Fair Weather Golf

Hopefully this topic is a mood point soon as we get closer to warm weather, but in thisblog I am going to cover golfing through all 4 seasons in North Carolina. Some are braver thanothers, but we can all agree that playing in chilly temperatures is less than ideal. The ball doesn’tgo as far, your…

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Rules of Golf Quiz #7

Answer to Rules Quiz #6 Burt’s ball bounced and struck him in the knee after hitting the bank, but Burt incurs nopenalty. Rule 11.1a states, “If a player’s ball in motion accidentally hits any person (includingthe player) or outside influence… there is no penalty to any player. This is true even if the ballhits the…

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HOW TO GET OUT OF A GREENSIDE BUNKER

This shot seems to bring on more anxiety and fear for my students than any other shot in their game. It shouldn’t have to be like this. If you have knowledge on how to execute this shot, a clear picture and a good feel for it, you can get out of a greenside bunker every…

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Rules of Golf Quiz #6

Answer to Rules Quiz #5 During Sam and Bill’s Match, Bill teed off from the wrong set of tees and hit his ball into thetrees. Because Sam thought Bill was in trouble, he didn’t say anything until they got to their teeshots and discovered Bill’s ball had bounced back out into play. Sam claimed that…

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Are your clubs…yours?

Something that flies under the radar is the importance of a proper clubfitting. At retail stores, the “stock” clubs that you see on the rack are only going tofit a small percentage of consumers, if they are lucky. That means that you coulddrive to a golf shop right now, spend $600 on a brand new…

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HOW WILL YOU LOWER YOUR SCORES IN 2024?

Have you set your Golf Goals for 2024? What would you like to improve? Would you like to hit your drive longer? Would you like to improve the consistency of your ball striking? Would you like to hit more greens in regulation? Would you like to improve your bunker skills? Or would you like to…

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Rules of Golf Quiz #5

Answer to Rules Quiz #4 In the singles match between Sam and Bill Sam concedes a short putt of Bill’s to concede the hole butBill tells Sam “That’s ok, I’ll putt it”. When Bill’s putt misses, Sam claims to have won the hole.Under the Rule of Golf, (under the Math-Play format) a player can concede…

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Terri’s Tips

MAKE THE GAME EASY FOR YOU! We all struggle with this game of golf. Some maybe getting a little older and not hitting it as far as they used to. Some may have a hard time hitting the longer irons or that dreaded 3 wood off the fairway. Although what I find with most of…

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SET UP YOUR LAUNCH ANGLE TO GAIN DISTANCE ON YOUR DRIVE!

CHANGE YOUR SET UP INTO A ‘LAUNCH’ ANGLE TO HIT THE DRIVER LONGER! Probably the most asked question I get, ‘can you teach me how to hit my driver longer?’ .. Yes, I can, with a few changes in your set up you may gain a few more yards off the tee!  *You need to…

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Make 2023 Your Year to Go Low on those Scores!

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND THE BEST FOR LOTS OF BIRDIES AND PARS IN 2023 HIT STRAIGHTER SHOTS WORKING ON YOUR AIM AND YOUR ALIGNMENT Do you know the difference between Your Aim and Your Alignment? I have had many lessons explaining to my students the difference between aiming and alignment.  You aim the face of the…

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