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Posted on by Arlen Bento, USGTF Level IV Member

As the spring season makes its way into many parts of the northern US and Canada, players that have been dreaming of playing golf on their favorite courses are now getting really excited about the 2013 golf season.,,   For … Continue reading

Golf…the team game

Posted on by David Vaught, USGTF Level IV Member

After 40 years of playing and watching golf, I am not fazed by much of what I see. But, the recent Ryder Cup was amazing. Watching talented athletes that were programmed to be independent from childhood become so emotional about … Continue reading

Why I Teach Golf

Posted on by Andrew Penner

When I was 21, just after I began my studies in education, I had a brief conversation with a close friend that altered my life. A couple of years earlier, with a small degree of enthusiasm, I decided to pursue … Continue reading


Posted on by Mark Harman, USGTF Level IV Member

Brandel Chamblee did it. Rocco Mediate did it. Lee Trevino, Bubba Watson, and countless armchair quarterbacks did it. They all either criticized Tiger Woods for seeking out Sean Foley’s tutelage, or criticized Foley for “messing up” Tiger. Chamblee has been one … Continue reading

What Stokes Your Passion?

Posted on by Steve Williams, USGTF Level IV Member

Several years ago, I was asked if I could go watch the Special Olympics participants that I had been working with for a few years at their state golf meet. The group that I worked with was called the Spring … Continue reading

I am not a teacher, but an awakener

Posted on by Mike Stevens, USGTF Level III Member

These are the words of Robert Frost, the great American poet. I can think of nothing better to describe the men and woman who toil daily helping average people learn a game that is never really mastered. Somewhere I once … Continue reading