The 80 Year Old Golfer

Silvio, an 80-year-old Italian goes to the doctor for a check-up. The doctor is amazed at what good shape the guy is in and asks, ‘how do you stay in such great physical condition?’ I’m Italian and I am a golfer,’ says Silvio, ‘and that’s why I’m in such good shape. I’m up well before […]

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Best of the Best

Best of the Best – When The Local Golfer a popular blogger, runs across a golf product that he thinks he would like to buy, he wants to check it out. He asks “will it work for me, would I put it in my bag, and would I recommend it to my readers?” See what he […]

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ONE FANTASTIC MOMENT

ONE FANTASTIC MOMENT   Most of us are thrilled when we make par.  We look back at the round and think: not a bad round.  I did have a par on 7.  Well,  as a pro there are mostly pars and many birdies.  But those birdies are not that easy, not even for the pros.  […]

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Spring Golf

This has been such a long and cold winter I never thought that Spring would come.  I was starting to doubt the possibility of Spring golf.  Well, I want to tell you a secret that even I have trouble believing: Spring may finally be here!  We have had several warm days in a row without […]

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Why Aren’t More Women Playing Golf?

It’s a fact: six million women are playing golf today. That may seem like a large number but they make up only 6% of golfers worldwide.  Golf researcher Nancy Berkley tells us that 22% of all golfers in the US are females 6 years and older. That number is down a bit from the high […]

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Golf Giveth and Golf Taketh Away

Last week we shared the joy of players who had lady luck on their side when they hit the Luckiest Golf Shots Ever. But luck is a fickle friend and can quickly go from good to “oh so bad”. In fact, some golfers feel that if it wasn’t for bad luck, they’d have no luck […]

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Is it better to be lucky or good at golf?

We’ve all heard Gary Player say, “The Harder I Practice, the Luckier I Get”, and there is little doubt that good practice often leads to what we call “lucky shots” in golf.  But would you rather be lucky than good? Take a look at our picks for the top five luckiest shots in golf and […]

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Golf with Style

If you look around many of the private golf courses in North America you’ll probably see a lot of women dressed like this… And few, if any, outfitted in the more athletic look sported by Big Break NFL Champion – Emily Talley… It’s wonderful to see that through some innovative “outside the collared-shirt” thinking, more […]

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Golf On Guys and Gals!

We’ve all heard the myth that GOLF is an acronym for “Gentlemen Only Ladies Forbidden”.  And although it’s a ridiculous saying, it’s not surprising that it still rings true for many women who feel unwelcome in this male-dominated sport. Thankfully there are some initiatives that are making golf more inclusive and many courses are finally […]

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Golf Fashion’s Come a Long Way Baby!

Recently I read Golf Girl’s post about Virtual Fitting Rooms and it brought home to me how far golf fashion has come in just the past few years.   As Patricia so cleverly coined, “Women’s golf apparel no longer looks like a shrink it and pink it version of what men are wearing but stands on its own, […]

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