3 days in Myrtle Beach

Save money this spring on the Grand Strand

It’d be hard to find a more competitively priced golf destination than Myrtle Beach. Long considered the affordable alternative to higher-end golf hot spots, it’s poised to attract budget-conscious golfers and a new crop of vacationers during the current economic downturn.

Focus On: Eagle Mountain

Hurry, this place won't be such a hidden gem for long

Nestled in the foothills of the McDowell Mountains, Eagle Mountain Golf Club and the Inn at Eagle Mountain offer an intimate getaway just eight miles from downtown Scottsdale. Smaller in size than other Phoenix-area resorts (Eagle Mountain is more of a retreat than a resort), its 42 “mini suites” are terraced onto a hillside and offer postcard views of the golf course and valley far below.

May 2009

The latest in golf equipment, instruction, training aids, apparel & more

The latest in golf equipment, instruction, training aids, apparel & more Now Playing: TAYLORMADE R9 TaylorMade has a real knack for changing things up, and we mean that in a literal sense. In 2004, with the introduction of the r7, TaylorMade made it possible to adjust the weighting of a driver with a series of Read more…

PROspectives: Ryan Moore

Milk The Cow

For a long time I’ve been doing a drill that I like to call Milking the Cow. From the photos, you probably can guess where it got its name. Why is it important to milk the cow in your swing? Because it creates a 90_¡ angle between your left arm and your club shaft and, in golf, that’s what we call lag.

Showcase: The Anti-Irons

The latest game-improvement offerings

Irons today are nothing like they were just a few years ago. That’s a good thing because iron technology hasn’t exactly had such an easy time keeping up with the meteoric rise in driver, wood and putter designs. However, the latest leaps in iron technology have been huge, with numerous models featuring more game improving technology than we’ve ever seen.

Crush It!

Hit bigger drives with the help of the game's longest drivers

Hitting big drives is arguably the most satisfying, and fun, part of golf. We all want to do it more often but simply don’t know the best method for harnessing our full distance potential. In the following pages, you’ll find tips and tricks from 13 RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship competitors, all of whom know a thing or two about power. Read carefully and get ready to go deep.

How To Avoid The Blow Up Round

Fix your game, mid-round and avoid a big number

It probably has happened to all of you at one time or another. You’re in the middle of an otherwise solid round of golf when suddenly it all heads south, and no matter what you try, nothing can get your game back on track. It’s a frustrating experience, and one that’s sometimes made worse by trying to “right the ship.”

Educate Your Hands

Better Iron Play Is Within Your Grasp

Most of the time when you read golf instruction pertaining to the hands, it has to do with how you grip the club._Ê