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The PGA Tour and European Tour are in Akron, Ohio this week for the 2014 World Golf Championships Bridgestone Invitational. The 16th Bridgestone Invitational tournament is the 3rd World Golf Championships event this season and will be hosted at its traditional venue, the Firestone Country Club and played on the South Course.
The sport of golf is packed with folklore: tales of incredible feats or of dire misfortunes. In clubhouses across the country you’ll hear peels of laughter or gasps of amazement as golfing stories are retold for the umpteenth time over a couple of post-round libations. There may be some truth to these wildly spun yarns that have long since been embellished upon, or perhaps they’re just myths of the fairways.
The best swing techniques for hitting longer drives depend on your current swing. Try the 5 golf swing techniques for driving and find out which is the most effective at increasing your driving distances.
A common misconception about the golf swing is that the same swing will work for all of your clubs. Each club has its own swing required to be successful. This is due to changing lengths, lofts, and lie angles as you go through the bag. If you swing your driver in the manner that I am about to explain and the club is properly fit, you will see a dramatic change in your distance.
I've been meaning to write this post for a while. I read a couple of stories about "Hack Golf", a project to make golf more fun and popular. And it inspired me to write about why I love golf. In the hope it will inspire golfers to create the same stories for their children. Because initiatives and gimmicks aside, the future of golf rests on the next generation of golfers.