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Golf School: Balance, Tempo and Tension Skills

13 hours agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

Lynn Marriott and Pia Nilsson from Vision 54 are the leaders in a new kind of golf instruction that focuses on what happens ON the golf course and supports it’s players to manage the variability of playing the game. They believe golf is about more than just the grip, the stance and the swing. Show More Summary

Billy Horschel Breaks Two-and-a-Half Year Winless Streak at Byron Nelson

18 hours agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

The AT&T Byron Nelson wrapped up on Sunday with a dramatic playoff-hole ending between Billy Horschel and Jason Day. Horschel, coming off four straight missed cuts and winless in over two years, battled the world’s number 4, Jason Day, on the back nine at TPC Four Seasons Las Colinas in Irving, Texas. Show More Summary

Lexi Thompson Skydives to First Tee at Kingsmill Championship

4 days agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

“Making an entrance” in the golf world has mostly been limited to some up-beat tunes and a couple fire works (Hat Tip to Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship). Lexi Thompson, however, has taken it to new heights. At the Kingsmill Championship...Show More Summary

NCAA Golfer Hops in Pond for the Team

5 days agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

Jacksonville University’s Dolphins have made it to Nationals after their Baton Rouge Regionals at LSU’s University Club despite a potential huge stroke of bad luck on the 13th hole. Englishman, David Wicks, crouched down to line up his...Show More Summary

Golf School: Pull the Trigger Quick to Make More Putts

6 days agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

The more we stand over a shot, the more time we have to mess it up and most people are sure that the opposite is true. Making sure that our pre-shot routines are quick and consistent is a great way to avoid over thinking the shot at hand and executing based on muscle memory. Show More Summary

Si Woo Kim Heads Home for Military Duty After Players Win

6 days agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

Its easy to watch and glorify our heroes on the course and drool at their lifestyles off of it. For the most part, our assumptions of stardom and riches are accurate but after the Players Championship we got a taste of Si Woo Kim’s reality,...Show More Summary

Si Woo Kim Stays Steady to Take The Players

last weekSports / Golf : Off The Deck

Pete Dye built TPC Sawgrass so that it fit no player’s eye and to assure those who faced-it would need a variety of shots to succeed. This past weekend, the Stadium Course did just what it was designed to do: challenge players and entertain fans. Show More Summary

John Daly Does John Daly Things at Cowboys Golf Tournament

last weekSports / Golf : Off The Deck

The party hasn’t stopped for John Daly (never will) since his first win on the Champions Tour at the Insperity Invitational, where he was showered by champagne and likely fired down several Miller Lites, Daly attended the Dallas Cowboys...Show More Summary

Player Inks 127 in US Open Qualifier

last weekSports / Golf : Off The Deck

Golf is hard… but for the most of us, our high scores are lost in our memories and not stamped into cyberspace forever. The US Open qualifier offers anyone the opportunity to compare their game to others in an effort to jump into the big show with the big boys. Some guys go-low and get […] The post Player Inks 127 in US Open Qualifier appeared first on Off the Deck.

Fowler Jars Hole-in-One on Sawgrass #17

last weekSports / Golf : Off The Deck

Friend of Foursum, Rickie Fowler, is pretty comfortable at TPC Sawgrass’ 17th hole as he birdied it three times leading up to his Players Championship win in 2015. Well, as he prepared for this year’s tournament he continued his solid track record as he aced the Island Green during Wednesday’s practice round. Show More Summary

Golf School: The Pitch and Roll

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

There are some shots that all of us should have in our repertoire to allow for lower scores and less frustrating rounds. The Pitch and Roll is David Leadbetter’s recommendation for the “must-have shot for your game”. Too many of us try to fly the ball to the hole on long pitch shots or short […] The post Golf School: The Pitch and Roll appeared first on Off the Deck.

Harman Takes Wells Fargo Championship on 72nd Hole

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

A dramatic ending concluded the Tour’s week in North Carolina for the Wells Fargo Championship at the beautiful Eagle Point Golf Course. Georgia native, Brian Harman, started the day two back from overnight leader, Patrick Reed on Sunday. Show More Summary

The Players Championship in Times Square

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

Some of the most prime marketing real estate in the world will be occupied by The Players Championship during the tournament’s four day coverage. One of the three main sponsors of The Players, Morgan Stanley, decided to feature the prestige of the tournament at their headquarters in Times Square on their 13 000-foot video board. Show More Summary

JP Harrington + Titleist Create Strong Wedge Game

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

Take a quick look at Tour players’ golf bags and you’ll likely be familiar with what you see, for the most part. The wedges, however, are often highly customizes in lie, loft, bounce, finish or groove and may adorn quirky or sentimental stamps to make them special. Show More Summary

European Tour Hosts Exciting GolfSixes Format

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

With everyone pulling to continue the healthy growth of our sport, the European Tour seems to be most willing to stray from the classics. From providing live DJs for warm-up music on the practice range in Dubai to their Super 6 format in Perth, the Euro Tour isn’t shy to shuffle up the norm. Show More Summary

Golf School: Simplify Par 3s to Score Better

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

With The Players Championship in sight we all have the Par 3, 17th at TPC Sawgrass in mind. How would you play a Sunday pin? Pressure aside, the lack of a bail-out zone can be a terrifying thought when standing on the tee and facing an island green, Jason Day spoke with Golf Digest to […] The post Golf School: Simplify Par 3s to Score Better appeared first on Off the Deck.

USGA and R&A Review Rule 14-3 for “Green-Reading Materials”

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

Well, the USGA and R&A “Rule Enforcers” are hitting their 2017 quotas. In an ongoing shift and shimmy of the rulebook, they’ve announced a review of Rule 14-3 which prohibits players from “the use of any artificial device or unusualShow More Summary

Blixt and Cameron take the Zurich Classic on a Monday Playoff

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

With four shots down to start Sunday’s Zurich Classic at TPC Louisiana, Kevin Kisner and Scott Brown knew they had their work cut out for them in order to catch leaders Jonas Blixt and Cameron Smith. Banging out six birdies in a rowShow More Summary

The Slow-Play Rule got Dusted Off at the Zurich Classic

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

Rules, rules, rules… So, the Tour handed out their first slow-play penalty in over twenty years during the Zurich Classic. Always a threat but rarely enforced, the penalty docks a player one stroke if he can’t keep pace. In this case,...Show More Summary

Golf School: Three Pro Strategies for Better Putting

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

In a recent Golf Digest mag, Butch Harmon discusses three tour secrets that will get you making more putts. Butch’s father always said that you can tell great putters because all of their putts have that “going in” look. Some peopleShow More Summary

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