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Did you know that you could hit the ball farther without increasing your club head speed? If you are like the majority of golfers that hit down on the ball with their driver (downward or negative attack angle) then you are giving up distance. Here are three “connected” keys to helping you achieve an upward attack angle with your driver …

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There is no doubt that the amount of preparation taking place off the golf course has drastically changed over the last twenty years. The likelihood of a golfer spending time in a gym setting, working with personal trainers, or medical professionals was rare, and the term “golf fitness” was an unknown subject.  In today’s world, the golf fitness industry has …

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Does this sound familiar? You’re a golfer who takes his/her game seriously and hates to lose to friends during a weekend round. You then frequently go home and proceed to tear your hair out over why you missed some of those fairways, did not hit some easy greens, or putted so poorly. Well, you’re not alone. Peter Sanders was another …

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Golf came to Oklahoma in 1900, when Scottish immigrant Alex Findlay designed Guthrie Country Club just north of Oklahoma City. Renowned architects have been following Findlay’s bootprints ever since. So, I figured, if some dude on a pony could usher golf into the Sooner state and leave a hero, then I could at least drive to Oklahoma instead of through …

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One of the more common swing faults I see on the lesson tee is a lateral sway of the hips during the backswing. In many cases this leads to a “reverse sway” or hang back on the downswing. One thing that is for sure, a sway it going to lead to contact issues and a loss of power! If you …

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Most regular golfers never have the time to spend on practice and when they do, it involves a few shots hit at the driving range or a few putts made right before teeing off. Ask such a golfer what the single most important aspect of their game they need to improve is, to get to the next level up, and …

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If we pick up where the last trip ended, then we would be sitting in the pickup truck, broken down in the pitch-black west Texas night, 18 miles from civilization. But with a new alternator in the old F-150, I was eager to get back out on the rural routes. I could have searched for wild golf adventures in a …

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When Thorntree opened in 1983, it was on the outskirts of a rapidly expanding Dallas proper. Huge homesteads and a top-notch golf course were there for the upper crust looking to be away from the hustle of Big D, all the while being close enough for an easy commute. Built by the Richard Mai family, for five years, this par-72 …

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The famous University of North Texas, in association with the PGA of America, an organization which has produced almost 29,000 golf professionals (both teachers and managers) have teamed up. As a result, the PGA is relocating its headquarters to Frisco and together they plan to offer some exciting courses for students interested in a future in sport management and entertainment, …

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Along the Elm Fork Trinity River in Carrollton is one of the Metroplex’s greatest overall golf experiences. Coyote Ridge Golf Club gives any golfer enjoyment while also keeping it adventurous. Coyote Ridge is unique in that the layout of the course features two very distinct layouts with the front and back 9. There’s a lot to enjoy about Coyote Ridge …

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