Archive for August, 2011

Tseng, Webb to compete at Handa Women's Australian Open

Tseng, Webb to compete at Handa Women’s Australian Open

Rolex World Number 1 golfer Yani Tseng will take on Royal Melbourne Golf Club in the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open from 9-12 February 2012 The composite course will be hosting its first major female professional event. Tseng, who won the Wegmans LPGA Championship and RICOH Women’s British Open earlier this year, became the youngest […]

August 31, 2011 | 1 Comment More
Ricky Ponting a true 'golferholic'

Ricky Ponting a true ‘golferholic’

IF former Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting could, he’d play golf seven-days-a-week. That’s how much he loves the game. Punter, as he is known in cricket circles, grew up in a sporting family. His father Graeme was a good golfer, cricketer and played Australian Rules Football and his mother Lorraine was a state vigoro champion. […]

August 30, 2011 | 1 Comment More
PGA Australia News for: August 30, 2011

PGA Australia News for: August 30, 2011

August a winner for Aussies August has been a successful month for the Aussies overseas. Triplett clinches News Sentinel Open American Kirk Triplett has turned back the clock with a vintage performance to take out the Nationwide Tour’s News Sentinel Open. Drills to aviod the reverse pivot If you suffer from the dreaded reverse pivot, […]

August 30, 2011 | 0 Comments More
I, Caddy

I, Caddy

I thought the public was a little hard on Tiger when he was forced to sack his caddy of 12 years and five thousand wins. You see, I too have been down that very same path. Like Tiger, I’ve had to make some very difficult decisions which have literally torn the heart from many of […]

August 26, 2011 | 0 Comments More
It's official: Couples chooses Tiger for Presidents Cup

It’s official: Couples chooses Tiger for Presidents Cup

US Team Presidents Cup captain Fred Couples has made it official: he is choosing Tiger Woods for one of his Captains Picks to represent the United States in the Presidents Cup this November. Surprisingly, this makes Tiger Woods the first official player to compete in the event, as the final teams will not be set […]

August 26, 2011 | 1 Comment More
The Confidence Cycle

The Confidence Cycle

What exactly is confidence? And why does it come and go seemingly for no apparent reason? Why is it that many golfers can hit the ball well or chip and putt well when they practise, but when they go out on the course it all falls apart and they don’t feel any confidence in their ability to play?

August 25, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Bunker woes cured

Bunker woes cured

If you are one of the many golfers with an aversion to sand on the golf course, here are some simple technique tips to turn sand into your strength. Preparation: As you enter the bunker you need to gauge the depth of sand in the bunker. Wriggle your feet about to see how deep the […]

August 24, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Straight back and straight through – rubbish!

Straight back and straight through – rubbish!

I would say that one in three clients at the Sydney Putting Studio ask me whether I believe the putting stroke should be straight back and straight through. Over the next two articles I will explain — and more importantly prove — that the putting stroke should NOT be straight back and straight through. Dave […]

August 24, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Men, Women to compete in joint Victorian Opens

Men, Women to compete in joint Victorian Opens

In a first for Australian professional golf, the Men’s and Women’s Victorian Opens will be jointly played in 2012 with both titles culminating at the Spring Valley Golf Club on Sunday January 8th.

August 23, 2011 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: August 23, 2011

PGA Australia News for: August 23, 2011

Gillespie wins Tusker Vanuatu Open. Not even a 7.1 magnitude earthquake prior to the round could unsettle the dominant performance of Kiwi Nick Gillespie as he cruised to an 8 shot win in the 2011 Tusker Vanuatu Golf Open. Jung leads the pack at Hawks Nest Axel Jung has opened with a round of 69 […]

August 23, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Create a philosophy to success

Create a philosophy to success

You’ve most likely fallen into the golf trap of complicating the game by having myriad thoughts enter your mind during a round of golf. This is one of the biggest mental game mistakes that golfers make. One of the best ways to combat this is to create your own ‘philosophy for success’.

