Staying safe during the COVID-19 outbreak while also getting outside to enjoy your favorite fitness or activities can prove challenging. While golf is an activity that lends itself to safe social distancing and smaller groups, there are still some precautions you can take to help keep yourself and golf course staff protected. The number one […]
As Hurricane Dorian heads up the Southeastern U.S. We are anticipating that the storm will impact several of our partner courses. We are making every effort to adjust tee time listings on our website, but please contact courses directly to check the status and availability before booking. If you currently have a tee time in […]
Western Canada’s province of Alberta features both dramatic mountain ranges and expansive prairies. It’s also home to some of the north’s most legendary resort golf, not to mention a smattering of the best golf courses in Alberta found around its two largest cities, Calgary and Edmonton. There is also a lot going on these days […]
Chicago, like any big city, can be pricey. It doesn’t matter where you go for entertainment – out to eat, to watch a game, exploring a museum – every experience can feel expensive. Fortunately, playing golf doesn’t have to be that way. The game offers a variety of courses that can make it affordable for anybody […]
Not many people outside of Michigan realize that Lansing is the state capital. Lansing is centrally located in the middle of the mitten, but it’s only one-fifth the size of Detroit and smaller than Grand Rapids as well. It might not be the golf capital of Michigan, but for a city its size (roughly 115,000 residents), […]
Charlie Rymer is my guest for Shack Show episode two primarily because I always enjoy hearing from Charlie but also because he’s one of the brightest people in golf. He should be at Augusta National this week working for Westwood One Radio where he’s done the tournament broadcast for over a decade now. We spend […]
Like the LA area effort to help some of the last tradespeople in golf, The Outpost Foundation is offering to match $50,000 in donations. Out-of-work caddies are at the heart of their effort.The foundation is the product of the highly successful Outpost Club. Here’s what they are doingOur Emergency Relief Fund provides emergency funding to […]
GolfDigest.com’s Guy Yocom catches up with Jim Nantz during what would have been his 35th broadcasting duties for CBS. Nantz shares observations on quarantining in Pebble Beach and this tease for the weekend CBS shows:This weekend there will be two encore presentations—the 2004 Masters on Saturday—with Sunday bringing a rebroadcast of last year’s “Return to […]
After Monday’s premature and tone deaf rollout of a fall men’s pro golf schedule, the Ryder Cup was slotted in its original dates for Whistling Straits in September. During a BBC radio interview, 2020 European Captain Padraig Harrington said he does sense organizers will carry on with a fan-free Ryder Cup. From Reuters:“Non-golfers and golfers […]
An oral history of sorts, the team at ESPN.com put together this roundup of quotes and video clips featuring top athletes past and present remembering Tiger Woods’ unforgettable 2019 Masters win.Arizona Cardinal Larry Fitzgerald:"I was there for the first two days of the tournament then I watched the last two rounds at home. I was […]
Richard Gillis poses the above question in the Irish Times. It’s a worthwhile read if you’re interested in the future of TV sports and are comfortable pondering post COVID-19 matters. (Thanks to reader Rob for this.)He writes:Sport has its own version of the CD album: the traditional multi-sport subscription package as sold by Sky, ESPN […]
The Shack Show is here and begins an odyssey that hopes to add some substance and, in these bleak days, a bit of diversion. The show will evolve, as it already has signed joining up with the good folks at iHeartRadio. For now, The Shack Show will feature conversations with figures in golf and focus […]
McKellar’s third issue is an especially rewarding publication to be part of and a timely gift for golf readers. Every page features something rewarding to read. Thanks to Founding Editors Tom Dunne and Lawrence Donegan, the content is both lively and original. The writers have freedom to roam but never too far. Tommy Naccarato and […]
While it’s way too early to be fussing over finance as the world faces another day of pandemic carnage, perhaps Sunshine Tour commissioner Selwyn Nathan’s remarks will help the professional golf world retain some perspective about the sport that will greet them when some form of normalcy returns.Nick Said of Reuters spoke to Nathan, who […]
Looks like a pretty stellar gathering if you can’t have the real thing in Augusta. And no awkward cocktail banter with Vijay or TWatson. View this post on Instagram Masters Champions Dinner quarantine style. Nothing better than being with family. A post shared by Tiger Woods (@tigerwoods) on Apr 7, 2020 at 4:53pm PDT
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In these incredibly difficult times for golf and, of course, society in general, a new online golf networking platform called Matchbook is... The post Golf News becomes media partner for new online golf networking platform Matchbook appeared first on Golf News.
Golfers from Ferndown Golf Club are helping build a defence against the Coronavirus by sourcing face masks for NHS workers. The post Ferndown members swing into action to help fight coronavirus appeared first on Golf News.
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This year's Open Championship, which was due to be played at Royal St George's from July 16-19, has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic and will be played next year at the same venue. The post 2020 OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP CANCELLED – ST GEORGE’S TO HOST TOURNAMENT IN 2021 appeared first on Golf News.
