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One of the most highly desired traits of junior golfers is coachability. Coaches want to know that a player is willing to listen, learn, practice and put into play what they teach them. Being coachable isn’t just for college-level play.
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
Escape From the Screen, and Re-Connect With Family on the Golf Course
These days, we’re growing family units often distracted by “the screen.”  According to the Kaiser Family Foundation’s report in 2010, “The average 8- to 18-year-old now spends 7-1/2 hours every day with media, from playing video games, to watching TV, to
11 Apr 2014 - 11:02pm
Spread Your Wings This Golf Season
So this is the year you’re planning on taking your game to a new level.  You’ve spent the winter months reading articles and tips about improving your swing and types of shots.  You’ve made adjustments to your equipment either by getting
5 Apr 2014 - 12:23am
Opportunities Abound for Kids to Get in the Game
As an adult from the Baby Boomer generation, I often think about how lucky I am to have found golf and how today’s generation has so many more options to enter the game.  Back 30 to 40 years ago, golf for the younger set was typically exclusive for privat
5 Apr 2014 - 12:01am
It’s a ‘Perfect Day’ to Learn Golf
If you’ve been watching TV lately, whether it’s a golf tournament or maybe even a cooking show, or perhaps you’ve visited some leading websites, then you’ve likely seen new Public Service Announcements (PSAs) for Get Golf Ready.
2 Apr 2014 - 9:35pm
Building Your Winning Strategy
Golf, unlike other sports, requires the lowest score to win a match.  Similar to other sports, there should be a pre-determined set of ideas, a game plan to shoot that low score.  One way to improve as a golfer is to always have a plan, a way to play each
28 Mar 2014 - 10:43pm
Love the Game but Your Spouse and Friends Don’t Play?
You already love the game of golf, but your spouse and friends don’t play.  You would love to have them join you, but helping a loved one learn a new game is a dangerous path to take.  You want them to share in the glory of hitting a towering drive a
28 Mar 2014 - 10:33pm
Golf for Business and for Life
Who introduced you to the game of golf?  It may have been your dad, your grandpa, or your aunt.  Your feelings about that person and your shared time on the course are strong, and every time you touch a golf club, you are reconnected with that person.
21 Mar 2014 - 10:14pm