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Travel is a pitfall to any workout routine, but with a few simple tricks it does not need to derail you completely. Whether you’re traveling for business, pleasure or hopefully a few rounds at your favorite out of state course, there are a few simple exercises that are sure to keep your body ready for whatever comes next.  Nowadays we …

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The U.S. golf industry is said to be worth $84 billion, while the gym, health and fitness industry’s 2020 revenue was found to be over $32 billion. At the intersection of the two lies the ever-growing-in-popularity golf-specific fitness industry. While the market share for that industry is unknown, it can be presumed that it too, has a sizeable market share. …

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Who doesn’t like being a hero when in the trees? It’s always fun when you pull off a massive hook, slice, or punch. Let’s talk about what you need to do to pull off more of those fun shots. What is a hook? A hook shot is a ball that starts right, and curves left for right-handed golfers and opposite …

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First, let me get a common myth out of the way that teaching professionals hear amateurs tell each other far too often. “You didn’t keep your head down long enough, that’s why you are topping and thinning your shots.” This is far from the truth, if you watch some of the best players in the world including Henrik Stenson and …

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The cover story for this month is about LPGA star Danielle Kang. Like many other professional golfers, both male and female, she is the product of the wonderful competitive experience young girls and boys gain as High School golfers in Southern California. From Tiger Woods to the latest LPGA Tour star, many juniors have played golf through the California Interscholastic …

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Public golf in the Metroplex has always been great. With so many options to choose from, the daily fee courses in the area provide amateurs plenty of places to tee it up, test their game and enjoy a day on the course. Sky Creek Ranch in Keller, which ranked ninth on our list of west courses in the 2020 best …

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The City of Grapevine is known for many things. The Gaylord Texan, the Grapevine Vintage Railroad, Great Wolf Lodge and Grapefest, which is the largest wine festival in the Southwest are all great experiences if you make it to this great suburb.  If you are a golfer, Grapevine should also be on your radar. Of course, there is Cowboys Golf …

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Upon learning that the cover story for our magazine’s September issue would be about Scottie Scheffler, it was exciting to study this young man’s background a bit, as he has increasingly, over the past season, had his fair share of weekend prime time on TV. In fact, in 2021 alone, he has finished in the top-10 several times, and in …

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Over the top is one of the most common swing faults for amateur golfers. Below are several drills to leave this fault in the past and help keep you on the right track for a successful swing.  1. Place a pillow or folded towel in line with your trail heel one grip length away. From here, go to the top …

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When we last visited Rockwood in Fort Worth, the course had just undergone a multi-million-dollar renovation compliments of local architects John Colligan and Trey Kemp. In the three years since, the course has thrived as one of the top municipal options in the Metroplex. Now, a recently completed new clubhouse becomes the final piece of the resurrection of this Fort …

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