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Pursuing College Golf? A Letter to my Younger Self – by Nicky Goetze

Nicky Goetze (nickygoetze.com) is an advisor who specializes in providing expert guidance to families who are pursuing college golf. This article was originally featured on Junior Golf Scoreboard.

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Golf Rules Quiz & Rules Summary

The 2019 Golf Rule Changes... So why did the USGA and R&A (golf world golf governing bodies) decide that a change to the rules was needed? Apart from being somewhat outdated, current golf rules

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The Golf Weather Article and Quiz

Golfing Weather Whether we golf does not necessarily depend on the weather. In fact, junior golf tournaments are played daily in seering heat, soaking humidity, drenching rain and bone-numbing cold.

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Best Golf Balls for Juniors

Generally kids and younger juniors have slower swing speeds than adults and as a result they do not get all the benefits from a high compression "Tour" ball as does a low handicapper / high swing speed

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The Drive Home: The Youth Athlete/Parent Dynamic

The book, The Drive Home: The Youth Athlete/Parent Dynamic (through our lens as Junior Golf parents) by Mark and Britt McKinney is a must-read for junior golf parents – newcomers, seasoned pros and

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The Al-B-Fore! Tour Interview

With a beautiful mind, brimming with scores and statistics, Al Bourgeois, loves golf and has his own Tour. The tour players on the Al-B-Fore! Tour are talented College and Amateur players, many from

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Caddie Course for Parents plus Quiz

This caddie course for parents of junior golfers is helpful in that Dad or Mom on the Bag has basically the same function as a caddie looping for any professional golfer, but generally with much less

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Autism and Junior Golf: Follow-Up Article with ASD Junior Golfer, Anthony B

Anthony B  is a junior golfer with Autism, Dyspraxia, Hypermobility and other related issues. He lives in the UK and was the subject of an article we wrote a couple of years ago:  Autism and

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Interview with Dr. Daniel Tari – Junior Golf Physical Training

It's not just skill and talent anymore - a successful junior golfer is much more of an athlete than his or her predecessors were back in the day.  We interviewed a Doctor of Physical Therapy who

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Golf Terminology for Kids and Take the Quiz!

Golf Terminology Kids Should Know Golf terminology for kids keeps it simple. There are literally hundreds of golf terms that have specific meanings with the game - the majority of which are used

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Interview with Mike Flynn Founder of Flynn Golf

We were thrilled to be able to spend some time with Mike Flynn chatting about his background, how he got into the junior golf equipment industry and his outlook on various topics.  Flynn Golf has

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Interview with The First Tee of Atlanta

by Connor Macmillan About The First Tee The First Tee is a non-profit organization, founded in 1997, dedicated to improving the lives of kids through the game of golf. This is accomplished by building

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Autism and Sports – Interview with a Junior Golfer with Autism plus Insights and Inspiration from his Coach

Autism and Sports You don't hear too much about athletes on the spectrum, probably because parents do not associate autism and sports, and generally shy away from having their autistic kids participate

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Interview with Coach Bill Murchison III of Georgia Golf Performance

Junior golf coach Bill Murchison III is the Director of Georgia Golf Performance in Canton, GA and has the easy likeability and confidence of someone living his passion and purpose in the world. Bill

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Mental Focus Golf Advice and Quiz

If a player can quiet their mind on the golf course they open up the channels for instinct and muscle memory to kick in. It's easier said than done, but a junior golfer who can learn to merge with

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Golfing Greats Quotes Quiz and Wisdom

We can look back at these great players with nostalgia and trace how time has created giants from players who were utterly human. We wonder how many of the ridiculously talented players we watch at

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Club Fitting for Junior Golfers – Interview with Chris Asbell, Master Certified Club Fitter

Is Professional Club Fitting for Junior Golfers Necessary? Chris Asbell has been fitting golf clubs since he was 14 years old and making them since he was 16.  At a recent fitting appointment

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Interview with US Kids Golf Founder, President and CEO: Mr. Dan Van Horn

I recently had the opportunity to tour the US Kids Golf facility - a vibrant and engaging environment - and interview Dan Van Horn -Founder, President and CEO of US Kids Golf, Arkansas Golf Hall of

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