Golf Resorts Name On-Site Teaching Professionals

Two of America’s top golf resorts — one in Florida, one in Pennsylvania — recently made news regarding their resident teaching professionals. MISSION INN There’s no place like home for the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy.  One of golf’s top coaches has extended his contract with the Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida, near Read more…

Golf Tips Classic: Slice No More

Say Adios To The Banana Ball Once And For All

To draw the ball, the first thing you need to have is the right image. Begin by setting your sights on a spot to the right of your target. This is your starting line.

Golfer’s Elbow: How To Prevent It

Golfer’s Elbow is a widespread condition, and it affects more than golfers. It can affect many types of athletes, and in many ways, it’s similar to the more widely known tennis elbow. The difference is that golfer’s elbow affects the inside of your elbow, not the outside. More specifically, the condition causes pain in the Read more…

Transfer Of Energy Means A Powerful Golf Swing

When we want distance, we think of clubhead speed and the need to swing the club faster. True, speed is important — but a powerful golf swing is actually created by the transfer of energy from the golfer’s body to the golfer’s arms, to the golf club, to the clubhead and into the ball . Read more…

Driver Swoosh Drill For Distance

Turn the Driver Upside Down to Build Momentum
driver swoosh drill

The “Driver Swoosh Drill” is a popular way to get rhythm back into your swing. Take out your driver and flip it around so you are holding more of the club head rather than the handle. Take a normal swing a few inches from the ground and listen for that “swoosh” sound. The accompanying image Read more…

The Uphill Approach Shot Made Easy

More Is Better When You’re Faced With An Uphill Target

The biggest mistake I see amateurs make when facing uphill lies with an uphill approach is severely under-clubbing. They simply think a ball will travel as far as it would from a level lie to a “flat” target. Of course, that’s not the case, no matter how far you are from the hole. In this Read more…

Keep It Together For Iron Power

iron power photos

Loss of power with your irons has many causes, but one of the biggest bugaboos is not keeping the hands, club and body connected throughout the swing. Not staying in sync will cause loss a lot of energy leaks, poor rhythm, lack of balance and both shorter and less accurate shots. Let’s go through this Read more…

Master The Long Bunker Shot

Great Tips For Beginners
long bunker shot opener

Many golfers will have an easy time playing greenside bunker shots, particularly intermediate and pro golfers who practice a lot. But, when the distance increases to between 40 and 60 yards or slightly more, the long bunker shot becomes harder to execute even for highly experienced pro golfers. For most golfers, the only reason they Read more…

How Did Tiger Woods Win Again?

Teaching Pros Chime In On His Return To Championship Form

Now that Tiger Woods is fully, magnificently “back” after the most-followed (and hoped-for) PGA Tour Championship win in recent history, the 80th of his career, it’s a great time to take a couple deep breaths and ponder how he turned 2018 into his year, swallowing every other story line whole as he relentlessly trudged his Read more…

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