Month: July 2018

When golf instructor Trillium Rose was asked to take a look at Troy Mullins’ driver swing for an analysis, her reaction was “she has the torque of a teenage boy.” That’s not something every woman would probably want to hear, but if you’re a long-drive champion like Mullins, you take that as a compliment. With
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Bruce Lietzke, who won 13 PGA Tour events with a reliable and famously low-maintenance fade, succumbed to brain cancer on Saturday. He was 67. Lietzke originally was diagnosed with glioblastoma, an aggressive malignant tumor, on April 12, 2017. It was similar to the brain cancer that claimed the life of Cathy Bryant, wife of golfer
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Bubba Watson lets both feet shift toward the target as he smashes the ball, and Jim Furyk loops his club from a nearly upright orientation at the top of the swing to one of the best impact positions in golf. Jordan Spieth’s left elbow juts toward the target through impact, and Dustin Johnson bows his
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Graham DeLaet has been on the sidelines since fall, dealing with recurring back issues. Unfortunately for DeLaet, it appears his return inside the ropes won’t be anytime soon. DeLaet, who received a series of stem-cell treatments last October to alleviate pain, said on Tuesday the injections were unsuccessful. The 36-year-old announced he has opted for
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If you asked a lot of golfers how to teach the putting stroke, they might say that when holding the club, the arms and shoulders create a triangle shape that points down at the ball. The goal is keeping that triangle shape intact during the stroke. I get the visual, but I think it’s upside
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