Insights From “The Shark”
Greg Norman: All I Know About Winning In Golf, Business, and Life The trek to Greg Norman’s getaway in northwest Colorado is a roundabout one. The retreat is tucked away in a remote, evergreen-covered corner of this rugged state, an area so isolated that GPS is little help. An unmarked dirt road runs from the […]
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Fitness Part 3 – The Payoff
I am now well on my way with my fitness regimen. I have noticed that my flexibility has increased, as well as my strength. My conditioning and stamina have improved and I noticeably have more energy while I’m playing. But how has this affected my golf game? Without changing anything in my practice routine, I […]
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Fitness – Part 2…The New Routine
Well, I have made it through the most difficult aspect of any fitness routine…the first couple of weeks. As I mentioned in a post a little while back, I have challenged myself to improve my physical conditioning. I am doing this for two reasons, first to improve my overall health and secondly to see what […]
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Is Golf Becoming To Modern?
In the modern era, there seems to be very little that gets a person truly excited. It once was a treat to receive a piece of mail from someone. You knew that there was time spent to perfectly put down in words what someone wanted to share. There was an effort that went into simply […]
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How Does Your Game Stack Up?
Have you ever been curious how your game would stack up against the best in the world? How would you do on golf’s biggest stage, the PGA Tour? What makes those players so much better than you and I? With Pinchaser you are able to do just that. You are asking yourself, “How is Pinchaser […]
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Don’t Just Reach For The Stars
“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney What drives you? What makes you tick? Everyone is different with their answers. To have a purpose there must be an end result that you are trying to attain. I for one have achieved several of the dreams […]
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Fitness – Part 1…The Intro
One of the most recent trends on the PGA Tour is fitness. Over the years the game of golf has changed dramatically with this regard. Looking through time, there are have been sporadic players that took fitness very seriously. Gary Player was one of the pioneers of fitness in golf. Traveling the globe the way […]
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Great Opportunities, Lifetime Friendships
“Golf can best be defined as an endless series of tragedies obscured by the occasional miracle.” – Author Unknown Many people like to make acronyms to give meaning to words that are important to them. I was once told that GOLF stands for Great Opportunities, Lifetime Friendships. This has stuck with me for years and […]
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Is the lesson useful?
“Always desire to learn something useful.” – Sophocles Golf is a very popular sport. There are several magazines covering all aspects of the game, radio stations that report on tournaments, and a television channel dedicated to golf 24/7, and yes, countless websites that are related to golf. A person can truly become lost trying to […]
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Golf…The Greatest Game
“I’ve spent most of my life golfing – the rest I’ve just wasted.” - Unknown Golf can leave several impressions on people. It truly is the greatest game. There is the physical aspect, the actual motion that you take in making a swing and hitting the ball towards your target. There is the mental aspect, trying […]
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Success From Failure?
“Failure is success if we learn from it.” – Malcolm Forbes Congratulations to Webb Simpson on your win at the 2012 U.S. Open! There is always only one champion, but every player in the field should be able to take something positive away from last week’s golf tournament. First lets take a look at amateur […]
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To Improve Or Not To Improve
“Don’t be too proud to take a lesson. I’m not.” – Jack Nicklaus As a golf instructor, I love teaching golf. It is great to have students who make the game important enough that they want to get better, and take action to do so. There are millions of golfers, and only a tiny percentage […]
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Create Your Game Plan
“If you are prepared, you will be confident, and will do the job.” – Tom Landry Tiger, job well done today in the first round of the U.S. Open. You played the golf course very methodically, well planned, and as a result, finished the first round with a very solid score. It is very obvious […]
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Your “Personal Tournament”
The U.S. Open begins tomorrow, a test of golf for the greatest players in the world. It will be interesting to see who rises to the top come Father’s Day. Will it be a heavy favorite? A player such as Tiger Woods who just recently tied Jack Nicklaus’s record for PGA Tour wins. Bubba Watson […]
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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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Keep Positive To Play Golf Your Best
“Golf is not, and never has been, a fair game.” – Jack Nicklaus There is an excitement about golf when we play the round that everything seems to go our way. We’re hitting the ball where we want, the putts are falling, and if we do hit an errant shot, it somehow always seems to […]
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Check Your Golf Ego
“Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise” – Sigmund Freud Just because you once hit a 7-iron 175 yards doesn’t mean that is how far you “average” hitting that club. Just because you once hit a high draw into the green, doesn’t mean your slice is cured. In all of my years around […]
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