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Travel agents and popular sites didn’t share the risks with those booking travel to Mexico resorts

CLOSE<p>Jason Enwere describes how he was mugged and nearly beaten to death while vacationing in Mexico to celebrate his mother's 50th birthday.<p>They …

In My Experience, Evangelicalism Has Always Been About the Dollar Bills

Churches are increasingly run like mega-corporations. Is it so much to ask to provide measurable community services?<p>Joel Osteen was likely an unfamiliar name for most non-Christians until late August.<p>That was when the Lakewood Church pastor—who owns a $10-million mansion and resembles a mixture of …

How to Place Your Trailing Hand on the Golf Grip

Placing the trailing, or lower, hand on the golf club is the second part of the two-part golf grip process. This article is best read after you have …

Golf

The Golf Grip: How to Properly Take Hold of the Club

Learn the right way to grip your golf clubs, starting with your top hand<p>The grip is your only connection with the golf club.<p>Placing your hands …

Golf

Compress Your Irons

Learn how to create and store energy like a pro.<p>You might be surprised to learn that your swing has something in common with mine. Just like you, I sometimes struggle to complete my backswing before starting my downswing.<p>I know a lot of amateurs make a short-and-quick backswing, never really …

Use The Big Muscles To Launch Your Drives

How to get the most out of your size for career-best distance.<p>You might wonder what a woman who is 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighs 126 pounds can teach you about hitting big drives. Well, my average swing speed with the driver is around 99 miles per hour. The average male amateur swings it 93.4 …

1. SQUARED UP

Your back aches. Your spine is tight. You feel about as loose as the Tin Man without his oil can. Buck up, you big stiff! You can cheat your way to a …

Increase Your Smash Factor

<b>Tiger Woods has</b> a smash factor of 1.48. Bubba Watson is around 1.52. The average amateur has a smash factor of about 1.20. What's this mean? Your …