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Instruction: Golf Channel Unveils Innovative Camera Technology

Last Updated on Monday, 17 February 2014 20:04 Monday, 17 February 2014 20:00

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Golf Channel will introduce an innovative wrap-around camera technology to its golf instruction franchises when major champion Hal Sutton makes his Golf Channel Academy debut.

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Are You Ready For The Season?

Last Updated on Monday, 10 February 2014 17:32 Monday, 10 February 2014 14:14

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The days are getting longer, the thermometer is inching up and buds are sprouting.
 
If you’re a die-hard golfer, a little frost or rain was not enough to stop you from playing.
 
Or perhaps you were lucky enough to fly south for the winter.
 
For many of us though, this is the time of year when we start itching to dust those clubs off but…
 

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Why Everyone Should Swing Like A Girl

Last Updated on Saturday, 08 February 2014 18:16 Saturday, 08 February 2014 17:56

by A.J. Eathorne
 

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To some the phrase “swing like a girl,” could seem derogatory. That’s not the way we see it at Predator Ridge.
 
To us, Swing Like a Girl is about freedom and fun – to learn and play golf in a unique and compelling way.
 
Most of all, Swing Like a Girl has become the description for our instructional programs designed to involve more women in the game of golf.
   

Golf, A Game of Opposites

Last Updated on Sunday, 10 November 2013 12:47 Saturday, 09 November 2013 11:21

by Mark Corrigan

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The majestic sight of a well struck golfball is, for me at least, a thing of beauty.

The sight, the sound, is truly satisfying.
 
Unfortunately it doesn’t happen as much as we’d like. Trying too hard can be the problem.
 
Good intentions don’t count in golf.

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The Jeff Palmer Project (Part I)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 August 2013 22:51 Wednesday, 14 August 2013 22:44

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Jeff Sutherland And Jeff Palmer

Gentlemen, we can rebuild him. We have the technology. We have the capability to (re)build a 51-year old mid-handicap golfer with a grooved, mediocre swing. Jeff Sutherland will be that man. Can we make him better than he was before? Better (fitness), stronger (short game), faster (clubhead speed).

The idea here was to test the Hank Haney Project approach trying it with a Western Canadian golfer a little closer to Rush Limbaugh than Michael Phelps in both age and physical limitations.

And the Six-Million Dollar Man TV series reference is intentional. There have been advances in the past decade that have fundamentally changed golf teaching.

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