Archive for December, 2013

Sentosa Golf Club (Serapong Course), Singapore

Dec 30th

Designed by world-renowned golf course designer Ronald Fream, The Serapong Course was opened in 1982 and measures 6,493 metres from the championship tee. A challenging par-72, it is one of the top five championship courses in Asia and home of the prestigious Barclays Singapore Open.

Following an extensive refurbishment in 2007, Sentosa Golf Club’s Serapong course has again become Singapore’s most stunning layout, and one of the best in all Asia. The lengthening of the course, as well as the addition of considerable new bunkering, revamped greens, square-cut tee-boxes and a few strategically placed palms, have contributed to making the Serapong a tougher all-round proposition.  But wait, there’s more…

Royal Obidos « Blog Justteetimes

Dec 29th

Royal Obidos « Blog Justteetimes.

Nike Lunar Control Golf Shoe

Dec 26th

There are countless footwear options to choose from in Nike Golf’s repertoire, but the Lunar Control model continues to be at the top of the list for both pro and amateur golfers looking for a comfortable all-around shoe with a dash of good looks.

Released earlier in January 2013 in limited colour offerings, the Lunar Control is set to get a refreshed colour update for next year. The new silhouettes will be as followed: Black/Reflect Silver-Light Crimson; White/Team Red-Challenge Red; White/Black-Venom Green; and White/Military Blue-Venom Green—meaning pro’s like Rory McIlroy, Paul Casey and Kyle Stanley can switch up their Tour looks more frequently, all the while getting the same lightweight comfort and support they’re used to with the Lunar Control.  But wait, there’s more…

Golf Books #122 (Hit Down Dammit!: The Key to Golf)

Dec 24th

Most golfers have difficulty with the concept of hitting down at the ball to make it fly. Surprisingly, a great many players surveyed did not even know you need to hit down to get the ball up in the air. Hit Down Dammit! concisely explains the concept – and the technique – of hitting down at the golf ball for proper trajectory, increased backspin, much improved distance, proper divot taking, and best of all: consistent shotmaking. If you are inadvertently – or intentionally – hitting up at the ball, Hit Down Dammit! is for you.

If you are a seasoned amateur who has inexplicably “plateaud” – just cannot seem to get to the next level despite lessons and/or acquiring a library of books and videos – Hit Down Dammit! is for you. Symptoms of hitting up include (but are not limited to): – topping the ball – skulling the ball – pushing the ball – slicing the ball – poor distance – difficulty getting off back foot – poor backspin – no divot – fat divots – chunking the ball – thin/fat chip shots – roofing the ball with your driver – inability to hit long irons and/or fairway woods – good shots followed immediately by poor shots Hitting down at the golf ball is not a new concept, but it is a hitherto poorly explained (or completely avoided) concept.

All pros agree on the need to hit down, so there is no debate there. Even Tiger Woods, in his 306 page “How I Play Golf”, states the need to hit down at the ball – but does not explain how. Hit Down Dammit! does. Learn to hit down, watch the ball go up, and your scores go down. But wait, there’s more…

El Chaparral Golf Club « Blog Justteetimes

Dec 22nd

El Chaparral Golf Club « Blog Justteetimes.

Urban Golf – Honma Golf Clubs

Dec 21st

Honma Golf Clubs (Promotional video)

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Golf Cartoon #153

Dec 20th

ECCO Street EVO One

Dec 19th

Ecco golf released several pictures via Twitter of its new 2014 Street EVO One which will be available in 2014, a performance hybrid golf shoe combining the award-winning ECCO Dynamic Traction System (E-DTS) with an array of proprietary stabilisation features.

Embodying the shoemaking craftsmanship and technical advances for which ECCO is renowned, Street EVO One boasts a Direct-injected midsole with an integrated shank piece.

This design cups and cushions a player’s heel, delivering comfort and torsional support while creating an exceptionally stable platform from which golfers can power through each shot.  But wait, there’s more…

Golf Books #121 (Why You Suck at Golf: 50 Most Common Mistakes by Recreational Golfers)

Dec 17th

Do you suck at golf? Do you know someone who does? While written in a tongue-in-cheek style, Why You Suck at Golf is an informative and education manual chronicling the most common mistakes golfers make when playing this wondrous game.

From arriving too late for your tee time, to trying to keep your head too still, if there is a common, easily correctable mistake a golfer makes it is in this book. 52 chapters in all, each discussing a mistake and how to correct it.

So whether you want to have a little dig at the golfaholic among your friends or family, or serious about eradicating shot-costing mistakes in your game, “Why You Suck at Golf” is a must read. Written by Teaching Professional Clive Scarff, author of the #1 ranked “Hit Down Dammit!” golf instruction book. But wait, there’s more…

Golf Club Frantiskovy Lazne, Czech Republic

Dec 16th

Situated in Hazlov by Františkovy Lázn, closely behind the German borders, in the charming countryside of the natural protected area river basin Odra. Golf paths, were harmonically included into the countryside. Naturally all 18 golf-paths conforms to the international standards.There are, among others, three holes with par 5 and length of over 510 metres. First three paths go around the driving range. The last one, third, is the longest one in the course. Other holes are straggled among each other.

Their layout is designed in the way that the green of the ninth hole is near the clubhouse. On hole Nr. 6 you will find a water hazard where you play over a little valley with a small water hazard. Another interesting hole is Nr. 10 where you have to hit the ball over a larger water hazard not smaller than the fairway in front of green. But wait, there’s more…