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Charles Barkley has finally had enough ribbing and will allow himself to be guided by Hank Haney in which the master instructor will try and rid the former NBA star, once an 80’s golfer, of his "spasmodic hitch." Also, we discuss an article in Scientific American which ponders the science of choking under pressure. read more

With LPGA Tour card in hand, Michelle Wie is presenting the upgraded version of herself to fans this week at the SBS Open. You might even consider her “M.W. version 2.0″, but don’t expect any surprises as she still remains the same golfer but in a shiny new package. read more

With Tiger still out of commission, time is still on Phil Mickelson's side but spending a few extra hours on the practice green and better decision-making where the driver is concerned could only help get his game in gear sooner rather than later. Golf for Beginners also talks about the interesting way the mud ball flies and we pick out a few interesting celebrity quotes. read more

This week we discuss the Fujikawa/Wie phenomenon as well as offer an easy drill from Jim Flick which could help to relax you before a round of golf. We also talk about the 3-Trak technology behind About Golf high-tech indoor simulators. read more

This week we not only discuss the departure of Vijay Singh but the return of both Tiger Woods and Annika Sorenstam-McGee. Wait a minute, didn’t the LPGA superstar recently retire? Also, in honor of the return of the PGA Tour to Hawaii, we offer a drill to help with the “aloha shot”. read more

This week, Golf for Beginners talks about Tiger Woods’ ranking both on and off the course as well as John Daly’s opportunity for a change of pace. We also offer a few golf drills to practice during the cold of winter. read more

Phil Mickelson has dropped out of the 2009 Race to Dubai because he said he doesn’t have enough time to dedicate to both the European and PGA Tours. With second-rate performances at the two opening Euro Tour events in China, he may have felt his chances of making an upward move were slipping deciding instead to get out early and "save face." read more

This week Golf for Beginners addresses television dynamo Michelle Wie, and whether or not it was a good idea for her to jump ship, leaving the LPGA for greener pastures. read more

In winning another British Open, Padraig Harrington concentrated his efforts on course management and the short game to overtake Greg Norman. This week we also discuss the mental clarity and forethought it takes to make it to the final round and persevere under treacherous conditions. read more

Without Tiger Woods, the PGA Tour field is wide open, with devotees waiting anxiously for a confident golfer to step up and take the reins. In sashayed Anthony Kim who, with a bogey-free Sunday at the AT&T National, stepped up to meet the demands of fans who were growing restless. read more

Although an announcer during the U.S. Women's Open mentioned Young Kim's swing thought of "fairways and greens," it's much easier to THINK it than it is to bring it to fruition. The simple practice of envisioning what you want to achieve is sometimes the key to a positive round. read more

Now that appearance offers are no longer easily forthcoming, Michelle seems to be developing a sense of humble graciousness, coming to the realization that it takes talent, not youth or the appearance of ability, in order to gain recognition in her chosen field. read more

This week's episode wonders how Tiger Woods can remain so steadfast in his determination to win a golf tournament while Phil Mickelson, who mentally and physically prepared for this event, fell apart. Other players such as Rocco Mediate and Lee Westwood didn't feel the pressure as much, believing that they were long shots in the event. read more

The podcast discusses the inability of any female golfer to win the Grand Slam a single year. Lorena Ochoa has a shot of winning her third straight major this week's McDonald's LPGA Championship read more

Whereas the internet may be all abuzz about Mickelson's lucky break at the Colonial, this week's Golf for Beginners show focuses in on the amateur ladies of the sport. read more