Category Archives: Quick Hits

Greatest Current U.S Golfer *Hint…Not Who You Think It Is.

Tom and Arnie and Jack and Tiger, that’s who you’re thinking…I know it.  As the fourth of July dawns many of us will think about this country in terms of BBQ, Beer and Fireworks.  As golfers, many of us will go to our clubs or local muni’s and play in Flag Tournaments or Firework Scrambles. […]

Taking a Break From Golf.

Breaking up is hard to do.  Absence makes the heart grow fonder.  You don’t know what you got ’till it’s gone.  Sometimes the old adages are right.  If many of you are like me then even when you play A LOT of golf you never play enough golf.  Look, if work and family didn’t take […]

Where Golf is Truly Fun.

Truth be told, I have played a lot of golf in my life.  Not as much as I like, but enough to make most people jealous.  I have been fortunate enough to play from coast to coast.  From venues that have hosted wars at the shore to the home of american golf.  From goat tracks […]

How Iconic is Pebble and the U.S Open?

Some things in life go together so well you wouldn’t think of one without the other.  Think the McCartney and Lennon, the Jackson 5, Peanut Butter and Jelly, Phil and Gambling.  Pebble Beach is the Ying to the U.S Open’s Yang.  Pebble beach opened in 1919 and celebrated its 100th birthday this year.  The old […]

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 […]

Ever Been Hit With a Golf Ball?

Last week the PGA Tour played their Byron Nelson Classic at Trinity Forrest in Dallas, TX.  Tyler Duncan, who shot a very low round of 66, made only one bogey in his second round.  The bogey was made after his approach shot caromed off of his wife.  You read that right, he hit his wife […]

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 […]