Explore All Of Your Options
It happens to everyone…you hit your tee shot into the trees and now you’re faced with how to keep moving down the hole toward the green. All to often, I see many players take the high risk, low percentage option and more often than not, it doesn’t work out very well for them. Players need […]
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Create A Practice Plan
It’s the a new year….a new golf season. Many golfers are heading to the range to “try” and play better golf. Unfortuneatly, the vast majority will be pointlessly hitting ball after ball, with no improvement at the end of the rainbow. You’ve seen it, and probably done it…you hit a shot on the range and […]
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Practice Different Golf Scenarios
“You don’t get 50 balls on the golf course to hit one shot, so don’t practice that way. Work on adjusting to different situations.” -Luke Donald, PGA Tour Player Golf is unlike most any other sport. In sports such as football, baseball, basketball, soccer, and tennis the players play on a perfectly flat surface of […]
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10 Tips To Play Golf Like A Pro
I came across this article and had to share it. It perfectly summarizes what the average golf seldom does, and what a professional ALWAYS does. More often than not, the average player can save 2-4 shots per round if they were to just “think” a little differently. This means picking safer targets to aim for, […]
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Let’s Get Back To Basics
Golfers everywhere are always looking for it. “The secret!” That one thing that will cure all of their woes and make them the next Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, or for older generations, Jack Nicklaus. But what is that secret? If it’s been found, learned and taught, why aren’t there numerous articles and books about the […]
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Your Clubhead Speed (fantasy vs. reality)
A time-honored tradition in golf is to make driving-distance claims well beyond your capability. Sure, there was that time last June that you hit a sprinkler head on a downwind, downhill hole and your ball ended up inside the 100-yard marker on that 350-yard par 4. But let’s be honest, most golfers aren’t carrying the […]
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A Game Of Recovery
When you head to the practice tee, what is your intention? Are you there just to “warm up”, and get ready for your approaching tee time? Are you heading to the range to practice, make improvement? Depending on which question you are answering, you should have a different mental approach to what you’ll be doing […]
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Be Careful Of Change
Do you believe that there is a “textbook” golf swing that we should all strive to have? If you have ever taken a golf lesson, did the instructor try and overhaul your swing or just make minor adjustments to improve upon what you were already doing? All to often when I give a lesson to […]
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Drastic Times Call For Drastic Measures
“Thinking is the hardest work in the world. That’s why so few of us do it.” – Emerson So many players struggle with improving their golf game because of one factor, they believe it is too difficult to improve. Before I started working with them, several of my students would just endlessly hit balls on […]
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“Perserverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.” – Walter Elliott The Open Championship is upon us. This is one of, if not the greatest golf tournament for any true fan of golf to watch. To be able to witness a tournament as old, this being the 141st championship, […]
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Understand The Biggest Myth In Golf
“The reason the pro tells you to keep your head down is so you can’t see him laughing.” -Phyllis Diller One of the most well known golf tips that most every golfer has heard at some point in time is “keep your head down.” In my years as a golf instructor, I have seen several […]
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Fix The Bad, Not The Good
“Golf is like a chain. You always have to work on the weakest links.” - George Archer No one wants to do it, but we all should…practice. The problem that I see amongst my students and most every golfer you see on the practice tee, is the neglect to work on the weakest part of […]
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Take Action, Go Practice
“Action is the foundational key to all success.” – Pablo Picasso All golfers expect great things for themselves. Anytime that we hit a poor shot, we can blame several factors…a bad lie, the wind, a noise distracted you, the course conditions, the list goes on and on. But what is truly the one reason we […]
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