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Will A Night Golf Tournament Ruin Your Course?


The first thing you have to remember about your Night Golf event is that it is not a PGA Major event. It is simply a different way to play golf than you normally do.

How to Unleash Your True Golf Potential - Part 2


In (Part 1) of this article I discussed how muscle imbalance can often keep a golfer from achieving his or her true playing potential. Even though these imbalances are quite common they often go untreated due to the fact that the golfer is focusing on the symptom and not the cause.

The Size and Weight Of A Golf Ball


Golf ball manufacturers pay attention to how most weekend golfers play and address those issues in accordance with the minimum and maximum tolernaces for golf balls.Most golf ball manufacturers are looking for the same thing, sales.

Taking The Confusion Out Of Golf Ball Compression


Compression, in terms of a golf ball, is probably the most understood aspect of golf ball technology. At one time compression was used to describe the quality of a golf ball according to the tightness of the windings around a three piece ball core.

Why A Golf Ball Actually Flies Through The Air


Not accounting for weather conditions there are a few things that influence how high and far a golf ball will fly.The first thing is the spin of the ball.

Getting The Golf Ball In The Air With Physics


Sir Issac Newton was one of the world's most influential thinkers. He tackled what most people would consider to be complicated topics.

A Valuable Golf Swing Tip


No serious golfer will fail to be eager and maybe even desperate for a golf swing tip that actually works. This is because of the simple reason that a golf swing is the most important single aspect of a good golf game and yet for most golfers, it ends up being the most frustrating, causing many to swear never to set foot on a course again.

Simple Golf Warm Up Exercise


Golf warm up you say? Aren't you supposed to rush to the course, pull out the BIG DOG, take a few hacks at it and start your round? Is that what you do? Come on be honest with yourself. If so, what was the result on the first tee? I'll bet it wasn't even a par! Am I wrong?I don't mean to add too much sarcasm in there, but I want to get your attention to the importance of doing golf warm up exercises to avoid those big numbers the first few holes.

Mental Training for Golfers: Attitudes that Sabotage Commitment


Plateaus in performance sometimes occur when you don't see any measurable improvement in score even though you are working hard. "I'm practicing more than ever, but I don't seem to be shooting better scores," many players tell me in frustration.

Mental Toughness for Golfers: Avoiding Comfort Zones in Golf


A comfort zone becomes a problem whenever a player is playing better than expected or is breaking new ground. I teach golfers how to break out of self-limiting expectations and preconceived beliefs.

Mental Toughness Training for Golfers: How to Conquer Pre-Game Jitters


The first tee shot can often make or break a round because it sets up your performance on the first hole, which can have a bearing on your attitude and score on the opening holes. Retief Goosen, who won the US Open, said that most good players get the first tee jitters and a good shot can settle you down quickly.

Sports Psychology for Golfers: 4 Tips for Beating the Yips


When players labels themselves as having the putting yips, they think they have an incurable disease. Putting confidence declines and the fear of missing putts makes matters worse.

Play Exclusive Las Vegas Golf Courses - The Not-So-Secret Secret


Experience the luxury of tour-class caddies. Play the private golf courses that celebrities and touring pros play.

What are You Doing to Improve Your Golf Swing?


Improve your golf swing. You have probably tried everything, from following advice that worked for your friends to so called 'tips from experts.

Why Golf Training Products Don't Work For Most


The mere mention of golf training products is bound to cause trouble for you with many golfers. Garages right across the country are loaded with the stuff and yet the games of those who enthusiastically purchased the golf training products have hardly improved.

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