Archives for February 2014

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Winter GolfSo how are you enjoying the polar vortex so far this season?  Been out hitting, chipping and putting billiard balls, that were once your  precious PRO V1s? Cold golf balls are about as much fun to play with as Tiger Woods when he knows he’s about to miss a cut.

That’s because for every 10 degree drop in temperature, you can lose up to 2.5 yards of distance.  Those lost yards add up fast as the mercury drops, cooling the infatuation of even the bravest of winter warriors.

But it doesn’t have to be that way.  An innovative company out of North Carolina, ColdFusion Golf, has just launched the first cold weather golf ball, specifically designed to outperform all other brands when the temperature drops below 60 degrees Fahrenheit. [Read more…]

Best Golf Tips Ever

Best golf tips ever - dreamstime_xs_32091025Recently I read an article about the best tips some top PGA pros ever received.  It was interesting how many of them talked about advice other than swing tips.  My favorite was what Jack Nicklaus’ tennis coach shared with double heart transplant survivor, Erik Compton, “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery.”  It’s a great reminder that the past does not predict the future in life and in golf.

I’ve often heard from golf pros that their business thrives because of all the advice their students receive on TV, in golf magazines and online.  Having been the victim of many silly swing suggestions, I can believe it.

But to be fair, I’ve also received some amazing tips that have resurrected my game and occasionally taken it (and my life) to the next level.  Here are my top three… [Read more…]