Growing up, I would dig a small hole in my backyard and then walk off as many yards as I could before taking out a sand wedge and hitting a ball straight over our house.Continue Reading
Golfrates introduces Pay at The Club! We have listened to the everyday golfer and the feedback is that majority of golfers want to pay when they arrive directly at the golf course
Missing greens is pretty much the norm for average golfers. In fact, statistical studies over many years prove that higher handicappers miss almost 16 greens each round, and the majority of those misses are short of the green (a topic for another instructional piece). That’s an overwhelming statistic. But it also reveals what area of your game you can improve the most, almost instantly, that will improve your scores without hitting any more greens than normal. In other words, the chip shot is arguably the most important shot any golfer should master.
In 2006, Harry Kewell was at the pinnacle of his international football career after an extraordinary strike against Croatia led to Australia qualifying for its only knockout stage appearance of the FIFA World Cup finals. The same year, a young Australian golfer Jason Day, made his debut on the PGA Tour. Ten years on and the journey of Day has taken similar twists and turns to that of Australia’s greatest ever footballer. Now the Under-21 coach at English Premier League club Watford, Kewell, who plays golf off single figures, spoke to Steven Talevski about his passion for golf, and the pressure athletes go through to triumph at the elite level.
The same survey that gave "overrated" Rickie Fowler some extra motivation heading into The Players a year ago is back, as Sports Illustrated recently questioned a cross-section of pros from the PGA Tour, LPGA and PGA Tour Champions. Here are a few of the highlights:
WORLD No.1 Jason Day has revealed former No.1 Greg Norman wants the Queenslander to better his Australian record for time spent on top of the rankings.
TIGER Woods registered for the US Open, which was more procedure than pronouncement. Three weeks later, he played five holes during the official opening of the golf course he designed outside Houston. The next step is returning to competition, for which the timeframe remains unknown.
Fellow Australian professional Steve Bowditch has launched a passionate defence of Adam Scott after public criticism of his decision to skip the Olympic golf tournament.
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