GOLF: Social Media & Ted Bishop’s PGA Fallout

GOLF: Social Media & Ted Bishop’s PGA Fallout

Recently, I became the recipient of the 2014 PGA Teacher of the Year – Nationally (1 out of 27,000 PGA members) and made history for several ‘Firsts’ involved in golf: first woman, first person from the PNWPGA Section, first from Spokane, WA and more. In my opinion,...
Watch Out for Fliers

Watch Out for Fliers

Knowing when a flier is possible can be the difference between a birdie and a bogey or even worse! The first indicator of whether the shot maybe a flier is the length of the grass your ball is in. If your ball is in taller than normal grass like rough there is a good...

Chip Shots vs. Pitch Shots

Chip Shot A chip shot is meant to be a low trajectory shot with minimal spin. The goal is to get the ball on the green as soon as possible and have the ball roll to the hole like a putt. To hit a chip shot you want to use as little wrists and possible almost like a...
Playing in the Wind

Playing in the Wind

Against The Wind Playing into the wind will typically decrease distance and increase spin. This creates a shot that will go shorter and stop sooner than a usual shot. Playing into the wind will also in magnify certain shots. For example, a cut may turn into a slice or...
Defining the Teeing Ground

Defining the Teeing Ground

According to the USGA the definition of the teeing ground is: “The starting place for the hole to be played. It is a rectangular area two club-lengths in depth, the front and the sides of which are defined by the outside limits of two tee-markers. A ball is outside...