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"If the USGA ran Churchill Downs, there would be no photos at the finish line. In case of ties, they'd make the horses go back to the starting gate and run another race."
                                          
On the U.S. Open 18-hole, playoff format,
                                                                            Kevin Wohl

What Do The Rating Numbers Mean?
Slope, Rating and Distance. Everyone has seen these numbers many times. Unfortunately, few players really understand exactly what they mean. This four-part feature explains a few of the ins and outs of reading the three principle forms of golf course ratings.
How to Read The Ratings Numbers
What the Ratings Numbers Can't Tell You 
Easy Long vs. Hard Long - How to Spot Them:

Tale of Brassie McIe
This tale originated long ago in rural Texas. It is often told as fact. Sometimes it is told as fiction. You decide. By Lad Moore.
Understanding Myrtle - The Grand Strand Basics

Full of glitz, glitter and tacky roadside attractions, Myrtle Beach is Pure America. With more than 120 golf courses, it's a giant. Every golfer needs to visit at least once. Problem is; The Grand Strand is sixty miles long. Where does one begin? The Understanding Myrtle section is a primer for the uninitiated. 

Clusters of Greatness 

Greatness breeds greatness. The list of all-time wins on the PGA Tour clearly bears evidence to the fact that great players come in clusters.
Cleek Marks and Trademarks On Antique Clubs

A new book by Peter Georgiady and Patrick Kennedy has become an instant "must buy" for all antique golf club collectors be they amateur or professional. 989 different cleek and trademarks are illustrated and explained in this attractive piece of work.
Doing it the Right Way
Operating out of Anaheim, California, Zero Tolerance Golf has evolved a unique approach to using the Internet to benefit their product development program. Constructive feedback is what they want; constructive feedback is what they get.
Legalistic Absurdities
As Roberto de Vincenzo was robbed of his Masters victory, Jaxon Brigman was robbed of his PGA Tour card in a stroke of legalistic nonsense that defies logic. An editorial by Jeffrey Forbes
Titleist Pro V1, The Super Ball Arrives

Often there has been great hype trumpeting the release of a new product. Rarely has it been a great as that accompanying the Pro V1. Strangely, most of it is real in this case.
You Can Call Me, Fautus

By Kevin Wohl, The King has apparently sold his soul to the Devil. How many millions do you need, Arnold?
Alabama Bound 
The world's largest golf complex gives new charm and appeal to Alabama, a state not traditionally associated with great golf. The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail has been a huge success.

Golf and the Fear Factor
Golf professional, Andrew Penner takes a humorous look at the first tee jitters.
Death Wish

Golfing Behind Charles Bronson, by Robert Kellogg. A morality tale of good and evil on an idyllic Vermont golf course.
When Predators Become Prey
Duane Grandbois takes a close-up and personal look at the goings on at Canada's Export A Skins game.
The Ruination of Golf
Tiger, Tiger, Go Away !  Kevin Wohl laments the arrival of Superman in Nike garb.
A Hole New Game

B. C. radio personality, Duane "Slice Boy" Grandbois, pays a visit to a computer studio to use the same swing analyzer that Butch Harmon uses with Tiger.
The World's Sleaziest Golfer

Kevin Wohl has Our Beloved President going head to head with OJ and the president of North Korea for the title. Bill wins.
Drivers That Hit the Ball Too Farů

Questions and Answers about the new breed of non-conforming, "trampoline effect" drivers.
Tiger Woods, A Freak of Nature?
Don Bank's essay on Tiger's unprecedented level of athletic dedication. What is required of a true champion in today's golf world has a new standard of excellence.

"The more lessons I take, the more books I read, the higher 
my golf scores become. My game may keep getting worse, but 
at least now I understand why. Knowledge is a wonderful thing." 
                                                                                           
Robert Kellogg

A Tribute to Karsten Solheim
Words of praise and admiration for the great innovator from his family and friends at Ping Golf.
Equipment Facts & Fallacies
Does titanium hit the ball farther? Do good players benefit from forged clubs? Do big heads hit straighter than smaller heads? Jeff Jackson of Dynacraft Golf explores some of the popular misconceptions about golf clubs.

