Why Old School Golf Coaching Matters

Technology Is Great, But Nothing Beats Learning By Playing

Barry Goldstein and Tom Patri have a lot in common. They are both golf instructors, with more than 60 years of experience between them. They both reside in South Florida for much of the year — Goldstein on the Atlantic side, where he teaches at Inverrary Country Club in Fort Lauderdale, Patri on the Gulf Read more…

Balance Basics For Golfers

Use Simple Drills And BodiTrak For Better Swing and Stroke
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Ask any great athlete what one characteristic they all share and you’ll hear a lot of the same answers. But one general theme will emerge: Regardless of the sport, balance is the common thread. So, it’s time to look at balance basics for golfers. Balance is what allows us as human beings to walk erect Read more…

Divot And Pivot For Solid Golf Contact

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What is what I call “Divot And Pivot? In short, it’s the key to solid golf contact time after time. I can honestly say this one is “Original TP.” I tell all my students if I could give them two skills for Christmas, they would be the ability to compress/hit down on the golf ball Read more…

The ABCs of Great Putting

Three Keys To Success On The Green

If you look around the putting green at your local course on a Saturday morning you’ll see an unlimited number of different styles, preferences and philosophies when it comes to putting. Even on the PGA Tour you see a plethora of different grips, stances, and putter shapes. It makes you wonder if there is a Read more…

Fix Those Fat And Thin Golf Shots

A Quick And Simple Guide To Better Contact

Pure contact with the golf ball and turf is perhaps the best feeling a golfer can experience.  Unfortunately this experience is not what most golfer experience on a shot to shot or day to day basis.  The fat and thin golf shots have one thing in common, the bottom of the swing is too far Read more…

Pronghorn Golf Academy Unveiled In Oregon

Golf Tips Top 30 Instructor Jeff Ritter Leads New Program
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World-renowned Pronghorn Resort has launched an innovative golf instruction program developed and led by award-winning golf instructor Jeff Ritter. The Pronghorn Golf Academy by Jeff Ritter integrates curriculum in skill development, mindset, fitness and nutrition to inspire and activate players of all levels. The Pronghorn Golf Academy will be supported by Golf Channel programming and marketing Read more…

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…

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