Why Do Shots Curve?

We've all hit a draw or a slice before in our lives, right? But if I had to guess, you were probably more worried about the result of your shot than taking a second to think about why your ball did what it did during its flight. However, this question of why is exactly the little piece …

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How To Cure Your Slice

The slice, a bane of many golfers existence when it comes to hitting the ball off the tee. You lose your distance, you lose your accuracy, and ultimately, you waste strokes every time you smack your tee shot off into the trees. I got to personally see the damage a slice can do to someone's …

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What Wedge Should You Use and When

If you've been around the game of golf for a little while eventually you start to understand how your clubs work and how to go about choosing the right club for certain shots. After all, it can't be that complicated, right? You simply follow number on the club with lower numbers going farther and visa …

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What are Winter Rules?

Spring is coming to the golfing world and I couldn't be more excited to start a new year on the links! But if your home is anything like mine you might still be worried about some more nasty weather before the season really gets under way. Thanks to my days of competitive golf I'm very …

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How to Eat Right During Your Round

Golf is a demanding sport. Here at The Golf Academy, we spend a majority of our time talking about the mental side of golf, a side that I think people forget about too often. Today, however, I want to talk about the physical aspect of golf, specifically, how to keep your body well energized during your …

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A New Brand is Born

As promised I've been hard at work these past couple weeks with both our book and some Golf Academy Merchandise which is why I'm coming to you today! Over the past few months I've been in contact with a friend of mine who also happens to be a new clothing designer. Thanks to his hospitality …

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Escaping Sand Traps: How To Get Out Alive

It's inevitable. Eventually, we all end up in the sand. But how you react once you do end up in the trap can make or break your hole and, if it doesn't go quite as planned, your round. That's why today we're going to talk about how to get out of the sand consistently and how …

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To Walk or to Ride?

Back in 1457, the creators of golf back in Scotland never put much thought into a question that's almost impossible to avoid now when you step onto the course. Should you walk or should you ride a golf cart? Are these really the only two options available? And can you gain a small advantage based …

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A Midseason Recap and Big News for The Golf Academy

It's hard to believe we've made it into August already! It seems like just yesterday we were talking about the first round of the year and since then things around The Golf Academy have only picked up. Now some of you have been here since the beginning of things last winter and I'll apologize because …

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How to Prepare for the First Round of the Year

Today, even in the midst of forty degree weather and gusting winds, I had the pleasure of playing my first round of 2016 with my dad at our home course in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. With the lack of snow and surprisingly mild temperatures lately golf courses have started opening up, and as my family was …

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