Monthly Archives: June 2013

Golf Is Not Life: Greatest Achievements in a Major

About this site: Golf as Gave It To Us It is the week of the United States Open.  For this week, we will suspend any discussion of mathematics and mechanics of golf.  We return to one of our themes, Golf … Continue reading

Posted in and Notable, Ethos of Golf, golf history, Golf is Not Life, Golf's Greatest

Heard at the Turn: When Rough was rough

Graeme McDowell has described the last four holes at Merion as “brutal.”  A picture of the 18th suggests that the rain this week won’t be softening the greens but thickening the rough.  Trevino had his fun with the thick rough … Continue reading

Posted in Course Management

Heard at the Turn: Lee Trevino on Merion and Jack, 1971 US Open

Get ready for a great US Open at Merion. An interview you don’t want to miss.

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Power: Its Two Critical Elements (Lesson 6, Part 3)

Power: Its Two Critical Elements (Lesson 6, Part 3).

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Power: Its Two Critical Elements (Lesson 6, Part 3)

About this site: Golf as Gave It To Us In our prior lesson, we talked about the positions of the club relative to the body that allow one to build up the most energy or speed or what-you-would-like-to-call-it, in the … Continue reading

Posted in Acceleration, Angular Momentum, Conservation of Angular Momentum, Conservation of Momentum, Downswing, Elements of Clubhead Speed, Maximizing Power, Power, Release, Time it Takes to Release the Clubhead | 2 Comments