All Things Golf

Pulling the Trigger


Many great golfers have one, and anyone that wants to be good at this game needs one: a swing trigger. Feeling comfortable over the golf ball can be difficult for many golfers, this leads to lack of confidence and hesitation when attempting to strike the ball. A swing trigger is a subtle movement that occurs after all pre-swing thoughts have […]

Roll the Rock!

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When putting, most amateurs leave the ball short of the hole. When we watch golf on TV the pros very rarely leave the ball short, unless they do on the rare occasion miss hit the put. In coming up short most amateurs just do not follow through on their put and stop the putter head as soon as the ball […]

Tony’s Putting Tips

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When it comes to choosing the right putter for you, there are a number of factors to consider. Putter Fitting Length: The average stock length putter is 34-35 inches. But length is generally a personal preference. Lie and loft: Lie and loft are not usually customized, but certain companies do offer customizing. The average loft of a putter is between […]

Mental Toughness on the Golf Course


If you have played one round of golf, you know how difficult and mentally taxing the game can be. My favorite question from students, “Is the game more mental or physical?” My answer, equally both parts. You might have the most beautiful swing and technique in the world, but if you fold under pressure or struggle to think your way […]

Summer Camps Junior Golf

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Summer time is here and soon the children will be out of school with many parents wondering what they will do to entertain their kids for the summer. I know this, being a parent myself, that you can only spend so much time at the beach or in the pool. Golf is a game that can be played for life […]

A Tee For Everyone

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The first full season with a new golf course at Island Country Club is drawing to a close, and the members and their guests continue to rave about the new course and its layout. After 50 years, the board of directors and membership decided it was time for a change to the golf course — a big one. On April […]

ACS Imagination Ball Honors Ray and Louise Jean

On February 10, 2018, the JW Marriott Marco Island will shine with the message of hope as the American Cancer Society will “Reach For the Stars to Find a Cure,” the 2018 ACS Imagination Ball, presented by Corrie Grado and chaired by Debra Shanahan. Featuring fine food, music by the Stacey Allison Band and both live and silent auctions, this […]

Season in Full Swing

It’s that time again, when our winter residents have returned and our social calendars are filled with fun events to welcome in a new season. We gathered a list of some of the popular events in the area. Mark your calendars and get your tickets early! For the complete calendar and information on community events and activities, visit St. […]

Tenth Annual Isle of Capri Christmas Eve Golf Cart Parade

Fiddler’s Creek Course Makes Top 100

For the 13th consecutive year, The Creek Course at Fiddler’s Creek is ranked among Golfweek Magazine’s Top 100 Best Residential Golf Courses in the country. Additionally, in Golfweek’s newly introduced residential statewide ranking, The Creek Course was named 12th Best Residential Golf Course in Florida. The signature 18-hole, par-72 Creek Course, designed by acclaimed course designer Arthur Hills, is woven […]

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