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Aahhh Will, Will, Will. So young, so talented. And now, just as you turn 26 and have had your very first PGA TOUR victory, you are needlessly suffering from not just one, but two, herniated discs in your low back.  Needlessly? Well golf injury research has existed for decades, and the movements and positions that cause low back pain in …

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It has been seven years since Richardson’s Sherrill Park No. 1 underwent a multimillion-dollar renovation, and the course routinely recognized by AVIDGOLFER as one of the best municipal facilities in DFW continues to put their best foot forward with two great courses, a rock-solid practice facility and a strong clubhouse with all the amenities you might need for a wonderful …

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Back in the day, there was a saying you might have heard: “Drive for show, putt for dough.” While that saying is still true today, courses are getting longer, and driving isn’t necessarily just for show anymore. Man, does it help if you hit longer drives and are hitting into the green with short irons or wedges instead of longer …

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If anyone believes the best roller-coaster rides in California are at the many theme parks that dot the entire landscape of SoCal, they could not be more wrong. The very best ride to be had, for the rare person fortunate enough to experience one, is in a golf cart … being driven up and down the contoured landscape of the …

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Aledo is one of the fastest growing suburbs of Fort Worth. Just about 25 minutes south of downtown, this area is known for its killer high school football team and its small-town feel. If you are a golfer in this area, then your course selections are pretty thin, however, Aledo is blessed to have one of the most unique public …

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The golf fitness industry is an ever-expanding one, with everyone from your neighborhood collegiate golfer to well-known physical therapists and chiropractors being full-time golf fitness trainers. What is not clear is whether all golf fitness trainers perform any type of fitness evaluation prior to prescribing exercises to an individual golfer and, if so, what type of assessment do they use? …

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So many times, I hear students say, “I hit great on the range, but I have trouble taking it to the course.” The majority of times I get on the course with students it is not a swing issue, but instead a course management issue. They don’t tee off on the correct sides of the box or pay attention to …

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Don’t let the thick rough get to you. There are many ways to hit the ball when it is sitting down in the rough, but here is one easy way I like to go about this shot. Start by setting up with the ball in the middle of your stance. From here, lean to your lead side, having your weight …

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In the end, it was a battle between two Texans and one Brit. The 2022 U.S. Open, that is. And all these giants of the game were 27 years old or less. How the game of golf has changed and evolved! Could we have predicted who would win even after 63 holes? What do the numbers tell us? Matt Fitzpatrick …

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The Bridges Golf Club in Gunter is the only Fred Couples’ design in the great state of Texas. So, if you want to play a course “Boom Boom” had his hands on, then you might consider making the hour drive north from DFW to check out this par-72 layout.  Couples collaborated with noted designer Jeff Brauer to complete the architecture, …

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