Play-a-Round Blog

Ever wonder why so many golfers grip the club differently?

Is your grip correct? No one can answer that question without seeing you swing. Why is Jordan Spieth's grip different from Rory McIlroy or Dustin Johnson? Here's the first half of today's tip: The objective of your grip needs to return the club face to impact square with NO manipulation. Take a moment and read that last sentence again. How many times do you hear people say they hit the ball to the right because they didn't release the club?! Of course, the next shot you will use your hands ... Read more...
Steve Graves, Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Play TPC Louisiana this Weekend!

Ever wanted to try your game on courses where the PGA Tour plays? Well, look no further! There are a handful of courses on our simulators that replicate the Tour’s venues, including TPC Louisiana, home of this week’s Zurich Classic from outside New Orleans. This year mark's the tournament's first team-based format. Designed in 2004 by Pete Dye, the course is a fair test of a player’s all-around game and similar to Sawgrass with cypress trees and swamps. Golfers will appreciate the low-lying ... Read more...
Steve Graves, Friday, April 28, 2017

Team-Bonding @ Play-a-Round Golf

The winter season is upon us and you're tasked with finding a fun and engaging team-building activity to keep your staff motivated through the cold months. We have the answer! What a bout a 9-hole indoor golf experience designed to challenge your staff and develop a high-performance team. Match this with delicious appetizers and refreshments from Iron Hill Brewery, and you've got the winning recipe for a successful team-building event. In today's business environments, offices consist of ... Read more...
Steve Graves, Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Golf Leagues: Indoor vs. Outdoor

If you've never played in an indoor golf league, you definitely should! While there's lots of good benefits of playing outdoors in a golf league, many people find the same enjoyment indoors once the cold weather comes in the Fall and Winter. At the core of any golf league is always the fellowship and camaraderie, the universal feeling we all share as golfers. Commiserating in the struggle is part of the allure, and also helps alleviate anxiety. Outdoor leagues can develop into cliques, which ... Read more...
Steve Graves, Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Play a Round with the King Today!

September 25, 2016 was a historic day for Rory McIlroy as he came from behind to win not only the Tour Championship, but also the FedEx Cup. He made a spectacular eagle on #16 and hit his second shot out of the rough to within six feet on his first pass at #18 for another try at eagle. These, and other noteworthy shots, enabled him to snatch the Tour Championship away from Ryan Moore and Kevin Chappell and the FedEx Cup away from Dustin Johnson. Rory won because he took risks. But, that ... Read more...
Steve Graves, Monday, September 26, 2016