Tom Stickney II

Tom Stickney II

Stickney has published more than 100 national instruction articles and is a keynote speaker for various PGA Sections on Learning and Teaching Golf. He is an instructor for golfers on the PGA, LPGA, Senior, Buy.com and Hooter’s Tour. Tom has given more than 20,000 individual golf lessons and continues to teach at numerous different schools and clinics.

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Eliminate The Big Tee Shot Miss

One of the biggest disappointments in golf is to look up and see your tee shot heading not just off-line, but way off-line! It can ruin your round, not to mention your day. In fact, hitting the driver off the planet on every hole far exceeds the aggravation caused by missing a short putt, or Read more…

Our Presidents Cup Predictions

The Presidents Cup has always suffered second-rate status in comparison to its much older match-play cousin, the Ryder Cup. It’ll probably always be that way. But thanks to several tasty story lines, this biennial edition, played out Dec. 12-15 (Dec. 11-14 in the U.S.) on the stately Sand Belt stretches of Royal Melbourne in southern Read more…

Find Your Driver Speed

Golf Tips Top 25 Instructor Tom Stickney of Punta Mita Resort in Riviera Nayarit, Mexico, says speed is a Goldilocks deal when it comes to the golf swing. Get driver speed just right and you’ll find the fairway more often off the tee. MORE DRIVING INSTRUCTION FROM TOM STICKNEY

The y Chipping Style

Struggling with those tricky chip shots around the green? Top 25 Instructor Tom Stickney of the Punta Mita Resort Golf Academy in Riviera Nayarit, Mexico, offers a failsafe chipping method to get the ball up and down by forming a small-case “y” with the arms and club shaft and using a putting stroke.

Golf Shots You Never Practice, But Should

After teaching the game for almost 30 years I have noticed that there are several golf shots that people NEVER seem to practice, yet these are the exact shots that cost them strokes round after round. Practice doesn’t make perfect in this case—it makes you prepared. If you don’t practice each of the shots below, Read more…

Practice To Play Golf Forever

One of the biggest things that all of us feel as we get older (I’m 48!) are the random aches and pains after spending too much time on the practice tee or working on short game. We need to learn to practice to play golf as long as we can. Hopefully forever. Let’s face it, Read more…

How To Play Golf Forever

Let’s talk about every serious player’s goal: To play golf forever. No matter what age you are at this moment or where you are on the golf accomplishment spectrum — rank beginner to grizzled multi-decade vet — you can avoid the “autumn golf” phase of life for as long as you’d like. You can put Read more…

Who Will Win The 2019 British Open?

The media is calling it “Glory’s Last Shot,” but the 2019 British Open — or Open Championship, as it’s formally known — is also one last shot for Golf Tips’ Top 25 Instructors to pick a major winner for this year. Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland hosts the Open for the first time since 1951, Read more…

How To Hit Better Tee Shots

Better tee shots mean hitting the ball straight. There’s nothing worse than standing up on the tee setting up for your “normal” shot shape, then hitting the deadly double-cross! So now you are left picking up the pieces of a shot that went left to left or right to right…not fun! Here at Punta Mita Read more…

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