Tathata Golf Off To A Great Start

Program Addresses Golf’s Barriers of Time, Expense and Difficulty

Tathata Golf, the only online streaming golf training program of its kind, announced that in just six months since its introduction, it has provided more than 50,000 hours and 25 years of instruction to thousands of golfers worldwide. Tathata’s new golf training system combines the ageless teachings of martial arts with the functional movements of Read more…

A Caveman, A Chimp And A Golfer

Here’s How to Silence the Ancient Fears That Hold Us Back, Part 1

Editor’s Note: The following column starts a multi-part series on the mental game and techniques to tame what Bishop’s Gate Junior Golf Academy Director of Mental Training Iain Highfield calls “The Chimp.” Enjoy. Once upon a (long, long) time ago there were two cavemen. Let’s call them Tiger and Phil. One day, these two Neolithic rascals Read more…

Beat The Golf Anchoring Ban

You Can Keep That Perfect Pendulum — And Not Just With The Putter

On January 1, 2016 the USGA implemented Rule 14-1b, which prohibits anchoring a club while making a stroke. Anchoring a club to a player’s sternum or belly allows a player to easily swing the golf club in a pendulum-like motion. This golf anchoring ban affected many golfers at all levels. Benefits of making a pendulum-like Read more…

Golf Doubt And How To Beat It

Here’s How to Champion Your Inner Game

  You’re standing on the tee of your nemesis hole. You’ve played perfect golf up until this point. All of a sudden the voice in your head sounds like Johnny Miller: “It would ruin this perfect round, Rosie, if he chunks this one in the water.” Up until now most likely you have let this Read more…

The Baby Y Drill

Put your hands in this position for crisp chips and pitches
The Baby Y Drill

Quick Tips | Chipping and Pitching Drill I see a lot of golfers set up incorrectly by having their hands hanging straight down and the club shaft is vertical, with the hands even with the golf ball. In Photo 1, you can see that I have pressed my hands towards the target to give me forward shaft Read more…

The Six Spoke System. Spoke 1: The Body

Golf is a sport, and you’ve got to train for it!
The Six Spoke System. Spoke 1: The Body

Editor’s Note: Following is the first of six in-depth instruction pieces in digest form from Top 30 Instructor Tom Patri’s 2005 book, The Six-Spoke Approach to Golf. Tom is one of the most respected teachers and coaches in the game, and we’re honored to add his deep passion and knowledge to the pages of Golf Read more…

Hit It Farther Today!

Hit It Farther Today!

Just how do you maximize your distance off the tee? The biggest factor in hitting the ball further is clubhead speed. It’s also the hardest swing factor to increase. Rather than spending long hours in the gym working on strength and flexibility, maximize your current club head speed by launching your drives high with less Read more…

Shank You Very Much!

Or not, if you put these simple drills into action
Shank You Very Much!

The dreaded shank is experienced by all golfers at all levels of the game, from the beginner to “professionals” like Roy McAvoy from the popular movie Tin Cup. The surprising thing is that it is a very small miss with a very detrimental result, as I demonstrate in Photo 1. There are many causes, but Read more…

The Long Bunker Game

Take The Easy Way Out
The Long Bunker Game

Photo 1 For long greenside bunkers — traditionally one of the most daunting shots in golf — don’t reduce your margin of error and make the shot harder than it already is. Too many golfers try to hit closer to the ball and take less sand, thus reducing their margin of error. Instead, use a Read more…

10 Best Tips

(You've Never Heard)
10 Best Tips

If you’ve ever received a lesson, or better yet, a series of it’s likely you’ve been told to do the same thing more than once.

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