The golf cliche, "drive for show, putt for dough," is one of the most misleading statements in the game. While the last clutch putt to win the tournament on any given PGA Tour Sunday gets all the credit for being the game-winning moment of bravado, it wouldn't be possible without an […]
The fade is one of the most misunderstood shots in the game. Beginners and high handicappers lament the left to right ball flight (for right-handed golfers,) viewing it as a weak shot that tails off to the right with entirely too much spin, and not enough distance.
2016 US Women's Open champion Brittany Lang is one of the most naturally athletic golfers you will encounter on the course. Putting as much energy into her fitness of the course as she does her practice on the range, her game revolves largely around her athleticism, and a combination of […]
It would be a massive understatement to say that Ben Hogan was ahead of his time in terms of the golf weight shift in his swing. Saying that Ben Hogan figured out a thing or two about the golf swing would be like claiming that Mozart knew a thing or two about how to write a jingle.
The golf swing, like many other athletic movements, requires the stable motion of the legs and body, and the explosive accumulation of speed in the arms and hands.
If you have been playing golf for any length of time, you have heard the adage, "aw hell, just grip it and rip it!" more times than you care to think about. To an extent, this can be helpful device once you have a solid gameplan.
Before every great golf swing comes a great setup. While the greatest players across generations have set up to the ball in thousands of ways to produce thousands of different swings, the most important goals of the setup are twofold; first and foremost, they must be repeatable. Secondly, […]
This week, Elk heads to the beautiful Maderas Golf Club in Poway, Californa, just north of San Diego. The top ranked course in San Diego County, this Johnny Miller masterpiece provides a world-class golf experience on the links as it winds you through the cliffs, rock outcroppings, […]
Surrounded by the vast and arid desert of Death Valley National Park, California, just 120 miles northwest of Las Vegas, The Oasis at Death Valley is a sprawling retreat with something for everyone. Formerly known as Furnace Creek, this gorgeous property hosts two hotels — the historic, […]
Everyone has heard the old adage that "mankind has made it to the moon and back, but can't successfully navigate the simple three foot putt." Though this could possibly be a little dramatic, the core message rings true. The three foot putt should be amongst the simplest shots in golf.