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On the clock: Jesper Parnevik – The digest: rules – golfer Jesper Parnevik discusses golf rules – Brief Article

On the clock: Jesper Parnevik – The digest: rules – golfer Jesper Parnevik discusses golf rules – Brief Article – Interview Mark Soltau Have you ever actually read the Rules of Golf? Oh, yes. I went to a three-year course in Sweden. I took a test. In my country, you have to get a license […]

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Travel Notes

Travel Notes Marital bliss: The Doral Golf Resort and Spa in Miami recently conducted a poll of 183 golfers (87 percent were men) at the resort. Of that group, 63 percent said they don’t play golf with their spouse, and the average they spend on a round is $108. (No word on how much their […]

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the science of finding a driver for 6-feet-5 slugger

Launch condition: the science of finding a driver for 6-feet-5 slugger Matthew Rudy YOU MIGHT BE WILLING TO PULL a driver off the rack, waggle it a little, then lay down your credit card, but the stakes are higher in the professional game. Tour players’ teeth-clenching quest for every last inch of driving distance makes […]

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Putter length

Putter length Short and sweet Some golfers, including Ken Green (above), prefer putters shorter than the 35-inch standard. “It’s always better to buy the length of putter you want to use,” says Todd Anderson, a Golf Digest Schools instructor, “but if you want to cut down a putter you really love, don’t cut off more […]

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Break 90 every time : The middle-handicapper’s complete guide to scoring

Break 90 every time : The middle-handicapper’s complete guide to scoring – golf Johnny Miller I spent my career on the PGA Tour doing whatever I could to put myself in the best position to make the best score. For a brief period in the 1970s, I could do that better than anyone in the […]

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good touch comes from instinct and practice

Be a feel player like me: good touch comes from instinct and practice Sergio Garcia IT’S FLATTERING TO BE KNOWN FOR HAVING great feel. People think I play with a certain artistry, hit an entertaining variety of shots and make the game fun to watch. It’s the kind of player I want to be. I […]

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Play it smart when hitting over trouble – golf

Play it smart when hitting over trouble – golf – Brief Article Tom Watson Some shots require extra precision or else they exact a severe penalty. Hitting to a green fronted by water is an example. I see a lot of you getting tense and indecisive in this situation. Study your carry yardage When you’re […]

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Great golf spreads far and wide to the ends of the earth; we rank the best courses in 100 nations

Great golf spreads far and wide to the ends of the earth; we rank the best courses in 100 nations – Planet Golf John Barton THE WORLD IS DIVIDED INTO TWO KINDS OF PEOPLE. FIRST there are fellow-golfers–it doesn’t matter who you are, if you play golf we’ll gladly offer you a hand, a place […]

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Lorena Ochoa’s two-plane swing can work for you

Flick’s master class: Lorena Ochoa’s two-plane swing can work for you Jim Flick One of the hardest things to do in golf is swing the club back and through on exactly the same plane. This is a high-maintenance move, requiring lots of practice. Instead, here’s the secret to a consistent ball flight: Feel as if […]

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You took a lesson & got worse: when the search for a cure makes your swing—and your game—go the wrong way – Lesson Nightmares

You took a lesson & got worse: when the search for a cure makes your swing—and your game—go the wrong way – Lesson Nightmares – golf Michael Oneal JOE BLUM LAUGHS A LOT. HE TALKS IN bursts with a chopped Midwestern accent, and thoughts jet out of him like water from a fairway sprinkler. In […]