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ELLIE BUSHNELL Granite Bay – Golf – Freshman
SportStar of the Week –Ellie Bushnell, Granite Bay Golf, Freshman It would be hard to have a better first season of high school golf than Ellie Bushnell. Her stellar season potentially reached an apex on Nov. 4 when she fired a 5-under par 67 to take the top medalist... Read more
Rally in the Valley: San Ramon Jr.’s Take Third in League
Team Georgia Comes Back from Stunning Divisional Loss to Capture 8th PGA Jr. League Golf Championship. Team Texas finishes runner-up; California is third; and Minnesota fourth. SPECIAL: 11-year old Brody McQueen sinks dramatic 25-foot eagle to clinch championship Team Georgia’s journey through the 8th PGA Jr. League Championship presented... Read more
Youth on Course Golf Awards Students College Tuition Support
Latest round of college sponsorships propels Youth on Course over the $1.6 Million marker. Youth on Course, the non-profit renowned for providing affordable golf – awarded $258,000 in scholarships to 18 high school golf graduates, continuing its commitment to provide youth with access to high-quality education. This year’s scholarship... Read more
Luke Dugger, Davis Golf SportStar of the Week
You’d be hard-pressed to have a much better June than Luke Dugger had. Just weeks after graduating from Davis high school, Dugger shot a 5-under-par 67 at the Yolo Fliers Club in Woodland to qualify for a spot in the USGA Junior Amateur Championship. One week later he posted... Read more
3 Exercises Add Distance to Your Golf Swing
Want to add distance to your golf swing? Here’s how: Add Stability! Every golfer who plays the game wants to hit the golf ball farther and add distance to his golf swing. This game is tough enough as it is, so adding 10-15 yards would definitely help. There are... Read more
Fall Golf Fitness Routine Preps for Winter Play
Summer is about to end…What a Bummer! You’ve played a lot of golf over the last few months and plan to play as much more as you can until the winter comes. Fall is a great time to play. It’s not too hot or too cold. But when you... Read more
Hawaii State Jr. Golf Match Play Champions
HSJGA Hawaii at Ka’anapoli’s Courses Crowns its Royalty. After grinding it out in Saturday’s heat at the Hawaii State Jr. Golf Match Play Championships, second seed Joshua Hayashida outwitted first seed Marshall Kim in 21 holes Sunday to take home the trophy in the Boys 13-14 Championship Match. Kim ongas 1Up... Read more
Hawaii’s Top Jr. Golfers Take on Ka’anapali HSJGA Match Play
39 of Hawaii’s top Jr. golfers competed Saturday in the annual Ka’anapali HSJGA Match Play Championship on the Ka’anapali Kai Course.  Maui’s hot and humid weather took a toll on several players during the second round of play, but there were no real surprises in the leaderboard heading into... Read more
How to Build a Powerful Golf Swing
Power: A golfers Holy Grail. You want more distance? Increase your power output. Bottom line, that’s how to build a powerful golf swing. The last few articles have talked about stability and strength. It was stated that real power couldn’t be achieved without building a solid base of these... Read more
5 Best Steps to Golf Conditioning – Part 4 of 5: Strength
You’ve read this a couple times before, “Who wants to hit the golf ball shorter? None of us, right? This 5 part series will explain what golf conditioning is and how warm-up and cool down, stability, mobility, strength, and power can enable you to be happier and more successful... Read more
5 Best Steps to Golf Conditioning – Part 3 of 5: Mobility
I tend to start my blog posts with a question, “Who wants to hit the golf ball shorter?” None of us, right? We are always looking for ways to lower our handicap and hit longer drives! In today’s post, 5 Best Steps to Golf Conditioning, lets address step 3: Mobility.... Read more
5 Best Steps to Golf Conditioning – Part 2 of 5: Stability
What is Golf Conditioning? Part 2 of 5 by SportStars INSIDER, Joe Rosenthal What else is out there to make this great game a little more enjoyable— swing lessons? New clubs? gadgets? The answer is your own body. Here are 5 Best Steps of Golf Conditioning.  5 Best Steps... Read more