The Mental Minute

As a performance coach I have had many conversations with students who think confidence is built through hours of practice and multiple repetitions. They believe they must fix problems in their swing and get it “right” before they’re able to see results. They want to see results before they believe in their ability. Though I…

Short Game Principles ….

by David Orr One common trait of players who seem to possess “short game wizardry” is how consistently they strike both the ball and the ground. The wonderful “acoustics” of solid contact! Where the ball is struck first and second, the sole of the club being “thumped” against the ground. There is no greater feeling…

North Carolina College Golf Signings

Class of 2012 Girls Will Attend Taylor Allison, Elizabeth City, NC Western Carolina Laura Bird, Maxton, NC UNC-Pembroke Emily Brooks, Chapel Hill, NC Elon Lily Crane, Jamestown, NC UNC-Greensboro Madalyn Davis, Marion, NC Appalachian Mary Katherine Donovan, Wilmington, NC Gardner-Webb Lane Gakeler, Greensboro, NC East Carolina Mary-Katelyn Holanek, Cary, NC Campbell Mariah Hopkins, Greensboro, NC…

Duke back on top in ACC women’s golf

By HEATHER ANGELL Atlantic Coast Conference women’s golf power Duke, without a league title since 2008, was able to recapture its conference dominance in April. Coming off a loss in a playoff the week before at the Bryan National Collegiate, the Blue Devils led wire-to-wire to beat defending champion North Carolina by 10 shots at…