Monthly Archives: May 2013

In memoriam: Ken Venturi

In honor of Mr. Venturi, I have found this montage of slow motion swings, which includes him, Palmer, Player, and Byron Nelson — in the days where slow motion meant the swing looked like it was slow. Several years ago, … Continue reading

Posted in Course Management, golf history, Golf is Not Life, Golf's Greatest, In memory

Getting the Ball to the Hole: To Die or Drive on By (Lesson 3, Part 6A)

Getting the Ball to the Hole: To Die or Drive on By (Lesson 3, Part 6A).

Posted in Course Management

Getting the Ball to the Hole: To Die or Drive on By (Lesson 3, Part 6A)

This is an introduction to a familiar debate in golf: ¬†whether to try to die the ball at the hole on your putts (e.g., Nicklaus’ preference) or to try to give it enough force to go 17 inches by in … Continue reading

Posted in A game of misses, Putting, Putting