Stuart Burke

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Phil Mickelson asks kid if he should lay up. Kid delivers Phil-esque response

Inside the ropes and out, it was an inauspicious summer for Phil Mickelson. But for the first time in months, his game showed signs of life at TPC Boston, delivering four consecutive rounds in the 60s to finish T-6 at the Dell Technologies Championship. It was his best showing of the season, at a …

Golf

First Look: Wahoo's New KICKR CLIMB

This high-tech trainer raises and lowers your bike to mimic ascents of up to 20 percent and descents of -10 percent<p>Wahoo is introducing updates to their line, including a new KICKR trainer (provisionally called KICKR 17) and the introduction of a partner component called CLIMB, designed to take …

Mountaineering

Quail Hollow's range can't contain Rory McIlroy

CHARLOTTE – When Rory McIlroy is on with his long clubs, it can be mesmerizing to watch. Even on the range.<p>McIlroy was warming up Wednesday at Quail …

A ‘Stroke’ of genius!

AI makes a great assistant. However, it also makes a great coach. Pair AI with the appropriate set of sensors and it could arguably be the best …

Golf

Swing By Numbers: New Study Unlocks 6 Swing Secrets

GolfTEC tested 30,000 players to find out what makes a great swing great<p>The handicap system does a simple, elegant job of identifying a player's ability. A 20-handicapper, a single-digit golfer, a club champion and a tour player all have different skill levels that lead to different scores. But …

Golf

5 shortcuts to increase your cycling speed by Olympic road and track rider Ed Clancy

Ed Clancy is a cyclist who knows how to eke out every possible gain in speed and performance. When the Barnsley-born rider won gold in the team pursuit at London 2012, he and his teammates maintained an average speed of over 60kph for 3 minutes and 51 seconds – a new world record time. Clancy also …

What If Other Planets Were as Close as the Moon?

Many people have tried to visualize how big the planets are in relation to each other and to large objects we’re more personally familiar with. Space …

Are YOU easy prey for pickpockets? Watch a professional demonstrate the seven ways that victims are targeted – and he reveals how you can avoid being robbed

• <b>Thieves strike their vulnerable victims in several everyday scenarios</b>• <b><br>On escalators, busy streets and bus stops crooks pick out their targets</b></b> …

This Is What You Should Think Right Before You Hit

A sports psychologist weighs in on how to get your mind in the right space to hit a good shot.<p>What’s the last thing you think before you hit the ball? I asked a few people I play golf with, and I got responses like, <i>Don’t slice it.</i> And, <i>Please go straight.</i> Then the long-winded, <i>Head down- left arm</i> …

Golf

Arsenal

In celebration of Robert Pires' birthday, let's re-live this very special strike...

Fitness Friday: How A Pilates Reformer Can Help Your Golf Game

If you're lucky enough to belong to a gym that has a pilates reformer or have always been curious about the benefits of using one, golf-and-fitness instructor Karen Palacios-Jansen has a message for you.<p>Try it out.<p>She recently has been vetting this exercise platform for its usefulness for golfers …

Golf

At least it's fresh! Diners scream in shock when their half-eaten sashimi comes back to life and JUMPS off the plate

• <b>Japanese diners were left shocked when fish appeared to start moving</b>• <b><br>After wriggling gently fish leaped violently</b> <b>and landed on edge of plate</b>• <b><br>The …

The seven types of people you see at the driving range

I've spent a fair amount of time at driving ranges over the years, even if my ball-striking might suggest otherwise. I'm not talking about the real grass, Titleist-pyramid ranges of private club dreams, but your typical asphalt and Astroturf public ranges where the balls have long been stripped of …

Arsenal

Eighteen years ago, Dennis Bergkamp scored this incredible hat trick. Find out more about it here: http://arsn.al/ROcF7H

Fail-Safe Swing

When things get messy, try my go-to shot<p>There have been times when I'm in the middle of a round, and my swing just doesn't feel right. I'm sure you can relate. Things get out of sync, and I find myself hitting weak iron shots off line. When that happens, I go to this thing I call my "flighted …

Golf Channel analyst shreds the theory that Tiger Woods has a shot at the British Open in a 4-minute monologue

His old swing coach Hank Haney, who has been critical of Tiger and even wrote a tell-all book about their relationship, said on Twitter that he has a "real shot to win." Tiger himself has sounded relatively confident in interviews.<p>"I feel good. Sunday at Greenbrier is probably the best I hit it in …

Golf

The New Thing On Tour

This short-game secret will work even better for you<p>What you're about to read might seem like classified material. Until now, it has been discussed only sparingly and has gone virtually unnoticed by many of professional golf's most fervent followers. Although most talk about technique on the pro …

Tiger Woods' side-by-side swing analysis at The Greenbrier

The Ultimate "What If" Golf Story - Swing by Swing Golf

The Ultimate “What If” Golf Story<p>What if you were playing in the club championship tournament finals and the match was halved at the end of 17 …

Golf

Perfect Pivots

How to train your body to add power<p>The pivot motion is the lifeblood of any golf swing. How the body winds going back and unwinds coming through is the key to creating energy and transferring it to the ball. In my upcoming book, <i>The A Swing: The Alternative Approach to Great Golf,</i> I explain why it's …

Golf

The 5 Biggest Mental Mistakes Golfers Make

Eliminate these and you'll find yourself "in the zone" more often when you're on the golf course<p>Everyone wants to be "in the zone" more often. We've all experienced it before -- nothing could deter our play -- and we crave the ability to find that place once more. But when we try to get in the …

Golf

Don't Be a Jerk: Avoid the Smartwatch

<i>Pep Rosenfeld</i> <i>is co-founder of</i> <i>comedy theater</i> <i>Boom Chicago</i> <i>and</i> <i>Boom Chicago Creative</i> <i>in Amsterdam. He loves both nerd chic and chic nerds, and can be seen hosting events where they meet — like</i> <i>#TNW2015</i><i>.</i><p>Twenty years ago, I bumped into a friend on the L in Chicago. At some point, he pulled out a pocket …

Why Leaving Your Comfort Zone Can Be So Rewarding

You’ll lead a more fulfilled life<p>Comfort can lead to laziness, and as we’ve already touched on stepping outside of our comfort zone can lead to heightened activity and optimal performance.<p>Comfort may feel good in the short term, but as Ran Zilca, explains on Psychology Today, sacrificing …

From rice cakes to red meat, MailOnline reveals the WORST foods for your skin

• <b>Studies show milk causes acne, because of the hormones it contains</b>• <b><br>High levels of sugar in dates cause pore-clogging oil to be produced</b>• <b><br>Blue cheese</b> …

Underrated moments in golf history: Jack Nicklaus drains 100-footer in Johnny Miller's face

<b>By Brendan Mohler</b><p>You must see this putt to believe it. But first, the backstory.<p>Jack Nicklaus, Johnny Miller, Tom Watson and Arnold Palmer played a ceremonial round in August 2010 to mark the grand opening of The Golf Club at Harbor Shores in Benton, Mich., a Nicklaus design that will host this …

Awkward Gym Moments

Scientists unravel genetic causes of prostate, breast and ovarian cancer

A national screening programme for prostate cancer could be introduced by the NHS following an international effort by more than 1,000 scientists to …