A lot of us are going to be spending more time at home than ever. In an attempt to help many of you keep busy, I created a guide with various ways you can practice golf at home. I’ll focus on three main categories – putting, full shots, and wedge play. Not everyone will have […]
It’s safe to say that we’re collectively going through a difficult time right now. I thought I would share with you a fun father/daughter project that can bring a little joy to your day. A friend of mine in the golf world, Lou Stagner, created a complete lego replica of the 12th hole at Augusta […]
Anyone who reads this website frequently knows that I am committed to helping golfers find ways to increase their performance on the golf course without using swing advice. The golf world has focused almost exclusively on technique. I always felt that the rest of the game was being ignored. That’s why I concentrate on topics […]
The start of every golf season is always exciting. But I want to make sure all of you have a successful start! Golfers tend to fall into similar traps, and it can hinder their performance, but more importantly, their enjoyment of the game. Here are four ways to get yourself ready… Get Your Expectations In […]
You just bought a launch monitor, now what? Many golfers struggle with how to use their new gadgets. Well, I’m here to help. The goal of this article is to help amateur players analyze data they receive from launch monitors, and how to develop better practice habits utilizing the technology. The golfing world has become […]
Over the past few years, SuperSpeed Golf has become one of the best-selling training aids in the entire golf industry. Their Overspeed training system has been embraced by more than 700 touring professionals and thousands of amateur golfers around the world. They have also done a ton of research into how golfers can add speed […]
A common trap that many golfers fall into is that they’ll spend countless hours practicing and assume that alone will entitle them to lower their scores. Unfortunately, it doesn’t work that way. As a junior golfer, I used to get frustrated after hitting hundreds of balls and not seeing any real improvement. I think all […]
Putting practice is one part of golf that almost every player can do at home. As such, there are TONS of putting mats and training aids available now. So much so, that it’s hard to sort out what’s worth your money and what isn’t. Over the past year, a new product called the Perfect Practice […]
Wedge play is one of the more unique areas of golf compared to approach shots and tee shots. Your practice should reflect those differences. This is an area of golf that can quickly lower scores for players of all levels. It can help you save more pars, but more importantly, help reduce double bogeys (or […]
For the fifth year in a row, I attended the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando. Usually, I don’t do show recaps because I prefer to do more in-depth articles on products that I think are relevant to Practical Golf readers. But for whatever reason, I felt compelled to do a writeup this year. There are […]
To listen to the audio, click “Listen in browser” below 1. Get Into A Daily Routine We are all having to deal with less structure in our lives and being cooped up at home. To look at this situation positively,&hellip The post The 10 Step Daily Routine For High Productivity appeared first on Instruction For […]
Whether you are a player, coach or parent, we are all having to deal with the challenges of very uncertain times. All golf tournaments have been cancelled, school and college golf is finished for the academic year and the professional&hellip The post 10 Ways To Make Best Use of The Shutdown appeared first on Instruction […]
If you’ve been around golf for any length of time, you will have probably heard about the importance of “focusing on your process”. But why is this a better way to play and what do we mean by a “process&hellip The post What’s Your Performance Plan For Your Next Round? appeared first on Instruction For […]
If you really want to become as good as you can be, it goes without saying that you need to spend time practicing effectively so that you increase your “performance skills” which will lead to lower scores on the golf&hellip The post The 5 Biggest Practice Mistakes That Golfers Make appeared first on Instruction For […]
Who are you when you play your best golf? What characteristics and attributes do you have? I’m sure one of them is confidence. But what if there was a way to capture that and become that person, whenever you play?&hellip The post How To Use The “Alter Ego Effect” To Unlock The Best Player Within […]
Now that the New Year is underway, I’m sure that you have at least a few goals to better your life and make it a successful year. How well did you do with your goals for 2019? Did you achieve&hellip The post How To Achieve Your Goals In 2020 appeared first on Instruction For The […]
Tiger Woods and caddie Joe LaCava are facing a civil lawsuit filed by a Florida man who claims he suffered injuries after LaCava pushed him out of the way during the third round of the 2018 Valspar Championship.
Tiger Woods, who would have been hosting the Champions Dinner at Augusta National on Tuesday had the Masters not been postponed, enjoyed his own "quarantine" version at home with girlfriend Erica Herman, daughter Sam and son Charlie.
Collin Morikawa, Scottie Scheffler, Christiaan Bezuidenhout and Graeme McDowell have been locked into the field for this year's Masters as Augusta National officials worked off the most recent Official World Golf Ranking.
The Masters, PGA Championship and U.S. Open all announced new dates. The Open was canceled until 2021. The Ryder Cup didn't change, but the FedEx Cup playoffs moved a bit. Here's a look at where everything stands.
Golf's organizers announced a revamped 2020 schedule: The Open was canceled; the PGA Championship has moved to August, the U.S. Open to September and the Masters to November; and the Ryder Cup remains in its original dates.
While there are far, far graver concerns today than the state of the golf industry, this is a golf blog so let’s examine how COVID-19 is affecting different parts of[...] The post COVID-19 and Golf’s Direct-To-Consumer Business appeared first on MyGolfSpy.