Category Archives: Amateur Golf

Sean Foley on Gear Effect

Why Does Gear Effect Matter? PGA Instructor Sean Foley explains and demonstrates why it matters in his video presentation. Watch and learn. Sean Foley explains gear effect.

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Master the Trinity of Golf to Score Low

David Pelz’s Front9 article (September 2014 Golf Magazine – golf.com) reminded me of what the late Ken Venturi said in his eight instructional videotapes entitled The Encyclopedia of Golf. Pelz cited three swings: putting stroke, finesse swing and power swing. … Continue reading

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69th U.S. Women’s Open Championship at Pinehurst No. 2

Amateur Lucy Li 11-year-old Lucy Li plays a practice round at Pinehurst No. 2. Local caddie Bryan Bush carries her bag. She carded a 78 on her first day of play on Thursday, June 19. She became interested in the … Continue reading

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U.S. Am Champ Tees Off at 114th U.S. Open with Phil & Justin

Fitzpatrick Plays with Phil Mickelson, 2013 U.S. Open Champ Justin Rose If your intent is to make your living as a professional golfer, could an exuberant 19-year-old Englishman do it any better than U.S. Amateur Champion Matthew Fitzpatrick. Amateurs can … Continue reading

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U.S. Opens at Pinehurst No. 2 Will Be Events for the Ages

The U.S. Open 2014 Championships at Pinehurst Resort & County Club in the Village of Pinehurst Village, an area known as the Sandhills to locals and on a course once called “The Deuce” will hold unique moments — firsts. 114th … Continue reading

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Am Lee Qualifies for U.S. Women’s Open with Final Round 66

In her first qualifying attempt, Australian amateur Minjee Lee shot a 5-under par 66 on May 20 during her final round at North Oaks Golf Club in Minnesota to earn a  spot in the U.S. Women’s Open in June at … Continue reading

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Five Proven Essentials to Proficient Ball Striking

Titleist Professional Institute (TPI) Cofounder Dave Phillips wrote the article “5 Key Fundamentals to World-class Ball Striking” in the golf swing in 2012. Here are the five: Contacting the ball in the center of a square club face Keeping the … Continue reading

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