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How to Make Golf Practice More Efficient and Purposeful

Amateur golfers don’t just practice inefficiently because they don’t know HOW to practice, but because they don’t know WHAT they’re practicing. The goal of this article is to highlight the importance of distinct practice objectives. According to Mark Blackburn, golfers should separate their practice into two distinct categories: technical work and skill work.  He explains: As …

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How Phil Tamed Father Time

On Sunday, 50 year old Phil Mickelson made history by becoming the oldest player to win a golf major. He didn’t just defy age last week, he defied his recent form. According to stat-savant Justin Ray, Phil had – by far – his best ball-striking week of the season.

College Golf Programs Use Rapsodo in Seeking Championship Title

Programs that use MLMs from all 3 NCAA divisions, NJCAA, and NAIA were named conference champions across the nation. The University of Connecticut Men’s Golf team (NCAA D1), Maryville University of Saint Louis (NCAA D2), and Stevens Institute of Technology (NCAA D3) took care of the 3 NCAA divisions. South Mountain Community College won their conference championship in the NJCAA, and Ottawa University of Arizona held on to win their conference championship in the NAIA.

What Do Golf Wedge Shots and Basketball Free Throws Have in Common?

One of the common denominators among the best distance wedge players in the world is that they tend to have a launch angle that is lower and more consistent than higher handicap golfers.  Elite players rely on low-launching wedge shots to control spin and trajectory.  Generally, they apex their wedges under 50 feet and launch …

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Two Drills to Help You Get a Grip on Your Wedge Distance Control

Dustin Johnson is one of the most prodigious drivers in professional golf, but he didn’t win the 2020 Masters by just bludgeoning the course.  For an athlete with such remarkable power potential, DJ also has also developed tremendous wedge distance control on his approach shots.  It’s almost an unfair combination. When DJ has a scoring …

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