Posts Tagged ‘Golden Tee improvement’

Golden Tee 2010 is HERE!

By • Updated: Apr 3rd, 2017 • Category: 2009 - Golden Tee LIVE 2010, Features

The always highly anticipated new year of Golden Tee has arrived!  September 29 marks the release of Golden Tee Live 2010 in many locations, with the rest of the world catching up whenever your vendor gets the software installed!  So what’s new in Golden Tee 2010?  I’m glad you asked! First, view the trailer for […]



Player Bio — Cowboy Miller Montz

By • Updated: Feb 25th, 2017 • Category: Player Bios

I asked our next participant for his information because his enthusiasm and love of the game really rivals mine!  “Cowboy” Miller Montz, who was raised in North Idaho in the mountains, never had running water or power until he was 12 years old!  He plays mostly in the Boise area but has teed off a […]



Player Bio — Don N.

By • Updated: Feb 25th, 2017 • Category: Player Bios

Before we continue with the guys who average well below -20, let’s take a step back and learn about our friend Don, who frequents the LTG Forum and was among the first to provide me with his Golden Tee background!  Like me, Don loves the game and yearns to get better but can only afford […]



Add “The Chush” to your arsenal!

By • Updated: Feb 25th, 2017 • Category: Miscellaneous

There’s a new shot being talked about, and it might add an extra holeout or two to your round with enough practice!  It’s called “The Chush”!  There was an article on this but it was removed…basically you pull back to your knees or so and push the ball straight forward with the middle of your palm (or […]



Player Bio — Kevin Lindsay

By • Updated: Feb 25th, 2017 • Category: Player Bios

Our next bio focuses on the young guy in the group — 18-year-old Kevin Lindsay from Oak Lawn, IL.  Kevin plays as either !* K Lindsay *! or Peoples Champ! at B.J. McMahon’s, and you can find him on the ITS Games Forum as deadmantaker4.  Amazingly, Kevin has been playing Golden Tee for about 12 years!  […]



Golden Tee 2010 — Early Reviews from the Pros!

By • Updated: Nov 6th, 2011 • Category: 2009 - Golden Tee LIVE 2010

Hey everyone — I’ve gotten some early feedback from guys lucky enough to spin some games at the few pilot locations for Golden Tee 2010, and I wanted to share the early hype!  Below are comments I’ve found — read, enjoy, and get excited to play it for yourself! The Great Wall – Definitely a […]



Principles of Alignment

By • Updated: Apr 29th, 2011 • Category: Features, Improvement, Miscellaneous

Ready for a hardcore dissection of angles and alignment?  My buddy Jeremy Olson has you covered!  The PDF document below speaks for itself and will almost certainly get you thinking about things you’ve never before considered while playing Golden Tee. Yes, it’s data heavy, but it will certainly be beneficial to those of us still […]



Golden Tee Fan’s Top Tips for Beginners and Amateurs

By • Updated: Mar 6th, 2011 • Category: Features, Improvement

Consider this a “best of” collection of everything that I feel can be immensely beneficial to those still learning the game, all within a few pages!  There are hundreds of articles on this site, and while categories and the new search button on the home page can help you track things down, it’s still easy […]



Creative Shot-Making on Short Par 3s

By • Updated: Jan 17th, 2011 • Category: Approach shots with irons, Features

Some of the toughest shots in this game come when you are right in-between distances with two high-lofted clubs.  Many of us use the Hawks, and most of us dread shots from 80 yards out — this is because the 9-iron sets up for 100 yards and the Sand Wedge sets up for 60 yards. […]



New Category — GTF Featured Holes!

By • Updated: Jan 12th, 2010 • Category: Featured Holes, Features

Every week or two, I’d like to put focus on a specific hole that may be giving some of us lesser players some difficulty.  For most of these, I’ll pose the question to the pros in the GT community to see how they are attacking the specific hole, and then I’ll bring the results to […]



Skip it like a pro

By • Updated: Dec 21st, 2009 • Category: Features, Miscellaneous

A fellow GT’er emailed me a while back asking for tips on how to skip the ball across the water, and I figured this would be a good opportunity to break down the variables that determine whether or not you’ll safely skip across or see your ball sink to the bottom!  Golden Tee has done […]



Improving Through the Ages

By • Updated: Nov 16th, 2009 • Category: Features, Improvement

You’ll find a lot of tips on this site to help you improve your game, and I’d like to think that everyone from beginners to very good amateur players can find something to take away to the Golden Tee machine the next time they play.  But what happens if you seem to “max out” at […]



Player Bio — Brandon Spain

By • Updated: Oct 21st, 2009 • Category: Player Bios

Brandon Spain, AKA mr. fister on the boards, has lived in the Dallas area for most of his life.  He plays out of Volcano’s in Hurst, TX.  On the 2009 courses, he was averaging in the low 20’s on Savannah, Woodland, and Sunny.  He was in the mid 20’s on Bonnie, and on Black Hills…well, […]



Player Bio — Enzo Polidori

By • Updated: Oct 9th, 2009 • Category: Player Bios

Enzo Polidori from Brantford, Ontario was kind enough to give us our first player bio from Canada!  He plays most of his games at Sharkeys.  Enzo has been playing Golden Tee for about 10 years, and he still gets in around 100 games a week! Enzo’s average across the board varies, but is very impressive: […]



Player Bio — Chisolm Woodson

By • Updated: Sep 24th, 2009 • Category: Player Bios

Our next bio features Chisolm “Daddy Like!” Woodson, who plays in Denver, CO.  Chisolm plays most often at Rack ‘Em Billiards and Sports, and also at Table Steaks East.  Just recently, Chisolm headed up a big tournament there in Denver, so he’s gotten his name around the Golden Tee community quite well! Chisolm has been […]



