The McIlroy, Woods year

I read an article recently that focused on a few predictions for the world of professional golf in 2019. Two of these predictions stood out, and I happen to agree

The greatest golf books

Recently, I mentioned the idea of reading a good golf book in lieu of being able to get out to practice during the holidays. Nothing, of course, can replace the

Creating a connection: Happy birthday, coach

I received an invitation recently to my former college golf coach’s 60th birthday celebration. The invitation came through the popular site Evite and included the ability to see the included

Out of the Bunker: Focus on one direction

If you are like the majority of golfers, you have a number of swing thoughts running through your head while attempting to hit your shot. Perhaps you are focusing on

What golf traditions do you have?

This is my favorite time of the year. There is something special about the month between Thanksgiving and Christmas. I enjoyed many traditions with my family growing up during this

Woods vs. Mickelson: The match of the year

Did you happen to watch the pay-per-view match between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson? As you are probably aware, the match was a “winner take all” for $9 million! Unfortunately,

A complete set golf bag and golf club on the golf course. Signal file photo.

Champ becomes champion

If you watched any of the Sanderson Farms Championship a couple of weeks ago, you may have been witness to the next GREAT American golfer. Cameron Champ won the championship

Changing training for junior golfers

I read an interesting article on the airplane during my recent flight home from New Mexico. The feature story discussed kid’s playgrounds, and the thought process that goes into the

Out of the Bunker: Practice making putts

I have always been a believer that putting is the one component in golf that EVERYBODY can become great. Think about it. You don’t need strength, and you don’t necessarily

Returning to Championship Course

One of my favorite aspects of being a college golf coach is getting to determine the schedule my team will play during the season. Generally, I do my best to

Out of the Bunker: Taking a rehearsal swing

Do you take a practice swing? I’m sure most of you probably do. I’m also sure a few of you probably don’t. Whichever the case, it’s important that you do

Is Fred Couples an overrated golfer?

For those who may not know, the new PGA Tour season has already begun. It still seems odd to me that the new season tees off in October, but it