The final PGA Tour event of this god forsaken year got off to a wet and windy start, with Day 1 of the Mayakoba Golf Classic in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, proving a rather difficult day for scoring. Just 56 of the 132 players in the field broke par at El Camaleón Golf Club, where
Annika Sorenstam was named the new president of the International Golf Federation Thursday as the sport prepares for next year’s Tokyo Olympics. Sorenstam, a 10-time major winner and World Golf Hall of Famer, will replace Peter Dawson as head of the IGF. Dawson had been in the position for 10 years, and played a role
Ever since animals first dug into the sides of sandhills in search of shelter from chilly winds, golf links have had deep, dark, foreboding bunkers. Naturally, golf architects soon began imitating nature, and the results are classic hazards like the Road Hole Bunker at St. Andrews in Scotland. Today, it’s a rare golf course that
You saw Iron Chef Cat Cora work her magic in the kitchen, now check out her golf game. Watch Sir Nick’s full lesson with Chef Cat at https://www.faldoformula.com/, where free signup has been extended until the end of 2020! #FaldoFormula | #MindBodySwing
The golf grip affects your backswing, wrist hinge, clubface, lag, impact etc. Here’s a grip problem I see countless students doing which is really costing them power and consistency. You lose power and consistency if the placement of the right hand grip is wrong because you will either tighten your wrists as you set the
Straight down the middle doesn’t always happen on Tour. We take a look back through the year at the 20 most miraculous escape shots of the 2018 European Tour season. A compilation of the best golf shots of 2018 on the European Tour. This includes the most unique moments of the world’s top golfers including
It is a landmark U.S. Women’s Open, No. 75, beginning next Thursday on the two courses at Champions Golf Club in Houston. And this year’s is certain to be among the most memorable Opens in the 75-year history of the premier championship in women’s golf, given its unique December date courtesy of a pandemic. In
In a year riven with change, with ground shifting weekly and everything from offices to school to food and safety and the very bonds of society open to re-examination, finding consistency in the world of golf-course design is notable. In golf architecture at least, the advent of this decade resembles the beginning of the last.
12:22 PM ET England’s Andy Sullivan shot a bogey-free 11-under-par 61 to set a course record and lead by two shots after the first round at the Golf in Dubai Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates on Wednesday. Sullivan recorded 11 birdies and briefly looked set to match compatriot Oliver Fisher‘s European Tour record of 59
Don’t ask Brooks Koepka his thoughts on 2020. Granted, this has been a year most would like to forget. But after bending the golf realm to his will the previous two, Koepka found himself on the business end of the sport this season. He was forced to withdraw from the U.S. Open in September due
Give your driving distance a boost using this two-for-one exercise from New York-based trainer Kurt Ellis. This full-body move works both the adductor (hip) muscles and thoracic spine to help you create a stable center and rotate more effectively. Translation: longer drives. The first part of Ellis’ stretch improves flexibility in your adductors, which help
A confession here: Golf Digest’s course-ranking process has never been perfect, but it has always been transparent. So in the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that in past years our eight course-evaluation criteria were a bit cumbersome and confusing, not just to readers but to some of the 1,800 low-handicap male and
Jim (Bones) Mackay won’t be the only caddie-turned-broadcaster roaming PGA Tour fairways next year for Golf Channel/NBC Sports. John Wood, who carried bags on the PGA Tour for more than 20 years, most recently the last five with Matt Kuchar, is joining the network as an on-course reporter beginning in 2021. The announcement came Wednesday,
Sheep Ranch, the Best New Course of 2020, is an embodiment of the old choreographies of links golf. It is also an expression of a new movement—a revival, actually—toward creating increased width and spaciousness. Though Sheep Ranch sits on a relatively small site—fewer than 150 acres—the playing fields are enormous, with fairways 60 to 100
A lot of people think I am “anti-pro” or “anti-coaching” but nothing could be further from the truth. David Lamprecht at Els Club Desaru Johor, Malaysia GOLF SIDEKICK APPROVED BAUS http://www.elsclubmalaysia.com/meet_the_pro/ Seriously, check him out if you’re in Singapore or JB. This is not a paid placement…Brian paid full price for his lesson. He is
Sure, you have every right as a PGA Tour fan and golf DFS player to be melancholy that our phenomenal stretch of golf is coming to an end. Twenty-four straight weeks through the RSM Classic provided such entertainment over the latter half of 2020, so it will be tough to sweat our last PGA Tour
Even though you should, odds are you haven’t changed your grips recently. Or ever. Odds are even worse that you’ve changed your grips by yourself recently. Or ever. Too messy, too many tools, too complicated. It’s called Concept Helix, what appears to be a traditional rubber grip with a twist. Literally. The grip uses an
10:16 AM ET It seems that Tiger Woods‘ son Charlie has been lobbying his father for some time to play in the tournament that lets major champions compete as a team with a family member. And it also seems that Charlie has been itching to get a piece of Justin Thomas, too. Woods and his
In the latest example of the apple not falling far from the tree, it appears Charlie Woods has a penchant for trash talking. At least according to Justin Thomas. “Tiger and I talked about it a bunch,” Thomas said in his pre-tournament press conference at the Mayakoba Golf Classic on Tuesday. “He brought it up
TaylorMade Golf was already offering personalization options in putters through its MySpider X custom putter program. Now, it is launching its MyTP program for those wishing to customize a blade putter as opposed to a mallet. The web-based program is easy to use if you’re the kind of person who can make up his or
First, a bit of background. Last month, the PGA Tour named Hyperice the official recovery device of the PGA Tour and PGA Tour Champions. The announcement came shortly after the NBA and MLB also tabbed Hyperice as its official recovery device. As part of the deal with the PGA Tour, Hyperice plans to set up
Justin Thomas has enjoyed a prosperous 2020. He finished runner-up in the FedEx Cup, won the PGA of America’s Player of the Year honor, contended at the Masters and U.S. Open, and briefly recaptured the World No. 1 ranking. His win at the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational in July put him on an all-time trajectory;
The pandemic caused many lapsed golfers to pick up their clubs again, but our favorite returning player might be Joseph Maguire, a high school freshman from Port Washington, N.Y. Joseph is autistic, and this past year has been especially lonely and difficult for him with less access to teachers, coaches and friends. Although Joseph didn’t
The original Hogan’s Alley was a newspaper comic strip that dated back to the 1890s, but beginning in the late 1940s the name would be conveniently appropriated by sportswriters to describe various tournament venues where famed golfer Ben Hogan dominated. Riviera Country Club, in Pacific Palisades, Calif., south of Los Angeles, is golf’s original Hogan’s Alley.
This video shows you how to control the low point of the swing to hit the golf ball more consistently. GOLFTEC and Stack & Tilt Instructor Nick Taylor explains a simple way to control the low point using the left shoulder as the swing center. 🎥 ONLINE GOLF LESSONS WITH NICK via SKILLEST app www.nicktaylorpga.com
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After taking Thanksgiving off, the LPGA Tour returns this week at the Volunteers of America Classic outside of Dallas, the first of three final events in 2020. But it will do so without one high-profile player. Brittany Lincicome, a two-time major winner, announced on social media that she has withdrawn from the event after stating
Take advantage of the Lululemon Cyber Monday sales while you can: The golfer-favorite athleisure brand rarely has sales this big. It’s a great opportunity to pick up golf pants for men and women, versatile tops that will look good on-and-off the course or even some quality loungewear for those golfers practicing at home this winter.