While there are countless incredible public and municipal golf courses across the U.S. and around the world, golfers are always looking for a new challenge and a new experience. Fortunately, there are now even more places for golfers to try exclusive private club tee times on GOLFNOW. Private golf clubs and resorts are now listing […]
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 […]
While the coronavirus cut into earnings of several athletes, particularly in baseball, the annual Forbes list retained four golfers (down from five), with Tiger Woods leading the way in golf, landing 8th. It’s the same four as four years ago, only in different positions this time: #8 Tiger Woods ($62.3 million combined endorsement and on-course […]
Since there are far more pressing issues in the world, a special thank you to Vijay Singh for withdrawing from the Korn Ferry Tour’s return event set for June 11th at TPC Sawgrass.Though it could also be that market forces pushing the 57-year-old out of the field, as Joel Beall notes for GolfDigest.com. Though Singh […]
A glorious day greeted Scotland’s golfers back to the links following the lifting of restrictions. Not everyone’s first tee shot was as memorable, or well documented as this. (Thanks reader Brian for sending.)If anyone was nervous, there’s no need to be now! Michael has us off and running, I think 😮 pic.twitter.com/ztzmY1DV8Z— Old Course Ranfurly […]
Golf.com’s Michael Bamberger has been talking to Greg Norman about a variety of subjects and in part 4, Norman says he’s hearing how the PGA Tour is trying to sweeten the pot to retain players who might be swayed by the Premier Golf League. The original dreamer behind a world golf tour says he’s not […]
When the USGA cancelled all local and sectional qualifiers for its remaining four 2020 championships, the number 2000 was cited for the likely maximum number of humans allowed at Winged Foot. But the idea of more than must players, entourages, families, friends, television and media at the U.S. Open is now on the table based […]
in rolling out a revamped UK cluster of tournaments and a # campaign centered around European Tour events giving back, Chief Keith Pelley also suggested the times are expediting initiatives to improve their television product. From Iain Carter’s BBC report on wider implementation of wireless microphones on players."People said when we started doing in-round interviews […]
While the PGA Tour cited gallery restrictions in announcing the John Deere Classic’s cancellation, a few stories quoting tournament director Clair Peterson flesh out why the sponsor pulled the plug. While the economics of a fan-free event were part of the decision for one of golf’s greatest charity fundraisers, the early sponsor and guest surveying […]
Golf’s Josh Sens had the tough task of trekking to Bandon Dunes in a time of pandemic to scout out the new Sheep Ranch, debuting June 1. The Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw design replaces Tom Doak’s previous iteration of the course and features dramatic clifftop holes but little sand. Sens writes:It’s silly to think […]
Billed as the first PGA Tour event to welcome back spectators, ESPN.com’s Bob Harig reports that the 2020 John Deere Classic is going to cancel its July 9-12 playing. The state of Illinois’ restrictions on gatherings of 50 or more and the tournament’s desire to go forward with fans to fund it’s generous charitable contributions, […]
European Tour Chief Keith Pelley and his team rolled out a “reshaped” season with a six-tournament UK swing in July and August followed by a rescheduled Rolex Series in the fall. The European Tour shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic on March 8th.While also the rollout is similar to the PGA Tour’s upcoming approach […]
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Golfers in England will be allowed to play in groups of three or four from June 1, following the UK government’s latest easing in the Covid-19 restrictions. The post Golfers can play in groups of 3 or 4 from June 1 appeared first on Golf News.
More than 80 PGA Professionals, plus European Tour star Oliver Fisher, will kickstart the PGA’s golfing season next month in a fundraising... The post West Essex to host London Open to raise funds for NHS appeared first on Golf News.
The European Tour has announced plans for the resumption of the 2020 season with the launch of a new six-week ‘UK Swing’,... The post European Tour confirms new 2020 schedule appeared first on Golf News.
If every golfer had a magic genie who could grant them one wish, most of them would ask, “please make me more consistent!” This is one of the most common requests amongst anyone who plays the game. In my opinion, consistency is perhaps one of the most misused and misunderstood words in golf. There are […]
Years ago, I read a book called The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less. It warned how excessive choices in society (even as simple as buying a pair of jeans) wasn’t making us happier, but causing more stress and anxiety because of unrealistic expectations and something referred to as “decision-making paralysis.” At the time […]
One of the reasons I started Practical Golf was to help put an end to the myths and misinformation that golfers spread amongst themselves. Game improvement advice is often like a game of telephone from your childhood – by the time it reaches you, the information is not very helpful. To be clear, I’m just […]
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 […]
Many frustrated golfers reach out to me each week in search of solutions for what they describe as “the yips”. If cures for the yips aren’t implemented, it can destroy scores, enjoyment and a player’s self-esteem. But help is at&hellip The post Cures For The Yips appeared first on Instruction For The Mental Game of […]
Being able to get the best out of your game on any day has a lot to do with how well you can activate and maintain your “best performance state”. What I mean by that, is the mental, emotional and&hellip The post Controlling Your Performance State In Golf appeared first on Instruction For The Mental […]
This week, we’re going to look at the power of Mental Imagery for golf, which is supported by scientific evidence to: Increase confidence and reduce doubt Change your mental and emotional state Improve motor skill learning (i.e. making swing changes)&hellip The post 5 Ways To Use Mental Imagery To Improve Performance appeared first on Instruction […]
To listen to the audio, click “listen in browser” Whether it’s on or off the course, it’s important to know how to relax and calm down in times of stress. The Covid-19 pandemic is causing everyone’s stress levels to go&hellip The post 7 Ways To Relax In Times of Stress appeared first on Instruction For […]
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 […]
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has said the state will allow outdoor stadiums to host fans up to 25% of their normal capacity. Leagues will have to apply to state health officials to be allowed to have fans.
The PGA's return won't be simple. No sport's return will be. Then think about the added complications for international players like Matthew Fitzpatrick as they try to get back into the U.S. and become competition-ready.