Tips and Swingthoughts 
 

In the words of some of the game's very best.

Zinger Returns

The Real Key to Winning, Part Two. A final gift from Payne Stewart to his good buddy. With the image of Payne at Pinehurst emblazoned in his mind, Paul Azinger returns to the winner's circle.

A Tribute to Gary Adams 

The founder of Taylor Made & McHenry Metals and one of the true club design geniuses of the 20th Century loses his long bout with cancer two days into the 21st Century.

The Real Key to Winning
Before departing Payne Stewart showed us all how to get the job done. He left the world some truly valuable insight into the mind of a true champion.
The Darrell Survey Company  
The name appears at the bottom of so many ads and articles - who are they and what do they do?
The Golf Channel  
At long last success. Congratulations to the folks from Orlando - they have turned the corner and are cruising smoothly.
OEMs' Dream Days   
Major manufacturers pay a fortune to professional golfers who play their clubs. Hopefully, those pros reciprocate by playing well; by gaining a large gallery and by generating many minutes of TV.
From Hogan to Singh   
The Practice Obsessives:
  Hogan, Trevino, Player, Singh, Faldo, Moe Norman, Sarazen, Kite. They are the workaholics of the professional golf world. What drives them?
Alternate Golf Forms
Possible new routes for golf to follow in the upcoming century. A discussion of numerous forms of golf course design and competition.
Golf On The Run
5/18/99   Speed Golf. Hit and Run Golf - only for the very fit.

New Product Releases
   
A ongoing Golf Club Review feature which announces the latest in new golf clubs and equipment. Coming soon to a pro shop near you.


Wohl to the World

Commentaries on the world of golf. Opinionated and outspoken, Kevin Wohl 
never passes by a fire without squirting a little more lighter fluid into it. 

"This isn't like Michael Jordan playing basketball in the NBA. 
This is like Michael Jordan playing basketball at a summer 
camp for fat kids - in Japan."

                                                    
Kevin Wohl on Tiger Woods' 2000 season

Two Alpha Males
Sutton and Woods at The Players' Championship - just what we all needed.

Golf Infomercials - An Urgent Plea

Please, those damn infomercials don't have to be so boring. A few suggestions.
21st Century Golf Wishes

Kevin lists his favorite ideas for "improving" the game of golf in next millennium.

How Lousy are You?

Your game might not be as bad as you think it is. The average golfer lies like a son of a niblick. You're probably better than more golfers than you realize.
Sour Grapes from Europe 
Ryder Cup Petulance - Failing to even acknowledge their own shortcomings, the European players and press are blaming their collapse on what they consider to be the inherently disgusting nature of all Americans. It's become real, real ugly. 
Kick Some Euro-Ass 
Ryder Cup Redux. Let Americans be Americans. Let's all play fair.
Hypocrisy Run Amuck 
Kevin Wohl on the The Ryder Cup. Everyone gets to soak the public out of huge amounts of money except the men who play the matches. Don't blame the players.  
Professional Mishaps 
A chronicle of famous screw-ups. Touring pros are human just like the rest of us. Van der Velde - read this and feel better about yourself. 

Clubfitting Essentials

An expansive series of articles from Golf Club Review and Swingweight.Com on the ins and outs of making golf clubs suit your own personal game. Click Here

Understanding Golf Clubs with Jeff Jackson

As golf book author, Technical Vice-President of Dynacraft Golf and an active participant in educational programs of The Professional Clubmakers Society Jeff Jackson has established one of the golf equipment industry's finest reputations for knowledge and expertise. He shares his years of experience with us in an ongoing series of informative articles. Click Here

Golf Insite's Academy Review

A wide selection of instructional articles, advice columns and drills from the Golf InSite staff and visiting golf professionals.
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The Golf Glossaries

The most comprehensive available. Compiled and Edited by Jeff Jackson, 
The Golf Glossary - The game, the players and the course.
The Golf Club Glossary - Equipment and clubmaking jargon


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