May 15, 2012

Rule 6-7 Undue Delay;Slow Play

The Kevin Na slow play phenomenon at the Tournament Players Championship has everyone in the golf community talking about slow play.  Na has become the poster-boy for slow play and has been […]
May 23, 2012

Where Do You Start A Golf Fitness Program?

Mike Fay Golf welcomes Australian PGA Professional Brent Davis to the staff of talented writers.  Brent’s knowledge of golf fitness and how it relates to the golf swing will be a great […]
June 2, 2012

2012 Rules Changes-Excess Club Put In Player’s Golf Bag

There has been a revision to Decision 4-4a/6 “Excess Club Put in Player’s Golf Bag”.  The question to the Decision states: “A player arrives at the first tee.  After the match or […]
June 6, 2012

Mike Fay-Frank Beckmann Show-WJR 760AM Detroit

Mike was a guest on the Frank Beckmann Show on June 5th, 2012 during the Nike State Pro-Am at Boyne Highlands Resort.  They talked about Mike’s new position with the Golf Channel […]
June 12, 2012

Mental Toughness

It goes without saying you need to be mentally tough to compete and possibly even win the United States Open.  There is, obviously, a long list of players who have won the […]
June 12, 2012

Rule 28: Ball Unplayable

Every so often, I will get a question that goes something like this: “I hit my ball into a sand bunker and I don’t know how to hit out of a bunker.  […]
July 6, 2012

What “Winter Rules” Or “Preferred Lies” Really Means

Most people who read my articles are, most likely, serious golfers who understand that the game is governed by 34 Rules.  These same people probably play some tournament golf where  Rules Officials […]
July 7, 2012

Staying Centered

August 4, 2012

Improve Your Swing With Better Posture

In my last blog post I spoke about how you could test yourself to determine the areas of your golf fitness that needed to be improved. In this blog I am going […]
August 5, 2012

Television Viewers And Golf Rules

You see it happen a couple of times each year.  A golfer commits a rules violation and doesn’t notice it and neither do his fellow competitors.  A viewer watching the tournament on […]
August 15, 2012

The Long And Short Of It

Let me take you back to the The (British) Open.  Adam Scott, until the last three holes, was in complete command. Ernie Els was steady and sank a birdie putt on the […]
August 25, 2012

Harbor Cup Hat GIVEAWAY!

The Harbor Cup is the Midwest’s version of the Ryder Cup.  In it’s 16th year, the Harbor Cup is conducted this year at Boyne Highlands on October 1st and 2nd.  The competition […]
September 4, 2012


What makes the tour pro’s great? Anyone… Anyone… I’m sure if you tried to answer and someone was nearby to actually hear you, you’d answer with a list of attributes. The one […]
September 12, 2012

Penality Costs McDowell at BMW

For the second time this season, the Rules of Golf have cost Graeme McDowell some strokes. Earlier this year, at the opening round of the European PGA Championship, his round ended on […]
October 20, 2012

Distance Measuring Devices

Distance – Measuring devices have become a large segment of the golf industry.  There are several manufacturers producing devices to assist players in gauging distances from various points on the golf course.  […]
November 9, 2012

How To Aim A Golf Shot