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Instruction: Glenn Deck

by Staff November 13, 2014

GLENN DECK: THE LONG AND THE SHORT OF IT Acclaimed instructor Glenn Deck is the Director of Instruction at Pelican Hill Golf Club and Oak Creek Golf Club, and one of Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Instructors. The two most important shots in golf are your tee shots and putting. If you struggle off the tee [...]

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The Fitness Approach to Power Golf

by Conner Penfold March 21, 2014

Carrido implements life-changing workouts for local golfers Back problems of all different varieties plague athletes of any age, but particularly those over the age of 40. A lack of ability to rotate hips, turn shoulders, or even bend over to pick up the golf ball can leave older players discouraged. Enter local fitness guru John [...]

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Taming the Rough Stuff

by Staff October 22, 2013

Getting distance and accuracy out of the rough can be challenging. So we asked a few local PGA professional “how do you hit it long and straight out of the thick stuff?” BE AGGRESSIVE Firstly assess your lie in the long rough and the trouble ahead. Sometimes you will have to take your medicine and [...]

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When it comes to practicing, a little enjoyment goes a long way

by Staff March 2, 2013

The importance of developing a workable practice routine is a key component to improving your golf game. But all too often, practicing at a driving range or on the putting green can seem like just another chore – something you should do but don’t really look forward to. So why not incorporate a little fun [...]

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Resolve to make 2013 a better golf year with these 10 instruction tips

by Staff January 1, 2013

January is a time to set a course of action for the year. Whether you fill out your list in pen or pencil is up to you, but sticking with a resolution or commitment can bring satisfying results. But you’ll never know unless you try, so here are some tips and things to consider if [...]

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So-Called Expert thankful and on a roll heading to week 12 of NFL Challenge

by Mike Stubbs November 20, 2012

Thanksgiving is a day of traditions, a day for many to relax, spend time with family and friends, watch NFL football and, of course, sit down for a feast of turkey with all the trimmings. This is also a time to reflect and be thankful for all of our blessings. The So-Called Expert is thankful [...]

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VIDEO LESSON: 3 tips for hitting perfectly crisp iron shots

by Staff September 30, 2012
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BUNKER MENTALITY: 5 surefire ways to save strokes from the sand

by Staff September 3, 2012

We’re totally familiar with sand in California, Arizona and Nevada … but that comfort level quickly evaporates when we see our golf ball in a bunker. That’s when panic sets in even though pros are constantly telling us that it’s the easiest shot in golf because it’s the only one where you don’t have to [...]

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Great remedy for golfer’s elbow

by Scott Kramer July 17, 2012

Haven’t tried this product yet, but have it in hand and will put it to the test soon. The product: 110% Compression Gear. How it works: You wet this bandage-sized fabric strip, then let it dry. Put it in the freezer to let it ice up. It expands in size. Once it’s cold, you slip [...]

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3 cool training aids to help improve your game

by Staff July 2, 2012

TourAngle144 Price: $29.95 Phone: (800) 737-0416 Website: Based on research acquired from an independent study conducted among golfers from multiple major tours, the TourAngle144 is a swing training aid focused on maintaining a 144-degree angle from the forearm to the shaft of the club throughout the swing to decrease shot inconsistencies and curb a [...]

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