Archives for Golf Tips

Two New Takes on Golf You Should Take a Look At

National Golf Day was April 15th and the We Are Golf coalition of industry leaders was in front of Congress to lobby for golf’s economic impact as an industry composed of 15,000 small businesses. Jack Nicklaus & PGA Commisioner Tim Finchem with First Tee’s Joe Barrow & Bryan Yan on Capital Hill Not withstanding We Are Golf’s assertion of economic impact, those in the golf industry realize golf is competing with many other forms of leisure activity. Golf being the difficult game that it is, entry to the sport and continued skill improvement can be daunting. “Play it Forward” and
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15 Golf Tips with Universal Appeal for Golfers

Some golf tips are universal – boasting the ability to positively impact everyone’s game, from beginning players to seasoned golfers alike. Others address the two most common golf swing faults – the hook and the slice. Still others address problems with the short game. It’s virtually impossible to find something that hasn’t been said before, so we humbly offer the following tips as a review of golf instruction fundamentals. These 15 tips will help you get warmed up, strike the perfect drive, get out of tough spots and stroke putts with more confidence. They are especially tried & true for
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Your Guide to NJ Public Golf Course Rain Check Policies

New Jersey publicgolfcourserain check policies vary greatly so we prepared this guide to help you identify player-friendly policies. Weather within our small State of New Jersey fluctuates from region to region: from the shore to the inland pinelands, from the urban areas in the north to the mountains of the northwest. That means when you’re playing golf in Northern New Jersey but listening to a New York City or coastal forecast or playing golf in Southern New Jersey and listening to a Philadelphia forecast you can’t be sure you know what the weather will be on your favorite golf course.
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Summer Golf!

Do you remember summer golf? All winter long as the wind howls and the temps are below freezing youthink of one thing.Summer golf. The ball travels further in hot, humid air, and rolls out after landing in the firm fairways. Your game is finally coming around and the course conditions are outstanding. Don’t let the forecast of temps in the 90s keep you from taking advantage of the conditions. A few simple things will help you maintain your energy level, hydration and concentration level so you can play your best golf when others may struggle. Here are a few things
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What’s in your bag – an occasionally recurring conversation with George Heslin about golf

What’s in your bag – a long putter or a short putter? As a new golf season is underway, I thought it would be a good time to answer that question. Let’s go back to the 2012 season, way back to April 2012. That is when we first saw something that made us all cringe. I.K. Kim, a young woman on the LPGA tour missed a one foot putt. Yes, I said it. A one foot putt that cost her a major championship. As she missed it she put her hands to her mouth and let out a gasp, the
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15 Things the Best New Jersey Public Golf Courses Will Offer

With so many public golf course options in and around northern New Jersey, one of the biggest challenges golfers haveis finding the right course to call your own. Finding the course that fits your experience level, is easy to get to from your home or office, and has the amenities you, and your family and friends, will enjoy, will keep you coming back for more. Here are some of our favorite “˜golfing tips’ to help you compare golf courses and find the one that’s right for you. 15 tips that help you find what the very best New Jersey public
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