Golf

The 6 Mobile Joints For The Optimum Golf Swing

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As a certified Titleist Performance Institute Golf Fitness instructor, the first areas of concern are mobility and stability. A golfer will not get adequate power transfer if he or she does not have good mobility and stability. If strength training exercises are done without adequate mobility and stability, then...

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5 Exercises to Increase Hip Mobility For A Better Golf Swing

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Your hip mobility plays a crucial part in your golf swing.  In the back swing the lead leg needs to externally rotate at the hip and the trail leg internally rotates at the hip.  During the downswing the hips switch positions with the lead leg going into internal rotation and the trail leg into external rotation.  If your hips have insufficient internal and external hip rotation, you will experience swing faults that will ultimately impact the flight of your ball. Hip immobility can contribute to S-Posture, Loss of Posture, Early Extension, Sway, Reverse...

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Blackstone Country Club Hosts Worlds Qualifying Golf Tournament and Encourages Amateur Competitors

 

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Blackstone Country Club at Vistancia, located within the 7,100-acre Vistancia master plan in Peoria, will host the local qualifying event for the World Golf Scramble with a shotgun start at 1 p.m., June 8 to earn an invitation to compete in the World Championships in Las Vegas Aug. 13-16.

The club and its operators greatly encourage all participation, especially amateur competitors. 

“Blackstone Country Club is proud to be the only private club in Arizona to host a...

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Ladies Pro Golf Tees Off in March with JTBC Founders Cup

 

 

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Entering its fifth consecutive year, the JTBC Founders Cup will be played March 17-22, 2015, at Wildfire Golf Club at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa.  This full-field, four-day event will be televised live on The Golf Channel all four days and features a $1.5 million purse, with $225,000 going to the champion. The tournament swings into action with practice rounds on Tuesday 3/17 followed by the Official Pro-Am on Wednesday 3/18 featuring the LPGA pro’s along with special celebrity guest players including Arizona Cardinals stars Larry Fitzgerald and Patrick Peterson. Additionally, Chicago Bears All-Pro...

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Q&A: Golf Professional of the Year and The Country Club at DC Ranch Director of Golf Dick Hyland

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“It’s all about persistence.” Dick Hyland, three-time Golf Professional of the Year Award, most recently with The Southwest Section PGA for 2014, does not need anyone to motivate him. He is currently the Director of Golf at The Country Club at DC Ranch, and has had quite a long career with many accomplishments and awards but insists, “yesterday’s home run, won’t win today’s game.”

We had a chance to sit down with this humble man, who embodies a life based on hard work and...

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