Flowering Peach Augusta Hole #3 – Masters Golf Hole Names
Mar19

Flowering Peach Augusta Hole #3 – Masters Golf Hole Names

Hole number 3 at the Masters is named Flowering Peach. It is the shortest Par 4 at Augusta National measuring only 350 yards. Bigger is not always better, and this holds true with Flowering Peach. The green is reachable for the longer players on tour, but the majority of players will play an iron off the tee to keep out of trouble. The tee shot is uphill and straight away for the most part, but fits a slight fade for positioning for...

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Pink Dogwood Augusta Hole #2 – Masters Golf Hole Names
Mar18

Pink Dogwood Augusta Hole #2 – Masters Golf Hole Names

Hole number 2 at Augusta National is a 575 yard Par 5, ¬†and provides a great opportunity for birdie early in the players’ rounds. Named Pink Dogwood for the pink dogwoods that line each side of the fairway on hole number 2, this is a par 5 that is reachable in two shots with a good tee shot placed in the fairway. Players will need to beware of the fairway bunker that guards the right side of the fairway. If they do, this is...

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Tea Olive Augusta Hole #1 – Masters Golf Hole Names
Mar14

Tea Olive Augusta Hole #1 – Masters Golf Hole Names

The 1st hole at Augusta National kicks it all off. Until recent years, the only televised camera shot of this hole was always Thursday morning shortly after sunrise. With the dew still on the grass when the likes of Sam Snead, Gene Sarazen, Byron Nelson, Arnold Palmer and now Jack Nicklaus get the tournament started by hitting the honorary first tee balls. Named Tea Olive, the first hole is a 445 yard Par 4 with a slight dogleg right...

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The Masters Brings Spring to the Midwest
Mar13

The Masters Brings Spring to the Midwest

I’m going to try something new on this site in preparation for the 2014 playing of The Masters at Augusta National Golf Course. As the tournament nears this year, I will be showcasing each of the 18 holes in my blog to help build the excitement for the tournament. I’m from the Midwest and golf can’t be played year round, at least outdoors anyway.Growing up, I always viewed the Masters as the “unofficial”...

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Why Tiger Woods?
Mar09

Why Tiger Woods?

Patrick Reed wins the Cadillac Championship at Doral on March 9, 2014 becoming the youngest player to win a World Golf Championship tournament and ESPN writes a headline reading “Patrick Reed: Youngest WGC Winner”. That’s all fine and good except the photo they choose to accompany the headline is of Tiger Woods kneeling down before a putt with his head in his hands after another failed attempt to win a big...

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Converted CureASlice.com to WordPress

After about a four year absence, I am trying to revive my website and am in the process of transitioning to the wordpress framework. I have moved the same great free content about the golf swing and how to cure your golf slice and more. I will be adding to the site and offering new great golf tips and blogging occasionally about the goings on in the world of golf and providing my advice on helping improve your golf game. Welcome to...

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