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Keyword: Charlie Blanchard
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Many golf courses around the country were closed for play starting in March, including those here in New Mexico. Nearly all of our courses opened May 1, thanks to the efforts of several golf-related organizations, most notably the Sun Country Section of the PGA of America, along with PGA consultant and Las Cruces resident Dave Kimble, who has just been named New Mexico Amateur Golfer of the Year for 2020. more
In early February, just six weeks prior to the country’s shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, golf’s major ruling entities reported a number of key findings from their ongoing Distance Insights Project (DIP). more
The turn of the last century – the start of the 1900s – saw the growing use of the early wound golf ball, called the “Haskell” ball. Oct. 11, 2000, saw the introduction of the Titleist Pro V1 ball, which changed everything. more
Contrary to popular belief, the first ball used for playing golf wasn’t the leather-covered ball filled with feathers. Actually, historical references of the first golf ball makers point to Holland back in the 15th century. more
All golfers want to get better. You want to acquire a higher skill level and play consistently better golf. more
During the first half of the 20th century, there weren’t many African Americans playing golf, let alone many who owned golf courses. more
For most Americans, sports fans or not, there is one professional golfer they can name – Tiger Woods. more
The re-opening of golf courses necessitates certain rules we must follow. Mostly there are no bunker rakes or ball washers to touch, and we are urged to NOT touch the flagsticks and to keep the proper distance between players. more
As of June 1, virtually 100 percent of the nation’s golf courses were open for play, albeit with a few adjustments and restrictions. more
When we make a post-round breakdown, shot-by-shot analysis of our last golf round, we might well notice things we did quite well, and we almost certainly will find some instances where we made some bad mistakes and unforced errors, especially having played under difficult conditions. more
In years past, I’ve written columns where I presented strategies about how you can apply the lessons you learn from playing golf to enhance success in leadership and business. more
As I shelter-in-place at my computer, I’m glancing out the window noticing the bright sunshine and warm temps, wishing I were on the golf course. more
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