Entries by Stephanie Carey

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Would it have been a repeat for WOODS this weekend?

There is no Masters this week, but had it been played at Augusta National, Tiger Woods says he would have been there in good health and ready to go. Woods, who has not competed since Feb. 16 at the Genesis Invitational and missed at least two tournaments he would have normally played, told endorser GolfTV that he […]

April Savings at Placid Lakes

We’re bringing April Savings to you! $25 per person | 18 holes with cart | one person per cart Would you rather just play 9 holes???  We’ve got a price for that too… $18 per person – after 12 pm | 9 holes with cart | one person per cart BOOK NOW Due to the […]

We are OPEN and taking necessary precautions at Placid Lakes

Concerning COVID-19 & Golfer Safety While the game will offer a much-deserved break from the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic we need to make sure that all golfers are taking the necessary steps to stay safe and keep others safe. Best Practices for Golfer Safety Please wash hands frequently or use hand sanitizer while playing […]

Proper precautions when playing golf during the Coronavirus

Golf and Coronavirus: 11 things you should never do when playing golf The coronavirus has upended the world in a matter of weeks, devouring golf’s 2020 schedule and shuttering golfers indoors as they work-from-home. Yet playing golf is still very much on the table. Encouraged, even, but only if you take certain straightforward precautions. We have a big […]

Swinging the club from a solid base

Avoid this common mistake to create more power Look at old videos of the best swings of yesteryear, and you’ll likely see the golfer’s lead knee move toward the ball during the backswing. At the same time, the lead leg’s foot would roll inward and the heel would come off the ground. For the most […]

Only six months until Olympic Golf

Qualifying for the U.S. Olympic golf team: How to do it and Tiger’s chances The men’s Olympic golf tournament is still six months away, but Americans, including Tiger Woods, trying to grab one of the four spots available in the 60-player field are already in an intense battle to get to Tokyo, where the competition begins […]

The grip causes eternal fascination for golfers

How you can change your golf grip without even realizing it Editor’s Note: Baden Schaff has been a PGA teaching professional for 17 years and is the co-founder of Skillest, a digital platform that connects golf students with golf coaches across the world for online lessons. To learn more about Skillest and to book a […]

The Greatest Show on Turf this week

Harold Varner III just broke an impressive, and slightly odd, PGA Tour record Harold Varner III delivered fans the greatest show on turf at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. And it had nothing to do with TPC Scottsdale’s 16th hole. Varner, 29, opened up the event on Thursday with a par … and over the […]

Proper golf grip – get your hands right!

Simple steps for getting your hands on right I see a lot of amateurs approach the golf grip with a lot of tension. Many are holding the club too tightly. I notice it most when they try to waggle. The movement looks stiff and short. To swing correctly, the right amount of grip pressure—and where […]