Sunday, January 1, 2012

Play, Don’t Play

“A professional golf instructor is the best person to work on the mechanics of the game with your child. YOU are the best person to help your child develop a love of the game by backing off the performance aspect and being actively involved with the fun aspect of the game itself.” Read Kate’s full( Read More… )

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Saturday, December 31, 2011

Kate’s Teaching Tips: Golf Digest Woman

No more pop-ups & Shake the Shank. Watch videos here.

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Saturday, December 31, 2011

12 Things To Look For In 2012 January 2012 Golf Digest

Golf Digest editors weigh in on 12 trends spanning all aspects of golf  in 2012 here. 

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Sunday, December 11, 2011

CREATE!

“When meeting people from a foreign culture, offer a few gifts that reflect your interests as a gesture of friendship. Better yet, give things you’ve created yourself. Also, explore their interests and their culture. Ultimately, the best way to forge a lasting friendship is to create something together. Whether it’s a meal, an art project( Read More… )

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Monday, November 21, 2011

Play/Golf

Play/Golf by guest blogger Lars J. Hanson KTUGA’s number one goal is to get children excited about playing golf. We believe that joy of the sport, of the experience, is what commits children to golf. Nothing makes us happier than seeing students empowered by their successes in our program! This Thanksgiving season we are supremely( Read More… )

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Sunday, October 23, 2011

Lose Yourself

You know those moments where the stars align, the universe opens, and you just loose yourself? Sometimes it can happen in nature—on a hike, witnessing the perfect sunset. Sometimes it can happen in a conversation with a loved one. And sometimes, like last night, it can happen at a rock concert. I went to see( Read More… )

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Friday, September 30, 2011

Stina Sternberg “Ask Stina” column All’s Fair in Love and Golf,

Read Kate’s quote to Stina Sternberg in responce to a father awanted to introduce his 2-year-old to golf here. 

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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Get Off the Bus!

I like to tell the following story about my uncle Brian: He’s a big golfer, and once a year he goes over to Ireland with his buddies to play a few rounds of golf on the gorgeous Irish courses. They always rent a van and on this particular trip, and for the purposes of this( Read More… )

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Thursday, September 1, 2011

School House Golf

“Kate Tempesta, LPGA , of Kate Tempesta’s Urban Golf Academy in New York, in another in school innovator. She’s been going into schools for over a decade and her unique “Planet Putting” teaching method is one that all PGA Professionals who work with juniors should be aware of.” Read Will Reilly’s full article by clicking( Read More… )

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Thursday, September 1, 2011

Saturdays with Lily

For the last three summers I’ve worked with a little girl named Lily. Lily is going into second grade this fall and we began our time together when she was just about to start Kindergarten. Saturdays with Lily are one of the highlights of my week. I’ve seen her grow from a shy, soft-spoken girl( Read More… )

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