Golf Tips Blog Posts

Kids on the Course

June 15th, 2017

Golf is fun and there is no better time to learn than now. Here are just a few benefits of getting kids out on the course this summer: GOLF IS FUN AND EDUCATIONAL Fresh air, friends and fairways mean FUN. Many kids talk about the biggest yard they have ever seen while riding in the… Read More…

Golf’s Feminine Side

May 15th, 2017

Women are attracted to golf because the game fosters a sense of independence, creates a social, uplifting environment, encourages a sense of style and improves time management skills. Golfers are not dependent on others for their success, and getting outdoors on a beautiful course in three-hour increments creates a perfect atmosphere to enjoy conversation. My… Read More…

Doug Weaver, the Golf Whisperer

April 18th, 2017

When I sat down at the kitchen table in Doug Weaver’s home to interview him about his induction into the Low Country Golf Hall of Fame, his wife plunked down a three-inch thick binder filled with clippings, letters and photos dating from the 1980s. She watched me turn the pages out of the corners of… Read More…

Wine@Nine Brings A New Heritage Tradition to Hilton Head

April 6th, 2017

If you enjoy pairing good golf with fine wine, you’re in for a treat! Located between holes 1 and 9 of the famed Harbour Town Golf Links, Wine@Nine débuts at the RBC Heritage beginning Monday, April 10, 2017. This upscale outdoor venue offers both wine and golf lovers the opportunity to enjoy premium wines during… Read More…

Put Spring In Your Swing

March 9th, 2017

Spring is a time when bare trees sprout leaves and flowers blossom. Our golf games can do the same and, with the following action steps, your golf game will bloom better than last year. 1. Walk with long strides and swing your arms while rotating your upper body. Feel the stretch. Climb stairs whenever you… Read More…

Benefits of Winter Golf

January 8th, 2017

I love to play golf in the winter, and here are just a few reasons why: 1. Energy lasts longer. The winter temperatures can be in the 60s and lower which is refreshing and allows my metabolism to stay steady, therefore, energy is longer lasting. Temperatures in the 80s and 90s require a higher metabolism that burns… Read More…

The Many Gifts of Golf

December 15th, 2016

To play golf, one must make choices that eventually lead us to valuable, long-term gifts that keep giving long after the last hole is played. The more we pursue the game, the more these gifts manifest in our lives. Golf gifts us with patience, revealing that tragedy can turn into triumph. Failure opens the door to… Read More…

Golf, A Game of EASE

October 17th, 2016

I want all golfers and non-golfers that are missing out on the EASE of Golf to learn the true spirit of the game. The acrostic below helps touch on a few starting points. Effortless technique ABCD Synergy Enjoyable Think about the nicknames of popular golfers. Ernie Ells is the “Big Easy” or “Easy Ernie.” Larry Mize and… Read More…

Transferring Skills to the Course

September 19th, 2016

Playing golf correctly can be achieved through many other daily activities. Typing on the keyboard, driving a car, sitting on the beach, playing video games and eating well are activities most of us do. Many people, both golfers and non-golfers, have preconceived ideas about how to play the game. As an instructor/coach, I often hear these… Read More…

Get Schooled with Golf

August 15th, 2016

Kids will be back in school before we know it, but Hilton Head Island offers plenty of ways to prevent summer Brain Drain. A golf course is a fun outdoor classroom complete with fresh air, friends, open spaces and hands-on learning opportunities. From math and science to responsibility and etiquette, get schooled on the course… Read More…

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