The USGA and R&A Driving Distance Report is Still Shortsighted

Kris McEwen Opinion Leave a Comment

If you follow me on Twitter (@krismcewen) or are part of our fun, sometimes odd, little golf Twitter world, you’re probably familiar with the seemingly quarterly debate regarding the distance in which the ball travels these days at the professional level. It’s a cyclical, never-ending debate between those that see no issue with guys “bombing and gouging” their way around …

It Took Rory McIlory Just Two Shots to Reach this 667 Yard Par 5

Frank News, Players Leave a Comment

Last week’s WGC-Bridgestone was one for the ages, with strong performances coming out of Jason Day, Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, and of course Justin Thomas ahead of this week’s PGA Championship. But what Rory McIlory did on the 16th hole Sunday at Firestone still has me scratching my head in astonishment. For those of you who might have missed it, …


Is Your Obsession With Distance Holding You Back?

Eric Benzenberg Golf Instruction, Opinion Leave a Comment

It’s no secret that maximum driving distance is something every amateur golfer strives for. It’s as if carrying 300 yards off the tee validates your status as a “better player” among amateur golfers and separates you from the weekend hackers.  And there’s nothing wrong with distance; it can be a weapon that helps take your game to the next level. …

How to Improve Your Rotation for a Faster and More Powerful Golf Swing

How to Improve Your Rotation for a Faster and More Powerful Golf Swing

Golficity Distance, Golf Instruction Leave a Comment

It would be a mistake to say that the golf swing is ‘all about rotation.’ After all, there are countless different elements which go into a quality swing. You need to have balance, you need to have a good tempo, and you need to lag the club nicely – just to name a few key points.   However, rotation is extremely …


How to Get More Distance from Your Driver Without Sacrificing Control

Golficity Distance, Golf Instruction Leave a Comment

Believe it or not, it actually isn’t all that difficult to squeeze some additional yardage out of your driver. Even if you already hit the ball a decent distance from the tee, making a few mechanical adjustments to your swing should permit you to hit the ball a bit farther.  However, those adjustments often come at a price. While the …