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Placer golfers knock off Whitney
Wednesday Oct 07 2009
The Placer High golf team knocked off previously unbeaten Whitney Wednesday at The Ridge, improving to 6-1 in the Pioneer Valley League. The Wildcats dropped to 6-1 in the PVL, bu ...
Have a ball on course during fall
Sunday Oct 04 2009
The golf season is beginning to wind down for some. For others, it is just beginning. The acorns are falling, the leaves are changing and the air is getting cooler. Some folks are ...
Placer golf aces Lincoln
Thursday Sep 24 2009
The Placer High golf team improved to 3-1 in the Pioneer Valley League with an eight-stroke victory over Lincoln Thursday at The Ridge. Hannah Gregg fired a 6-over-par 42 to pace ...
Whitney whips Bear River on the golf course
Wednesday Sep 23 2009
The Bear River High golf team couldn’t keep pace with league-leading Whitney Wednesday at Lake of the Pines. Samantha Stockton and Michelle Latinin both shot 6-over-par 41s to l ...
Del Oro soccer rallies for tie
Tuesday Sep 22 2009
The Del Oro High soccer team rallied from a halftime deficit and played to a 2-2 tie with host Oakmont Tuesday afternoon. After the Vikings scored goals at the 17- and 35-minute m ...
Add a touch of athleticism to your swing
Sunday Sep 20 2009
It’s time to get you into an athletic starting position that will facilitate the best athletic swing possible. The balanced starting position is a prerequisite to making an effec ...
Gregg leads Placer golfers
Tuesday Sep 15 2009
Hannah Gregg fired a 6-over-par 42 to earn medallist honors and lead Placer to a 242-267 win over El Dorado in Pioneer Valley League girls golf at The Ridge Tuesday afternoon. Sky ...
When we discuss the set-up for a full golf shot, two parts of the body should be considered — your eyes and thighs. If you understand these two body parts and how they work, you can set up to be more in balance and consistently hit more playable shots. R
Sunday Sep 13 2009
When we discuss the set-up for a full golf shot, two parts of the body should be considered — your eyes and thighs. If you understand these two body parts and how they work, you ...
Placer shoots down Bear River
Thursday Sep 10 2009
Freshman Hannah Gregg fired a 41 Thursday at The Ridge Golf Club to lead Placer High’s girls golf team to a 257-285 win over Bear River in the teams’ Pioneer Valley League open ...
Get a grip — your game depends on it
Sunday Sep 06 2009
A basic tenet of mine is that 85 percent of hitting a golf shot is in the fundamentals and 85 percent of those fundamentals is the grip. Your grip is the only connection between y ...
Blast your way out of sand traps
Sunday Aug 30 2009
Sand play can be one of the most frustrating parts of the game. Then again, sometimes it can become the most rewarding. Blasting a shot out of a bunker and watching it nestle up cl ...
An old hand at golf
Sunday Aug 30 2009
ALTA SIERRA — Leo Chesser loves to see big hitters step to the tee at Alta Sierra Country Club — his home course for the past 32 years. By the end of the round, they’re usual ...
Mastering ‘part shots’ can fully lower scores
Sunday Aug 23 2009
Not to be confused with “parting shots,” which are something very different, part shots in golf are types of shots that are made with less-than-full swings. They’re known as ...
How to hit the ball straight when you must keep it low
Sunday Aug 16 2009
Ever been faced with a shot where you had to keep the ball under the wind to control ball flight, or keep it low under a branch? This is a common shot that we’re often confronte ...
Taking on new challenges
Saturday Aug 15 2009
Keone Kauo spent a dozen years making the game of football look easy. So when he hung up the cleats for good three years ago, he found a sport that would challenge him like no othe ...
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