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A Walk-off Swing

Posted by Jason on Wednesday, April 4, 2012

GET IN THE HOOOOOOLE!!!!!!

Recently, I experienced one of the greatest golfing moments of my short life. What makes golf so special is the people you play with, the places you play, and the shots you hit that keep you coming back for more. For a moment, I had all three come together.  The result w...

What's in the Bag. The Dream Version

Posted by Jason on Friday, January 20, 2012

This year, even more than other years, I've been really interested in the new equipment that manufacturers are coming out with. Some companies are coming out with some really exciting stuff and I'm chomping at the bit to put some new clubs in the bag this year because mostly all of my clubs are getting a ...

Finding the Secret in the Dirt

Posted by Jason on Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Ben Hogan said "The secret is in the dirt."

Today, under the tutelage of Bill Davis, I have officially begun my formal quest to find the secret. My goals are to place in the money in my Illinois PGA section events next year and to qualify f...

My Bold Predictions

Posted by Jason on Thursday, October 27, 2011

More PGA tour players will be using a long putter than a conventional putter in 2012. this club will revolutionize the game in much the same way the sand wedge and the metal wood did.

Just like belly putters will revolutionize the game, so too will more comfortable street shoe golf shoes. One day, golf...

Cheat! It's Legal!

Posted by Jason on Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Hi folks, I'm Ron Popiel, and I have a very, VERY special offer for you today.  

Ever have the yips before? How bout the yanks? How bout even the pulls or the pushes?

(Audience) "YEEEESSSS...

PGA Championship Twitter Challenge

Posted by Jason on Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Hey 2 Play the Tips twitter fans,

Thanks for participating in the PGA Championship Twitter Challenge. Below you will find your name and your golfers name and score. You will be able to keep track of your scores and your competitors here all week. If your golfer happens to win the PGA Championship, you ...

Missed Cuts and Cut Caddies

Posted by Jason on Thursday, July 21, 2011

The recent news that Stevie Williams, longtime caddy and friend of Tiger Woods, was kicked off the bag got me thinking about what this could mean for the rest of Tiger's career. As the saga continues to unfold, more and more people - the media especially - add their two cents to the equation as if they have a...

Playing Conditions

Posted by Jason on Wednesday, July 20, 2011

What makes for good playing conditions at a course these days?

People at the club I work at are always extremely concerned with course conditioning.  The two most important questions I get are "How green are the fairways?" and "How lush is the rough?"  Let's not forget...

Open Championship Twitter Challenge

Posted by Jason on Sunday, July 17, 2011

Thanks for participating in The Open Championship Twitter Challenge by @2playthetips.

Sorry, no one won the prize this time but be sure to participate in the PGA Championship Challenge this August.

UPDATE: Champion Golfer of the Year, DARREN C...

Launch Time and Things to Come

Posted by Jason on Tuesday, July 12, 2011

For those of you who were following us on our old site, and for those of you who are just catching wind of what were doing, we are aiming to make the website as nice, as cool, and interactive as possible. I hope you guys all enjoy some of the new stuff thats already up, and I hope you take advantage of the new fe...