Going Beyond Golf Performance

New Programs at Omni La Costa Resort & Spa Raise Instruction Bar

When did golf schools become golf experiences? It’s hard to pinpoint the exact date, but not the reasons. First, advances in technology have taken instruction well beyond merely hitting buckets of balls under the watchful eye of a pro. And second, that technology has changed the way golf is taught. The process has become more Read more…

Chipping Instruction For Kids – And Everyone

Short game has been my passion since I realized that it is the biggest equalizer in golf. Not everyone is able to hit the ball solidly nor should we fool our students into believing they can, but everyone can learn to be a good short game artist. We all know the importance of putting and Read more…

Success From Range To Golf Course

As coaches, all too often we engage in the following conversation when a player’s skills seem to get lost from range to golf course: Coach: “How did you play?” Player: “Rubbish, but I don’t get it, I hit it so well on the range.” The question: “Why didn’t my range game transfer over to the Read more…

How To Hit A Draw Part 4: Downswing

Master The Lateral Slide To Start Your Downswing

Now that the backswing is tidied up we begin our downswing, but what important things need to happen so we can trace our grid and also make a solid strike to hit a draw? We hear a lot about “clearing our hips” in the downswing,” when in fact most golfers who struggle to hit a Read more…

Secret Golf Spearheads A Teaching Revolution

Tour Pros Offer Tips In Unique Video Format

There are over 24 million golfers in the Unites States. Nine million are considered avid golfers, and all of them want to improve. That’s where online video instruction platform Secret Golf comes in. Secret Golf is solving the challenge of helping golfers find authoritative online golf instruction related to their needs — with help from Read more…

Turn Your Golf Bag Into A Training Aid

Fix Your Backswing With This Quick Tip

Having problems fixing your backswing issues? Well, your carry bag could be used for more than just holding your clubs and accessories. In fact you can turn your golf bag into a training aid. Yanking the club too far inside on the take away? Too much hip sway on the back swing? Getting stuck on Read more…

Lose The Wedge Chunk

Use The Bounce To Turn Chili Dips Into Smooth Chips

You find yourself 20 feet from the pin, on an upslope, in the fairway… primed up for a beautiful … wedge chunk! What is more frustrating than hitting your golf ball three feet in front of you and laying the sod over it? Here’s how to save yourself from ever chunking again. Most chronic “chunkers” Read more…

The PhD of Golf Wedge Play

Work On These Fundamentals To Earn Your Degree

I have been blessed throughout my journey to pick the brains of so many great teachers as well as many great players of both my generation and the present one. While not always agreeing upon “how to skin the cat,” each lent a wealth of knowledge. At the end of the day, what I most Read more…

The Big Golf Balance Act

Five Drills For A Better Turn Through The Ball

Golf is a rotational athletic endeavor, requiring you and your body to balance an accelerated rotational force to transfer the energy you generate with the golf club to the ball at the absolute right time. At least that is what physics tells us — centrifugal force releasing inertial energy in a straight line to your Read more…

Don’t Scoop The Clubhead

How To Shave 5 Strokes Off Your Score

Too many golfers are given a wrong idea about the golf swing. The idea is a double whammy — it makes the swing unnecessarily complicated and produces poor shots. The wrong idea is that we should use our hands during the swing to scoop the clubhead under the ball. As can be seen in the photos Read more…

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