Know The Game
Ask Korry Your Burning Golf Questions
Know The Game - 6/24/08
Why Does A Golf Ball Have Dimples?
Korry Franke tackles the question of dimples on a golf ball and why they actually help the flight of a golf ball.
Know The Game - 5/29/08
How Do You Pick a Golf Ball?
Not long ago, I walked into a golf shop to buy some new golf balls. While I'm quite happy with the Titleist NXT Tour balls that I've used the last two seasons, I figured I'd do a bit more research and check out a few other different makes. This seemed like a great idea... that is until I saw the overwhelming number of choices!
Know The Game - 4/18/08
Where Did "Mulligan" Originate?
Korry Franke, our Know The Game experts tells us how the mulligan came about. There are three very interesting stories- but like any good idea we DO know it came from Canada.
Know The Game - 3/10/08
Why Can Pros Still Wear Metal Spikes?
Clubs ban them, yet pros continue to wear them. Why can Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods wear metal golf spikes while the rest of us hacks be forced to switch to soft spikes? Korry Franke answers that question after the jump.
Know The Game - 2/13/08
Hail To The ... Golfer
It begins and ends with great fanfare. The media covers it from every angle and analyzes the results for years on end. Most participants practice for years before getting a real shot at winning it. Endurance, vision, concentration, and even some practicality are required.
Know The Game - 10/5/07
Korry Franke is back with another addition of "Know The Game" and this time he takes on aerated greens. Why aerate and why always at peak golf times? His answer plus more are in the full article after the jump.
Know The Game - 9/14/07
How To Read A Green
Our golf game researcher Korry Franke takes another question on. We spend almost half our round on or around the green but most amatuers still have trouble knowing how the balls going to break. Korry... HELP!
Know The Game - 8/27/07
What Is A Stimpmeter?
Our golf game researcher Korry Franke takes another question on. A lot of golfers have heard the term "stimpmeter" and know it has something to do with the greens- but what is it? Find out after the jump.
Know The Game - 8/1/07
How Do You Shape a Shot??
Sure, we all hit a slice or hook now and then... often times HUGE slices and HUGE hooks... but the problem is that rarely are those shots commanded by us. Matt Snyder and Korry Franke, provide a little help on what it takes to "shape a shot."
Know The Game - 7/12/07
What's A Links Course?
With the British Open teeing off next week, our resident research guru Korry Franke tackled the question of - What is a links course?
Know The Game - 6/26/07
A Little Golf Getaway
Resident golf researcher Korry Franke spins a yarn and offers some helpful advice. Be forewarned, Korry is very blunt... he tries to say that we won't all be pro golfers someday!
Know The Game - 6/5/07
How Is Handicap Caculated?
It's a good thing our resident expert Korry Franke is bright becasue today he tackles the calculation of handicaps. If you can understand how this works in one read- congrats! His analysis after the jump.
Know The Game - 5/22/07
Wedge Play & What Is Bounce?
oobgolf's own question answering extraordinaire Korry Franke is back with the 2nd edition of "Know The Game". This week's question: What is bounce?
Know The Game - 5/10/07
Introducing: Know The Game
Know The Game- is a new feature to oobgolf.com where you will be able to ask us questions you have about golf. Korry Franke- a new addition to the oobgolf staff will handle your questions. His intro is after the jump. Feel free to ask anything! (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Know The Game - 5/10/07
What Makes A TPC?
oobgolf.com's new feature "Know The Game" kicks off with oob-writer Korry Franke tackling the question: "What makes a course a TPC?"