Golf / Instruction

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When it comes to daily fee municipal golf, you’re never quite sure what you’re going to get. Courses can be good one season and average the next. Weather, city budget, and changes in staff often mean the conditions fluctuate from year to year to year. Thus, it can be an adventure as you navigate around your local track. If you …

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Technology has become the buzzword on the PGA tour, with every player toting a golf bag in one hand and a launch monitor in the other, so it was interesting to find out how the women on the LPGA tour make use of launch monitors, which appear to be the most commonly used teaching aid these days. Launch monitors can …

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By Anthony Broussard When trying to figure out what my first ever golf instruction article was going to be about, I went back to my recent playing days and thought about the most important thing in golf, the mind. Why is the mind so important? Why do you have to have a good mind to play your best? What does …

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I had never been to Aledo before last month, but it proved to be a very unique – and charming –place. There was an abundance of ranches dotted along the idyllic scenery, a llama farm with its residents out for display and a links style golf course tucked into the middle of all of it. Split Rail Links & Golf …

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The golf swing has several different ways it can be taught. This can be dictated by the different shot patterns instructors and, for that matter, students like to see. But with all the different looks to a swing I believe there are three areas of the swing every golfer should achieve. These three areas are staples that can be interchangeable …

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May is an exciting time for North Texas golf fans who have the opportunity to attend first the Volunteers of America LPGA Texas Classic at Old American Golf Club, followed by the AT&T Byron Nelson at its new home at the Trinity Forest Golf Club, and finally the Fort Worth Invitational at Colonial. So, golf fans, who’re your favorites going …

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Ever hit a shot that vibrates your hands at impact? The feeling is from an “off center” contact to the clubface. This type of miss can also turn the club in your hands. It’s not a very good feeling and even worse when the temperatures are cooler. Conversely, there’s nothing better than making impact in the dead center of the …

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Tiger Woods roars back, and Phil Mickelson wins a Tour event at the age of 47. How very apropos that these amazing events were preceded by an interview of many 40+ players at the Genesis Open earlier this year. They were all asked how they feel their bodies have changed since they turned 40, whether there are more aches and pains, …

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Despite being nationally known as Dallas’ little brother, Fort Worth has its fair share of iconic spots: the Kimball Art Museum, Joe T. Garcia’s, the Fort Worth Water Gardens. The Stockyards alone are known nationwide. You can’t watch a professional sporting event without the obligatory return from commercial b-roll footage of longhorn steer click-clacking over the red brick streets with …

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Putting is the simplest motion in golf. It has virtually zero body motion and requires a very small amount of energy. However, it can be part of golf that just drives golfers crazy. But just having a little direction in the type of putter and an understanding of the stroke can make all the difference in the world. There are …

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