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 […]
More on midway co-leader Richard Bland, random observations, weather, Peacock antics, quotes, reads and Tweets after 36 holes.Oh and barring an absurdly early start, Sunday looks like we’ll have another national discussion about threesomes going off split tees to make way for other television programming. It’s all in the Quad for subscribers. You can follow […]
Kudos to Jim Stracka for speaking and GolfDigest.com’s Daniel Rapaport for disclosing the magazine’s partnership with Stracka Line in this story about the surprise green reading book news.The bad news? The arguments against require taking on the PGA Tour, not the big bad governing bodis, and assume the books would be banned from practice rounds […]
Matthew Wolff after a U.S. Open first round 70, discussing at length his attitude and recent inability to find happiness on the course:“I was talking to Bubba Watson earlier on the range this week and he told me he stopped watching golf, he only watches LPGA because they're so positive. He goes, LPGA is like […]
Eureka Earth has posted another photo of the major work taking place to sand-cap and update Augusta National, with the latest view showing what appears to be the start of a new back tee at the 11th hole (very upper right corner of Eureka’s image). Currently 505 yards, a more cynical mind might conclude the […]
Strong stuff from Rory McIlroy at the 2021 U.S. Open. As noted in today’s Quadrilateral, these comments and the apparent bifurcation of the rules attempt by PGA Tour players will have huge ramifications if true. Two key exchanges:Q. When you were answering the question about the greens book, you said that you thought maybe it […]
Lee Wybranski’s graphic for 2021 The 2021 edition is here and today’s Quad as all Thursday editions are free to subscribers. Rory’s comments were more stunning than I think most realized, plus more on the USGA press conference, reads, Tweets and much more. Subscribe here and paying gets you daily access, message board privileges and […]
The players are bifurcating back to restore skill!?No really. In a move no one saw coming and will have huge ramifications on multiple levels, the PGA Tour Player Advisory Council reportedly voted to get rid of green reading books by season’s end. Eamon Lynch with the Golfweek exclusive that will be especially interesting given today’s […]
Writing for the New York Times Magazine, Elizabeth Nelson captures why so many are fascinated with the tension between Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau. And it’s not the Player Impact Program points chase.All this suggests the two sports are having difficulty understanding both their audiences and their athletes. They proceed from the premise that their […]
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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 […]
I’m excited to announce the first Practical Golf Masters Pool! This is your chance to draft a team of six golfers and compete against fellow readers for a chance to win thousands of dollars in prizes. Did I mention that it was free to enter?? Please read all of the rules and instructions carefully before […]
Shot Scope made their name with GPS and shot-tracking. As you can see from our Shot Scope V3 review, they provide top-performing products in that space. However, this year, Shot Scope has branched out with the release of their PRO L1 laser rangefinder. This might seem like an odd choice given the crowded market in […]
One of the most common questions I get from readers is what golf net I can recommend for home practice. At this point, it’s almost impossible to keep track of because there are so many low-cost practice nets available. But what I’ve found is that almost all of them are hard to recommend because there […]
After Phil Mickelson’s incredible win at the PGA Championship, he spoke about some of the techniques that he’d been using to prolong his career and become the oldest winner of a major at the age of 50. The longevity of&hellip The post 5 Ways Phil Mickelson Trains His Mental Game appeared first on Instruction For […]
Junior golf is more competitive than ever. There are more and more tournaments each year and a greater depth of talent and ability in every age group. To be competitive and reach a high level, a junior golfer not only&hellip The post How To Improve A Junior Golfer’s Mental Game appeared first on Instruction For […]
Playing Golf In The Zone Whenever I ask players to describe their mental state during their best rounds, they all say very similar things, such as: Feeling confident Not having expectations or worries about score A sense of freedom Being&hellip The post 5 Ways To Play More Golf In The Zone appeared first on Instruction […]
Now that 2020 is finally behind us, I’m sure that you are spending some time reflecting, resetting, and planning so that you can improve your performance and grow throughout the upcoming year. From the years that I’ve been coaching the&hellip The post 10 Performance Habits To Crush It In 2021 appeared first on Instruction For […]
In this week’s lesson, I’d like to show you how my competitive players mentally prepare using an effective pre round mental routine. The game doesn’t start on the first tee. By the time you get to hit that first shot,&hellip The post The Most Effective Pre Round Mental Routine For Golf appeared first on Instruction […]
David MacKenzie · Are you an Ego or Mastery Golfer? Let's find out From my experience there are 2 types of golfer – the ego golfer and the mastery golfer. These golfers represent 2 different mindsets and approaches to practice&hellip The post Are you an Ego or Mastery Golfer? appeared first on Instruction For The […]
Among those within 5 shots of co-leaders Russell Henley and Richard Bland entering the weekend at the U.S. Open: Louis Oosthuizen, Matthew Wolff, Bubba Watson, Jon Rahm, Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka.
Bryson DeChambeau said he "saw an opportunity and I just had fun with it" when he jumped and waved his left arm over a fence behind where Brooks Koepka was standing while being interviewed by the Golf Channel at the U.S. Open on Thursday.
Phil Mickelson came into this U.S. Open hoping to complete the career Grand Slam. Now he just has to hope to be around for the weekend. Rory McIlroy got off to a good start. Plus, all the other things worth keeping an eye on at the U.S. Open.