Conversations about growing the game are more common in golf circles than ever. As newly elected PGA of America president Paul Levy put it recently, golf’s ruling bodies have never been more unified around a single cause. To perpetuate this discussion, a study reported by the Irish Golf Desk this week raises interesting questions about
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Conversations about growing the game are more common in golf circles than ever. As newly elected PGA of America president Paul Levy put it recently, golf’s ruling bodies have never been more unified around a single cause. To perpetuate this discussion, a study reported by the Irish Golf Desk this week raises interesting questions about
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One of the best features of the Garmin Approach X40 activity tracker is that it’s paying attention when you’re not. It sends out a vibrating reminder when you’ve been still for too long. It literally tells you to “Move!” And you should. Desk jobs make stagnation a habit that’s easy to form. And that’s a
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One of the best features of the Garmin Approach X40 activity tracker is that it’s paying attention when you’re not. It sends out a vibrating reminder when you’ve been still for too long. It literally tells you to “Move!” And you should. Desk jobs make stagnation a habit that’s easy to form. And that’s a
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The long-awaited IPO for Acushnet (parent of Titleist and FootJoy) came to fruition today with the common stock trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “GOLF.” Chairman and CEO Wally Uihlein rang the opening bell with notable Acushnet figures surrounding him, including putter designer Scotty Cameron, top-rated instructor Butch Harmon and
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The long-awaited IPO for Acushnet (parent of Titleist and FootJoy) came to fruition today with the common stock trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “GOLF.” Chairman and CEO Wally Uihlein rang the opening bell with notable Acushnet figures surrounding him, including putter designer Scotty Cameron, top-rated instructor Butch Harmon and
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After a distinguished 45-year career that saw him advance from assistant to the production manager all the way to Ping’s president and chief operating officer, Doug Hawken announced his retirement today, effective January 31, 2017. He will remain on the company’s board of directors. “I speak for the entire Solheim and Ping families when I
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After a distinguished 45-year career that saw him advance from assistant to the production manager all the way to Ping’s president and chief operating officer, Doug Hawken announced his retirement today, effective January 31, 2017. He will remain on the company’s board of directors. “I speak for the entire Solheim and Ping families when I
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Dick’s Sporting Goods apparently is bullish on golf again. According to a Reuters report, the nation’s largest sporting goods retailer just acquired Golfsmith, the nation’s largest golf retailer at auction earlier this week. According to Reuters, Wednesday’s bankruptcy auction resulted in Dick’s Sporting Goods planning to keep at least 30 Golfsmith stores and wind down
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Dick’s Sporting Goods apparently is bullish on golf again. According to a Reuters report, the nation’s largest sporting goods retailer just acquired Golfsmith, the nation’s largest golf retailer at auction earlier this week. According to Reuters, Wednesday’s bankruptcy auction resulted in Dick’s Sporting Goods planning to keep at least 30 Golfsmith stores and wind down
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Dustin Johnson is a freak—in a good way. Whether you hand him a golf club, bowling ball or jai alai cesta, it won’t take him long to figure out how to use it, and use it well. We remind you of this because Johnson‘s typical fitness routine isn’t necessarily something you should copy. Yep, it’s
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Dustin Johnson is a freak—in a good way. Whether you hand him a golf club, bowling ball or jai alai cesta, it won’t take him long to figure out how to use it, and use it well. We remind you of this because Johnson‘s typical fitness routine isn’t necessarily something you should copy. Yep, it’s
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When Greg Norman started Great White Shark Enterprises three decades ago, it was a business that followed an identifiable professional athlete template: a great player, a big name, and an opportunity to leverage that name with consumers. But now Norman is 61. Save for an improbable run at the 2008 British Open, where he finished
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When Greg Norman started Great White Shark Enterprises three decades ago, it was a business that followed an identifiable professional athlete template: a great player, a big name, and an opportunity to leverage that name with consumers. But now Norman is 61. Save for an improbable run at the 2008 British Open, where he finished
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Three important physical attributes that lead to more power in the golf swing are strong gluteal muscles, core stability and ankle mobility. Strong glutes should be obvious. They are prime movers in the golf swing and control the action of the pelvis. You also need strong muscles around the mid-section of your body to stabilize
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Three important physical attributes that lead to more power in the golf swing are strong gluteal muscles, core stability and ankle mobility. Strong glutes should be obvious. They are prime movers in the golf swing and control the action of the pelvis. You also need strong muscles around the mid-section of your body to stabilize
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Considering the punishment your wrists endure because of golf—helping you swing the club through thick grass, plugged bunker lies and two-hour grind sessions on the range—it’s amazing more golfers don’t suffer hand injuries. “Actually, they do,” says Dave Phillips, golf-and-fitness expert at the Titleist Performance Institute. “They’re fairly common, and you typically don’t come back
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Considering the punishment your wrists endure because of golf—helping you swing the club through thick grass, plugged bunker lies and two-hour grind sessions on the range—it’s amazing more golfers don’t suffer hand injuries. “Actually, they do,” says Dave Phillips, golf-and-fitness expert at the Titleist Performance Institute. “They’re fairly common, and you typically don’t come back
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