New Orleans has been a longstanding professional golf tournament host dating back to 1938 – that predates the PGA Tour! It’s with good reason. N’awlins is one of the country’s most festive cities. In between tee times you can enjoy fine cajun cuisine and soak in all the sights and sounds and libations of the… […]
Golf on the gulf is a beautiful and breezy affair, and one we might typically associate more with Florida or Mississippi or Alabama. Texas does have a handful of plays right on the coast, and none are more convenient to a major metro area than Moody Gardens Golf Course in Galveston, Texas. Moody Gardens is… […]
2020 was an epic year for golfers of all levels. Rounds played were up coast-to-coast and abroad. The sport was a beacon of safe and socially distant outdoor recreation for millions in a difficult year. Golfers appeared to savor their rounds like never before. Golf Advisor received over 264,000 reviews in 2020 alone! That is… […]
When on the fairways of Legends Golf Club at Temeku Hills in Temecula, Calif., your golf ball isn’t the only sphere that will be getting your attention. Located in the heart of Temecula Wine Country, this area is also well-known for its hot-air balloon enthusiasts. So a round here, especially in the morning, may be… […]
It’s Giving Tuesday! With that said, we’re excited to announce our new partnership with Youth on Course and introduce you to a new way to give back to the game we all love. Youth on Course provides access to life-changing opportunities to youth through the game of golf by making golf accessible and affordable. Growing… […]
Reviewing Saturday's wild action and brouhahas. Plus, a look at Sunday Singles along with a few telecast notes. As is the case, this one is for paid subscribers but you’re always welcome to sign up, get some free issues or pay and not miss an issue of The Quadrilateral.Whew, I’m exhausted! That was one wild […]
My Ryder Cup session one wrap looks at the Captains sticking to their sacre "plans" and America dominating 6-2, plus roundups of Friday's matches, spongy Whistling Straits, Saturday's potentially wild winds, and TV notes.
Longtime readers know we’ve been through many ups and downs over Yale Golf Course, which, despite the university in question and many other factors that should prevent its masterful CB Macdonald/Seth Raynor design from ever falling into disrepair, has been a total soap opera. It’s doubly painful since the course hosts tournaments and has actually […]
The foursomes are set for bright and early Friday morning with few surprises but some absolutely juicy match-ups. In this edition for my dear subscribers, I also review the typically dreadful opening ceremony and drop some lighter fare in the form of a merchandise review. It’s been three years but the most lively three days […]
Any creative, slightly bizarre original piece from the European Tour social team in advance of the matches:Out of Context Ryder Cup 🤣#TeamEurope #RyderCup pic.twitter.com/oogrZ5Wp0s— Ryder Cup Europe (@RyderCupEurope) September 22, 2021
I tried to take a more measured approach to the issue of potential fan behavior questions looming at this Ryder Cup, while the Irish Times’ Dave Hannigan went the full takedown route for poor fan behavior in golf and in particular, the Ryder Cup. And what would a Ryder Cup be with out some grievance […]
Today’s edition is open to all and looks at Europe’s post-Hazeltine pandering in hopes of encouraging a less vitriolic atmosphere. Plus, questions about Team USA’s local knowledge advantage, weather, quotes, reads and Tweets. This is a free edition for all subscribers so sign on up and check out what I’ve been filing from Kohler.
Yet more brilliance by the European Tour’s social team following up on Thomas Bjorn’s tattoo pledge if his team won the 2018 Ryder Cup. I’m not sure this was the location his players hand in mind but it’ll do…A promise made. A promise kept 🖊#TeamEurope pic.twitter.com/nWp9EfRJEL— Ryder Cup Europe (@RyderCupEurope) December 24, 2018
An unbylined Arab News story reports on Golf Saudi moving from the European Tour—where it was once a cherished “get” for Chief Executive Keith Pelley—to the Asian Tour for 10 years. The subtext will involve how this impacts the Asian Tour, the Saudi effort to disrupt pro golf via a ripped-poff version of the Premier […]
You want wrap around, something has to pay.That and some more research is needed to see just how historically awful the PGA Tour’s “Fortinet Championship” ratings were, but as far as season openers go it’s hard to imagine even the old Safeway or fall events of recent years failed to write for three days until […]
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In what amounts to a classic piece of reverse psychology, European Ryder Cup captain Pádraig Harrington has claimed that the US team will... The post Home fans will put extra pressure on US to reclaim Ryder Cup, says Harrington appeared first on Golf News.