Player Bio — Nate Knuth

By • Updated: Sep 18th, 2009 • Category: Player Bios

Our next bio features Nate “Phuqenay!” Knuth, who plays out of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He splits time there between The Gold Rush and Boston’s Pizza. Nate has been playing Golden Tee since FORE! 2003. On the 2009 courses, he’s been averaging -15.02, BUT, he’s played more rounds on Black Hills than any other course […]



GoldenTeeFan takes on Cedar Rapids

By • Updated: Sep 14th, 2009 • Category: Features, Improvement

Well I had another fantastic time at a Golden Tee tournament — this time driving out to Cedar Rapids, IA for the action.  I got to the Double Inn by 4:00 on Friday.  The setup was fantastic — there were 15 pedestals set up all around the perimeter of the seating area.  With only 39 […]



Player Bio — Chris Litzinger

By • Updated: Sep 10th, 2009 • Category: Player Bios

Our next bio features one of the very best in the game — Chris Litzinger from Cincinnati!  Litz is currently living in College Corner, Ohio, playing at Deano’s CC tavern uptown. Litz is a Grand Savannah banger, averaging about -24.5 there.  He also averages about -24 on Woodland, -23 on BH, -24 on Sunny, and […]



Player Bio — Skipper Horner

By • Updated: Sep 4th, 2009 • Category: Player Bios

This week’s bio focuses on Skipper Horner, a very energetic persona in the world of both Golden Tee tourneys and forum discussions! Skipper is from Colchester, VT, usually playing at T Ruggs in Burlington or Slammers in Bedford, NH. He has been averaging about -17 on the 2009 courses, playing between 10-20 games per week. […]



Player Bio — Jason Vidaurri

By • Updated: Aug 25th, 2009 • Category: Player Bios

Jason Vidaurri is originally from the Detroit area, and if you’re around him at all, you’ll know how passionate he is for all sports Detroit and Michigan!  Two years ago, though, he moved to Chandler, Arizona.  There, you can find him at Doc and Eddy’s in Tempe, at Skip and Jan’s in Tempe, or at […]



New feature — GT Player Bios!

By • Updated: Aug 24th, 2009 • Category: Features, Player Bios

Hi all, I wanted to introduce some new perspectives to the game, so I’ve asked around and gotten some of the best Golden Tee players in the country to share their history of the game as well as their best tips for us amateurs! The result is some great information right from the mouths of […]



Player Bio — Paul Tayloe

By • Updated: Aug 14th, 2009 • Category: Player Bios

Paul “Putz” Tayloe hails from Wilmington, North Carolina, and you can find him at Hieronymus Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar.  He’s been averaging an impressive -23 on the 2009 courses (not counting Bonnie Moor, where he would have a -25 average).  Paul has taken a profitable liking to Black Hills, which he has played over […]



Player Bio — A.J. Minotte

By • Updated: Aug 7th, 2009 • Category: Player Bios

This week’s bio focuses on A.J. Minotte (known on the forums as Menotti), who grew up and still lives in the Milwaukee area.  He usually plays at Master Z’s in Waukesha or O’Briens in Milwaukee.  Menotti has been averaging a -16 this year and -19 this month on the 2009 courses. A.J. has been playing […]



Player Bio — Rodney Roberts

By • Updated: Jul 24th, 2009 • Category: Player Bios

Rodney “Hot Rod” Roberts hails from the Indianapolis area, usually playing at PJ O’Keefes in Zionsville or Legends in Avon.  So far in 2009, his course averages are as follows: Black Hills -22ish Bonnie Moor -26ish Grand Savannah -23ish Sunny Wood -23ish Woodland Farm -24ish Rodney started playing Golden Tee here and there about 9 […]



Player Bio — Andy Fox

By • Updated: Jul 17th, 2009 • Category: Player Bios

Andy Fox (AKA Luxury Tax, Flying Train, Non*Factor) hails from Apple Valley, MN — one of the most diluted Golden Tee player cities in the country!  He plays most of his games at Majors sports cafe. As of 7/15/09, his averages on the 2009 courses are as follows, which also gives you an idea to […]



Why’d It Do That?

By • Updated: Jun 9th, 2009 • Category: Features, Improvement

Ever hit a shot and wonder what the heck just happened?  Sure you have — we all go through that as we’re learning the mechanics of the trackball and the game itself, and I still ask the same question every now and then when a shot goes awry.  The worst thing that can happen, though, […]



GoldenTeeFan’s Top Tips for Golden Tee 2009

By • Updated: Mar 1st, 2009 • Category: Features, Improvement

As I’ve bridged the gap from 2008 to 2009, I’ve noticed several things to keep in mind during the course of a round that can save you several strokes if you account for them. Alternatively, you can lose even more strokes if you fail to take these tips into consideration! So before you go out […]



How to shoot -30 on Golden Tee

By • Updated: Jan 3rd, 2009 • Category: Features, Improvement, Miscellaneous

This question is pretty common among people who are just picking up the game. If you’re a casual player, you might average somewhere around -10 and think you’re pretty decent, but then you see that someone somewhere somehow shot -30 on this very course, leaving you completely baffled! How is this possible? What am I […]



Play like the pros!

By • Updated: Nov 28th, 2008 • Category: Features, Improvement

I took in a lot of tips at the Chicago Summer Classic last weekend, and now I’m going to pass them on to you!  These tips are best for guys like me who average around -17 or so and are looking to pick up a couple strokes per round: 1) Pull the trackball back on […]



Up the Golden Tee competition!

By • Updated: Sep 21st, 2008 • Category: Improvement

You can learn a LOT by playing with someone in Golden Tee who’s better than you are! Pay attention to each of their shots, and notice all the factors they take into account. Get tips by watching the shot type they play in each of these situations and see how the results play out. Playing […]