Greensmere Blog

2016 Rules Changes

2016 brings some new changes in the Rules of Golf. Here is a quick recap of a few of them that players could run into. One misconception is that the long putter has been banned but that is not the case in that it is anchoring of any club is now not allowed. The long...

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February 2016 Recipe of the Month

Sauteed Shrimp with a Mango Pineapple Chutney Our sous chef, Amanda, made this dish for the judges in the 2016 Taster's Choice Series Culinary Challenge. Amanda has advanced to the finals of this competition on to be held on April 21st (more info here). We hope you...

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Dealing with the Tractor on Premiere #17

Often players are getting their tee shot on #17 up to the tractor and sometimes even under it. I’ve been there many times. I’ve heard people saying that you must keep the tractor between your next shot and the hole but that isn’t usually the case. As the tractor is a...

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Golf Tip for May 2016

Swish for Speed Pam LeBlanc, LPGA Class “A” Teaching Professional Purpose- Increased Distance Tip - Increased swing speed leads to longer shots; work on hearing a louder noise when making a practice swing. Try This Drill: Turn your driver upside down so that the grip...

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Cart Path Rules

How many of you have ended up on a cart path and not known how to deal with it???? Usually when a player is on a cart path they don't want to play off of it and will drop on the fairway side of the path. The problem here is that you are to drop within one club length...

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The Inside Approach For Solid and Straight Shots

Pam LeBlancLPGA Class “A” Teaching Professional Purpose: To correct slices, pulls and topped shots. Tip:(1) Focus your eyes on the bottom inside of the golf ball (striking the ball at the bottom of 5 o’clock position on the ball). So, think about impacting the lower...

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10 Reasons You Should Get Your Kids into Golf Today!

Every Saturday and Sunday after 4pm, kids aged 16 and under golf FREE with a paying adult. Book your tee time today! I didn’t know it at the time, I was only 10, but the day the old golf pro, at Cow Glen Golf Club, near Glasgow died, would prove be the start of the...

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10 Reasons Golf Will Always Be The Ultimate Business Tool

Anyone reading the mainstream media and their constant efforts to trumpet the demise of golf could be forgiven for thinking that golf as a business tool is a little passé. Sure participation is down, but 25 million players is not exactly a small number. Then when you...

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The Classic Chip: Easy as B-L-T

By Pam LeBLanc, LPGA Teaching Professional Playing situations often demand a less than full swing. As you get closer to the green, better direction and distance control are the primary goal. To accomplish this, one should feel a more compact controlled action through...

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Home Page for the PGA Tour

PGA of America
Home Page for the PGA of America

United States Golf Association
Homepage of the USGA