Once he obsessed over swing states, now he has the luxury of worrying about the state of his own swing. Barack Obama will flee winter this long President’s Day weekend and plans to polish his golf game on a stag weekend in balmy Florida, reportedly enlisting Butch Harmon, the coach who once schooled… [Read more...]
My putting is great. My fairways hit is about 80%. If I miss a green in regulation though, I’m in trouble. As a current 2.5 handicap I struggle with my short game. When I hit greens I can shoot in the low 70′s or high 60′s. If I miss greens it can be ugly, as my up-and-down percentage, which I track with GolfStats, is about 20-25%. As they say on Twitter: #lame. [Read more...]
Knowing how to act on the golf course is the essence of etiquette and because golf is often linked with doing business, it can pay off to know what you’re doing when you step on a golf course with a boss or client. Many corporations want their employees to know the basics of how act on the golf course, and the connection between golf and business is so strong that college courses across the country are offered to help the new golfer. [Read more...]
Sometimes there is just no changeing a grip. Have you every tried to alter your golf frip. It is realy hard to change it. We always seem to want to go back to what feels good! Check out this article on the grip its a good one.
There is a saying: “You will never find a good golfer with a bad grip, but you might find a bad golfer with a good grip.” Although that is very true, I don’t think the “type of grip” is all that important in putting. I have observed too many different types of successful putting grips on the PGA Tour to think that one is better than the rest. For instance: we have the popular reverse overlap grip, the overlap, the cross-handed, the praying hands, the claw, and a few more that I’m not even sure have a name yet. [Read more...]