Author Archives: Tanner Smith

The Case Against Sudden Death Playoffs

By Tyler Olson                   All Sunday, the leaders jockey on the top of the leader board. Somebody makes a couple birdies down the stretch on the back nine to put some space between them and the field. Then he stumbles. … Continue reading

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The Hardest Shots in Golf

The Hardest Shots in Golf By Tyler Olson The pros attempt and very often succeed at making some the hardest shots you could ever dream of. Bubba Watson’s miraculous hook in the 2012 Masters or Rory on the 72nd hole … Continue reading

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Prep for the Spring with GOGI

By Tyler Olson                   Hey guess what! It’s March. Spring is mercifully approaching and with it, the beginning of golf for 2016, especially for us in northern climes where golf has been impossible for the better part of the past … Continue reading

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Inner Monologue of a Club Pro’s Day

By Tyler Olson 6:47am Holy cow its early. Coffee. I. Need. Coffee. How in the world are some of these seniors out here by seven every single morning? I am too tired to get the carts out of the shed … Continue reading

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Ode to the WM Open

By Tyler Olson                   There are many starts to the PGA Tour season. The “official” start of this 2015-16 wraparound season came a few months ago. I’d tell you the name of the tournament or who won, but many of … Continue reading

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There is no Big 3. Or 5. Or Whatever.

By Tyler Olson                   The “big three” is probably one of the most overused sports buzzwords in existence. In addition to describing the triple entente that was Bosh, Wade, and Lebron on the Heat, “big three” was used to also … Continue reading

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Why I Love Time Zones

By Tyler Olson                   I love time zones. While an affinity for the mere existence of different time zones in different areas of the world may seem odd, hear me out on this. The biggest struggle for the average golfer … Continue reading

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Night Golf, You Can’t Beat It

By Tyler Olson                   Night golf is seriously underrated. Not because it’s more time to practice or hold competitive tournaments, but because it’s just lots of fun. Sometimes we lose that perspective in the constant drive to get better that … Continue reading

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Presidential Candidates and Golfing

By Tyler Olson                   President Obama’s love for golf is very well documented. Just the other day, he drained a chip shot from 40 feet on his annual Christmas Vacation to Hawaii; a pretty nice feat for a guy whose … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Get Better at Golf Over the Winter

By Tyler Olson                   So you live in Canada, eh? Or maybe you don’t live in Canada but between the months of November and February you might as well because of the impenetrable white forcefield that’s preventing you from playing … Continue reading

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