Clubhouse Chat

Clubhouse Chat

Do you get confused by chat in the clubhouse? There are a lot of words and phrases in the golfing world (I still get confused!). Whether you’re starting out or  simply need a refresher course, we’ve put together this handy guide of key golf words to help you join in the conversation.   Ace – a hole in one Address – the position of one’s body taken just before the golfer hits the ball
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UGA’s Inspirational Role Model

Photo credit: Illinois Golf Hall of Fame   In the spirit of Inspirational Role Models Month, myself and the UGA team have decided to commemorate a particular golfer we’ve all taken inspirational from… This month we’d like to commemorate Mr. Samuel ‘Errie’ Ball. For those of you that know of the inspiration that is Mr Ball I’m sure you’ll agree he was not only a legendary golfer but an inspirational
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How to Play the Pro Pitch

How to Play the Pro Pitch

Ever watched a tournament on TV and been frustrated that you can’t replicate some of the awesome shots you see? Well, today I’m hoping to ease some of your frustration. I’m showing you how to hit the ‘pro pitch’. You know the one – the shot that comes in from 20 or 30 yards, bounces once or twice, and then stops immediately like the ball has brakes. It’s beautiful to
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Fundamental of the Mental Game

Fundamentals of the Mental Game

As your game evolves, it’s easy to get caught up in trying to master new and more advanced techniques. It’s easy to forget that what really determines how well (or how badly) you play often begins between the ears. As you know, at UGA we often discuss the importance of the Mental Game. In order to make real improvements you need a strong mental game. It’s always good to remind ourselves of the
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Don’t Ignore Your Achilles’ Heel

What do you struggle with most on the course? Most golfers tend to have that one area they excel in, but also that one area where their game falls flat. While it can be tempting to avoid this problem area…. don’t. If you keep avoiding it, you’ll never improve! You need to think of this problem as your Achilles’ heel. Imagine the difference it could have on your game, if
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Biggest Challenges Pro Golfers Face

What Would Bubba Do?

We can all get a little bit wrapped up in our own games and trying to fix our unique issues on the course… It’s easy to forget that pro golfers also face such difficulties. There’s actually a lot that us amateurs can learn from watching these top players. In fact, looking at the biggest challenges faced by pros and, more importantly, how they deal with them can help us improve
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Putting Trivia

[TRIVIA CHALLENGE] So, You Think You Know Putting?

After a very ‘putting filled’ week, the team here at UGA decided to put together a quiz to test your putting knowledge. These 9 putting questions cover memorable putting moments and rules… So, you think you know putting? Take our challenge and put your knowledge to the test. (We’ve left room for one more question too! Comment below or send us an email with your best putting trivia or fact.)
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