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Paige Spiranac's SI Swimsuit photos are here and they are ... interesting

Last week Instagram star and aspiring professional golfer Paige Spiranac revealed that she'd be appearing in this year's Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, which hit shelves on Tuesday. Luckily for you, the internet exists and you don't have to go to a store with said shelves to buy the magazine …

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Put Yourself In Position To Hit Solid Tee Shots

Hitting it low and off the toe? Try this move to launch it.<p>Many times the easiest way to get a player to learn a skill or correct a mistake is to have them overemphasize the movement needed to execute the task—or even do the opposite of what they're doing, so they can find middle ground. I call …

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Hit Crisp Irons Like A Pro

3 musts at impact: forward, down and through<p>You hear it all the time: "Hit down on the ball and take a divot." And it's good advice, but you have to be in position to actually do it. In fact, a few positions. Let's look.<p>First, play the ball in line with the logo on your shirt, on the left side of …

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Only 2% of people can solve this Einstein riddle — see if you can figure it out

There's nothing like a good riddle to stimulate your mind and give you an excuse to channel your inner Sherlock Holmes. Sure, the thrill of solving puzzles may not give you the adrenaline rush of a skydive, but regularly doing logic and crossword puzzles can keep your brain young as you age. And …

Mathematics

An exclusive look at Tiger Woods' new swing

While you were enjoying your eggnog and fruitcake this holiday season, Tiger Woods concerned himself with something most golfers can relate to: taking his practice swing to the course. After playing in the Hero World Challenge in December, his first tournament in 301 days, Tiger said he wasn’t …

Golf

How to Compress the Ball in Three Easy Steps

Ever watched a Tour pro up close on the range? His iron shots don't just soar -- they sizzle. That's not just because he hits the sweet spot with …

Golf

The 10 Best Travel Tips of All Time

With these insights, going from tourist to traveler just got a whole lot easier.<p>In our office, between conversations about visas and gorging on international chocolate, we often discuss the difference between a tourist and a traveler. There's a quote by English writer G. K. Chesterton that we keep …

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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 …

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Jordan Spieth's legend grows, chugging from the claret jug, and Britain's biggest edge over the U.S.

Welcome to another edition of The Grind, where we’re honored to have been up close for such an epic battle. One man looked to have the clear edge, but his competitor put up a game fight over the next few hours. A 20-minute delay and a drop also factored into this duel before the original favorite …

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3 Moves To Smash It

Rickie Fowler isn't some physical freak who can bench press 400 pounds and run a 4.4 40. He's 5-foot-9, 150 pounds. But he produces 117 miles per hour of clubhead speed with his driver and can carry the ball 300 yards—and you don't. Why is that? It isn't some magic "it factor" that only great …

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32 books that will make you a more well-rounded person

There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't just stick to the mystery novels, anthologies, or biographies you've grown partial to. If you really want to become a more well-rounded person, you'll need to force yourself out of your comfort zone at the bookstore.<p>If you're not sure where …

Books

The complete list of Alexa commands so far

Here are all the things you can ask Alexa to do. (Dad jokes included.)<p>Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa, is infiltrating your home, your beach trips and even your ride to work. Now that there are many ways to interact with Alexa -- with the Tap, Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Look, Echo Show, Dash Wand and the …

Change directions like Cristie Kerr to fix your driver

Move the club out, not down<p>You probably can't do what Wesley Bryan does with your golf swing. But if you copy Cristie Kerr's top of the backswing move, you can get more power and consistency in your tee shots by tomorrow.<p>Kerr won for the first time since 2015 with a remarkable finishing weekend -- …

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Swing Sequence: Dustin Johnson

What we can learn from Dustin Johnson's booming drives: Only a few tour pros have a shot that can make other tour pros stop what they're doing on the range and have a look. 2016 PGA Tour Player of the Year Dustin Johnson has one. Study his swing frame-by-frame.

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Your First Stop in Austin? Breakfast -- and Here's the Best Austin Restaurants

Wake up like a champion with the pancakes from Kerbey Lane Cafe. (Photo: Courtesy of Kerbey Lane Cafe)<p>The morning after an Austin night of music and …

25 of the Most Inspiring Books Everyone Should Read

Take it from these CEOs, founders, and other high-achieving leaders.<p>Whether you turn pages, tap a tablet, or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect relaxation aid, tutor, or source of inspiration. Here are quotes from more than two dozen executives who name their favorite book and explain …

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Hit Your Irons A Full Club Longer

If you have trouble making solid contact with your irons and frequently leave your approach shots short and right, your release may be the problem. …

New Year, New Game: Groove Your Downswing for Longer Drives

<b>The New Year is nearly upon us, so it’s time to start thinking about golf for 2017. We’ve assembled some basic tips to serve as a New Year’s</b> …

Golf

Impact position tips video

Golf Monthly Top 25 coach Gary Alliss has put together this superb impact position tips video to help improve your ball striking consistency.<p><b>Impact</b> …

Golf

Don't Overswing

PGA Professional Eric Hogge offers a tip to keep you from one of golf's most common ills - overswinging<p>Published: Friday, June 17, 2011 | 3:03 …

Two golf drills for balance in your golf swing

GolfTEC’s Andrew Dodson shows how to maintain balance in your golf swing<p>You’ve heard it a million times— there isn’t one uniform golf swing to fit …

Golf

Three Must-Have Swing Characteristics for Proper Impact Position

The Credit Card Drill for Proper Impact & Better Contact<p>One of the most common complaints by golfers wanting to improve their game is the lack of …

Golf

Simple Power

4 keys to distance<p>'The ball will jump off the club if you hit it dead center. Learn to be aware of where the clubface is as you swing.'<p>Don't make anything harder than it is. That's basically how I go about living my life, and it's also my philosophy when it comes to hitting a golf ball. I think you …

Golf

Dream Weekend: A Golfer's Weekend in San Diego

<i>Plan your next trip with our new Dream Weekend series, which gives you the best recommendations for golf courses, hotels, restaurants, and</i> …

Drills to Shallow the Shaft

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Add Lag to Your Swing for Mammoth Drives

If distance is your issue, lag might be your solution.<p>LAG BEHIND FOR MAMMOTH DRIVES<p>You're arrow-straight off the tee. Just one problem: Your arrow …

Golf

What Bob Toski Tells Young Players

Golf is too difficult because of the way it's being taught. Here's how to make it easier<p>New golfers who are introduced to modern swing technique often get the impression that the swing is a series of unnatural and strenuous positions. Even established golfers experience this struggle. No matter …

Golf

These Are the 10 Best Wines Under $15

Wine drinkers are growing ever more adventurous, popularizing New World wines and grape varietals including Malbec and Pinot Noir.<p>But consumers don’t …

Swing Tip 6: Follow through to finish

<b>6. FOLLOW THROUGH TO FINISH</b><p>a) Strong grip<br>b) Rotate forearms<br>c) Toe of the club should pass the heel<br>d) Raise the right foot<br>e) Belt buckle facing the …

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Robert Rock’s tour tips: How to stop flipping your irons

Stop flipping your irons<p>This is a great drill if you are one of those players who builds up everything nicely in the swing and, as you come in just …

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