Nick Flanagan – Basic Chipping Technique

The first of a new series of videos from former Tour Professional Nick Flanagan! This week’s video gives you a few tips on basic chipping techniques! Be sure to follow Nick on Instagram @njflanagan to see more! Better yet, book a lesson with Nick today! Nick Flanagan Basic Chipping from ACGT & TXGHOF Book A Lesson…

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Golf Instructor Inga Snyder Arrives at San Pedro!

Inga Snyder is a native of Goshen, Indiana and where she began her golfing career. She played collegiately for Indiana University where she was a captain, earned 1st team all Big Ten honors, and a Big Ten championship. Inga graduated with degrees in Sports Communications and Telecommunications. After graduating College Snyder played professionally on the…

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How to use the Trail’s GPS Heat Map

A new feature on our GPS units is the GolfLogix green heat map. As you reach a green on the Trail, the GPS unit will display a heat map view of the green. The arrows indicate the direction of the break, and the colors represent the speed at which the putt will break. The heat…

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How long stuff lasts on a golf course, according to a superintendent

Olmos Basin

BY: JOSH SENS There’s a lot of talk in golf about the length of courses, but not much about their longevity. Irrigations systems age. Tees and greens lose their shape and luster. Bunkers require restoration. Nothing lasts forever. But how long do key course elements endure? Terry Buchen, a retired superintendent and 54-year member of the Golf…

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8 tips that will help you hole short putts with confidence

Legendary golfer Bobby Jones once said that when it all comes down to one shot, nothing is more frightening than having to make a short putt. The thought of a putt less than 3 feet creates an expectation that you should make it. But because you place enormous pressure on yourself that you can’t miss…

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Hit better bunker shots with Michael Breed’s simple tips

By Michael Breed I can always tell when golfers are nervous in the sand: They make no body turn through the shot—it’s just a fast swipe with the hands. And when the hands get active, they tend to close the clubface, which makes the leading edge dig. You want to do just the opposite: Slide the…

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15 ways to be a faster golfer

By E. Michael Johnson I hate slow play. Ever since I was a caddie picking up the range at the Country Club of New Canaan in Connecticut, I learned to play fast—because playing fast meant getting more holes in after the range was picked. Play fast, and you’ll make fast friends on the course. To be…

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10 things golfers need to do to hit longer drives

There aren’t many of us who don’t want to hit the ball farther, especially with our driver. Nothing is more fun than ripping a shot off the tee, approaching the green from close range, and making birdie. A solid, long drive starts the chain of good events. It’s like a domino effect that leads to…

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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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