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Monthly Archive for September, 2012

For your viewing pleasure – I submit the five best neck releasers of all time.  I don’t know if that’s what they’re officially called but you know what I’m talking about.  Instead of keeping the head still with the chin pointed back behind the ball, some golfers rotate the head through the strike and it [...]

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Advice to a Persimmon Newbie

Thomas, my good friend and Commissioner of my Fantasy Football League, recently found his way to Persimmon Golf Today all on his own.  I don’t advertise or advocate much in the “real world” so he didn’t even know I was involved with this site – you can imagine he was a bit surprised!  It doesn’t [...]

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  Although I don’t believe golf should be completely formulaic, we all have our own set of mental calculations to negotiate the particulars of any given shot.  Flyer lie – take 1 less club.  Low runner – move ball back.  Everyone who has played the game long enough has build up a database of mental [...]

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I mentioned in my Bandon summaries that the most startling realization I had during the trip was that my normal putting stroke, a long, languid thing, was going to be inadequate.  After switching over to a “pop” type stroke, I putted very well for the final three rounds.  These included some long putts from well [...]

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OK let’s wrap this baby up!  Sorry for taking so long with the final installment but I’m still in summer vacation mode and just got back from Tahoe where I played a terrible Robert Trent Jones, Jr. course – but that’s a story for another time. We set out for Old Mac on our last [...]

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