Author: Golfer Dan

SALT LAKE CITY — Golf’s newest star is from Northern Ireland, but he has some connections to the state of Utah.Rory McIlroy, who led the U.S. Open from start to finish and won by as many as eight shots Sunday afternoon, spent a summer in Utah at age 11, living with families in Orem and Salt Lake while competing in junior golf tournaments.McIlroy spent the summer of 2000 in Utah, living with the Doug Pinckney family in Orem, and also spent time with the Gary Finau family in Salt Lake. McIlroy played in 10 Utah Junior Golf Association junior tournaments,…

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Looking for new golf putters for 2024? The best golf putters of 2024 have been shortlisted by GolfReviewsGuide.com.The putter is one of the most important golf clubs in the game because it is used more often than any other club in the bag.That’s why it’s paramount to have one that provides as much comfort and confidence as possible on the greens.Not all putters are created equal, and simply buying the most expensive off-the-shelf putter at a store will not guarantee lower scores.Trying out putters on a practice green before purchasing one is just as important as trying out an iron…

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UPDATE (August 10, 2019) – Fifteen years old Megha Gane Eleven-time champion Albane Valenzuela of Switzerland gave it all she could handle in Saturday’s semi-final US Women’s Amateur Championshipbut the 21-year-old and 2017 runner-up claimed the match with a birdie on the 20th hole, ending Ganne’s spectacular run at Old Waverley Golf Club in West Point, Miss. Related: Homepage for US Women’s Amateurs Valenzuela went 3 ahead of Ganne through four holes. But Ganne took advantage of several subsequent Valenzuela miscues on the greens, winning Nos. 6 and 9 to cut her deficit to one. While Valenzuela moved back to…

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Women & Golf are excited to partner with Trump Turnberry to give one lucky reader and their guest the opportunity to attend a three-day instructional clinic led by PGA Professional and presenter Andrew Murray ‘The Turnberry Masters Women’s Pairs – with presenters Andrew Murray and Natalie Lowe’ runs from Monday April 8 to Wednesday April 10. The clinic includes rounds all three courses at Turnberry – the championship Ailsa, King Robert the Bruce and nine holes Arran. Expert lessons on all aspects of the game from Murray and Turnberry’s team of on-site teachers, plus interactive Q&A sessions and a strong…

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As you get ready for your golf vacation, mastering the art of packing for your time on the golf course is one of the most important elements to ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience. Whether you are an experienced golfer or new to the game, having a well-prepared bag is imperative. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the essentials of packing for your getaway. What’s in our golf bag? Let’s start with what’s in our golf bag. (If you are traveling with your golf bag and not renting.) The first thing we would like to suggest is to go…

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50 words or less The TaylorMade Qi10 Max driver is all about forgiveness. As the carbonwood era continues, there’s plenty to set this club apart from previous generations. Introduction 10k is the magic number when it comes to the Qi10 Max driver. Qi, we are told, stands for “quest for inertia.” TaylorMade has made this the focus of the marketing for this club, highlighting the jump in MOI it has achieved with this club specifically. While it sounds impressive at first glance, what exactly does it mean and how does it translate to the launch monitor and the golf course?…

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Staying focused and overcoming nerves and distractions during a round of golf can significantly improve your performance. Here are some tips specifically tailored to female golfers: Have a pre-shot routine: Develop a consistent pre-shot routine that helps you focus on the task at hand and blocks out distractions. This routine may include visualizing the shot, taking a few deep breaths, and assuming a confident stance. Practice mindfulness: Incorporate mindfulness techniques into your playing to stay present and calm under pressure. Focus on the sensations of each shot, such as the feel of the club in your hands and the sound…

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The field for the 2024 HSBC Women’s World Championship will be determined with the passing of the typical registration deadline on Friday. The LPGA Tour field is ready this week for the event, which will be played from February 29 to March 3, 2024 at the Sentosa Golf Club (Tanjong Course) in Singapore. The HSBC Women’s World Championship field is led by Jin Young Ko, Lilia Vu, Brooke Henderson and more. This will be a 72-player field played over four days, with this event marking the fourth event of the season. The tournament will be played at its original intended…

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Kyra van Kan is the first ever champion of the Africa Amateur Women’s Invitational after securing a wire-to-wire victory in Leopard Creek. The South African won the 54-hole event by nine shots over compatriot Bobbi Brown to clinch the title on a one-under par total of 215. “I’m seriously overwhelmed, it’s such an amazing feeling,” van Kan said. “Having finished here on such a prestigious golf course, I am truly honored to have had the opportunity to play golf for Mr (Johann) Rupert, The R&A and GolfRSA. It’s just incredible, this feeling. I’m truly honored to have my name on…

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BROOKLINE, Mass. – LIV Golf dominated the storylines earlier this week at the U.S. Open at The Country Club, the controversial Saudi-backed, Greg Norman-led rival league that caused a stir. To the point where Brooks let go of Koepka, two-time US champion and four-time major winner.“I’m tired of the conversations. I’m tired of all this stuff,” he said on Tuesday. ‘Like I said, you’re all throwing a black cloud on the US Open. I think that’s stupid. For once, I really feel sorry for (the USGA) because it’s a sh-y situation.Well, LIV Golf isn’t going away.So on that note, let’s…

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