Entries by Ken McNerney

Escape Any Bunker: How To Get Over A High Lip

By Stacy Lewis This might go against your instinct when you’re in a bunker with a high lip, but the last thing you want to do is try to help the ball over the lip. When you try to force it up and over, it almost always comes out lower and slams into the face. Instead, […]

New study shows that golfers have been aiming wrong this whole time

Most golfers see where they want their ball to end and aim straight for it. Pretty straightforward. Others incorporate an intermediary target — a spot two feet in front of the ball in line with their distant target — and focus on both before they swing. Which is better? Neither. GOLF Top 100 Teacher Eric […]

A Golf Course Unlike Any Other: How The Masters Became The Masters

When Bobby Jones won the Grand Slam — all four major tournaments in a calendar year — it included the U.S. Open, the Open Championship, The U.S. Amateur, and the British Amateur. Today the first major of the year is Jones’ own tournament, The Masters. Hosted on the course he built, Augusta National, it has […]

How A Doorframe Can Help Your Golf Swing

By Keely Levins Learn how to turn back, not sway. Let’s talk about hip turn. James Kinney, one of our Golf Digest Best Young Teachers and Director of Instruction at GolfTec Omaha, says that from the data GolfTec has collected, they’ve found lower handicap golfers have a more centered lower body at the top of the swing. Meaning, […]

7 HEALTH BENEFITS OF GOLF – WHY GOLF IS GOOD FOR BODY AND MIND

As all golfers know, a game of golf is both mentally stimulating and physically challenging. Golf may not be considered a physically demanding sport, but one round will likely mean you are outside and moving around, walking at a pace of 6-7km, for several hours at a time and constantly using your brain for the […]

Take a ‘lie-detector’ test to improve your short game by Dave Pelz

BY DAVE PELZ One of the things that separates Tour players from the rest of us is that the former are intimately familiar with their games. They know how different shots will unfold regardless of where the ball is sitting, especially around the green (where difficult lies abound). Not surprisingly, that’s where weekend players tend […]

New Golf Rules Strike Again As Golfer Assessed Penalty

Adam Schenk assessed with 2-stroke penalty for caddie error at Honda Classic Adam Schenk was assessed a two-stroke penalty for a rules violation that occurred in the second round of the Honda Classic when his caddie stood behind him once he was in his stance on the 17th hole. The penalty announced Saturday afternoon changes […]