Golf Tips Holidays, families and golf seem to be a better fit than ever given the state of current affairs. Outdoor activities have been suggested by the safety experts and social distancing standards and protocols are easy to follow on the golf course. Here is what I am observing aroundContinue Reading

Thanksgiving and family go together What first attracted me to golf was the picture of families participating together.  The Krapfel’s, Healys, Lusk’s, Chappells, Whittington’s, Chapels, Newnham’s, and Rutherford’s were just a few of the families that invited me to play along with them when I got started in golf. IContinue Reading

This idea is running parallel to Jordan Speith putting while he is looking at the hole.  In short summary, putting with your eyes closed, your mind can be magical if you learn to utilize it better. Putting can be unimaginably easy if you let it. So practice this and letContinue Reading

Karlee Vardas keeps piling up the hardware and the Lexington Wildcat Junior who has committed to Georgia Southern earned SC Coaches Association Women’s 5A Golf Player of the Year.  “It’s a great honor and means a lot to be recognized for this award. I worked hard and it paid off,”Continue Reading

Karlee Vardas won the Class 5A state individual championship in a playoff while her Lexington wildcat team placed second.  “It was crazy coming down the stretch. I was in a good position but the girl I was competing with birdied three out of the last four to Tie,” Vardas said.Continue Reading

Karlee Vardas recently committed to play golf at Georgia Southern. The Junior at Lexington High School is currently the 2nd ranked junior girl in South Carolina which is quite impressive considering she has only been playing for a few years.  “My dad got me started when I was 12, whichContinue Reading

As the PGA Tour closes its 2019 Season The optimal Carolinas golf season is just opening up. That’s right; Fall is the Premier time of the year to play and here’s why: First, the golf courses are in the best condition of the year. We have got lush green grassContinue Reading

Last week I promised to share a short story about what I learned from 14-year-old Cass Dorrington. Cass, William Jenkins, sophomores at Chapin and I were on the 18th hole at Timberlake discussing ideas on how to hit golf shots when  I shared what I had learned many years agoContinue Reading

I learn much from new young players in golf. This past Saturday I watched a five-year-old name Cade get started by getting his putter and ball out of his bag, walk over to the hole, set his ball down right next to it, then tap it in. He got thisContinue Reading

Golf is to slow Before recognizing our local SCJGA All Stars, there are a couple of topics to address. First, there’s a lot of hoopla about pace of play after the first Fedex PGA Tour playoff event in which local Dustin Johnson was leading after the first 36 holes. OneContinue Reading

We are in the heart of our golf season. The golf courses are in great shape, early sunrises partner with late sunsets allowing us to make great golf gains with our games. Seeing people improve in golf is fascinating and love sharing ideas on sound ways to get this done.Continue Reading