Golf / Instruction

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Gladewater, Texas, isn’t exactly known to the DFW area as a golf getaway destination, but those who have made the drive two hours east know the value and riveting layout of Tempest Golf Club. Just a couple miles off Interstate 20, about an hour short of Shreveport, sits one of the best layouts you’ll find anywhere in that part of …

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One unending debate in golf is whether the golf swing should be improved through mental imagery or through physical or technique changes. Many golfers believe they are “feel” players and so should not do anything “technical” to improve how they swing the golf club. Actually, one without the other is pointless. Unless the body’s joints are in the positions they’re …

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Aim is one of the most overlooked fundamentals in golf for amateurs. Amateurs almost always go straight to “fixing their swing” before even thinking about looking at their aim and alignment. Picture this, you are a sniper where you must hit the bullseye, you have a rifle with a telescopic sight attached to it which requires the telescopic sight and …

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Indian Creek Golf Club in Carrollton has always been on the AG radar as one of the premiere public facilities in DFW. With a renovation of the Lakes Course that was completed in 2019, it only reinforced our enjoyment of the property. The renovation of the Lakes, which was handled by Todd Clark, the President of CE Golf Design based …

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It is always an exciting time of year when the LPGA Tour makes a stop in Los Angeles, but in 2021 it was especially thrilling to see all the color and crowds (albeit small) after an entire year of lockdowns and limited travel opportunities. One purpose for attending the Hugel-Air Premia LPGA Open was to assess how female golfers have …

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I constantly have students ask what exercises they can do to gain more flexibility and mobility. What is the difference between flexibility and mobility? Flexibility is the ability of a muscle or muscle groups to lengthen without resistance during a range of motion while mobility is the ability to move actively during a range of motion. With this being said, …

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For daily fee players, there are a multitude of choices when it comes to where we want to spend our golfing dollars. With Texas being a hotbed for golf, of course there are more options than we know what to do with. However, there are a select few that truly stand out as a cut above the rest when it …

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I get this question all the time: “How can I have better control of my distances with my wedges?” Far too often, I see students lose unnecessary strokes around the greens from not being able to control their distances with their wedges and their ball either ending up short, where they have to chip again, or long in the water, …

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A Tour player in the 21st century is like a finely tuned machine or an F1 car. Each one needs an entire team to keep it running efficiently. Of course, unlike a machine or a car, the parts of the human golfer cannot be replaced, and so the care provided by the golfer’s team is even more important. While a …

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The Texas Rangers Golf Club has been up and running since 2019. The extensive $24 million renovation of Arlington’s Chester W. Ditto municipal course added another jewel to the City of Arlington’s golf arsenal. Although the course has been open for almost two years, the clubhouse has seen some delays, from torrential rains and freakishly unstable weather, to the COVID-19 …

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