Central Texas News & Events

  • Links, Lore and Legends: The Story of Texas Golf written by Art Stricklin

    All Bob Estes started out with was dreams. While growing up in the windswept, flat, eastern edge of West Texas known as Abilene, dreams were about all the future PGA Tour star Estes had to sustain him. The recently released book Links, Lore and Legen ...

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  • Course Review: Quail Run Golf Course by Tony Vaught

    In today’s golf environment of high-priced greens fees, GPS and music piped onto the practice range there are still places where the game exists as it was in the early days of the sport. ...

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  • Course Review: Hidden Springs by Mike Innis

    The Hidden Springs Golf Experience I’ve played Hidden Springs Golf Course several times and over the last year or so, it has been added to my small list of “must do” courses. I like “The Springs” for several, entirely different reasons. ...

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  • The Valero Texas Open at La Cantera & PGA TOUR Aim to Reach $1 Billion Milestone

    The PGA TOUR and its tournaments are celebrating the spirit of giving and teamwork through Drive to a Billion, a campaign aimed at reaching the $1 billion milestone in total charitable contributions within the year. The campaign will benefit more tha ...

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  • Upswing Golf - A New Model for Success!

    How do you compete with the “Big Boys” of the golf equipment industry, who have many years head start in marketing and manufacturing, not to mention deep, deep pockets to fund their ventures? Two veterans of the front lines of the golf industry wars, ...

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  • Course Review: The Republic Golf Club

    In the southeast part of the Alamo City, forged out of a heavily treed flood plain along Salado Creek, The Republic Golf Club was born in 2002. And what a huge young-in this one is! Measuring in at 7007-yards from the tips, to 4683-yards on the forwa ...

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  • Course Review: Teravista Golf Club

    This review takes us to Teravista Golf Club, one of the newest daily-fee courses in the Austin area. What sets this public track apart from the others is the new “buzz phrase” known in the golf trade as the Troon Golf Experience. Troon Golf operates ...

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  • Know the Rules

    Rule 27 – Ball Lost or Out of Bounds; Provisional Ball 27-1. Ball Lost or Out of Bounds If a ball is lost or is out of bounds, the player must play a ball, under penalty of one stroke, as nearly as possible at the spot from which the origin ...

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  • Swing Path

    I’m often asked what are the most common faults I see in the students I teach? I think the most common fault after a poor grip is probably swing path. Most higher handicapped players bring the club too far inside much too early. Most of us have read ...

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  • GolfTEC

    What is GolfTEC? GolfTEC is revolutionizing golf instruction. Our fact-based golf instruction system combines the skills of PGA teaching professionals with a patented blend of video, motion analysis, launch analysis and biofeedback technology a ...

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