Month: September 2010

Tip of the Week Sept. 27, 2010

Veteran… “Pull through the ball!” Yes, this may appear to be something you might expect me to tell a “rookie” just starting out, but you are never too advanced to remember why we tell that to rook’s. By keeping that thought in mind when practicing at the range (or on the course), you unconsciously keep your forward/leading shoulder down through...

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Whats your most memorable shot??…

This question came to mind as a dentist was drilling holes in my skull. Had to distract myself somehow, right?!? But the more I actually thought about it I realized it was far from a clear cut answer. Sure, I can mention the 210 yard carry over wasteland I pulled off most recently at a course I had never played before (I not only carried the waste area, my actual carry was more around the 230 mark. Yea, I was surprised too!) But as the drilling continued, my thoughts drifted back to when I was in my teens. I was playing in a “political outing” and I was a lil pup at the time. The hole was a par 4 dogleg right, short, maybe 380-400 yard range (funny how you can remember the slightest details, huh?!). I had a fine drive with my 3 wood and a good approach with my 5 wood, leaving it thirty yards from the front cut and the pin was dead middle. Easy PW up and down for my first par 4 right?? Oh, are you now asking yourself, “Jay said this was a political thingy, wouldn’t that be a scramble???” Nope, the format was best ball, was a long day my friends! I digress, so there I am PW in hand faced with a 33 yard chip, my money shot. As I stand...

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Tip of the Week Sept. 13, 2010

For Beginners… “Tempo, rhythm, and contact” Those are three of the most repeated words I say to those starting out. All three relate to each other and once you understand how and why, your game will never be the...

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