August 21, 2011 | 1 Comment More
Activity Specific Coordination

Activity Specific Coordination

How the body moves and sequences during an activity is key to performance and avoiding injury. Utilizing training for improved golf swing performance is best accomplished through improving activity specific coordination. The body moves in very specific patterns during the golf swing. These patterns can be referred to as activity specific coordination. The more efficient […]

August 21, 2011 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: August 16, 2011

PGA Australia News for: August 16, 2011

Bradley holds his nerve PGA Championship winner Keegan Bradley described his maiden major victory in Georgia on Sunday as a ‘dream’. JBWere Masters tickets on sale Golf fans will soon be able to secure a prime position for the JBWere Masters. Friesen keeps his cool American Steve Friesen has cruised to a five-shot win at […]

August 16, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Matteo Manassero to join Donald, Poulter and Appleby at JBWere Masters

Matteo Manassero to join Donald, Poulter and Appleby at JBWere Masters

IMG has announced that Italian teenage sensation Matteo Manassero would make his first appearance in Australia to join World # 1 Luke Donald, World #17 Ian Poulter and defending Champion Stuart Appleby. Manassero is currently ranked #30 in the World and has already established himself as an international star, breaking records at every turn. He […]

August 15, 2011 | 1 Comment More
Stolz revival rolls on with Thailand Open victory

Stolz revival rolls on with Thailand Open victory

Australian Andre Stolz secured his second victory of the season on OneAsia when he triumphed in the US$1million Thailand Open after an enthralling head to head battle with Thailand’s Prayad Marksaeng. Stolz, who won the season opening US$1million Indonesia PGA Championship in March, fired a final round nine-under-par 63 to beat Prayad by two shots […]

August 15, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Scott, Day top Presidents Cup standings

Scott, Day top Presidents Cup standings

On the strength of a final-round 65 at Firestone Country Club, Australian Adam Scott captured his first victory of the season and first World Golf Championships title at the Bridgestone Invitational, moving to No. 2 in the International Team standings for The Presidents Cup 2011. Scott trails fellow Australian Jason Day, who finished T4 at […]

August 11, 2011 | 1 Comment More
Presidents Cup: Norman Selects Tim Clark as Captain’s Assistant

Presidents Cup: Norman Selects Tim Clark as Captain’s Assistant

South Africa’s Tim Clark has been named a captain’s assistant for The Presidents Cup International Team.  Clark was selected by International Team Captain Greg Norman, who made the announcement during a private meeting of potential International Team members during the PGA Championship at the Atlanta Athletic Club in Atlanta, Ga. The Presidents Cup will return […]

August 10, 2011 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: August 9, 2011

PGA Australia News for: August 9, 2011

Killeen claims Cox Classic JJ Killeen has won his second title in a row on the Nationwide tour in the Cox Classic. Caddy praises Scott win Patience helped Adam Scott claim the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, while caddy Steve Williams called it the best win he had contributed to. Win for great Scott Adam Scott has taken […]

August 9, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Adam Scott wins WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

Adam Scott wins WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

Australian Adam Scott has won the World Golf Championship–Bridgestone Invitational in a sensational display of golf that held off challenges from many of the up-and-coming young guns of the game.

August 8, 2011 | 2 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: August 2, 2011

PGA Australia News for: August 2, 2011

Tiger joins all star cast for Aus Open Tiger Woods is the latest big name heading to Sydney in November for the Australian Open to begin one of the greatest years ever for Australian golf. PGA CEO: Tiger the tip of the iceberg Tiger Woods will complement what is already set to be a huge […]

August 2, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Tiger confirmed for Aussie Open

Tiger confirmed for Aussie Open

Tiger Woods has been confirmed to play this year’s Australian Open in Sydney, joining Geoff Ogilvy, Greg Norman, Fred Couples, Jason Day, Bubba Watson and Dustin Johnson to contest the time-honoured Stonehaven Cup.

August 1, 2011 | 0 Comments More
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