Naples Naples Golf Blog

  • Always Use the Right Tool

    Tal Buchanan, PGA Head Golf Professional /Director of Golf and Instruction (239) 353 2561 You’re in a greenside bunker - you always have to hit the sand wedge – right? Wrong; many times a different, lower lofted club is the right one for your situation. Look at your golf bag as a “bag of tools.” It is important for your score to be ...

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  • Overcoming the Inevitable...Aging

    By Mike Calbot, “The Golf Doctor” Swing Analyst and Master Golf Instructor Golfers need to continually evaluate and tweak their golf swings and games. And there are several reasons for doing so. The first is to improve to get to the next level. The second is to keep their current skill level from declining. And the third reason – w ...

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  • Saturday blog Kathy Perrott second hole Ace Classic

    Players were greeted by a large group of fans running from the tee to the green and even by fans in boats out on the 800 acre man made lake adjacent to the second green and multiple other holes. The boat fans created quite a site as they appeared very close to land watching the action on the second green. John Cook delighted the fans by chipping in for ...

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  • ACE CLASSIC Blog from Kathy Perrott

    Today was a spectacular golf day and a spectacular opportunity, to see some of the golf greats who have inspired us to watch this game on TV every weekend.  From Craig Stadler to Loren Roberts to Ben Crenshaw these pros hit the ball with spectacular grace and power. It sure is fun to watch as the crowds gathered today for one of the best ...

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  • Ace Classic Blog from Pat Long - Friday, February 18th

    Another perfect day for golf at the ACE Classic in Naples, FL...blue sky, slight breeze and fans following the golfers. There was a long wait for the Tom Wargo group on the 18th hole as Ronnie Black waited for his caddy to find his golf clubs which had disappeared with the golf cart--one embarrassed caddy and one unhappy golfer! Play was quite slow today a ...

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  • Ace Classic blog from Pat Long

    February 15th -- Not a cloud in the sky at The Quarry, home of the 2011 ACE Classic, in Naples, FL. A slight breeze over the water on Hole #1 greeted the players as they tried out different clubs for their drive in the practice round. A friendly Curtis Strange stopped for pictures and to sign some autographs as he opted to walk down the fairway as his cadd ...

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  • Mike Calbot "The Golf Doctor" Appearances for February

    February 12th Celebrate Estero at Miromar Outlets. The event will run from 11:00 am to 3:00 PM. Mike Calbot “The Golf Doctor” will be on hand for a VIP contest, question and answer session, demonstration and golf tips from the Golf Doctor, 12:00 to 1:00 PM.  February 14-20 The ACE Classic PGA Champions Tour at the Quarry Golf ...

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  • Golf Tip from "The Golf Doctor"

    Mike Calbot is a professional Swing Analyst and Master Golf Instructor Is your goal to be a better golfer in 2011? REMEMBER, Practice alone doesn’t make perfect, “perfect practice makes perfect” As a golf instructor your goal is to have your clients make improvements to reach their goals and have fun playing golf. For the ...

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  • Shark Shootout a Super Week of Golf

    Welcome from the 9th Hole at Tiburon Golf Club located at the Ritz Carlton Resort in Naples, FL. It's the final round of the Shark Shootout. The weather is perfect - clear blue sky, bright sunshine and a slight breeze. The wind is supposed to pick up later and this could present a problem for the golfers here at the 9th. ...

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  • Action Heats Up on Day 3 of Shark Shootout

    It's 10:30 a.m. on the 9th Hole at the Shark Shootout. What a perfect day for golf. Not a cloud in the sky and everyone in short sleeves. Looks like it'll be another beautiful day. Great second shot by Ricky Fowler. Crowd waiting to see his outfit for today. It's blue and white from head-to-toe. It's interesting to listen to the things talked about by t ...

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