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Move Over TPC Stadium Course, this is the best value in Scottsdale + Tom Watson's Dead Simple "Coat Hanger" Trick

We all know the pattern- first, you chunk a few irons. Then you over-compensate and start catching them thin. If you can’t seem to make consistent contact with your irons, the “Coat Hanger” Trick is going to be your new best friend. Hall of Famer Tom Watson shares just how you can use this standard household item below.

And we all saw the TPC Scottsdale Stadium Course on display last week, but if you want a top-tier course at 1/10 the price, check out Aguila Golf Course just a few miles away. And it’s a Muni! Plus, a statistic about driver brand choices on the PGA Tour and a piece of long drive trivia for a chance to win a Limited Edition Tyson Lamb Cactus Divot Repair Tool… 1 of only 300 tools ever made!

Use Tom Watson’s “Coat Hanger Trick” to Keep Your Head Still
8-time Major Championship Winner Tom Watson explains
To Recap…

If you struggle to make consistent contact, there’s a good chance your head moves more than the bobbleheads on your desk.

-STEP 1: Bend a coat hanger into a straight line with a round hole on top, and stick the straight end of the hanger into the ground.
-STEP 2: As you take your set-up, position the ball visually in the center of the hole (and be careful to give your club enough room to swing through without hitting the coat hanger!)
-STEP 3: As you take your swing, rotate your shoulders around your spine and focus on keeping your head “dead still” to maintain the ball’s position in the center of the hole through impact.

Easy peasy… just a few thousand practice shots and you’ll be golden. 👌

The best value in the Phoenix-Scottsdale area!

Aguila Golf Club
Laveen, AZ

The TPC Scottsdale Stadium Course had our attention last week, and we certainly recommend ponying up for a round if you can stomach the cost even once in your life. However, just 11 miles from the Phoenix Airport sits the best bang for your buck in the region - Aguila Golf Club in Laveen, AZ. A whopping 97.3% of golfers recommend this course on GolfPass. With stunning views of both the Phoenix mountains and the city skyline, it’s hard not to get caught up in the scenery.

Rates: $61-$77 during peak times
(and even cheaper rates if you have a Phoenix Golf Card)

Pro Tip: They also have a 9-hole Par 3 Course on the property that’s equally well-maintained and you can play it for as little as $8.99! 🤯

Check out this surreal sunset pan from @sellitwithalex

Stat of the Day: PGA Tour Driver Brand Choices
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The Stat: Among the most popular driver brands used on PGA Tour, Titleist owns a commanding 34% share among tour players.

The Takeaway: Given the investment by TaylorMade to sign more players, we were surprised it sits in a distant 4th place. Titleist still dominates the category.

Answer to Win a Limited Edition Tyson Lamb Cactus Divot Repair Tool! 1 of only 300 ever made!
(1 winner chosen on 2/29/24 across all February trivia correct entries, 1,000 respondents minimum)

Of the Top 10 Longest Drivers on Tour, how many are currently ranked inside the Top 10 of the Official World Golf Rankings?

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