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Tiger Woods just parted ways with swing coach Chris Como in order to be his own swing coach! I ask you: who better to coach Tiger than Tiger?

December 23, 2017
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PGA Level 2 Battery Study Guide

December 16, 2017

This is the study guide I put together for the four-test PGA Level 2 Test Battery. It’s my attempt at condensing 487 pages down to almost 24. I’d much rather study this than all that! Feel free to copy and paste it so you can print it out to study. There are at least 15 formulas you should memorize for Merchandising and Inventory Management plus the dozen or so swing weight…

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Becoming a PGA Member: Steps 9 & 10

December 15, 2017

Welcome to the rinse and repeat stage of the PGA Class A Certification process! For those of you scoring at home, Level 2 is exactly like Steps 6 & 7 in Level 1 once you get to the Work Experience Portfolio and the Portfolio approval process. Here are some words of wisdom: once you submit your Portfolio to a PGA Education faculty member for grading, start studying. The goods news is…

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Diary of a USGA Rules Official: Incident Reports

December 14, 2017

On the heels of a landmark decision by golf’s governing bodies, the USGA and the R&A, Dr. Robin Farran is blasting-out even more Rules scenarios. Dr. Farran teaches Advanced Rules at the Golf Academy of America in Phoenix and is one of the USGA’s top Rules Officials. Many of stories you’re about to read actually happened! It’s just that the names have been changed to protect the innocent: Any Penalties? Incident 1 Player A…

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After Three Long Decades, Golf Finally Changes Course

December 11, 2017

The Rules of Golf are constantly being hammered by those who play the game, and rightfully so. They are an easy target. As golf participants and fans of the game, we are often left wondering if it’s the the spirit of the Rule or the letter of the law that should be interpreted. To the sport’s credit, golf’s governing bodies are listening and responding to several decades of grumbling. I…

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If Tiger Woods plays anything like he did during this weekend’s Hero World Challenge, it’s going to be one of the most memorable golf seasons… ever.

December 3, 2017
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