Material List/Cost: Putting Green – $1000 (less without the plastic panels) Fringe Turf – $500 Landscape spikes and U-Staples – $27 Landscape Fabric – $50 3/4″ Rock – $40 Screening Rock – $40 Total – $1657 Optional add-ons: Stone Pavers, Caps + Construction Adhesive ~ $318 (Still under 2k!) Rental Equipment ~ $250 If you’ve ever … Continue reading How to DIY A Stone-Bordered Backyard Putting Green (on the CHEAP!) ????
Cows once ruled the hallowed grounds. During WWII, few of AGNC’s 128 members had booking a tee time too high up on the ole’ priority list. Having donated prior proceeds to the war, the leadership determined that the club would either have to reduce operations or disband entirely. Bobby Jones, realizing the potential for the unused acreage, … Continue reading Six Little Known Facts About Augusta National
Anybody who’s had the pleasure of playing this marvelous game of golf has realized it’s not always all about fairways and green grasses. More than a time or two, you’ve ended up in the pines, oaks, willows, or maples. It’s almost as imminent as Jason Day winning the FedEx Cup this year. Inevitably, you’ll take out … Continue reading The 5 Best Foolproof Tips on Hitting the “Hero” Shot from The Pines (You Know You Want To)
All too often are today’s sports headlines littered with tag lines of spousal abuse, illegal betting, coaches and players cheating, DUI’s, drug use, sex, game suspensions, and rules violations. But hey…if it bleeds, it leads right? Not in the case of Mr. Ben Crane, a PGA Tour veteran and viral internet sensation (you may know … Continue reading An Open Letter to The PGA Of America, The PGA Tour, The USGA and Mr. Ben Crane
Yesterday, we spent the morning with our man, Jerry Haas, his brother Jay (2015 President’s Cup Captain), nephew Bill Haas – PGA Tour Player and 2011 Fed Ex Cup Champion, and Scott Hoch – a distinguished Champions Tour Player & runner up at the 1989 Masters. We were at the beautiful Old Town Club in Winston Salem, where Jerry had … Continue reading On The Putting Green With Some of the Game’s Greats…
Putting is simple. It doesn’t require brute force, strength, superhuman abilities, or some freakish understanding of biomechanics. That’s why it’s the hottest way to impact your scores, and typically the fastest. There are four main things to consider (and while we won’t give away all the dirty details here, feel free to download the full … Continue reading Unlock The 4 Dirty Secrets to Rolling the Rock
Whether it’s a chronic issue or not, chances are it has happened to you on the golf course. You’re standing on the tee box, ready to pelt one out there down the middle and then the most horrible thing in the world happens. BIG BANANA SLICE Not only is it horrible for your score, but … Continue reading Why Golfers Slice the Ball: And the Foolproof Method to Stop the Embarrassment
Most professional golfers and skilled amateurs would agree that the fastest way to improve your score and gain the edge isn’t by beating balls on the driving range. It’s not by buying the newest and greatest driver, hotlist set of irons or by honing your ball flight. What separates struggling amateurs from good amateurs, and excellent … Continue reading Fastest Way to Improve In Golf?
What does Augusta National look like? Picture the Atlantic Ocean in the eye of a hurricane. The most peaceful and serene glass-like swells, slowly gobbling new terrain and moving effortlessly from peak to trough. Now freeze it, and paint it every shade of green you could imagine. Sprinkle in some pines, magnolias and azaleas and … Continue reading Augusta National – How To Get a Seat on 18, And How I Met Jack Nicklaus
Hits you like a freight train. Just moments ago the birds were chirping and you were waltzing down the 15th fairway humming your favorite Sinatra tune. But now the whole world is on fire. That toe shot rope-hook never had a prayer of landing in bounds. JUST when you had a great round going. You try to zen yourself … Continue reading Have You Ever Been Playing a Great Round of Golf and Then…