Tagged: course management
The Armchair Golf Pro writes about PGA Tour events. Like you he is watching TV from his comfy armchair, enjoying the competition and drama, but also observing lessons that can be used to play better golf. There were a number...
The Armchair Golf Pro writes about PGA Tour events. Like you he is watching TV from his comfy armchair, enjoying the competition and drama, but also observing lessons that can be used to play better golf. Luke Donald beat the...
I practice and preach the merits of visualizing every shot. I firmly believe visualization is one of the three key mental skills every golfer should cultivate if they want to play better golf.
Watch this video to learn how veteran LPGA Tour golfer Pat Hurst prepares in the off season. You’ll pick up some insightful tips that will help your golf game.
Jhonattan Vegas just proved why you never give never up and never give in. I have a feeling we’ll be seeing some dramatic golf from Vegas, and I am looking forward to it. He seems fearless. One thing I know for sure – he never, ever, gives up. And neither should you.
Furyk is my favorite golfer to use as an example of being successful without having a perfect golf swing, and of showcasing one of my favorite topics: the value of having an effective golf swing vs. an efficient golf swing.
If you want to score well the key is short game effectiveness. Kuchar was consistent, Laird was gritty. Knowing your favorite wedge distance is a key for making birdies. Having a reliable and predictable chip shot is a key for saving par when you miss the green.
The 92nd PGA Championship at Whistling Straits: lessons for the weekend warrior. To avoid big numbers make good strategic decisions by practicing good course management and game management. Take your lumps when you have to, and put yourself in a position where you are pitting your strengths against the hole’s weaknesses. Avoid the Hero Shot when you are in trouble by getting out of trouble first. Save the heroics for your approach shot or your putt on the green.
You would think that starting the day with a 6-shot lead would make the final round a pleasant walk. But not for Steve Stricker – not knowing that the guy chasing him, Paul Goydos, had already shot a sparkling 59...