Golf

Golf Tips: Knock-down shot handy for course, weather changes

When weather and course conditions change, being able to play a knock-down shot will help you score. I employ this shot at some point in most rounds that I play, and think of it as ...

Maintain form while staying low

Knocking it down If you watched the PGA Championship last week you saw a lot of players knocking the ball down (keeping it low) under the fierce winds coming off Lake Michigan. I ...

Staying the course

Fifteen years ago the Greater Sacramento region was severely lacking in available golf courses, but that is no longer the case. In fact, the area has so many places to play now tha ...

Handle pressure like a pro

Welcome to U.S. Open week! The Open is the second of the four major events in each year’s annual tournament schedule. This year’s Open will be hosted by the USGA at Bethpage ...

Proper weight transfer key to eliminating reverse pivot

“I’ve got a reverse pivot.” I often hear this complaint while teaching, and when I ask students what that means, I get some confused answers. Before you can cure a probl ...

Colfax eight strokes short at Masters

Austin Heikila wrapped up a spectacular spring with an 18-hole score of 83 Monday on a windy afternoon at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Tournament at The Reserve at Spanos Park i ...

Good set-up position key to solid swing

It’s time to get you into an athletic starting position that will facilitate the most efficient swing possible. A balanced starting position is a prerequisite in order to initiat ...

Much to be thankful for on the course

I hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday, and before we begin the rush to the year’s end, I would like to pass along a Thanksgiving message. It’s a time for all of ...

This one's for all you lady golfers

Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and it’s time to share some love with moms and other women who enjoy golf or wish to take up the game. Since it is important that they get st ...