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DOES THE FUTURE OF GOLF LIE IN THE PAST?

Posted on by Mike Stevens, USGTF Level III Member

It has been more than 15 years since I grabbed a handful of clubs with hickory shafts from my collection and played nine holes on an older links in Louisville, Kentucky. Did I play well? Considering that I made a … Continue reading

COMPETITIVE GOLF

Posted on by Cole Golden, USGTF Level IV Member

Someone once said there are the two games of golf: golf with friends and tournament golf. It goes without being said that each game is completely different than the other. Either you play golf, or you play competitive golf. As … Continue reading

USGTF Official Statement On PGA Of America And Ted Bishop

Posted on by admin

On Thursday, Ocotber 23, Ted Bishop, then president of the PGA of America, used social media to call professional golfer Ian Poulter a “lil girl” and compared him to a “little girl squealing at recess.”  Bishop’s remarks were in response … Continue reading

KNOW YOUR SHOT

Posted on by Cole Golden, USGTF Level IV Member

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of playing in a charity scramble with some local business owners. All three members of our team were 10-15 handicappers. Most of the time in these events, people ask for advice on … Continue reading

JUMPING THE GUN ON THE DEATH OF GOLF

Posted on by David Vaught, USGTF Level IV Member

Headlines about golf have made CNN’s, CNBC’s, Fox News’, and many other TV news’ broadcasts lately. Normally, that would be great. A new Tiger Woods that the public, golfers and non-golfers, are excited about wasn’t the news headline. The reports … Continue reading

DOES THE TEACHER GET TOO MUCH CREDIT?

Posted on by Mike Stevens, USGTF Level III Member

Sean Foley and Tiger Woods have gone separate ways. Tour pros hire instructors. Tour pros change instructors. Instructors sometimes coerce pros to hire them with some formula they claim is the secret to better golf. Does the instructor really make … Continue reading