Golf / Instruction

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What does it take to succeed at Q School? As the number of professional golf events springing up all over the world proliferates, with ever-increasing amounts of prize money, many would love to know! Meet Texas’ very own Scott Fawcett, former golf professional and most recently known as the guru of course management. As a recently turned 50-year-old, he plans …

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The number one comment I hear from new students when I ask what their golf goal is: “I want to become more consistent.” “I want to have consistent contact.” To get consistency for chipping/pitching, here are a few things that need to happen. You need to master center of the clubface contact, direction and distance control. If you can master …

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It is absolutely unbelievable that the number of high-quality golf research papers is as large as it is these days. Unfortunately, unless the researchers have a strong following within the golf coaching community, their results might never come to light, and thus never be utilized for the benefit of the group of golfers they apply to. One really interesting, recently …

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One of the biggest inconsistencies I see with amateur golfers is where they hit the ball on the clubface. It is always in a different spot, causing direction inconsistencies as well as yardage inconsistencies and leaving them frustrated. Did you know that if you hit the golf ball just a half inch off the center of the clubface, that results …

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After combining forces with Old American a few years ago, The Golf Clubs at Tribute are now one all-encompassing property. The clubhouse that used to be home to just The Tribute Golf Links now serves as the home for the pro shop, dining and all the other amenities for both clubs. These semi-private properties have memberships available, but also a …

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The Ascendent LPGA Benefitting Volunteers of America is back at The Golf Clubs at The Tribute in 2023. Old American Golf Club will be the host course of the longest running Official LPGA Tour event in Texas, with players vying for a $1,800,000 purse. The tournament mission is to be the premiere event in North Texas, serve as champions of …

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West Fort Worth and surrounding areas have seen an influx of people over the last decade. As many move westward for quieter surroundings and a slower, country style of living, this area is booming with activity. From the Friday night lights of high-level high school football to the rolling vistas and acreage-driven homesteads, places like Weatherford, Peaster, Aledo and Willow …

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One of my favorite things about golf is there are so many different ways to swing and hit various shots. There is not one specific way to swing or hit the different shots. Golf can also be played no matter what the injury is, there is a modification that can be made to help you.  For this month’s tips, I …

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It has often been said that a student is only as good as his teacher. However, it is rare for anyone to actually study how good the teacher truly is. So, it might be of interest to learn more about the man behind much of the success of the current 19th-ranked player on the Official World Golf Rankings. The player …

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The Golf Club at Champions Circle has a long and interesting history here in DFW. Sitting just south of the Texas Motor Speedway, this course is one that you may not be as familiar with as some of the municipal and daily fee courses closer to Fort Worth proper. When this property first debuted back in 2000, it was known …

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