R&A’s Martin Slumber on the “Time for Golf”
Chief Executive of the R&A Martin Slumbers discusses growing the game of golf through the pace of play. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.
R&A hosts 'pace of play' summit at St. Andrews
R&A conducts 'pace of play' summit at The Old Course hotel in St. Andrews. George Savaricas has the report.
Speed it up: How to fix slow play on tour
Tripp Isenhour, John Feinstein and George Savaricas discuss slow play issues on the professional tours.
Need for speed: Rymer, Ginella pick up the pace
Charlie Rymer and Matt Ginella list things that can help improve the pace of play. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.
Sloooow going: Pace of play will be 'historic'
Gary Williams, Charlie Rymer and Cara Robinson discuss how the pace of play may be a big issue for the 2015 U.S. Open. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.gonna be approaching- Explain why. Why? Part of the challenge of this golf course is that Mike Davis is trying to keep the players off-balance,. And to do that, he's got extreme flexibility in the setup of the golf course . So, the players In their practice rounds, they're having to go look at these different teeing areas, different angles. They still don't know what they're gonna get. So it's essentially, David Duval said it last night, essentially you're trying to get ready for 36 holes on 18 holes. So when you're out there, and part of the exam is Let me show you something you haven't seen, you're gonna have to take a little bit of time, you're gonna have to get new you're gonna have some dialogue with your caddy. It's gonna take a little while to figure out where to put the golf ball. And the other thing is, the way this golf course is designed, it's a long walk, it's a 7.5 mile walk. typical golf course Marion for example to get around that golf course is less than five miles. Maybe you'll only 4 and a half even so you've got to go farther. So it's going
Quick tips: Slow play and long iron/hybrid slice
Travis Fulton and Claude Harmon III share quick tips for dealing with slow play and how to correct a slice with a long iron or hybrid club. Watch Morning Drive every day on Golf Channel.Yeah, we don't need anybody getting hurt during the rounds on the golf course . That's the first thing you'd want to do. Question number five, this goes to both Travis. And Claude, so golf was an
Best 2013: Lou Holtz talks slow play on Morning Drive
Dr. Lou Holtz give tips on how to improve pace of play. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.I told my wife the amount of time I spend on the golf course , God does not count that against my allotted time on this earth. I think you're gonna let me stay on there but I don't wanna just sit out there and wait and wait for somebody else. If I lose a ball I understand that. But just to sit back there and I love the slogan while we're young. -Coach, what do you tell the guy, that every time he goes to golf course he walks all the way to those back tees and he's got no business going to those back tees? -I'll tell you.Johnny Derr calls me and asks me to come down and play Pine Hurst number two. And I got down there and I remember him being on TV all the time. He used to do the 15th Hole when it was on radio and he said one time that when he died he wants his ashes thrown on the 15th hole and Cliff Robert said this golf course is not a cemetery. But anyway, we're playing and I hadn't been playing and I hit a couple of bad shots. IBut if the person has no consideration for anybody else on the golf course but them, it's where our problems arise. That's what I think. -And ladies and gentlemen, that's why Coach Lou Holtz is our
Foursomes the answer to slow play?
Integrating foursome play into American golf could help Ryder Cup chances and combat slow play. Tim Finchem is on board.
Pace of play again under spotlight at Valero
The final group of Steven Bowditch, Matt Kuchar and Andrew Loupe needed 5 hours, 32 minutes to play the final round of the Valero Texas Open on Sunday.
USGA to allow rangefinders at '14 amateur events
The USGA announced Thursday that it was following the R&A’s lead and allowing distance-measuring devices at its 2014 amateur competitions.
Quick tips: Long iron/hybrid hook correction
Travis Fulton and Claude Harmon III share quick tips on how to correct a hook with a long iron or hybrid club, and swinging under control and in balance. Watch Morning Drive every day on Golf Channel.off balance its showing us that you're not making the type of golf swing that is under control, so Rory hits the golf ball a tremendous distance, he has tremendous speed. But it is always in balance and it never looks like he is trying to hit it too hard. Yeah, well it is only good if you like hitting it 340, right down the middle of the fairway, every time. Who wouldn't, right? Can't we just all do that, that would be great. Final question right now on the front 9, instruction style here in studio A on the simulator. Your favorite part of Ben Hogan's Swing today would have been his 102nd birthday. Paul, take it away. He had great natural rhythm. Mm-hm. He had great speed in his golf swing , you know? We look at, we were just talking about Roy Malkaroy, and I think, people don't realize how much speed Ben Hogan generated in his golf swing . Mm-hm. He had a tremendous amount of hit. Yeah. And he hit the golf ball for the age that he was at
AJGA matches pace of play record in 2014
The AJGA announced Thursday that it had matched its record-setting pace of play with a 4-hour, 17-minute average during their 102-event season in 2014.