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I recently came across an article in the LA Times titled, “Some female executives don’t feel at ease with business golf outings.” It is beautifully written but doesn’t tackle the real issue – why we let antiquated stereotypes get in the way of getting more women o
Golf Teaches Life's Most Valuable Skills
Earlier this year, my Grandpa Lafe passed away.  He was, still is, one of my heroes.  He was a proud WWII veteran and a member of the “greatest generation.”  Sadly, every day, we lose more members of his generation.  Besides being witty, a great speaker and gift
21 Jun 2014 - 8:08am
Take the Next Step
Earlier this year, my Grandpa Lafe passed away.  He was, still is, one of my heroes.  He was a proud WWII veteran and a member of the “greatest generation.”  Sadly, every day, we lose more members of his generation.  Besides being witty, a great speaker and gift
18 Jun 2014 - 5:39pm
You Don’t Have to Master the Game to Enjoy It
Golf is not as hard as one may think, contrary to popular belief. Yes, it is more difficult to play at a very high level, but to participate in a sport where you can have fun with friends and family does not require a mastery of the skills.
14 Jun 2014 - 12:27am
How to Pick the Perfect Outfit for the Golf Course
The first question I ask when attending an event or party is, “What should I wear?” So, it’s no surprise that most women experience some anxiety when putting together their first golf outfit.
14 Jun 2014 - 12:25am
Learning On Course is Key to Comfort and Confidence
In my career as a PGA Professional, I’ve given hundreds of introductory and small group clinics.  Some teachers enjoy working more with established players, but like many PGA Professionals I’ve always enjoyed working with someone new to the game.&nb
6 Jun 2014 - 10:49pm
PGA Professional’s Touching Letter to Dad
Dear Dad, It came to light a couple of days ago that I didn’t know what motivated you to get the family together 54 years ago to go to the local driving range to take golf lessons.
6 Jun 2014 - 10:35pm
Summer is the Perfect Time to Introduce Your Kids to Golf
What child doesn’t look forward to summer arriving?  School typically is on break from classes, warmer weather provides us with great opportunities to be outside and multiple activities such as swimming and team sports fill the days.  But how many ti
31 May 2014 - 12:48am
How to Share Your Love of the Game
Golf is a wonderful game and often most enjoyed among friends.  You may in fact have a couple of friends that you would like to join you on the golf course, but they have little to no golf experience.  The question is what is the best way to introduce thes
31 May 2014 - 12:42am
Discover the Game ... and love it for life
Get Golf Ready is undoubtedly one of the best programs the golf industry has implemented in many years.  It is a fun, inexpensive and non-intimidating way to get introduced to the game of golf.  The price point varies by market, but most programs start at
26 May 2014 - 9:24am
Staying Positive on the Golf Course
Think about it… There’s really only one great golfer I can think of whose outbursts on course have led him to a great game and career, and that is, Tiger Woods.
26 May 2014 - 9:16am
Getting Started on the Putting Green
Are you new to the game of golf? I bet one of your first thoughts is if I want to play golf, I need to go to the driving range. That is the typical thought. It is believed that if you want to learn to play golf you have to start at the driving range.
18 May 2014 - 10:31pm
Don't be Afraid to Tee It Forward
Unless you don’t read or listen to golf coverage of any kind, you have heard about the push to grow the game of golf.  Efforts to make the game more user-friendly through initiatives like Get Golf Ready and last year’s “While We’re Young” promotion are exampl
11 May 2014 - 10:16pm
Golf as an Employee Retention Tool
I recently read an article targeted directly at HR Directors and leaders of major employers.  The author talked about the “five factors that highly engaged workplaces have in common.”  Among the list, terms like alignment, social fulfillment opportunities, belonging, and
11 May 2014 - 10:06pm
Making Magic on a Team
6 May 2014 - 11:51pm
Scheduling your calendar to play golf
The top reason I hear most frequently from women regarding why they do not play golf is time. Rarely, if ever, will men site lack of time as a reason they don’t play golf.
6 May 2014 - 11:44pm
10 things I learned at PGA Village golf school
I’m what they call a lapsed golfer. We have a whole section devoted to it on our website.
30 Apr 2014 - 10:10am
Practice with a Partner
Some of my fondest memories of golf as a junior were the many putting and chipping “contests” I would either initiate or participate in.
25 Apr 2014 - 11:32pm
Golf: Your Wardrobe Awaits
Golf is special in that it is a lifetime sport, where one can play on tens of thousands of different courses around the world, and enjoy time catered to socializing and events on and off the course.
25 Apr 2014 - 11:23pm
One Great Reason to Play Golf: You
It's okay to play golf just to get your personal pedometer going.
11 Apr 2014 - 11:41pm