A dream round of golf would consist of striking every fairway and green lawn if you’re anything like me. OK, I suspect it’s time to get up. When playing a round of golf you’re going to find yourself in some hard positions out on the course at times. This golf training will help you much better comprehend the best ways to golf them without making those dreadful bogeys and double bogeys.
In The Bunker
As a child I took pleasure in playing in the sand, but out on the golf course it’s a different story. I try to prevent it as much as I can. So, exactly what do you do when you discover yourself in over your ankles in the sand?
First, remember that you are not allowed to ground your golf club or let it touch the sand prior to striking your shot. In order to strike a great bunker shot you should get your feet into the sand as firmly as possible. Wiggle you feet in the sand to help establish a firm base. Continue reading →
Silly season has begun in the world of golf. While Turkey and Syria lob bombs at each other, eight of the top golfers in the world will lob golf balls on the Antalya Golf Club this week. Antalya, Turkey is approximately 250 miles west along the Mediterranean Coast from the Turkey/Syria border area that has been the site of some recent, rather unpleasant, problems between the two countries.
Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images – Tiger Woods bested Rory McIlroy by a shot Thursday in Round 1 of The Barclays at Bethpage Black. The pair are No. 1 and No. 3 in the FedEx Cup standings, respectively.
Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Matt Kuchar, Hunter Mahan, Lee Westwood, Webb Simpson, Charl Schwartzel and Justin Rose will play the Pasha Course at Antalya Resort and split a $5.2 million purse. Last place pays $300,000. Continue reading →
Rory McIlroy continued his recent slump at the Irish Open in Maynooth, Ireland, as the second ranked golfer in the world missed the cut by two strokes. Despite shooting an even-par 72 on Friday, McIlroy couldn’t make up for his 74 in the opening round, resulting in his third consecutive missed cut on the European Tour. McIlroy also continued his streak of trying to break his clubs, bending his driver over his back after an errant tee shot at No. 11.
You may remember Rory wasn’t too happy in the final round of the U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club, and destroyed a Nike iron. Continue reading →
People Magazine: Tiger Woods, Lindsey Vonn get ‘closer and closer’
First Tiger Woods reportedly loaned his private jet to an injured Lindsey Vonn [right], now comes a report from People Magazine that the two star athletes may becoming more than friends.
“Tiger and Lindsey have been friends for a while, and nothing started out romantically at all,” a source tells PEOPLE. “But they really have a lot in common and got closer and closer. He still refers to her as ‘my very good friend,’ but he’s been spending more and more time talking to her – and talking about her.”
Last month, Vonn’s reps kept mum about the rumored relationship, telling PEOPLE that her “focus is solely on competing and on defending her titles and thus she will not participate in any speculation surrounding her personal life at this time.”
But the source close to Woods tells PEOPLE that Woods, 37, and Vonn. 28, talk and text frequently.
“Tiger really does want a woman who he can have good conversations with,” he says. “He wants shared interests and outlooks. He is finding that with [Lindsey].”
ATLANTA — Tiger Woods turned it around Saturday at the Tour Championship by Coca-Cola after struggling Friday, but he will have a lot of work to do if he hopes to be the FedExCup champ for a third time.
Woods shot a third-round 3-under 67 at East Lake Golf Club after a 3-over 73 in the second round. Continue reading →
Most skilled golfers want to develop reputable, strong golf swings. The swings allow them to play golf whereas below strain.
Most competent golfers have comparison basics and techniques they use for playing golf. A few of the players however have some completely different strategies or swings they use, that are small compared with alternative knowledgeable golfers.
A number of golf players can hit the golf ball, utilizing the club head. Some of the most basic players in the world can swing the whole club, which permits the golf ball to intervene with the club head. Continue reading →
The United States Ryder Cup squad will feature a handful of rookies and a number of veterans as they attempt to grab the title back from the European squad.
Jason Dufner, Keegan Bradley, Brandt Snedeker and Webb Simpson are all making their first appearance for the U.S., while Phil Mickelson (8 apperances), Jim Furyk (7) and Tiger Woods (6) are the elder statesmen for the squad. Continue reading →