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Club Selection & Evaluation

Posted on 17 Apr 2012 / 0 Comment


If you are a beginning golfer chances are you are not aware of the effect of elevation changes, especially on shots hit into greens. When the green is above or below you it’s important to understand how the elevation affects the carry distance of the golf ball and how to adjust accordingly. Let’s use the […]

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A Tribute to Seve Ballesteros

Posted on 17 Apr 2012 / 0 Comment


My first experience watching Seve Ballesteros was at the Masters. I was a teen golfer, self taught much like Seve and after watching him play live he instantly became my golf hero. His swing was long, smooth and rhythmical….his touch around the greens was mesmerizing and he could make putts from anywhere. I followed him […]

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Taking it to the Course

Posted on 17 Apr 2012 / 0 Comment


It’s spring time in Augusta which means the golfing world is waking up, dusting off the headcovers, tightening the spikes and looking forward to getting on the course. Whether you are just getting to play your first round of the year or need a refresher, here are some simple thoughts on teeing it up on […]

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The Haney Project: Rush Limbaugh

Posted on 17 Apr 2012 / 0 Comment


Hank Haney Certified Pro Tonight was the final episode of the Haney Project on The Golf Channel and there are some valuable lessons that I think we can all take from watching this seasons show. For the first few episodes I was a bit disappointed in some of the reactions that Rush had, sometimes complaining and having a […]

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What is a Scorer?

Posted on 17 Apr 2012 / 0 Comment


I have been a SCORER and I have been beaten by SCORERS. We have all played with or against the guy who hits it absolutely sideways and still shoots a great round. Frankly, I like being that guy who does the irritating, the guy who drives the other guy crazy because I am never out […]

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Golf Swing Not Improving?

Posted on 17 Apr 2012 / 0 Comment


One of the big questions of this golf generation seems to be…why are golfers as a whole not improving? The average handicap statistics have not improved much over the past 25 years despite better golf balls and clubs, so here is my take on the situation based on several aspects. 1. Only about 11% of […]

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To Tee or Not to Tee?

Posted on 17 Apr 2012 / 0 Comment


Some of our students have been asking if they should tee the ball up on a tee when hitting on a par three hole. The answer may seem pretty evident to some, but to others it is a little perplexing. Before I say what we at AGI suggest I am going to give some opinions […]

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