The Tour’s Golf Practice Place

Florida’s PGA Learning Center is a Tech Geek Dream

Before he broke through with his first win on the PGA Tour after a decade or more in the journeyman grind, Jim Herman was a regular at the PGA Learning Center in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Still is, in fact. When he’s around his old stomping grounds, the soft-spoken, unassuming Herman — who conquered a Read more…

See and Feel Those Breaking Putts

Put Both Elements Into Play To Find the Bottom

Putting asks for only two functions to master: speed and direction, line and pace, spot and roll … whatever you call it, they need to be done! In this article we will address a downhill, left to right breaking putt, the most unpopular putt choice for most right-handed golfers. To become a good putter you have to Read more…

For Beginners Only: The Pitch Shot

A Few Basics For This Short Game Staple

Thinking of how to hit a pitch shot in golf? In this guide, we will provide you with the steps that you need to know, making it easy for you to learn.

Lose The Golf Fat And Thin Shots

It’s About Weight, Hips and Hands

The two major causes of fat and thin shots are poor weight distribution and early release of  the hands. Here I’ll show how to take care of both. Photo 1 shows that my weight is behind the ball line and the club face is now ahead of the hands. One or both of these will Read more…

The 45 Degree Stick Golf Drill

45 Degree Stick Drill

I assist many golfers who have aim issues, which in turn create significant club path issues within their swing. The predominant issue is aiming too “closed” to the target — as in too far right for a right-handed player — forcing the golfer to create the classic “Over the Top” swing. What you have to Read more…

Let Your Golf Swing Go Downhill

Do This To Overcome A Tough Lie

Unlike most other major sports, not all golf is played on a flat surface. That’s just one of many reasons it’s such challenging and fascinating game. But how many practice ranges actually offer uphill and downhill shots? Not many, though such lies come up all the time during an 18-hole round — including the all-too-familiar Read more…

Whip Up Your Perfect Driver Tempo

Smooth, repeatable timing and driver tempo from address through follow-through are crucial. Nailing down the right tempo for you leads to confidence over the ball, which leads to long, straight tee shots. The popular Orange Whip training tool really helps with timing and tempo to have a solid, flowing motion through the whole swing sequence. Read more…

Fairway Metal Mastery

From 3-Wood Through Hybrid, Follow These Basics To Get the Most Out of Your Longer Sticks

Technology has taken every club in the bag to new and amazing heights, but those just below the driver in length and head size — the fairway metal and the amazingly versatile hybrid — incorporate everything that’s good about modern materials and engineering. If employed properly, they can get you down the fairway and in Read more…

When You WANT A Golf Flop

Land The Ball Like A Butterfly From Short Range

How many times have you faced this situation: you just missed the green and short-sided yourself to the hole, meaning you don’t have much green to work with between your ball and the cup. You have a little rough to carry so you can’t putt or bump and run the ball onto the green. You Read more…

Are You Really Swinging The Golf Club?

It's A Good Question And Here Are Some Answers

In my 17 years of teaching, one thing is very clear to me – the golf swing is very elusive for most people. One day you have the feel and are hitting it great. Then literally the next day, you try the same tip or feel and you can’t come close to finding the center Read more…