Winter Guide To Golf

Winter Golf: Tips To Beat The Cold

It’s been said often, and rarely disputed, that a golfer will play through anything. Not even a downpour of biblical proportions immortalized in the movie Caddyshack can keep Bushwood’s resident bishop from squeezing in a quick nine. So if you’re one of those golfers who is willing to venture outdoors when it’s cold and windy, on days that require running…

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Long Drive Champion, Jeff Flagg

Going Deep: Interview with Long Drive Champ Jeff Flagg

Club head speed, smash factor and yards. Those are the numbers, especially yards, that have put the sport of Long Drive on the map. But for last Tuesday’s RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship winner Jeff Flagg, the only number that mattered was measured in inches. Flagg, a 29-year-old former minor league baseball player, edged Jeff Crittenden to win the $250,000…

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Martin Golf

Craftsmanship Is Always In Season For Rick Martin

Rick Martin might be the last of his kind. He and his daughter, Teri Martin Schleifer, design world-class, 100 percent pima cotton golf shirts in a marketplace dominated by synthetically-engineered merchandise. Not a man to mince words, he was once asked to measure himself against his competitors, to which he quipped, “I look at my competition in the eye every…

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Ryo Ishikawa

A pair of Japanese stars emerge on the PGA Tour

The number of Asian golfers who have played on PGA Tour are few. Of those, the ones who have achieved significant fame are even fewer. With Hideki Matsuyama and Ryo Ishikawa playing concurrent schedules in the U.S., Japan has delivered a pair of young, marketable talents with global appeal. Given the success they’ve had barely into their 20s, it’s natural…

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