Category Archives: News

Let’s Bet on the Open Championship

The last Major of the year is this week which means, since we’re in the UK, we need to check the betting odds.  If you’re in the UK and you don’t bet, you’re odd.  The Open or as some non-golfers call it the British Open is my favorite event all year.  I wake up early, […]

It’s good to be different.

Is it good to be different?  Is it OK to be the black sheep, out of step with the rest of mainstream golf?   Most people would tell you no.  Most teachers would have you fit into an Adam Scott mold and steer you away from anything to do with Moe Norman or Jim Furyk.  Most […]

Leave the Pin In Interviews Jimmie James (Played all Golf Digests Top 100 Courses in One Year)

Sometimes when you’re trying to describe something as amazing as what Jimmie James has accomplished it is better to be succinct and let everyone else fill in the details.  “Hello, I’m Jimmie James.  I recently retired and began a one year quest to play the Top 100 Golf Courses in the Country.  I started to […]

Scenes From a Driving Range

So here’s a confession.  I do A LOT of different jobs in the golf world.  Obviously I write for SwingJuice.com.  I also work the pro shop at a driving range, teach at said Driving Range, run fitness programs for Tour Pro’s, ranger at a local course and finally I am one half of the Leave […]

USGA Teams up with The Avengers

Who’s not swept up in Marvel fever these days?  Seems like even the old crust of the USGA realizes it’s a good idea to hitch their wagon to the hottest social commodity out there today.  The USGA has partnered up with none other than Marvel Comics to create a comic book that will have present […]

The Nassau and the Press

Golf and gambling go together like Phil and Phlop shots, Arnie and Ice Tea and Tiger and winning.  One of the new series here at Swing Juice will be a deeper dive into different gambling games that are played on courses all across America.  Whether you’re a whale or you like to gamble a few […]

Wire to Wire

Wire to Wire   Imagine holding the lead of a tournament from the time you made the turn to the back 9…on Thursday.  Imagine sleeping with the stress of holding a lead for three straight nights.  Imagine the thoughts that would drift into your mind about wayward tee shots and four foot missed putts.  The […]

Major of the Month Club

A long time ago in a golf galaxy not so far way the Masters signaled the arrival of Spring across the country.  There was a long drop off before we were greeted with the tough test that is the U.S Open, we jumped right into the Open Championship a few weeks later and summer ended […]

The Black Sign

You’ve never been to Long Island.  You believe Long Island should be its own state.  The black course holds a mythological place in your mind.  Whatever category you fall into, one thing is certain.  You know the sign… “WARNING,” “The Black Course Is An Extremely Difficult Course Which We Recommend Only For Highly Skilled Golfers.” […]

How to Make an Arnold Palmer

To be a fly on the wall at the Palm Springs restaurant when Arnold Palmer orders his homemade concoction of Ice Tea and Lemonade for the first time.  To be sitting next to Arnie, to hear that random women ask the waitress if she could have what Mr. Palmer was having, to be part of […]