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Golf School: Four Shots Koepka Used to Win at Erin Hills

4 days agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

After his impressive win at the US Open, we reflect on Brooks Koepka’s Golf Digest spread when he discusses the four shots needed to win anywhere. He clearly practices what he preaches as he tamed the Erin Hills beast and won with four shots to spare. Show More Summary

Johnny Miller Cuts-Down Justin Thomas’ Record Breaking Round

4 days agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

Mr. 59, Justin Thomas, decided to tame Erin Hills and shoot 9 under, 63, on Saturday to break Johnny Miller’s record round of -8 at Oakmont in 1973. Always willing to give his opinion in an encouraging fashion, Miller congratulated Thomas’ round. Show More Summary

DJ’s “Long” Motivational Phone Call to Koepka

4 days agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

Late Tuesday Afternoon buddies Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka set out on a practice round together getting their final bearings for what Erin Hills was about to throw at them. After a 75-73 start, World No. 1, DJ, missed the cut and Brooks went on to land one shot off the lead after Saturday’s round. Show More Summary

Weekend Winner: Brooks Koepka Wins at Erin Hills

4 days agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

The highly anticipated fescue didn’t disappoint at Erin Hills but the weekend was dotted with more than just long grass. A blimp flying over the course deflated, caught fire and plummeted to the ground like the Hindenburg, Traces of E. Show More Summary

Golf School: Practice Your Finishing Position to Shape Your Ball Flight

last weekSports / Golf : Off The Deck

Perhaps a skill for the more advanced golfers but learning how to shape your shots and getting confident with the process can make a huge impact on your game. Trying to hit into a green with a left to right wind and a matching ball flight can leave very small room for error. Show More Summary

Daniel Berger Wins Fed Ex St. Jude to Keep His Title

last weekSports / Golf : Off The Deck

Starting the day three shots off the lead at the Fed Ex St. Jude Championship wasn’t going to stop defending champ Daniel Berger from rallying back to keep his title. Sunday at TPC Southwind was a barn-burner with a cluster of guys near the top but Berger had three birdies over his first 13 holes […] The post Daniel Berger Wins Fed Ex St. Show More Summary

Erin Hills Promises a Lengthy Challenge

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

We’ve discussed the beauty or Erin Hills, the host of this year’s US Open, but the challenge is what will get people talking. At 7800 yards, and potentially longer based on setup, the course will be a lengthy test for the players who have, for the most part, never had the opportunity to play it. Show More Summary

Golf School: Flush the Ball From Any Lie

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

So, you can pure it off the range mat at Top Golf with a beer or two in the system… good stuff. Now, when you hit the course are you still hitting the ball as pure? Don’t blame the extra beer. In order to play your best no matter the conditions, you’ll have to perfect your […] The post Golf School: Flush the Ball From Any Lie appeared first on Off the Deck.

The Bucket List: Play and Stay at Erin Hills

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

Welcome to The Bucket List that never ends. Our beautiful game constantly creates new arenas to play on and allows older ones to shine through just when we need a new fix. Wherever the Tour stops for it’s US Open is usually automatically...Show More Summary

Golf School: Butch Harmon on Grooving your Driver

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

We rarely discuss driver tips because of the old “drive for show” mentality but the reality is that you need to hit fairways to play your best … and/or to enjoy playing more. Missing knee-knockers is tough on the head but there’s nothing more frustrating than struggling off the tee for 18 holes. Show More Summary

Jason Dufner Takes Memorial at Muirfield

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

Amidst two weather delays and some tough playing conditions at Muirfield Village, the Memorial Tournament served up some great watching over the weekend. Jason Dufner, who attributed his first two low rounds and lead of the tournament to his new focus on breathing, like a sniper would, in his pre-shot routine. Show More Summary

Martin Kaymer Supports Tiger

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

Martin Kaymer has come to Tiger’s defense as the first playing pro to do-so publicly since this week’s incident. Considering the legality involved and the potential public danger of the situation, it’s understandably tough for players to share their true opinions. Show More Summary

Golf School: The Key to Putting is in the Setup

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

Some players spend hours on the practice green trying to improve their putting stroke but the reality is that the stroke itself isn’t the issue. It’s in fact the easiest swing in the game. The biggest problem stems from our putting setup that, if misaligned, will affect your putt no matter how solid your stroke is. Show More Summary

In Support of Tiger

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

If by chance you have been on a 7-day media-cleanse and are just resurfacing, then we should inform you that Tiger’s back surgery is now old news. We’ve got bigger issues to deal with after the Big Cat was found passed out behind the wheel of his freshly damaged Benz on the side of the […] The post In Support of Tiger appeared first on Off the Deck.

Golf School: A Simple Training-Aid for Better Impact

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

We can all agree that golfers are special people and there’s no better indicator than watching “that-guy” on the range surrounded by Alignment Sticks, standing on one foot with one eye closed, taking swing-after-swing while wearing a strait-jacket swing-aid. Show More Summary

Kevin Kisner Wins Dean & Deluca Invitational

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

Other than beer and BBQ, Memorial Day weekend entailed a great shootout at the Dean and Deluca Invitational in Fort Worth, Texas. Kevin Kisner led into the back nine on Sunday with a string of three birdies to take the lead over the field and hung on to it through the 72nd hole. Show More Summary

Congrats to Foursum Member Trevor Frizzell on His First Ace!

4 weeks agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

Foursum’s passion is golf and golfers. We love the social and technical aspect of the game and how it’s seemingly impossible demands are met at all levels of play. We love how players can chirp each other over yips, shanks and duffs with the same enthusiasm as when they chat about long-bombs, buttery-irons and stickin’it. Show More Summary

Ernie Els Defines Integrity at BMW PGA Championship

4 weeks agoSports / Golf : Off The Deck

Ernie Els’ latest penalty shows us how golf differs from any other sport. After the first round of the BMW PGA Championship, Els, who had seemingly scored a 3-under 69 for the day, signed his card with a corrected 1-under 71. RewindShow More Summary

Golf School: Wedge-It Like Phil

last monthSports / Golf : Off The Deck

All players on tour are skilled with a wedge in their hand but one stands out above the rest and will maintain this legendary status forever. Phil Mickelson. Whether hitting your approach shot our trying to get up and down for par, your wedge-play is one of the most important shots in the bag. It […] The post Golf School: Wedge-It Like Phil appeared first on Off the Deck.

Golf School: Balance, Tempo and Tension Skills

last monthSports / 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

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