How To Keep Golf Fun And ‘Real’

In past columns we have covered how to work and grow with your child’s ability, strategies to help them achieve goals, and making sure we keep it fun. This time, let’s discuss how we can put it all together, keep golf fun and real, and recognize when you as a parent have overstepped your boundaries. Read more…

Groove Your Takeaway With GravityFit TPro

Training Aid Also Teaches Proper Posture And More

All of the quality golf coaches I have spent time with stress the importance of starting your swing with a good movement. They attribute many of their student’s swing issues to poor set up and first move, and spend considerable time and effort in trying to teach and train improvements in these areas. The GravityFit Read more…

Casa de Campo Opens PGA Junior Golf Camp

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Casa de Campo Resort & Villas — home to the Caribbean’s premier, luxury golf experiences, including the iconic Teeth of the Dog course – announces its “Competitive Edge” PGA Junior Golf Camp led by renowned PGA Professional Suzy Whaley. Whaley is recognized as one of the country’s top instructors. She was an LPGA Tour member in Read more…

Fix That Duck Hook Now!

Three Causes, One Solution For Straighter and Stronger Drives

While a lot of golf instruction focuses on ridding a student of a slice — it is, after all, the most widespread problem among amateurs — not enough attention is given to the other shot that bedevils a lot of golfers, especially from the tee: The Duck Hook. It’s a nasty shot that often goes Read more…

How To Develop Great Golf Footwork

Put Your Swing On The Block For Power

So, just how do you develop the most efficient power sources in a golf swing? It takes coordination between the backswing and forward swing, of course, and that takes great golf footwork. I’ve come up with a simple and straightforward training system to do just that, and the only tool you need (besides your clubs and Read more…

How To Play Out Of Bunkers Without Fear

Be A Sand Wedge Skidder
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So many amateurs come to me completely spooked by the Darth Vader of golf, how to play out of bunkers without fear. It’s funny: from day one I embraced bunker play; perhaps it was the creative aspect the shot required. There are several ways to skin this cat. Allow me to simply share a few Read more…

How To Play Big Downhill Golf Shots

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On the 488-yard 6th hole at Journey at Pechanga, players are faced with a dramatic 300-foot elevation drop from the tee box to the green, and about 210 feet to the fairway. After catching your breath from the view and ride up to the tee, here’s how to handle these big downhill golf shots. ONE Read more…

How To Train Like A Tour Player

It’s Crucial To Fit The Plan To The Individual

There’s a lot of speculation about how to train like a tour player, and with tantalizing snippets of gym sessions being shared on social media, it’s tempting to draw large conclusions from small amounts of insight. One thing I can tell you from my time on tour is that there isn’t just one way that Read more…

These Short Game Techniques Will Keep You Sharp

Some well-practiced short game techniques and drills are indispensable year to year and round to round. Here are three tried-and-true ways to keep your game around the green razor sharp. THE BUMP AND RUN This type of shot is great for around the green when you are unsure if you should putt or chip, and Read more…

How To Teach Your Junior Golfer The Full Swing

It Starts With Equipment And Realistic Expectations

The last few issues I tried to point out ways to help the junior golfer in your life gain experience with developing their short game, putting, and ways to do this as a family. After all, working together is the key element. Now we move on to full swing mechanics for juniors, what to avoid, Read more…

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