Monthly Archives: February 2016


2016 WV Open Preview

The State Open Championship hasn’t seen much change at the top of the leaderboard since the turn of the century, being dominated by a collection of playing and teaching professionals. Just six players -- all pros -- have won the last 16 Opens, removing a lot of guesswork, but certainly not drama. The 83rd Open Championship

National School Program

The First Tee Program is one of the most highly anticipated units for my students, at all grade levels, each year. They like to swing clubs, bats, racquets, etc. at balls, and they love the challenge of trying to hit a target with the balls. By the end of the unit, most students have mastered

Anchoring: Implementation of Rule 14-1b

Rule 14-1b, which prohibits anchoring a club when making a stroke, took effect on January 1, 2016, as part of the 2016 edition of the Rules of Golf. The linked documents below explain how the Rule applies to various methods of stroke, and also addresses more general questions received by the USGA and The R&A