Archive for the ‘Instruction’ Category

ARE GOLF BALLS HARMING YOUR GAME?

My friends at MyGolfSpy have again hit a home run for the evaluation of golf balls. This study is way overdue and every golfer needs to understand what the report says so that they can help their game in a similar way we change clubs to help our game.
See the full report at the link provided to help improve your game.

https://mygolfspy.com/most-wanted-golf-ball/

I am currently under review of the written data herein printed and a physical examination of the data results. Hope this nudge will help you do the same.
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NEW GOLFER SERVICE CENTER OPENS

For those golfers South of Dallas-Fort Worth there is a new club repair facility. Young’s Custom Golf Styx has finally finished setup of its repair facility between Midlothian & Waxahachie, Texas.

Operation now includes basic club repair services (i.e. shaft replacement, regripping & similar work), advise on current equipment and instruction all available by appointment. More sophisticated services including higher-end clubfitting projected to be ready later in 2016.

The facility will be open by appointment only. Therefore, please email to cleekgeek@gmail.com indicating what work you require, including your contact information (email will serve as name up-front). I will replay with business card and other contact information and pricing for your project. Email will get the quickest response, however, you may text or call at 214-463-9281. Price list of services (PDF format) will be sent and you will hopefully consistent with most other providers in this area.

Thank you for your consideration.
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ALTERNATE TO LASER

Thanks USGA. We find that there appears to be a change in the use of measuring devices on the golf course during play. A summary of the full story is included in the related article below written by my friends at MyGolfSpy:

Arccos and the USGA

If you have ever used GPS system instead of a Laser unit, this ARCCOS system appears to be the answer we have been looking to discover. I have been using a hard copy distance layout created on my computer awaiting this decision from the USGA. We have all been statically keeping our shot information round by round and trying to keep it in our brains. Some have been transcribing and moving to spread sheets. With this decision there may be an elimination of the yardage book so meticulously maintained by tour caddies and players.

Personally, I consider this a good investment for those seeking help on the course. It will be interesting to see if each of the other system will step up and get approval from the USGA on their systems.

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unlocking-your-true-golf-potential-is-a-mindset

Thanks to the guys at GolfWRX, here is another great article for golfers searching for their potential.

Unlocking Your Golf Potential

This is one of the better articles on the mysteries of the mind and how it functions. Especially for those of use who are still striving (i.e. 65-years later) for the ultimate in performance on the course. I recently experienced the great advise contained here by shooting a poor front nine of 48 and followed with a back nine of 36 (including a triple-bogey).

Follow the advise and you will find that golf is a much better game.

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DOES FITTING BENEFIT YOU?

Here is the latest opinion piece on golfers being fit from my friends at GOLFWRX. This discussion is a good overview of why and how players should evaluate their game and equipment. The principles outlined in this article are the same basic principles that I have learned from all those members which have help me understand the need for player to visit their local clubfitter.

http://www.golfwrx.com/452798/qa-with-expert-fitters-youre-not-good-enough-not-to-get-fit/

After reading this article you will see that visiting your local clubfitter will be an interesting exercise and may very well help your game.

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PRODUCT ENDORSEMENTS

Every golfer is always looking for new products and aids to improve their game. I have seen a number of products this year which I think are very good for persons seeking to improve their game. Below are links to several products which I personally will endorse and recommend to those players seeking to improve their game.

Please continue reading and make your own decision on adding these aid to your inventory. Read more »

Harness your subconscious mind to launch thought-free shots

Thanks to Golf.com, here is a word for word reprint from my favorite instructor, Dr. T.J. Tomasi, which has help improve my game with more than any other swing thought.

There are all kinds of things to think about during a swing. That can be a benefit, or a detractor. It’s up to you to decide which.

Ben Hogan once said, “The downswing is no place to give yourself a lesson.” Coming from the game’s ultimate perfectionist, the sentiment speaks volumes about the perils of overthinking your motion.

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SLOW PLAY – SNAILS PACE COMMENTARY

The August 08th issue of Global Golf Post – The August 08 issue of Global Golf Post (see link below) has published the latest in a series of golf related stories which expound the problems with slow play. It appears that the methods used at the local club level are outside the understanding of the various professional organizations and the players who continue to commit these problems. Therefore, I suggest that the answer is in the documentation that is given to the players are the tee. Attached to the pin sheets should be a simple listing of times from tee time to finish of the hole.
There is No Sweetness in a Snail’s Pace

A player would then know that from the first tee when he must complete the hole. The time is consistent for every player and builds an allowable buffer should the player have problems. If the player is fortunate to enough to make better than par on the hole the time will build and allow for extra time on the next hole should trouble be incurred. This would hold the time of play at a consistent standard and every one would know the format for completion.

Most marshal’s around the country at every golf course handles this problem with ease and professionalism within the framework of daily play. There will always be problems with players who push the envelope and play much faster than time the framework but being in contact with the group in front of you is never a problem and we can avoid the creating idiots which created last week’s U-Tube video.

If you have any comments, please sign in yourself and forward comments on this article for everyone to better understand the benefits of knowing the rules and advancing the game of golf.

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2016 Most Wanted: Blades vs. Mallets

MyGolfSpy had done another good job updating the 2015 testing they did on putters. The integration of information for evaluation by every golfer has a good layout highlighted. Great data source. Below are the links to the best of both worlds of putting.

It should be noted that there are some great names are missing from the both lists. Therefore, Player must do some evaluation of the their individual putting style in addition to testing as many of those putters shown on the two lists before purchasing.

I have recently received one of those putter which are not listed in this report. EVNROLL, a company which follows the Rife plan, appear to have found a great model. The highlight to the line is a slightly heavier head and the incorporation of a purer roll technology. The battle at the top now have a greater number of models from various manufacturers for the consumers.

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SIMPLIFICATION OF THE RULES

It was recently published in most of the golf media that the USGA and R&A are working on a simplification of the rules. I know that everyone has a opinion and would like to share my comments I sent along. I would hope that everyone who reads this would add their comments and opinions.

The following letter is what I sent along to the committee members:

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