Golf for Beginners: Golf Etiquette, Rules and Glossary

The New Year is here and there is no better time than now to take up the game of golf. The best part it can be picked up at any time and be played for life. Whether you’ve dabbled with the sport or are starting from scratch (no pun intended), it’s good to have an…

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Seven Restored Golden Age Courses You Can Play

Turn back the clock (sort of) and play these top-notch courses that have benefited from some tender and loving restorations. by – SHAUN TOLSON Many of the recent, headline-grabbing restoration projects of Golden Age courses have been affiliated with exclusive, members-only clubs. However, all is not lost for the intrepid public links player, since a…

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A Solid Preshot Routine is a Must for Good Golf

By Lou Guzzi, PGA Do you have a Pre-Shot Routine? Do you know it? So many golfers have a Pre-Shot Routine for most golf shots but don’t even know what their routine is when asked in a lesson. We don’t want to be the golfer who makes a swing when it finally feels right. Unfortunately, without…

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Olmos Basin Improvements

OLMOS BASIN IS RE-OPENING SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH! We’ll be posting more information in the coming days regarding tee time availability, and a Grand Re-Opening event. Stay Tuned! Starting on Monday, January 4th, Olmos Basin golf course will be closing for approximately 9 months for renovations. Check back here for updates, photos, and videos of our…

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How Do I Get Out of Wet Sand?

By Jim McLean Playing on a course after a big soaker presents all kinds of challenges—thick rough, mud balls, slower greens, etc.—and one that bothers many is a bunker with firm, packed sand. Too often, golfers mistakenly use their standard greenside technique, only to watch the ball rocket over the green or plug into the lip.…

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10 ways golfers can stop missing their drives to the right

BY: KELLIE STENZEL, TOP 100 TEACHER Stop hitting those frustrating blocks and slices with these tips. Missing your drives to the right, usually by way of a slice, is frustrating. And while it can be a completely different feel when you start to get your club face more square at impact, golf becomes more fun. The…

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First Tee Invitational

San Antonio Women’s Golf Association is sponsoring the First Tee Invitational at Brackenridge Park Golf Course Wednesday, April 21, 2021 6:30am – 7:30am

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10 Rules for Good Golf Etiquette

By Arnold Palmer I. Don’t be the slowest player In my casual games at Bay Hill, we get around in under four hours — and that’s in fivesomes. Evaluate your pace of play honestly and often, and if you’re consistently the slowest one in your group, you’re a slow player, period. Encourage everyone to move…

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Golf 101: Dos and don’ts for beginners

By Jessica Marksbury – Golf is the greatest game in the world—just ask anyone who plays! But getting started as a beginner can be a daunting—and often intimidating—prospect. To help you (or someone you know) take the plunge, here’s a definitive list of dos and don’ts for the aspiring player. First off: DO: Start on a practice…

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KSAT 12 News and the Alamo City Golf Trail

Number of golfers rising during pandemic as more kids, families taking an interest Alamo City Golf Trail seeing boom that will help finance local projects Max Massey, Reporter/AnchorAzian Bermea, Photojournalist SAN ANTONIO – Over the past year golf has become more and more popular and that influx of players is not slowing down. Since the COVID-19…

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