Golf Improvement: How to Improve Your Game

  • March 17, 2022

    By Categories: Game Improvement, NewsTags: 2 min read

    Green Books (from GolfLogix) are a straightforward green-reading handbook, designed (and priced!) for the everyday golfer to “Play Smarter.”

  • February 27, 2022

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    Golfzon Leadbetter and Reunion Resort and Golf Club have entered into an agreement that establishes Reunion Resort as the new home of the Leadbetter Golf Academy World Headquarters.

  • December 8, 2021

    Take your game to new heights with Club Champion. Club Champion is the #1 destination for golf club fitting for any level of golfer. Delivering a Tour-level custom club fitting that produces longer, more accurate shots.

  • November 17, 2021

    By Categories: Game ImprovementTags: 2.2 min read

    It seems nowadays anything labeled as “high tech” attracts attention and there’s no better example in golf training devices than the deWiz sensor watch. It tracks hand movement during the swing providing pulse feedback plus visuals via a Bluetooth-linked smartphone app.

  • July 26, 2021

    Bella Collina Opens Golf Academy Tucked away on 1,900 verdant acres of rolling countryside and sparkling lakes near the quiet village of Montverde, Bella Collina is truly one of Central Florida's most exclusive residential clubs. Sir Nick Faldo designed the 7,700-yard championship golf course that has six sets of tee boxes down to 5,000 yards to accommodate members and guests of all skill levels. The signature layout boasts impressive views, dramatic elevation changes and large undulating greens unmatched in the area. At the peak of Bella Collina inside the gates sets the heart of the community, the grand Tuscany-inspired 75,000 square foot clubhouse. This awe-inspiring collection of six buildings and piazzas provide the amenities expected by the discriminating membership and residents. From fine dining to an extraordinary event space, pro shop, spa, fitness center, wine cellar and humidor, and relaxing spots tucked away in the nooks and crannies of the buildings, you really have to experience the detail in the Italian architecture and interior design to realize what an exceptional community it is. Earlier this year I was invited to be part of the inaugural class of golf students to experience firsthand the  curriculum of the Golf Academy at Bella [...]

  • July 4, 2021

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    If you are new to golf or starting to take your rounds more seriously, understanding your golf handicap is a necessity. Golf handicaps are a number that represents the golfer’s ability based on their previous golf round’s scores. It serves the purpose of comparing your performances with other golf players. For men, your golf handicap is generally between zero and twenty-eight, and, for women, between zero and thirty-six. Knowing your handicap is a must when a player wants to participate in tournament-style formats. Your handicap is the great equalizer. Many tournaments format their play so that a players handicap is used to score a round. This increases competition and allows players who may not be the strongest golfers a chance to taste victory. But this leads us to a few important questions. What is your handicap, and more importantly, how do you calculate it? New handicap calculation changes were introduced in 2020 so we’ll go over what a handicap is, how to calculate your handicap, and what rules changed for 2020. History of Golf Handicaps Golf handicap began over 100 years ago and has been in operation ever since. In the previous years, it was known as a hands-on cap, [...]

  • June 7, 2021

    What is the one thing all golfers, amateur or pro have in common?  They want to score better. Doesn’t matter who you ask, all golfers want to improve their score. Most amateur golfers think taking lessons will solve all their problems. If you are serious about improving your game, do what the pros do, play with clubs that were custom fit for the way you play the game, not the way somebody else plays. From the beginning golfer to the seasoned amateur and professional golfer, True Spec, the worldwide leader in custom fitting, has been helping golfers unlock their game’s true potential with clubs that maximize their potential and performance. The True Spec fitting process narrows down a golfer’s needs to a very specific club design. Going one step further, True Spec maps this custom club blueprint against more than 35,000 combinations of shafts and heads, sourcing from more than 30 of the industry’s top brands and manufacturers. While many fitters are brand affiliated, True Spec’s brand agnostic approach aims to eliminate any trend-based bias that might reflect the partnerships of the pros or the best advertising real estate on golf sites or blogs. By upholding a dedication to golfer [...]

  • May 2, 2021

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    Most amateur golfers want to and need to work on their game but having time to head to the driving range for a little practice, just doesn’t exist. When you do squeeze a session in, many times it turns into a session of just pounding balls. You are more interested in finishing the bucket than working on the fundamentals of a good swing. If you are serious about quality practice, one of the best things you could do is set up a home practice station with a quality hitting mat and golf net.  If you give yourself 5-10 minutes a day, without being rushed, it won’t take long for you to groove that swing into a picture-perfect swing. With so many golf mats to choose from, how do you find the right mat?  Not all golf mats are created equal. There are many factors that should be considered, but the three biggest factors should be: Mat Size: one-piece, two-piece, or a mini hitting mat Does the mat mimic hitting off real grass and not give you Turf Shock (joint pain commonly caused by hitting off mats that have no give to the surface) Durability – will you get years of [...]

  • April 24, 2021

    PGA veteran, along with three rising stars, are the latest to embrace True Spec’s brand-agnostic equipment model on Tour SCOTTSDALE, AZ, April XX, 2021 —True Spec Golf today introduced the latest Tour Ambassadors representing True Spec’s uniquely data-driven approach to equipment management: PGA Tour veteran Aaron Baddeley, European Tour winner Sam Horsfield, and LPGA rising stars Albane Valenzuela and Giulia Molinaro. True Spec’s Tour team is the result of True Spec Master Fitters having worked with a variety of PGA, LPGA and Champions Tour players over the years to build their equipment to the precise specifications derived from the fitting process. In lieu of traditional equipment endorsements, True Spec Tour Ambassadors sign with the worldwide leader in custom club fitting and building to play a brand-agnostic sequence of clubs designed to maximize performance. This bespoke approach to building out their bag is driven strictly by True Spec’s data and the player’s personal preferences. “Since we started, Tour pros have been trusting True Spec to help them find an edge through brand-agnostic customization, and we are delighted to be growing our visibility on Tour as a natural progression of these relationships,” True Spec CEO Hoyt McGarity said. “True Spec has been pioneering the data-driven equipment model for years, and more and more Tour [...]

  • March 6, 2021

    By Categories: Game ImprovementTags: 2.3 min read

    Putting is the least physical part of golf, but requires the most finesse and accuracy If there is anything that is true about putting, it is that you can make putts in many different ways. The only commonality between the best putters in the world is their ability to consistently line the putter up, and hit it successfully at their target. If you struggle reading greens, lining your putter up consistently, or making short range putts consistently then the GolfNotch is for you. Let's face it, we all want to be better putters. If you shoot par, half of your strokes were supposed to be putts. If you shoot over par, you really need to eliminate some of the 3 and 4 putts. Putting Aids won't miraculously cure your putting, but if you get the right aids, they can prove to be very useful and help you shave strokes off your scorecard. That is as long as you continue to practice and use the aid in the way it was intended. Putting Aids are designed to provide feedback on specific areas of putting...improve these areas and you will become a better putter. Putting Mirrors and Putting Gates have been around [...]