Four Golf Training Aids You Need

Warm Up Your Game With These Simple Products

GOLFSTR Bill Curry had had enough. Three decades of marginal golf had seeped into his soul and threatened his love for the game, so he got a lesson and discovered the biggest bugaboo in his swing: A bent left arm going back, which robbed him of power and caused a decided out-to-in motion. Simple, right? Read more…

Whip Up Your Perfect Driver Tempo

Smooth, repeatable timing and driver tempo from address through follow-through are crucial. Nailing down the right tempo for you leads to confidence over the ball, which leads to long, straight tee shots. The popular Orange Whip training tool really helps with timing and tempo to have a solid, flowing motion through the whole swing sequence. Read more…

Sweet On St. George Golf

Utah’s Fastest-Growing City Takes Desert Golf To New Heights

There are sleepers, and there are deep sleepers. In golf destination terms, St. George, Utah, is both. For quality of public-access courses, it’s as deep as the crimson-tinted canyons of Zion National Park, whose southwestern gate is just 40 minutes east — or even the Grand Canyon itself, the less-visited but more beautiful North Rim Read more…

Fairway Metal Mastery

From 3-Wood Through Hybrid, Follow These Basics To Get the Most Out of Your Longer Sticks

Technology has taken every club in the bag to new and amazing heights, but those just below the driver in length and head size — the fairway metal and the amazingly versatile hybrid — incorporate everything that’s good about modern materials and engineering. If employed properly, they can get you down the fairway and in Read more…

When You WANT A Golf Flop

Land The Ball Like A Butterfly From Short Range

How many times have you faced this situation: you just missed the green and short-sided yourself to the hole, meaning you don’t have much green to work with between your ball and the cup. You have a little rough to carry so you can’t putt or bump and run the ball onto the green. You Read more…

Around Oregon’s Golf Bend

Central Oregon Stands Strong For Birdies, Beer And Breakaway Beauty

It’s both what you think — anticipation of what awaits — and what you might not think of a place that will deliver on that anticipation, many times over. Welcome to Central Oregon. Bend to be exact. The watchword for a Bend-area golf getaway — and let’s stress that getaway aspect — is diversity. Bend Read more…

Join The Canadian Golf Club

True, for a good chunk of the year, much of Canada is frozen hockey-puck solid. Enter curling, tobogganing, snowshoeing, and, of course, ice hockey as passionate pursuits for all those crazy Canucks. (And I should know, I am one.) However, come spring, thousands of people in the Great White North exchange their pucks for Pinnacles. Read more…

Are You Really Swinging The Golf Club?

It's A Good Question And Here Are Some Answers

In my 17 years of teaching, one thing is very clear to me – the golf swing is very elusive for most people. One day you have the feel and are hitting it great. Then literally the next day, you try the same tip or feel and you can’t come close to finding the center Read more…

Anti-Fundamentals Of The Short Game

The dictionary defines a fundamental as the basic function or movement of something. The game of golf has its own set of fundamentals. They serve as our basic framework for golf instruction and help us work within the laws that govern ball flight and ball control. However, as instructors and coaches we sometimes inadvertently misuse Read more…

A Caveman, A Chimp And A Golfer

Here’s How to Silence the Ancient Fears That Hold Us Back, Part 1

Editor’s Note: The following column starts a multi-part series on the mental game and techniques to tame what Bishop’s Gate Junior Golf Academy Director of Mental Training Iain Highfield calls “The Chimp.” Enjoy. Once upon a (long, long) time ago there were two cavemen. Let’s call them Tiger and Phil. One day, these two Neolithic rascals Read more…

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