Tag: Jack Nicklaus

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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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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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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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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