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The Genesis Invitational Preview

There weren’t too many that picked Nick Taylor last week at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am but what a wire-to-wire victory by the Canadian. If you were able to deal with the coverage you would have got to witness quite the… Continue Reading…

Course Strategy 101: Go for it or Lay up?

You know what the crew at No Laying Up would say, but what is the best option for you? Do you lay back to a comfortable yardage or do you try to get it as close as possible? Now that… Continue Reading…

Course Strategy 101: Expectations on the Course

We have talked briefly about targets, dispersion, and how to apply a proper course strategy so far in Course Strategy 101, but now we need to look at expectations. Too many golfers head to the first tee with unrealistic expectations.… Continue Reading…

Course Strategy 101: How to Apply

Now that we are starting to understand target selection and shot dispersion we need to start applying it to the course. We can pick out targets with our shot map to give us the best chance of shooting lower scores.… Continue Reading…

Farmer’s Insurance Open Preview

What a finish to last week’s The American Express! Andrew Landry finished birdie-birdie to win by two and pick up his second PGA Tour win. Abraham Ancer posted a final round 63 to finish solo second. My pick Matthew Wolff… Continue Reading…

Course Strategy 101: Dispersion

We briefly talked about choosing correct targets in the last post. Playing to the correct target is necessary to shoot your lowest scores, so how do you pick the correct target for your game? This is where understanding dispersion comes… Continue Reading…

Course Strategy 101: Picking Targets

When you are on the golf course, do you pick a target that goes with your intended ball flight? Or do you just step up and hope it ends up near the hole? One of the reasons why the tour… Continue Reading…

The American Express Preview

Two weeks into 2020 PGA Tour season and we have already seen two playoffs. We were treated to another primetime viewing of what was a stacked. Congratulations to Cameron Smith on winning his second PGA Tour event (first as an… Continue Reading…

Busting Myths: Hitting Down

So one thing I want to occasionally do is bust a few myths (or really swing thoughts). We here them all the time; keep your head down, tee it lower when you’re into the wind. These sometimes just don’t make… Continue Reading…

Golf Skills Challenge

While organizing my files from last year and getting ready for the new year I came across this Golf Skills Challenge I shared with my members and students. It is a great way to see how your chipping skills match… Continue Reading…

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