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Well, we made it through 2020 … and what a crazy year. Thank goodness it’s in the rear-view mirror now! Cheers to 2021 and accomplishing our New Year’s resolutions together. To help you get started on your New Year’s resolution of shooting lower scores on the golf course, let’s take a look at one of the most important parts of the game …

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White Bluff Resort sits about 90 minutes southwest of the Metroplex in the town of Whitney. Although White Bluff is a gated community of about 800 homes, after a change of management and some renovations a couple years back, both the Old Course and the New Course are open to public play.  As you reach the guard shack and present …

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When it comes to chip shots from around the green, you need to hit all kinds of shots; high and soft, low and rolling, and everything in between. The good news is that once we have the standard “chip and run” shot down, the others become easy to learn as set up changes primarily create them. Work on these three …

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People often wonder why it is that those who are superior players in one sport become so good at golf. There are famous football players, cricket players and hockey players who have all become really good golfers. Is it that they have superior hand-eye coordination, is it that golf has some moves which they are familiar with from their own …

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Let’s Talk Facts Players who it the farthest on any professional tour have the greatest hand path and can apply the most force through the handle, effectively translating to more clubhead speed. This means the hands travel on the largest arc while managing the ability to repeatedly find the sweet spot.  What if you can layer in simple pieces that …

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A point of much debate is the world of sports is whether golf is a sport like football or basketball or merely a game like chess. Moreover, based on that definition, is the golfer an athlete? One dictionary definition for an athlete is a person who is trained or skilled in exercises, sports, or games that require physical strength, agility, …

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One of the common things I see in bunker lessons is a misunderstanding of what an adequately open club face looks like. The student will often describe out loud while they demonstrate what they are trying to do: “Dig the feet in, weight forwards, open the face…” As they are describing “open the face” the face remains almost unchanged.   …

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In recent years, golfers have started a golf fitness revolution to develop even more distance and speed in their game. We can see that the golfers on the PGA Tour provide clear evidence of the effects that golf fitness programs can have on a player’s numbers. The challenge with golf fitness today is that our mobility systems are outdated. Muscle activation …

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Iron Horse Golf Course in North Richland Hills has long been a go-to for locals and those in the mid-Metroplex. Last year, the city decided it was time to upgrade the 32-year-old Jeff Brauer design.  The city once again contacted Brauer to handle the re-do, who spoke before the media outing last month and said he was definitely proud to …

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When it comes to putting we must train both speed and accuracy control. The “Around the World” drill allows us to do that, with some added pressure as well. You can complete this drill by yourself or challenge a friend. Set a timer for 20 minutes and see if you can complete this drill. Equipment Two golf balls (minimum) Ten …

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