Thursday, January 28, 2021


THIS American golf instructor appears too young to be channelling the late, great Ben Hogan, but he is certainly dressed for the part... maybe a bit too much so. Still, you can't dismiss the Hogan golf swing wisdom, in this case examining the "magic of the trail elbow" and how its correct positioning can be one of the best ball striking moves.
The ISPA HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia will forge ahead in 2021 with its seven-event schedule to start the new year despite the ongoing border uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Larry Canning presents his highly regarded, much anticipated, industry leading, hugely sought-after, annual golfing awards - "The Larrys". 

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