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Golf still needs Tiger Woods

Posted on 17 Apr 2012 / 0 Comment


Should we love or hate Tiger Woods, plenty of folks on both sides of the fence since the car crash”incident”.  After all, Tiger did let us down, didn’t he? He is at least partially human after all. He made some major life mistakes for the whole world to see, still shows his temper, spits on […]

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2011 Masters Prize Money

Posted on 17 Apr 2012 / 0 Comment


Does winning The Masters have significant perks besides the green jacket? You bet it does, and this years purse increased by a significant $500,000.00 for a total purse of $8 million. And an interesting side note in the newspaper “professionals who missed the cut also receive a monetary prize”…probably more than enough for cab fare […]

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2011 Masters: His Story

Posted on 17 Apr 2012 / 0 Comment


To live and grow up here in Augusta, Georgia one cannot help but feel a bit of sadness to see Masters week come to an end. But what a week we had! Once again another great story unfolded at The Masters as we see another “new” face on golf’s stage end up with the green […]

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2011 Masters Videos

Posted on 17 Apr 2012 / 0 Comment


We were fortunate to attend several days of the practice rounds at the 2011 Masters , and what a great time we had.  On the practice tee we also met up with Megumi Takagi and several of the media people here from different Japanese newspapers who came to visit with us last week. In all […]

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2011 Masters Tournament Guide

Posted on 17 Apr 2012 / 0 Comment


The Masters….there is no tournament and no place on earth quite like it. Welcome to Augusta, GA in April, when Spring presents Bobby Jones’ masterpiece in all of its glory. For those of your lucky enough to gain admittance to those hallowed grounds here are some tips on finding your way. Arrival Gates open at […]

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Welcome to Augusta

Posted on 17 Apr 2012 / 0 Comment


We want to welcome all Masters guests to Augusta, GA and hope you enjoy your stay. Augusta has a great selection of golf courses like Westlake, The River Club and Bartram Trail. If you are looking for a place to practice check out our home facility at Rolling Hills Driving Range, or come see us […]

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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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