Get Fit: Your Clubs and You

Let’s first talk about your body. Before we can even begin to address about your clubs, we need to make sure our personal hardware is in its best possible condition in order to hit the golf ball consistently with an athletic swing over a 4 ½ hour period. The best thing to remember is that…

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Major Misconception – Scramble Vs. Best Ball:

In a “Scramble” format the players or designated team captain decide after each shot which one the best shot is. Each player on the team plays their next shot from that spot; within one club length no closer to the hole. The group then plays this way until the ball is holed out. The group…

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Overseed & Aerification Maintenance Questions Answered

Starting to plan your golf trip for September/October and notice many of the courses will be closed for Overseed? You show up to a course you have been thinking about for months and say to yourself, “What the heck is going on out here? Are they trying to ruin my golf trip to Las Vegas?”…

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How to Bomb it Past your Friends

We all want to be able to out drive our friend or maybe at least feel competitive for the long drive contest in your next local scramble.  There is nothing better than stepping up to the tee and ripping one straight down the middle 300 yards.  I know we all suffer from this desire, so…

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First Tee Jitters

No matter if you are a 30 or a three handicap, we all have them…the dreaded first tee jitters.  Some of us act like they don’t even faze us by putting on a good game face and walking with some swagger; others you can see it just by looking at them, but trust me everyone…

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Golf Course Staff Interview: Chad Gunier (Las Vegas Paiute)

Chad C. Gunier, PGA General Manager Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort VIPGS: Describe your facility in your own words; not like a creative writer, but more from a golfer’s perspective Chad G: If you are looking for quality design and conditions, the Paiute is the place to play. It is home to Vegas’ only Pete…

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Setup: A Crucial Start of the Swing

Why is the setup so crucial to the swing you ask?  Well because everything starts from there.  In order to have a solid golf swing it all starts from the beginning…your setup.  With the majority of us all not being professional athletes with impeccable timing we need to make sure we are set up correctly…

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Butch Harmon Golf School Experience = First Class

When you think of Butch Harmon it is hard not to think Tiger Woods.  When Tiger was at his best Butch Harmon was his swing coach.  Even though Mr. Harmon teaches some of the best in the game from past and current (Phil Mickelson, Ricky Fowler, Darren Clarke, Dustin Johnson, Seve Ballesteros, Ernie Els, Nick…

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