Last weekend in a fourball match at the Ryder Cup, the 6-foot-5 Thomas Pieters belted a drive 324 yards. His ball was the shortest in the group. Rory McIlroy pounded a 383-yard tee shot on another hole. Drives exceeding 350 yards are seemingly routine for Dustin Johnson.
Next week, all eyes will be on Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn., for the 2016 Ryder Cup. It doesn't get any better than match play, does it? It's a completely different animal than stroke play.
22 Sep 2016 - 8:43am - 0 Comments
I do it. So do you. Jordan Spieth, oh boy does he ever. There’s no cause for pride or shame.
7 Sep 2016 - 1:51pm - 0 Comments
The greatest aspect of this week's Barclays -- aside from being the opening event of the PGA Tour Playoffs for the FedExCup and aside from being the last event to collect Ryder Cup USA points -- is the venue its being contested on.
24 Aug 2016 - 2:23pm - 0 Comments
We've all been there. You hit a great shot into the green, you're feeling good about yourself, but then you see the break your putt is going to take and you freak out a little bit.
18 Aug 2016 - 9:26am - 0 Comments
Are you one of those golfers who really wants to get better but have been reluctant to spend a few hundred dollars on a yardage measuring device?
10 Aug 2016 - 3:10pm - 0 Comments
How many of you out there have let a great round slip away because the pressure gets to you at the worst possible moment? We've all been there. It doesn't matter who you are.
7 Jul 2016 - 8:32pm - 0 Comments
The definition of golf is to get the ball in the hole in the least number of shots possible. To that end, you have 14 tools (clubs) at your disposal.
17 Jun 2016 - 1:45pm - 0 Comments
One of the most noteworthy features of U.S. Open venues is the unforgiving rough. You know what we’re taking about – that thick, gnarly stuff.
10 Jun 2016 - 9:25am - 0 Comments
Now that you’ve mastered all the prerequisites for breaking 100, 90 and 80 – working from the green backwards – you might be wondering: what is it that I have to do to break 70?
12 May 2016 - 10:17am - 0 Comments
CRANSTON, R.I. -- It’s a pretty safe bet that you can’t fix what you can’t see. That’s especially true when it comes to the golf swing.
10 May 2016 - 1:03pm - 0 Comments
In this week’s “best advice” column with PGA Professional Rob Labritz, we’re turning our eyes to the better players out there who are on the cusp of a single-digit handicap – the ones looking to break “80” on a consistent basis.
5 May 2016 - 11:03am - 0 Comments
It's no secret that if you're going to shoot lower scores on the golf course, it's going to take a commitment to improving your short game.
28 Apr 2016 - 10:26am - 0 Comments
For all the talk about Adam Scott's switch to a more conventional putting method, PGA Teaching Professional Christian Czaja said it was more Scott's ability to keep the ball in play on PGA National's tight fairways and small greens that keyed his Honda Classic victory.
29 Feb 2016 - 3:20pm - 0 Comments
Watch how to make more 3-foot putts around the green explained by PGA Professional Don Law in 3 easy steps.
3 Dec 2015 - 12:16pm - 0 Comments
Learn how to chip off sidehill and downhill lies around the green with 3 easy steps from PGA Professional Kim Verrecchio.
1 Dec 2015 - 5:31pm - 0 Comments
Get your child or youth started playing golf and help them love it for life by following some key steps from PGA Professional Don Law.
16 Nov 2015 - 4:39pm - 0 Comments
Learn how to improve your chipping off tight lies around the green from PGA Professional Kellie Stenzel, who offers simple instruction for hitting this key shot during your round.
13 Nov 2015 - 1:43pm - 0 Comments
Do you wanna hit the ball in the center of the club face more often? PGA Professional Eric Hogge says the weight of your clubs, especially the shafts, could make a huge difference in your golf game.
12 Nov 2015 - 1:44pm - 0 Comments
Improving your grip pressure during your swing can also improve your distance and accuracy. Watch great instruction from PGA Professional Patrick Brosnihan, who explains how grip pressure affects your swing.
11 Nov 2015 - 11:28am - 0 Comments
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