Golf Books #271 (Understanding the Golf Swing)

Apr 11th
2017

This modern classic of golf instruction by renowned teacher Manuel de la Torre (the 1986 PGA Teacher of the Year and the #11 teacher in America as ranked by the editors of Golf Digest in 2007) presents a simpler approach to the golf swing based on Ernest Jones’s principles.

Understanding the Golf Swing includes information on the philosophy of the golf swing (with emphasis on the development of a true swinging motion), the most thorough analysis of ball flights available, and analysis of the principles of special shot play (including sand play, pitching, chipping, putting, and playing unusual shots) and the mental side of golf and effective course management.

The final chapter offers an organized approach to understanding golf courses and playing conditions. The result is a blend of philosophy and practical advice found in few golf instructional books.

Publication date: October 24, 2017 (source) But wait, there’s more…

Indian Wells Golf Resort, California

Apr 10th
2017

Just twenty minutes from Palm Springs International Airport, discover the Indian Wells Golf Resort, Southern California’s premier golf destination. Among its many accolades, the Indian Wells Golf Resort holds the distinction of being in Golfweek’s Top 20 “Best Courses You Can Play” in California.
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Penina Golf Course

Apr 9th
2017

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Vintage Cartoon #15

Apr 8th
2017

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Osar Jacobson’s new trouser collection

Apr 6th
2017

Here’s what’s on offer for 2017 (Shared from GolfPunk)

Oscar Jacobson’s new trouser collection offers golfers a choice of cuts and fits, delivering performance, quality and style both on and off the course. Here’s what’s on offer for 2017.

With 114 years of tailoring experience Oscar Jacobson is becoming the go–to brand for many of the leading golfers in the world the seeking the best trousers on the market.

Oscar Jacobson knows that not all golfers share the same build and style preferences and that is why the collection offers different styles and fits – Laurent, Dave and Brent each offer a slim fit with a unique cut while Greg and Greg Tour offer a classic fit.

Laurent delivers a blend of style, performance and comfort. Featuring 4–way stretch material, shaped legs and a bottomwidth of 37cm, it is Oscar Jacobson’s most athletic cut. Laurent is roundpressed with a flat front and stretch waistband for enhanced comfort. Offering maximum freedom of movement, Laurent is ideal for golfers seeking a comfortable, stylish and functional golf trouser. But wait, there’s more…

Top 5 shots of the week | Shell Houston Open

Apr 5th
2017

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Check out the top 5 shots of the week from the Shell Houston Open and Mississippi Gulf Classic, featuring Vaughn Taylor, Kevin Streelman, Daniel Berger, Glen Day and Angel Cabrera.

Golf Books #270 (The First Major: The Inside Story of the 2016 Ryder Cup)

Apr 4th
2017

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Good Walk Spoiled returns to golf with a riveting inside look at the 2016 Ryder Cup—the mega-tournament pitting the United States against Europe, and one of the most exciting and highly watched tournaments of all time.

As a golf tournament, the Ryder Cup is unique—pitting the greatest American and European golfers against one another in a contest that emphasizes team over individual victory. Tensions have flared in recent years as the Europeans have dominated the tournament—setting up the fierce showdown of the 2016 Ryder Cup. As a #1 New York Times bestselling sports journalist John Feinstein had a tee-side spot and personal access to all the players from both sides. What results is a riveting book that covers a superb tournament, played in the United States for the first time since 2008 (at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Minnesota).

In true Feinstein style, he takes readers through the team selection, preparation, travel, and, with incredible detail, the riveting matches among the very best players in the world. From Rory McIlroy to Jordan Spieth, Dustin Johnson to Phil Mickelson, Feinstein delves into the side stories and skirmishes, the camaraderie and challenges that ultimately led to a superb tournament for the American team. Feinstein’s mega-bestseller, A Good Walk Spoiled, set the bar for golf books, and golf fans will now have the type of inside story that prompted The Boston Globe to call Feinstein “the best writer of sports books in America today.”

Publication date: October 24, 2017 (source)

Machrihanish Golf Club, Scotland

Apr 3rd
2017

Machrihanish Golf Club was established in 1876 with ten holes, then “re established” in 1879 when Old Tom Morris expanded it to eighteen including the famous first where you have to carry a healthy corner of the Atlantic. The course was modified again in 1914 by J.H. Taylor and Sir Guy Campbell made further alterations when several holes around the turn were lost due to development work at the Campbeltown airport site next door.

The course is set in wonderful dunes in the small village of Machrihanish, which is situated on the western side of the remote Kintyre Peninsula; this is where the sky is big, the sunsets are dramatic and the air has been warmed by the Gulf Stream and its relative inaccessibility has saved it from becoming more commercialised.  But wait, there’s more…

TorreMirona Golf

Apr 2nd
2017

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Vintage Cartoon #14

Apr 1st
2017

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