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Keyword: Charlie Blanchard
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Aspire to Excellence. Nobody ever became great by settling for average, middle-of-the-pack, “gentleman’s C.” Always strive to be the best you can be. Sounds like Arnie and his Army. If someone is not continually working to improve, he can’t expect to be competitive. more
The Justin Harper Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 at the New Mexico State University Golf Course. more
Golfers seem to have their own jargon, sayings and expressions, and some are downright hilarious. For example, let’s take the term “chili dip” as used in golf as opposed to a party snack. more
Over the many years of golf experiences, I have come to the conclusion that there are three specific golf shots which higher handicap golfers find the most difficult. more
I hear a lot of golfers complain that “I was thinking too much on that shot.” Or “I was thinking of business and not on my golf shot.” Or “I wasn’t thinking when I pulled that club.” And “I ran that putt 10 feet too long because I went brain-dead.” more
Cool, calm and collected. That’s how Collin Morikawa appeared on Sunday, July 18, as he dissected the field at Royal St. George’s on his way to winning the 149th Open Championship. more
When you watch PGA Tour golf on television you might hear the distinct sound of clicking on concrete paths as golfers walk between holes or near the clubhouse. more
Balance is a critical element if you are to play your best golf. Of course, a balanced golf swing includes a balanced stance, weight shift, tempo and finishing position. more
The buzz surrounding the proposed alternative professional golf league has not gone away. more
Prevention is the key with regards to sunburn, sun poisoning, heat exhaustion, heat stroke or other sun-related health matters. more
The summer heat is upon us. Nighttime temperatures in the 70s are all right for sleeping but the steady 100-plus daytime heat is wilting. more
It’s time to talk about golf etiquette. Etiquette is a nice word that translates as “stop doing stupid thigs to annoy others and make you look like a fool.” more
Play a round with a buddy using only one, two or at the most three clubs. Its’s fun. You’d be surprised how you can invent and create shots when you don’t have a full bag. more
In the most amazing sports story of the year, a nearly 51-year-old Phil Mickelson won the 103rd PGA Championship on a truly brutal Kiawah Island golf course on Sunday, May 23. more
Years ago, Yogi Berra offered us this piece of wisdom: “Half of the game is 90 percent mental.” more
As I see it, golf has a lot to do with touch and feel. The two talents are closely related, but let’s not confuse the two. more
It has been just over a year since the pandemic turned the world upside down. In March last year, the PGA Tour canceled the Players Championship after one round. more
Today we’re going to talk about the relationship between playing golf and the lessons of life. But first, let me be perfectly clear: golf is a game; life is not a game. more
Ever wonder how quickly you could take your golf game to the next level? How about 30 seconds. Let’s take a look at some of the ways you can use to improve your results, just by doing certain things that take less than a minute. more
Herb Wimberly served as the Aggie men’s head golf coach for 31 years, retiring in 1994. Some of the notable golfers who played for Herb “back in the day” are Rich Beem, Larry Beem (Rich’s late dad), Bart Bryant, Steve Haskins, Tom Byrum and Tom’s brother, Curt Byrum. more
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