Entries by Hart Ranch Golf Course

The New Rules and Taking Relief

The New Rules and Taking Relief By now you’re aware that you can leave the flagstick in while you putt (and you should!), but there are a lot of other new rules the USGA has adopted to simplify and speed up the game. This week we’re going to look at one of the most important […]

Always Leave the Flag In

Always Leave the Flag In New Rule: Under Rule 13.2a(2):                   There is no longer a penalty if a ball played from the putting green hits a flagstick left in the hole. Players are not required to putt with the flagstick in the hole; rather, they continue to have the choice […]

Make 2019 Your Best Golf Year Ever

Make 2019 Your Best Golf Year Ever Chances are you approach the bigger decisions in life with some dutiful strategic planning. Managing your finances, changing jobs, picking the right partner, buying a home. All these things require due diligence. If golf is your main hobby, why not treat it the same way? I’m not saying […]

A Tournament Golf Spiel and the 2019 Event Calendar

A Tournament Golf Spiel and the 2019 Event Calendar Here’s the thing: If you’re a golfer and don’t play tournament golf, you’re missing out. There’s no better way to improve and test your game than competing. Tournament golf gives you something to practice and prepare for. It puts you under pressure. It challenges your mental […]

PGA Tour Season Preview – 2019

PGA Tour Season Preview Welcome back to my seldom-read, always incorrect preview of the PGA Tour Season! It’s an honor to welcome our third reader to the annual post. Last year, I correctly predicted that I’d be incorrect on all fronts, so I’ll take credit for that. I predicted Rahm at the Masters (somewhat close, […]

Hart Ranch GC Year in Review

Hart Ranch GC Year in Review First of all we’d like to thank everyone who played Hart Ranch this year! We had another fantastic season because of you, and we’re looking forward to an outstanding 2019. Be sure to check out the photo gallery below, and here are a few of the highlights from 2018: […]

Get the Most Out of Your Next Sim Session

What to Take from Your Next TrackMan Session For new TrackMan users, all the numbers can be daunting. With 30+ parameters being measured on each shot, there’s a lot of information to digest. This week we’re going to look at a few things you should focus on if you’re practicing on the TrackMan Sim. Path […]

Why We’re Thankful

Here’s a little secret to life you already know: it’s good to be grateful for the things we have. That’s not to say we shouldn’t have goals and work towards them, but taking some time to reflect on wanting we have already is always beneficial. Heck, we even have a holiday dedicated to that ideal […]

The Evolution of Golf – The New Rules of 2019

Part 1 Chapter 1 New Rules Golf is evolving, and as players we need to evolve with it. This blog series will focus on some of the ongoing revolutions in golf, including technology, instruction, rule changes and more. It’s said that you can’t fix a problem if you don’t acknowledge it exists, and golf as […]

TrackMan Glossary

Swinging out to play on the sim? Take a look at some terms so you’re prepared when all these numbers pop out at you: Club Speed – Club Speed is the speed the club is travelling immediately prior to impact. More Club Speed equals more potential distance. Ball Speed – Ball Speed is created by […]