Common causes of the dreaded slice.

A slice is usually a weak shot that ends up right of your target, which is all to common among amateur golfers. Some of the most common causes for a slice are:

How to hit a sand shot

Hitting a sand shot seems to be every amateur golfers nemisis. Its really not very hard once you learn how. The problem most golfers run into when it comes to a bunker shot is their mental frame of mind. When you setup to a greenside bunker shot, whats going through your head? Do some of these come to mind – …

The most inconsistent player I know…

Alright, its me! I am the most inconsistent player I know! For example, I played 18 holes today at The Bull in Richmond, KY. I shot a 79, which isn’t great, but also isn’t bad. The only thing about this and the title of this post is consistency…I HAVE NONE! 79…with that said, here is how my round went: – …

Go to school for education, not just golf – Part 2

Update: Read part 1 if you missed it Golf is fun to play in college. Its a blast. Its a great experience hopping onto a van filled with 6-7 of your fellow teammates to drive several states away or for a spring break tournament in Florida and playing against some of the best players in the country. Even if the …

Go to school for education, not just golf – Part 1

Update: Read Part2 after this one What I am getting at is that one should not choose a college based simply on their atheletic teams and/or school reputations. When an individual goes to college, that person is there to receive an education that they can take with them into the future as a grown adult. Problem is, some individuals seek …

Weight Transfer and the Golf Swing

Leave it to me to be as ignorant about the golf swing as I have for the last 2 years. Do you ever have those times where multiple people tell you whats wrong with your swing or they give you advice on how to fix something, and you try and get it, but you don’t GET IT. Then, you have …

Pinehurst 2 – A 6 putt!

So, back in 1999, I got a chance to play Pinehurst #2 in about February. It was a part of the Nike Winternational Junior Series. It was nice to get to play the U.S. Open golf course that would take place several months later that Payne Stewart would eventually win.

Bay Hill Invitational 05′

It looks like the Bay Hill Invitational has begun and this year, its very exciting. The #1, #2, and #3 ranked players in the world are in this tournament, together. Tiger Woods, Vijay Sign, and Ernie Els. There has already been some incredible duels this year. First, Vijay beat Ernie on the final hole at the Sony Open in Hawaii. …

Nutrition in High School

I am on the fence on this issue as it pertains to college as well. When I was in High School, our lunch was typically Ala Carte which meant we picked out individual items. This could range from bagels, pizza, fruit, and more. I am not going to say we didn’t have healthy options, but when you are in High …

The shot that changed my round

How often have you been playing a round, be it a tournament or just for fun, and you get yourself in a hole, a big hole? It seems like everything you do is just wrong. The harder you try, the worse it gets. I have had this experience numerous times, but there is a particular memory that is burned in …