Entries by Inkster Valley Dev

When (and where) should you let a group play through?

Source: GOLF.com By Josh Sens The Etiquetteist: When (and where) should you let a group play through? The progression of golfers around a course is similar to traffic on city streets, replete with slowpokes, speedsters, bottlenecks and breakdowns. The difference is that traffic on a course is mostly self-policed. In the absence of strict laws and […]

Why speed is the key on every putt

Source: GolfDigest By Michael Breed You’re looking over a long, breaking putt, and in your mind you start drawing a picture of the ball snaking its way to the hole. What’s wrong with that image? Nothing, as long as you don’t forget about speed. Speed is the biggest factor in putting. Good speed with a bad […]

How A Doorframe Can Help Your Golf Swing

Source: GolfDigest By Keely Levins Learn how to turn back, not sway. Let’s talk about hip turn. James Kinney, one of our Golf Digest Best Young Teachers and Director of Instruction at GolfTec Omaha, says that from the data GolfTec has collected, they’ve found lower handicap golfers have a more centered lower body at the […]

Which course would you most like to visit?

Five of the most unusual golf course settings in the world Source: GOLF.com By Evan Rothman Uummannaq Greenland It’s not pronounced “you maniac,” but maybe it should be. Nor is Uummannaq, a small island in Greenland, a traditional golf course; a “greens committee” would be oxymoronic, given there’s no grass, simply ice and snow, and you […]

Cameron Smith’s trick for tight-lie chips: Turn more!

Source: GOLF.com By Luke Kerr-Dineen TOUR-TESTED TIPS: Golf’s best players make the game look effortless. How do they do it? That’s what we wanted to find out. Luckily, these guys were more than willing to talk. We tracked down Cameron Smith to teach us the secret to tight-lie chips. Cameron Smith: “Weekend players fear tight lies, but […]

Players now allowed to wear shorts in practice, pro-am rounds

Source: PGATour.com By Staff A change in the PGA TOUR’s Player Appearance guidelines will allow players to wear golf shorts during practice and pro-am rounds, effective immediately. The change applies only to tournaments operated on the six tours under the PGA TOUR umbrella. This week’s two TOUR events, the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship and the Puerto […]

Phil Mickelson takes home record fifth title

2019 Pebble Beach Pro-Am leaderboard, grades: Phil Mickelson takes home record fifth title A Monday finish results in Lefty’s first win of 2019 Source: CBS Sports By Kyle Porter Phil Mickelson touched off the 2019 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am on Monday, a record-tying fifth of his career, the same way he sewed it up late on […]