Rory McIlroy teeing up at Gleneagles and his first look at the course in six years.  (Photo - Rory McIlroy)

Rory McIlroy Gets First Look At Gleneagles In Six Years.

Triple Major winning Rory McIlroy surprised many when he teed-up at Gleneagles for his first look at the PGA Centenary course in six years. McIlroy arrived at the Ryder Cup host venue carrying his latest trophy – the famed Claret Jug – following his  stunning two-shot success in last Sunday’s concluding Open Championship. It was the 25-year old’s first look at the Jack Nicklaus designed course since he competed in the 2008 Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles and his ...
Augusta National - Bent grass at its finest.

Grass Matters …. “Something No Golfer Can Live Without”.

….. by guest contributor, Eddie Shackleford. Golfing is one of those sports that soothes the soul, allowing for reflection, concentration and accuracy. Those traits are seen time and time again from players around the world. www.golfbytourmiss.com reports on many tournaments, courses, players and the like, but at the root of every course is something no golfer could live without: grass. The landscape of a golf course paves the way for the beauty of each stroke, putt and drive, but as most golf ...

When It’s Snowing & No Play’s Possible In Arizona, Lumosity Becomes An Indoor Practice Range.

With snow forcing an abandonment to play on the opening day of the WGC – Accenture Match-Play Championship Tour Miss offers an alternate activity - Lumosity. No, it’s not a new card game. Rather on a day when play was made impossible in the $US 8.75m event Lumosity becomes the players indoor practice range. Lumosity is a scientific discover where the brain can recognize itself when confronted with new challenges – adapting to a changing environment.  Based on this research, Lumosity’s ...

INDEX FINGER GRIP & CENTER SHAFT PUTTERS = WINNING GOLF TOURNAMENTS

Lee Westwood in bunker 1st day 2012 BMW PGA (red)

Quiz – So You Think You Know The Rules Of Golf.

Rules of Golf Quiz…… If you think you know the Rules of Golf then try this quiz.  Grab a pen and a piece of paper and jot down your answers as you go. 1. A player, resuming play from where it was discontinued discovered that the lie where his ball was to be placed had been significantly altered by natural causes. What is the ruling? a) The player must accept the condition of the lie where his ball shall be placed. b) The player is entitled to recreate the lie he had prior to the discontinuance. c) ...
Nike Covert driver with adjustable dial (red)

Rory McIlroy’s Expected New Nike Driver Unwrapped.

Just days after Nike Golf unveiled it’s new VR_S Covert driver and six of the company’s European Tour staff players took the club into competition at this week’s Barclays Singapore Open. It is the driver World No. 1 Rory McIlroy is expected to pack into his bag for his first event of the 2013 season – January 17th commencing Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. Nike claims the VR_S Covert driver is the first in history to bring high-speed cavity back technology to a driver that conforms ...
Nicolas Colsaerts wearing sun glasses (red)

Keeping A Clear Shot: What You Need To Know About Sunglasses for Golf.

Special report by Ryan Galicia. Keeping a Clear Shot: What You Need to Know About Sunglasses for Golf Fashion has seemingly invaded the world of sports. Athletes wear their respective gear in order to help them perform better, but fans wear their gear not only for reasons related to performance but also in making a fashion statement. And when it comes to the sport of golf, some fans of the game think that golfers wear accessories, particularly their shades or sunglasses for aesthetic purposes only.   Yes, ...