Golf / Instruction

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Most regular golfers never have the time to spend on practice and when they do, it involves a few shots hit at the driving range or a few putts made right before teeing off. Ask such a golfer what the single most important aspect of their game they need to improve is, to get to the next level up, and …

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If we pick up where the last trip ended, then we would be sitting in the pickup truck, broken down in the pitch-black west Texas night, 18 miles from civilization. But with a new alternator in the old F-150, I was eager to get back out on the rural routes. I could have searched for wild golf adventures in a …

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When Thorntree opened in 1983, it was on the outskirts of a rapidly expanding Dallas proper. Huge homesteads and a top-notch golf course were there for the upper crust looking to be away from the hustle of Big D, all the while being close enough for an easy commute. Built by the Richard Mai family, for five years, this par-72 …

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The famous University of North Texas, in association with the PGA of America, an organization which has produced almost 29,000 golf professionals (both teachers and managers) have teamed up. As a result, the PGA is relocating its headquarters to Frisco and together they plan to offer some exciting courses for students interested in a future in sport management and entertainment, …

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Along the Elm Fork Trinity River in Carrollton is one of the Metroplex’s greatest overall golf experiences. Coyote Ridge Golf Club gives any golfer enjoyment while also keeping it adventurous. Coyote Ridge is unique in that the layout of the course features two very distinct layouts with the front and back 9. There’s a lot to enjoy about Coyote Ridge …

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There are many reasons golfers come over the top and slice the ball, but the most common problem, for a right handed golfer, I see during a swing evaluation at Pure Swing Golf is left side-bend on the downswing. Note that the opposite problem is true for a left handed golfer. All good golfers right side-bend on the downswing. Right …

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Can an average golfer really learn anything from a Tour Pro? Well, maybe not by trying to swing like one, but there is certainly a lot to learn from how a pro acquired his or her swing, and whether the information acquired was any good, which will be reflected through either the player’s performance capabilities, or in his/her injuries. Bob …

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When it comes to municipal golf, there are a multitude of options around the Dallas Fort Worth area. Some of us like to play on a budget. Some like to experience the finer courses around town. Some like a challenge. Some like to tee it up at a spot where you can potentially go low if you’re striping it. And …

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By Anthony Broussard Golf is hard. No one gets good at golf without putting in lots of practice time, no one. It doesn’t matter how much athletic ability one has or how good their golf instructor is if they don’t put in the time to practice. I read a book called “Talent Is Overrated” written by Geoffrey Colvin, and it …

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Every week on the PGA Tour – or so it seems – one or two golfers withdraw because of injury. Why are these fit young men getting injured? How do they continue on to become seniors playing on the Champions Tour? It was interesting to hear what some seasoned veterans of the Champions Tour had to say at the recently …

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