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“Ouch, I have a catch in my back,” I said recently. “How come?” responded a friend. I said it is from testing out the various putting postures our very own DFW hero Bryson DeChambeau has been seen all over the internet using in recent weeks. I thought I even saw one where he appears to be standing astride the golf ball! …

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For better or worse, 2017 will be a year of change. No matter your point of view on these upcoming transformations, every golfer can agree on one resolution: this year, a change is needed to play more golf. In fact, that mantra should be part of every golfer’s New Year’s resolution list each time Jan. 1 comes around, because you …

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Although city courses can be convenient and have a multitude of amenities at your fingertips, sometimes you just need to venture outside of town for a relaxing round of golf. Wildhorse Golf Course at Robson Ranch in Denton is the perfect solution – pristine conditions, friendly staff and a remarkable watering hole for you to visit after you finish. Designed …

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To combat the long season each year on the PGA Tour, tournaments will occasionally offer perks to help soften the grind and help take your mind off the golf. These can come in the form of fishing trips, car-racing schools, or cool things associated with the local area like flight simulation at the Fed-Ex Flight Training Center in Memphis, player-only …

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An often-overlooked piece of the golf swing is how you set up to the ball. The setup is the one thing you can do perfect every time. It also allows you to start the swing with zero mistakes. To me, a sound setup makes the golfer look like they’re getting ready to hit a good shot. On the flip side, …

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Winter is around the corner; you’ve had a fabulous summer with lots of golf. Now, you’re scared that you’ll lose your touch, you want to keep your swing grooved and your swing muscles toned so you can start off next season with a bang. What can you do to achieve all of the above? Perhaps you can consider some activity-specific, …

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Recently, I was a part of a putting challenge that had a grand prize of $25,000. Thirty amateur golfers hit a relatively straight putt from 10 feet. If the putt was holed, you advanced to a 30-foot putt. If that putt was holed, they would get a chance from 50 feet to win the cash. Of the 30 golfers, only …

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For the last 10 years, the Honda Classic has been played at the Nicklaus-designed PGA National in Palm Beach, Fla. It’s an extremely demanding course, usually made more formidable with high winds, slick greens and big alligators. Its calling card is the “Bear Trap,” which are holes 15-17 made up of two par 3s and a par 4. All with …

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Our world would be a pretty dull place if everyone you met looked, behaved and thought the exact same. Thank goodness, it is not so! There are no two completely identical people in the world and if you don’t believe me, just go hang out at a golf course for the day. With such diversity, it never ceases to amaze …

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The debate of whether golf is more mental or physical has probably carried on for as long as the game of golf itself has existed. The answer to the debate is: golf is both. The brain controls the muscles that move the joints, and so what and how it plans is of crucial importance. Conversely, even with good neuromuscular control, …

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