jack Relives 1980 U.S. Open Win at Baltusrol

Here’s a great video of Jack Nicklaus and Michael Bamberger discussing his last U.S. Open win – the 1980 Open at Baltusrol. A few interesting tidbits from the video: Had the yips coming into the tournament – but had received a short game lesson from Phil Rodgers Missed the cut in the previous week’s tournament …

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How to Score Tickets to the Masters

Many folks don’t realize that most patrons get into the Masters tournament via a “lucky draw” that happens once every year. And, you can enter that drawing by visiting the Masters golf tournament website. All you need to do is create an account and select what / how many tickets you’d like and you will …

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How to Eliminate the Big Miss

In his book, The Big Miss, golf instructor Hank Haney discusses how his former pupil, Tiger Woods dreaded that one shot that could derail a good round. This shot was referred to as “the big miss”. We all have that tendency to miss a shot – especially under pressure. For many good golfers this is generally a …

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Why Tiger Will Bounce Back Faster Than You Think

After a second round 82 that left him packing his bags early on Friday at the Phoenix Open, Tiger uncharacteristically stopped and chatted with reporters about his strange performance. There was no sign of stress or worry about the state of his game. He laughed it off and discussed how he was “in between new …

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A Secret to Golf: Eliminate One Side of the Golf Course

The greatest golfers of all time have one thing in common: their ability to eliminate one side of the golf course. For Ben Hogan – who struggled for years with a hook – it was taking out the left side of the golf course with his reliable fade. And, so was the case with Jack …

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