golf

Placer golfers shooting for another winning season

  The Placer High School boys golf team is looking to repeat as league and section champs this season.   Coming off a landslide section-championship victory i ...

Golf program gives kids a head start on game basics

It took just one day on the course at St. Andrews in Scotland — the birthplace of golf — and Phil Green was hooked. “That just set it in stone what I was gong t ...

PGA honors Auburn golf pro

Shawn Kelly’s game isn’t getting any better — or worse — these days.    The pro at the Ridge for the last 13 years has noticed his game is ...

Golf aids make home practice fun and useful

Golf practice does not always have to be implemented outdoors. Creative players can find plenty of ways to improve their games at home or indoors. There is the timely and sagacious ...

Golf Tips: Balance points will improve consistency

When golfers talk about the golf swing, it is amazing how many different opinions and theories are discussed. Golfers tend to think way too much about their swings, which can inhib ...

Golf tips:Get a grip on fundamentals

It’s about time to review a few fundamentals for an end of summer tune-up to get us ready for autumnal golf. In the next few weeks we’ll review in depth some of the basic funda ...

Golf Tips: Having a blast with good bunker shots

Gene “The Squire” Sarazan is the man credited for creating the original sand wedge back in the 1930s. His tinkering with a club by adding solder to the sole was then and is now ...

Golf tips: Practice grip, aim, set-up and posture for chips, pitches

There are many shots in golf that are made with less than full swings. They’re known as chips and pitches. A chipping swing is a swing that doesn’t move past your hips and I ca ...

Golf Tips: Let the big dog eat!

This week we?ll begin a series of golf tips ?from tee to green.? We?ll start with the first shot and then discuss many of the subsequent shots you?ll need to play any given hole on ...

Placer girls golf lands grant from PWGA

The Placer High girls golf team will get a leg up financially this year with a $300 grant from the Pacific Women's Golf Association. The association awards grants to three school g ...