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The Pros Use Custom Fit Golf Clubs, Do You?

In From The Shop by eric2 Comments

Whether you are a touring professional, or are simply considering taking up the game, one thing can be said of custom fit golf clubs: the comfort and confidence you get will repay their cost many times over. In fact, many of the best club manufacturers will offer you a free custom fitting session when you decide to purchase their brand …

From the Shop – Golf Instruction 2.0

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One of the highlights of my job is getting to help people get better at golf. The joy on a golfer’s face when they find out that “they can do it, really do it” is indescribable. Helping an avid golfer’s who’s been playing a long time is the most rewarding. These golf nuts have tried countless training aids, …

Golf Fitness – Working the Glutes

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SirShanksAlot.com contributor Mike Wood stops by with an exercise to help us work our glutes. Glutes are key in the golf swing – they help support the back and strong glutes lead to better stability.

Check out more videos from Mike Wood on our YouTube channel.

From the Shop – The Steps to Become "A Golfer"

In From The Shop by Brannon Watson3 Comments

One of my favorite things about being in the golf business as a retailer and an instructor is getting to see people grow in golf. While the details of each person’s journey are different I’ve noticed that there is a trend in the way a person becomes a golfer. You can’t call yourself a golfer just because you’ve played the …

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From the Shop – Views of a Driving Range Pro

In From The Shop by Brannon WatsonLeave a Comment

Good evening everyone. We’re pleased to welcome a new contributor to SirShanksAlot.com. Brannon Watson is the Head Golf Professional and Owner of the Arkansas Golf Center in Conway, Arkansas. We were really interested in having more content from those folks working in the trenches… golf shops, driving ranges and golf courses. These people add a unique point of view and …

Golf Terminology

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Address: The starting position a player takes in preparation to make a shot.
Amateur: A player who plays for the love of the game. They have never received money in tournaments or through instruction. (some stipulations, see the USGA Amateur Status Rules for details).
Amateur-side: In putting, commonly referred to as the low-side of the hole.
Approach: most commonly referred to as the …

ShanksVision – What's in the Bag?

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Hi everyone and thanks for stopping by! Today we'll take a look at some cool what's in the bag segments on the tube from PGA Tour Videos. We'll be looking into the bags of Camillo Villegas, Hunter Mayhan, Rocco Mediate and Anthony Kim. Of these vids, my favorite has to be Rocco's – he looks like he'd be a …