Learning to Play the “Game”

Learning to Play the “Game”

I have had students that loved to learn how to swing a club very well but have had a problem shooting a score or in classic phrase “not playing the game”.  Learning to separate the practice mind from the playing mind is a tough thing for some people,...
The Putt Chip

The Putt Chip

So many people think that just because you miss a green the only club to use is a sand wedge or lob wedge, wrong! The art of chipping and pitching around the green is determined by the distance from the edge of the green. At a very young age I was taught to use an...
Movement in the Golf Swing is Simple

Movement in the Golf Swing is Simple

Many people think that movement in the golf swing should be free flowing and if done in moderation this is correct. The problem is people read magazines and watch television and interpret as they feel fit or comfortable. I am a true believer that the lower body stays...
Bunker Play

Bunker Play

Bunker play for most amateur players is a cause for panic! Honestly it is the only shot in golf that you never have to hit the ball! What seems to get to people in a tizzy when it comes to playing from a bunker is that they don’t feel confident that by using the...
Purpose of a Consistent Routine

Purpose of a Consistent Routine

Through all the students I have taught over the years the one constant with all the good ones is they have a consistent routine. The reason I am writing about this is today I had a young student who gets frustrated and just hits ball after ball with the hope...