Category: Sports

Golf: stretch before you swing

Many golfers say theirs don’t feel warmed up until the third or fourth hole–and short shots off the early tees are one result. To help improve golfers’ performance and reduce the risk of injury, the Centinela Biomechanics Lab in Inglewood, California, has come up with a six-minute flexibility …

Golfing the British Isles

While in County Kerry, Ireland, several years ago, veteran meeting planner Paula Kelly, a vice president with the former AmerUs Annuity Group (now part of Aviva), got a directive from a company executive: “Get me some tee times at Ballybunion Golf Club.” Not so easy. The Old Course …

Indoor golfing finds the fairway in Boise

Several new indoor golf simulators have opened in the Treasure Valley in the past year, with two dedicated facilities that allow golfers to rent a simulator to play around or do some indoor driving. IdaPro Golf opened its doors in downtown Boise in July, while Golf 365 opened in southeast Boise in …

Shooting sports gain popularity in schools

An enthusiasm for the shooting sports continues to grow in our nation’s schools, thanks to the increasing popularity of the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP). The good news for parents, students, teachers and, of course, archery products manufacturers and dealers is an unexpected serendipity–a positive correlation between archery physical …