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.
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.
Matt Ginella speaks with the Slow Play Master
Matt Ginella meets with the author of "Mastering Pace of Play While Maximizing Revenue", Steve Southard, about the issue of slow play and how it could be handled. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.
The King speaks: Palmer on API, slow play, golf balls
Arnold Palmer talks to the media about Bay Hill course conditions, putting limits on golf balls and slow play. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.
A quick fix to slow play on the PGA Tour
Slow play is a plague. But there is a cure. Here's an objective system that can be easily understood and prove effective.
Morning Drive: Assessing Slow Play Controversy
Gary Williams brings back interview with Dr. Lou Riccio, Sports Analytics at Columbia University, talking about the issue of slow play. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.very easily. All right. Yesterday, just to point out, Robert Garrigus and Kevin Na and, and we'll point it out as everybody else did. They, they were right around four hours. Jeff, isn't that part of the problem, the acceptance that two players not losing a ball, with everybody's eyes on their golf balls. That four hours is an acceptable time? Arguably the two players who are playing better than anybody in the world right now because they're leading a PGA tour event. They'll never loose a ball, they've got marshals they've got everything they need and this notion that four hours is acceptable is unbelievable. You know the open championship is the expects about three hours for a, for a two ball on the weekend. And we're suddenly saying four is fine. That's ridiculous. I, I think four hours is a reasonable amount of time. On the, the, the, the top end. It's the longest it should be wherever you play golf on a Saturday with a golf course crowded, with a foursome. It, the game should never be more than four hours. In a situation like this, these guys should be getting around this golf course , at, at, at most in three and a half hours. Three. At most, in three and a half hours. Three. Howard, don'ta lot of people would be happy to go play on the PGA Tour who can play golf faster than Kevin Na . Big, big picture. The four of us go out and play golf . And, and how, how do we play golf faster? I mean, there's a lot of ways to do it. You tee it forward. I. I love that. you, you pick it up when you're out of the hole, when you're gonna make double bogey or worse. But more than that, and there, there are some other ideas too, the, the, the golf course owners the, the clubs, I think they're guilty of, of bad setups in a lot of occasions. There's a lot of bad
Feherty sneak peek: Sneds on slow play
Brandt Snedeker explains his sneaky solution to slow play in this sneak peek of the season premiere of Feherty, tonight on Golf Channel.thing that would really drive him crazy if we went on the golf course and held people up. It was a big deal. If, if you're gonna be out there playing on a golf course , you need to be playing fast. Nobody should ever wait on you. So, I grew up playing really fast. As you can tell, I do everything fast. I talk fast. I kind of go through life fast. Golf is no different. PGA tour were, are typically very slow, and it's tough for someone like me to play golf on PGA tour because I have to alter the way I like to play, Yeah. based on the conditions around me, whereas a guy who's a slow player has to alter nothing. He can keep doing everything he wants to do, under the penalty of golf right now, Mm-hm. rules we have on PGA tour , and have to pay a $10,000, $20,000 fine at the end of the year. Well, if these guys are making millions of
Worst golf developments of past 50 years
Not all is good in the world of golf. Here are the five worst developments in the game of the last 50 years.
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
McDowell: Getting put on clock 'inevitable'
ORLANDO, Fla. – With pace of play in the spotlight following last week’s Valspar Championship, critics are once again looking for ways to curb a trend that shows no signs of reversing. Add Graeme McDowell to the list of players who believe it to be a significant issue on the PGA Tour.
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.
Chamblee: Five worst things to happen to golf
Brandel Chamblee visits the set of Morning Drive to discuss the five worst things to happen to golf. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.who have used the ideas in that book, the Mac O'Grady's, the Steve Elkington's , the Bobby Clampett's, and you start to look into their statistics and how they played golf, none of them ever achieved what was put forth in that book. For example, Steve Elkington, the 11 years before he used Golf Machine, he was on average, about 40th on the PGA Tour in greens in regulation, not great, but good. Afterwards, the time he started using, for the next 11 years, he was about
Watson tees off on slow play
If the USGA hasn’t already recruited Bubba Watson to be a spokesperson for its next “While We’re Young” anti-slow-play campaign, maybe it should.