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Kohler’s FernGully

It’s a different time in the golf industry especially when it comes to building courses. the American market has virtually dried up. Unless you have the deep pockets of a Donald Trump, Mike Keiser or Herb Kohler, new layouts are a scarce commodity. There is no denying Destination Kohler features some of the finest golf […]

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There Was Only One Arnold Palmer

It’s a day many of us knew would come but didn’t want to think about. Arnold Palmer passed away at the age of 87 on Sunday. Not only has the golf world lost a true icon, but anyone who recognized the name Palmer feels a true sense of loss. While most will identify him with […]

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Step Up In 2016 – A Lil’ Bit

It’s January. A major snow storm is slamming the east coast. Tour players are blessed with warm temps in Palm Springs, Hawaii or Abu Dhabi.  Even though the official year for the PGA Tour started in October, it’s just getting underway now with the sightings of Spieth, McIlroy, Fowler, Stenson and Phil the Thrill.  I […]

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A Key Golf Principle — PracticePlay from PurePlayGolf

There are seven Principles for improvement in the PurePlayGolf curriculum. PracticePlay is one of them. If the desire to improve encourages golfers to practice why are they so poor at it? The majority of players get out to the course 1-3 times per week. The pure enjoyment of golf comes from playing. How many hours […]

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When The PGA Tour Leaves Town

Ever been a casualty of a PGA Tour pullout?  Milwaukee, Wisconsin has. A month ago I went to visit my brother in Central Illinois to take in the U of I men’s basketball opener at the newly renovated State Farm Center. I’ll always call it the Assembly Hall, a unique arena that has stood the […]

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Golf’s Mental Key — Dynamic Linear Focus

Over the past few years I’ve examined concepts and developed principles applicable to the process of playing golf. Make no mistake golf is a process. I constantly refer to it in my instruction. The very definition of a process is a series of actions that produce something or that lead to a particular result. The […]

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Major Predictions For 2016

With the Race to Dubai being decided this past weekend I can officially declare an end to the 2015 professional golf season. Quite a season it was. What did we learn from it? What future message is it sending? Are we on the brink of a cataclysmic change in this game we haven’t seen since […]

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Daybreak By The Lake

For the third time in eleven years an international champion was crowned at Whistling Straits on Sunday. This time the “Wonder from Down Under”, Jason Day, hoisted the Wanamaker Trophy by completely dominating his fellow competitors posting a major championship record score of twenty under par. Dominant but still a bit competitive, as the top […]

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Armed For Success

When you see something amazing at times you have to take a second look to confirm what you’re watching. In my case I often need to clean my glasses. Today as I participated in a PGA Jr Clinic for the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits I came across young boy who is very special. Unfortunately […]

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Ready To Whistle at the Straits

    With Whistling Straits hosting its third major championship in eleven years many of the players are familiar with the course. As always weather conditions can impact scoring but in August it’s doubtful the winds will blow with the force felt at St. Andrews a few weeks ago. Predominantly any breeze should be from […]

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