Trevor Immelman's Masters win no fluke

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It may seem like a fluke that Trevor Immelman won the Master's, but it just didn't happen by accident ... I was talking with some friends of mine about the Master's and one of them said to me "who is this guy Trevor Immelman? He came out of nowhere to… more »

Forget Augusta National, head over to Sage Valley

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Want to play Augusta National but have been denied? Take matters into your own hands. That is exactly what Aiken, S.C., businessman Weldon Wyatt did after being snubbed for membership at Augusta National. Since they wouldn't let him play at Augusta,… more »

Golf Tip: Golfers Need to Strengthen Rotator Cuff to Prevent Injury

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Many golfers do not pay attention to the function of their rotator cuff and its critical role in the golf swing until they’ve had an injury to that area. Golfer can develop tendinitis, bursitis, and tears in the rotator cuff due to the repetitive moti… more »

LPGA - South Korean women dominate women's golf in 2008

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Although Lorena Ochoa leads the HSBS Women's Champions Tournament, shooting 66 in Singapore, South Korea's women are making their mark in women's golf. Since the beginning of the year, South Korean women have been playing amazing golf and in my opinion,… more »

Tiger Woods doesn't have enough time in the day to practice golf

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Even after winning his sixth straight tournament title and passing Arnold Palmer on the U.S. PGA Tour's all-time wins list with a record-setting victory in the final of the World Golf Championships Match Play event, Tiger Woods says that the game is hard… more »

Amy Winehouse misses Grammys for rehab - Tico Torres missed them to golf

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When you think of rock stars, you think of hillside mansions, all night parties, people in and out of rehab, and self indulgence. Tico Torres, Bon Jovi drummer, is the antithesis of the "rock star" persona. Over the past 23 years, Tico has been a member… more »

Golf Tip: Three Steps to Creating Backspin with Wedges

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A lot of my students ask me how to get backspin with their wedges. They see the Professionals hit short shots to greens that back up towards the pin and they want to do that too. High-handicappers usually have a misconception of how to get backspin w… more »

Golf tip: Is golf making you fat?

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For every additional 30 minutes you spend driving in your car, you increase your chances of becoming obese by three percent, studies say. Although that may not seem like much, but within a few years, it could mean an additional 10 to 30 pounds. Add this… more »

Golf Tip: Winterize your golf game

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Most people this time of year hang up their clubs and just wait for spring to come around to play again, but you don't have to wait for good weather to work on your game. The winter months are actually an ideal time to work on some aspects of your ga… more »

Golf Instructor and famous husband give thanks

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The end of the year is always a good time to reflect on the things you have to be thankful for in your life. The end of December also happens to be my wedding anniversary so I am always thankful for my husband and the great relationship we have. Golf… more »

Golf Tip: Take a mental profile to figure out your golfing personality

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The world's No. 1 player has been absent from golf since the President's Cup. Tiger Woods said in an interview last week that he hadn't touched a club in two months. And like most of us, after taking a break from golf, Tiger said that when he did finally… more »

Golf swing tip: Focus on left arm for solid shots

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The golf swing in its most simple form is really only a circle. The radius of that circle, back and through the swing is the left arm (in a right-handed swing.) Good players create a wide arc on the backswing and maintain the radius that they created at… more »

Golf tip: Can't hit your driver? Here are some solutions to common problems

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For the beginner and probably for the majority of high-handicap golfers, the driver is the most difficult club in the bag to hit because it is the longest club and it has the least amount of loft. It will slice more often than not. Here are a few solutio… more »

Three things golfers need to know about escaping the rough

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High-handicap golfers make the rough rougher than it really is. Some try to "help" the ball out with a sweeping motion, only to have the grass grab the clubface and close it, sending the shot low and left. Others hit down, on top of the ball with a karat… more »

Golf tip: For power and accuracy keep left knee firm but flexed

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"Hit against a firm left side" is a classic piece of swing advice that many golfers misinterpret. They think it means that the left knee should be stiff and straight during the downswing- a mistake that forces tension into the leg, halts hip rotation, pr… more »
 
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