U.S. Kids Golf Certified Coaching Seminar

November 4, 2016

U.S. Kids Golf (USKG) was founded in 1996 when former golf professional and engineer Dan Van Horn had trouble finding clubs for his five and eight-year old kids. That year, Van Horn began developing Ultralight kids clubs, designed to be 25% lighter than adult and most junior clubs. The company first shipped its products in 1998 and has since become the world’s leading provider of junior golf equipment. The mission of U.S. Kids…

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dbg on Golf

Tiger Woods will be making his long-awaited return to competitive golf at next month’s Hero World Challenge. He’s currently scheduled to be in the 18-player field.  

November 4, 2016
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WGA 9ers Opening Day

November 2, 2016

One of the duties that has been bestowed upon me since I started working at La Paloma is running the ladies nine-hole league. It’s called the WGA (Women’s Golf Association) 9ers, and it meets every Wednesday morning from early November through late April. Sure, there are casual open-play dates in-between, but there’s only one opening day, and that was today. The ladies played an A,B,C,D Scramble, which is a pretty standard…

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Todd Sones: How to Handle Tight Lies Around the Green

November 1, 2016

Most players struggle from tight lies around the green. When there’s a little grass under their ball, it’s a completely different story. The difference lies (no pun intended) in the angle of approach. Todd Sones is a Golf Digest Top 50 and Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructor who serves on the Golf Academy of America’s National Advisory Board and who’s a Golf Channel Academy Lead Coach. He says he starts…

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