October 26, 2014

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What is your left foot doing?

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[Editor's Note: The following article was written by Todd Casabella, Director of Instruction at Grey Hawk Golf Club in Lagrange. Todd is a member of the Professional Golfers' Association of America and a TPI Certified Golf Fitness Instructor.] Do you keep your left foot up or down during your golf swing? During the 70′s and Read More…

The Key To Distance And Accuracy

[Editor's Note: The following article was written by Todd Casabella, Director of Instruction at Grey Hawk Golf Club in Lagrange. Todd is a member of the Professional Golfers' Association of America and a TPI Certified Golf Fitness Instructor.] Everyone who plays golf wants to hit the golf ball as far as they can. Unfortunately, many Read More…

Elyrian Brick leading senior division at Northeast Ohio Amateur

ELYRIA – When Norton Brick is looking to burn a few calories, plastic braces and velcro keep his trick back in place. Put the Elyria resident on a golf course, however, and the 58-year-old is pure mettle. Brick battled the weather and his ailing back Thursday and carries the senior division lead of the 81st Read More…

Avon’s Titsworth shoots 8-under 64, leads Cleveland Junior Open by five after first round

AVON – The No. 1 rule for golfers is this: Every round could have been better. Every single one. Now, finding a way to improve on the bogey-free, 8-under-par 64 Beau Titsworth shot in Tuesday’s opening round of the Cleveland Junior Open at Red Tail Golf Club might not be easy. But it can be Read More…

Why The U.S. Open Is Golf’s Best Tournament

That statement could cause a bit of a debate. Many people would argue that The Masters is easily golf’s best contest. The allure and mystery of Augusta National is absolutely captivating, and few have had the privilege of playing the course. Others might say that The British Open is the most appealing. The idea that Read More…

When Should You “Give” Somebody A Putt?

While I was on vacation last week, myself and my future father-in-law got paired up with a couple of other guys. One man looked to be in his 60′s, while the other one was in his early to mid 30′s. We introduced ourselves and teed off shortly thereafter. Turns out it was a father and Read More…

The Importance of Getting Started With Golf at a Young AGE

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Kids today are not as active as the generations before them.  There are a few reasons for the lack of physical activity, but to me the most obvious reason is TECHNOLOGY.  Video games, movies, music, YouTube, Facebook, and texting are the first few forms of technology that come to my mind.  Kids these days are Read More…

What’s In Your Bag?

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For some reason when I wrote that headline, the Capital One “what’s in your wallet” went through my head. I’m very easily distracted sometimes. Anyway, we all know that there are tons of companies that make golf clubs. If choosing a set weren’t hard enough, some companies are known for making better woods, while others Read More…

The Best Gambling Games for the Golf Course

Whether you are a high handicapper or a scratch golfer, gambling on the golf course is something that can be enjoyable for everyone.  Gambling on the golf course is fun for different people for different reasons.  I personally feel that it adds importance to each shot.  For someone that has played some competitive golf, putting Read More…

Short Game Practicing

The next time you play, I want you to record how many shots you take outside of 100 yards, and record how many shots you take within 100 yards of the pin. You will immediately realize the importance of practicing your short game. If you are trying to shave strokes off of your score, then Read More…