GBB Blog RSS

By GBB Staff Introduction The frozen greens and frost delays of winter – no thanks. You can keep the scorching sun and humidity of summer afternoons. Dormant grass and bumpy greens of spring – don’t love it. Fall is our favorite season for golf, and it has nothing to do with pumpkin spice lattes. Why do we love golf in the fall? We will explore the obvious reasons below, but there is something about the end of the golf season. Fall feels like your last chance for glory. Could this be the year you finally make a hole-in-one or break...

Read more

By GBB Staff Introduction Arnold Palmer’s only course design in San Diego, Aviara winds its way through the valleys overlooking the Batiquitos Lagoon and when the flowers that grace its terrain are in full bloom, it can be a riot of color. Not everyone’s enthused by that. Some golf course purists seem to think that too many blooms detract from the toil and sweat of athletic endeavor. And don’t get them started on waterfalls… The answer to that is simple: this is California, folks. There will be prettiness; it will be vivid. Does that stop Aviara from being a fun...

Read more

By Ray Dingledine, GBB Contributor, Junior Golf Insider IntroductionIf you are looking to get your child involved in an athletic activity you have plenty of options. Depending on where you live, you could try baseball, basketball, football, soccer, lacrosse, dance, swimming, hockey, or tennis, just to name a few. For your child’s athletic development, we recommend they try multiple sports to identify their true passion and we also recommend you add golf to your list of options. Golf is unique when compared to other junior activities. It requires as much mental strength as physical. You can enjoy the game with family...

Read more

By GBB Staff Introduction My son recently became interested in golf. To get him started, I temporarily gave him an old set of mine. But in a conversation with the professional at our local club recently, I learned that, although my intentions were good, I may have unwittingly made a mistake by doing that. What he shared with me is that, when beginners learn to play with hand-me-down clubs that were used previously by someone else, there is a real risk that they will pick up swing flaws as a result of trying to adapt their developing swing to clubs...

Read more

By GBB Staff Introduction We survived the cold days and frost delays of winter. Spring can be nice, but the weather and course conditions are “hit or miss”. Temperatures are rising. Schools are out and your local pool is open for business. What does all of this mean? It is time to put away your long pants and pullovers – it is time to play some summer golf. One of our favorite things about summer golf is the amount of daylight. Play early in the morning, just after lunch, or in the early evening. Summer is the only time of...

Read more

x