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

Caleb Proveaux of Lexington placed third in the Palmetto Amateur by shooting a four round total of 278. His USC Gamecock teammate Jamie Wilson won the event two shots ahead. Proveaux was in contention from the opening round when he shot 68. He followed it with 66 and closed withContinue Reading

Mia Andrade, a rising Seventh grader at Chapin Middle School qualified for the US Kids Clubs World Championships August 1-3.  “I played well all season and feel confident about my game,” said Andrade.  Players participate during an entire season to accumulate points based on performance to earn the opportunity to competeContinue Reading

Jim Williams, Jimmy Koosa, Tom Gwenski are PGA HOPE Certified golf professionals in our area. Williams is the Midlands area leader and what this organization focuses on is introducing, developing, and facilitating golf for military Veterans. According to Williams, The PGA Hope Program introduces golf to Veterans with disabilities to enhance theirContinue Reading