For A Great Short Game, Pick Your Landing Spot

Vistualize What Kind Of Aircraft You Need To Get Close To The Hole
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I love short game situations. There are so many choices and not a lot of “rights versus wrongs” — it can be the best display of creativity. But sometimes we all “mix the fundamentals” of one shot with another, and the short game shot we were hoping to gracefully see head toward the cup ends Read more…

For Driver Distance, Widen Your Arc

How To Effortlessly Build Clubhead Speed

Creating driver distance is all about a wide, even arc, and generating as much clubhead speed as you can. It doesn’t matter if you’re at sea level, or at high altitude, as I am here on the first tee of Tom Weiskopf’s beautiful Spanish Peaks Mountain Club in Big Sky, Montana. You’ll hit longer drives Read more…

44 Ways To Play Better Golf

Easy Keys For Making The Most Of Every Round

Are you one of those golfers who absolutely pures it on the practice range with every club in the bag, but eventually goes into the tank during the course of play? It’s an unfortunate scenario experienced by a vast majority of golfers, most often caused by too little time dedicated to practice or too long a time period between rounds. For most golfers, the onset of trouble starts on the very first tee, where high anxiety invariably sends the tee shot deep into the woods.

PGA Jr. League Announces Regional Competition Sites

All-Star Teams Compete For 12 Spots In 2019 PGA Jr. League Championship
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Twelve facilities have been named host sites of the 2019 PGA Jr. League Regionals presented by National Car Rental, which will take place throughout September.  At each of these competitions, four co-ed All-Star teams of junior golfers ages 13 and under (48 in total) will compete to earn one of 12 spots in the 2019 PGA Read more…

Try This Quick Golf Warm-Up Routine

For Top Performance, Dynamic Stretching Is The Way To Go

It’s a fact: Golfers play better when they put in the time to not only train, but also use a compete warm-up routine. For instance, a typical professional golfer may stretch for 10 to 15 minutes (the top-tier players, even longer) and then practice their putting stance for an additional 15 minutes. They may then Read more…

Practice To Play Golf Forever

Understand Your Physical Limitations As You Age

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

The Fountain of Youth Exists — Just Ask The Golf Tips Top 25
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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…

Mark Your Golf Milestones, Part 3

A Roadmap To Breaking Scoring Barriers

We’re getting close to the fall and cooler temps are the norm. It’s time you start ramping up your efforts to reach or surpass your Golf Milestones before the season catches up with you. BREAKING 100 Chip Shots are Your Savior If you haven’t learned by now, it’s time you do. Chances are no matter Read more…

Swing Straight With The Right Foot Back Drill

You’ll Get Back On Plane In Minutes

I’m a big believer in having drills that will give my students the best opportunity to feel what he or she needs to — to swing straight, for instance. Once you feel it you have a much better chance of repeating it. I’ve used the right foot back drill in my teaching with every level Read more…

Learn To Play ‘Target Line USA’ Golf

Once Practice Is Over, Forget Mechanics And Just Play

As I begin this critically important instructional piece that I call Target Line USA (more on that in a moment), I’d be highly remiss if I didn’t give full credit to the late great Coach Bill Strausbaugh. Bill was a PGA of America National Teacher of the Year, my primary mentor, a father figure to Read more…

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