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You may have been thinking to yourself while watching the British Open this year, what the heck was on Tiger’s neck? Or you may already know about kinesiology tape, k-tape for short, from watching the Olympics in the last few years, or even watching Michelle Wie on the LPGA Tour. Since Tiger had K-tape on his neck at the British …

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Foam rolling can significantly decrease your chance of injury By Dr. Chris Miller Foam rolling is one of the most underrated and missing tools in most golf warm-up routines, as well as in most people’s workout warm-ups. Foam rolling is a crucial part in adding distance off the tee, in playing pain free golf and most importantly in reducing the …

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Fine-tuning your equipment could be the key to shaving strokes off your game. By Anthony Broussard How important are the tools a mechanic uses to get the job done? A mechanic that has the proper tools can be more efficient with time and the quality of their work. The same is true for the best golfers in the world. There …

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Could playing golf aid your efforts to live longer? By Kiran Kanwar “The first person to live to 150 years has already been born,” claims Dr. David Sinclair, co-director of a laboratory on aging at Harvard Medical School. And this idea may not be very far-fetched as it is known that humans are living longer, healthier lives because of the …

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There are plenty of daily fee courses scattered across the Metroplex. Simple, difficult, great shape, goat ranch… you have a lot of options to put a tee in the ground and let it rip. However, some daily fee courses stand out among the many choices around the area. If an interesting layout that challenges every club in your bag at …

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How often do you practice putting? When I played professionally I spent at least an hour a day working on putts inside 6 feet. I would be willing to bet that if you asked any professional golfer how much time they dedicate to putting each day, you would get a similar answer. I know the average person does not have …

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Would you like to hit the ball further by using some science-based interventions? Well then, all you need to do is apply some extra force to the club-head so it can be transferred to the golf ball! The best way to do this is to harness external force, primarily by “using the ground properly”. Dr. Scott Lynn, a professor in …

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When Arnold Palmer passed away in September 2016, the world lost one of the all time great golfers and ambassadors of the game. Luckily, for those of us who still play regularly, Arnie left behind a legacy of golf course architecture that includes spectacular designs like Bay Hill’s Championship course, and Texas staples such as Palmilla Beach in Port Aransas …

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By: Anthony Broussard The leader on the PGA Tour in greens in regulation for the entire season is generally under 13 greens per round. That means the best ball striker on the PGA tour is faced to get up and down at least 5 times during a round. If you want better scores, chip and pitch your ball closer to …

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What might the two most important requirements for a good golf instructor be? Knowledge and an affable personality with a lot of empathy. So where in the DFW Metroplex area can one find such a paragon? Actually, one does not have to look too far. The brand new golf instructor at the Dallas National Golf Club is none other than …

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