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I thought it would be an interesting exercise to walk you through two completely different tournament rounds – one where I dealt with extreme adversity and another where I dealt with a mind-blowing amount of early success. Naturally, their differences will be obvious. But I think it’s more interesting to explore the commonality that helped […]
I try to keep track of trends in the golf industry to see what products interest me and review them for the site. Over the past 5+ years, I’ve noted the technological advancements in the electric cart space (also referred to as electric caddies). Years ago, I noticed the early adopters driving massive tanks around […]
For the last couple of years, the hottest gadget category for golfers has been personal launch monitors. The $500 and below group has more competition than ever. A surprise hit has been a low-cost, tiny launch monitor from Japan – the PRGR launch monitor. The original PRGR has been on the market in Japan for […]
Approach shot strategy is one of my favorite topics to discuss. It’s (mostly) easy to explain and can quickly lower a golfer’s handicap if they change their habits. In this article, and accompanying podcast, I’ll explain the most common mistake most golfers make with their approach shot strategy and some simple changes you can make. […]
When most golfers are introduced to the game, it’s all about their golf swing. Keep your head still, get your hands here on your backswing, don’t forget to rotate! We are programmed to consciously think about what our bodies are doing at all times. It doesn’t stop either. No matter what level of player, the […]
Throughout the last 25 years, I’m confident that I have either made or witnessed every mistake imaginable in golf – especially in the mental game. When it comes to your attitude on the golf course, it is critical to strike a balance and avoid extremes. While this might sound generic and simple, I can guarantee […]
This is a guest post by Sean Denning from the Par Machine After playing the game for more than 20 years, I finally became a scratch golfer in 2020! My handicap had been in the low single digits for about 15 of those years, but I could never seem to get it all the way […]
If you listen to the Sweet Spot podcast, you’ll often hear a common theme from myself or Adam Young. I value simplicity, removing variables, and functionality above all else in golf. Too often, we complicate things. There are many reasons why, but much of it has to do with mismanaged expectations and trying to be […]
Swing Caddie recently announced that its SC300 launch monitor was discontinued and replaced by the SC300i. Since this is one of the most popular personal launch monitors on the market, I was interested in testing out the newer version to see any meaningful changes. In this review, I’ll go over the updates, testing results, and […]
This past weekend a situation occurred that was an important reminder for me about golf, and how games change. It brought up an interesting “tug of war” that still occurs between the game’s past and future, particularly on how to improve and shoot lower scores. So I penned (well, typed) a little bit of a […]
The Ryder Cup week is one of the most exciting events in professional sport. Major championship golf is high adrenaline stuff, but The Ryder Cup takes it to another level. Add in the team aspect, playing for your country/continent and&hellip The post How The Players Handle The Pressure of The Ryder Cup appeared first on […]
One of the most common reasons that I see players fail to reach their potential is because their performances are sabotaged by a fear of failure. This fear can often cause what we know as choking in golf. Such fears&hellip The post How To Avoid Choking In Golf appeared first on Instruction For The Mental […]
“Confidence is the most important single factor in this game, and no matter how great your natural talent, there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.” ~ Jack Nicklaus I agree with Jack 100% – that confidence&hellip The post 7 Ways To Build Unshakable Confidence For Golf appeared first on Instruction For […]
Mental mistake 1: Too much ego “Impressing people is utterly different from being truly impressive.”– Ryan Holiday, Author of “Ego is The Enemy” We all have a bit of ego in us, but more successful players are more in control&hellip The post 5 Mental Mistakes In Golf That Tour Pros Hardly Ever Make appeared first […]
“Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.” – John Wooden, UCLA Basketball Coach Over the years that I’ve been&hellip The post Why You Need To Redefine Success For Your Junior Golfer appeared first on […]
I often get asked if there are any exercises that can be practiced away from the course that can improve your mental game of golf. Fact is, the mental game of golf could essentially be called “the mental game of&hellip The post Your Daily Routine To Improve Your Mental Game of Golf appeared first on […]
An inspiration text message from Tiger Woods helped motivate the United States' Ryder Cup team, which took a 6-2 lead over Europe at Whistling Straits following two sessions of the three-day competition.
There is a lot of cool gear in the golf equipment world that doesn’t always fit neatly into Most Wanted Tests or Buyer’s Guides. You still want to know how it performs. In[...] The post WE TRIED IT – MNML Stand Bag appeared first on MyGolfSpy.