The Most Important Golf Lesson

Jack Grout Reveals Two Key Swing Thoughts

Editor’s Note: Following is The Most Important Golf Lesson, the second of several planned excerpts from A Wonderful Run at Life: The Stories of Pandel Savic, published in 2016 by Orange Frazar Press. An immigrant from Macedonia and star quarterback for the Ohio State Buckeyes who led them to their first Rose Bowl victory in Read more…

Tucson Golf A Different Desert Experience

Play Where Authentic Arizona And Cool Golf Coexist
Tucson Golf-Dove Mountain

So what about Tucson golf? In the Grand Canyon State, greater Phoenix-Scottsdale has the capitol building, the population, the professional teams, the over-the-top golf event, scores and scores and scores of courses and a sense of superiority. Tucson cares not. For it has history, an artsy vibe, authenticity, balance; call ’em just righteous cool chops. Read more…

How To Hit A Draw Part 2

It Really Is All In The Hips

In our first article on how to hit a draw, we looked at the basic schematic of how the face and path of the club should move in conjunction with the hand and arm path. To help facilitate the motions of the grid we need to understand how the body work and more specifically the Read more…

Sizing Up The ‘New’ TPC Sawgrass

Built For The Players, It’s Still A Worthy Challenge For All

Imagine a mustache on the Mona Lisa. Now think about renovating the Players Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. It’s architect Pete Dye’s masterpiece and his legacy. Like any piece of great art – or Dye-designed golf course for that matter – the Players Stadium Course is in the eye of Read more…

Better Bunker Play With A Splash

Struggling with your bunker play? Long or short bunker shots can be executed with ease through a different mindset and choosing the right club. The standard approach to a bunker shot has always been, “hit two inches behind the ball and EXPLODE the sand!”  This mindset causes tension in the hands and a tendency to Read more…

Swing Drills Using Golf Balls

Four Ways To Round Out Your Practice Session

Contrary to dysfunctional (albeit entertaining) “Tin Cup” mentality, when things start going sour you don’t need to practice with nine different swing aids hanging from various parts of your body. In fact, most swing aids – especially ones that require clips, carabiners, belts, engines, or dangling apparati of any kind – will likely only confuse Read more…

Release The Club For Great Golf

In the immortal words of the great cabaret singer Engelbert Humperdinck, “Please Release Me Let Me Go. Every day I go to the lesson tee and, with rare exception, I encounter a student if not students who for a variety of reasons do not release the club. The release, as it is commonly called, is simply Read more…

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