If you are taking advantage of some fall golf, chances are this is the time of year that you have to deal with frost delays. What causes the frost on the course and why do golfers dislike frost delays? Learn how frost impacts the golf course and why you have to wait to play. [MORE]
We've all been there: you arrive early at the first tee feeling great, only to reach a stretch of holes on the back nine where you suddenly find yourself tired and depleted.
The secret to feeling spry all round long lies in how you fuel your body, says The A Position:
"For better performance when playing golf, you’ll want to stay away from foods devoid of real nutrition. They will hurt your golf game even though you may not realize it. It is all about the way your body metabolizes food and the combinations in which you eat them. A lot has to do with consuming ‘empty’ calories that really don’t fill you up."
For a detailed list on which foods to fuel up on - and which to avoid - check out this list.
If you play fall golf in a part of the country where leaves change color, the fall to the ground, chances are you have heard about the “Leaf Rule.” What do you do when your golf ball ends up in a pile of leaves on the golf course? Are you allowed to move it? Read how some courses deal with leaves in the fall. [MORE]
The Lansdowne Resort was the site for 226 EWGA Championship Finalists. The competition was tight and the champions of their divisions awarded Saturday night.
Congratulations Katie Brinker, winner of the EWGA Championship Overall Champion for three consecutive years. To see the final results and winners in all categories, follow this link.
It's finally here, the much anticipated EWGA Championship Finals in Lansdowne, VA. Here is your chance to have a bit of fun on the side, by predicting the winners of the EWGA Championship. There are four flights, plus the Championship flight and the Scramble division.
Follow this link to get started on this competition inside the competition.
The countdown has started for the EWGA Championship Finals on October 14 and 15 at the Lansdowne Resort in Leesburg, Virginia. The 226 competitors will be joined by family, friends and volunteers for a two-day competition in five flights and a scramble division. Will Katie Brinker make it a three-peat? You can be there - guest play opportunities and volunteers welcome. Go to the Finals tab to learn more.
Most golfers don’t like to hit from artificial mats at the practice facility for a variety of reasons. Learn why facilities use artificial turf mats, how you can minimize turf damage and how to practice properly when hitting from mats. [MORE]
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The Ryder Cup, the biennial men’s golf competition between teams from Europe and United States, begins today. Learn about the history of the Ryder Cup, what to watch for and brush up on the different formats played over the next three days as we cheer Team USA on to win back the Ryder Cup. [MORE]
Success in golf can be fleeting. Some days you have it, some days you don't.
Often, our best rounds are defined by our ability to eliminate or minimize mistakes. Whether it's missing the fairway or flubbing a chip, ghese mistakes come in all shapes and sizes.
So how do we idnetify and avoid these mistakes?
Well, The A Position has taken a unique approach and grouped these mistakes into the well known "7 Deadly Sins":
Check out the full article for this unique approach to identifying and avoiding these costly mistakes.
Join us in welcoming Brian McNulty as the first Chief Financial Officer to EWGA. "We welcome Brian to our management team," says Pam Swensen, EWGA CEO.
"Brian's experience and expertise will help us maximize our service to members. The strong role of EWGA continues to bring more women into the game of golf, " Pam added. [MORE]