Instruction

Instruction

The New Year is here, and you want to make 2016 the best golfing year of your life, right? But it’s cold, the course...

The lack of control of the lead and rear wrist actions during the putting stroke causes more problems for golfers on the putting green...

Besides “consistency,” the second most common request I get from my students is they would like to hit the ball more solid. There's nothing like...

Being a former World Long Drive Champion, the first question golfers ask me is, “How do I hit the ball farther?” Once you get past...

Should you take a divot? It's a fair question I'm asked a lot, and my short answer is "yes." For most shots hit from the...

This story was selected as one of the 15 best GolfWRX stories of 2015! For as long as I can remember, golfers have been fascinated...

I had just hit a 6 iron pin high, about 15-feet right on No. 17. I was about to play my second-to-last hole in...

"How far should I stand from the golf ball?" It's a simple question that I'm often asked during lessons. When I tell my students...

Over the next several weeks, Tom Stickney will be presenting a series called, “The Swing In Pictures” on GolfWRX. Each Monday a different swing position...

Pop Quiz! Fill in the blanks below: I am on the range working on my full _____________. It is a chip _____. It is a bunker _______. It...

Every golfer is unique, and this individuality has to do with biomechanics. It's a well known fact that many scientists and biomechanists have understood...

The great majority of articles on how to fix a ball flight are based around what? People who slice the ball. It’s justifiable. Stats...

Most golfers know they should avoid coming “over the top" on their downswings. But for golfers who do, the road to fixing it can be...

Every year, Golf Magazine hosts a “Teaching Summit” for its Top-100 Instructors. It brings together all types of teachers with different perspectives of how...
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In the human system, there are conscious movements and then there are automated movements. Knowing how to engage these automated movements through proper focus...

Do you finish your round, pop the clubs in the trunk, have a drink in the clubhouse and then head home after you play?...

I was testing out some new equipment the other day on Trackman when a member said, "Why don’t you swing like that on the...

Golf is a physically demanding game that requires explosive power, but at the same time, incredible precision and complexity. During the swing, the average male...
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In my last video, I overviewed what the setup looks like to send a ball to a target in Brandel Chamblee's book, The Anatomy of Greatness. Before we...

Let me bore you with some statistics: The average handicap in this country is 18 for men, 28 for women. But that's misleading, because the real...

I understand that as we are all human and have our own mannerisms, physical make-ups and idiosyncrasies. I am not about to change that,...

Every golfer has hit that one pure shot, that magical moment when all goes right and the club and ball meet in perfect harmony...

Nothing makes golfers more aggravated than hitting the dreaded slice: a shot that moves left to right for a right-handed golfer when they don't...

I am always asked what's the best swing. I’ve long believed that the best golf swing is the one you believe in, because the golfer...

We all want to hit it the golf ball farther. We sit at the office during the week having day dreams of conquering that...

If you know one thing about green reading, it should be this: The golf ball abides by the laws of gravity and when in...

Since I will be referring to “center” frequently, let’s look at the picture and find out what I mean by this term. As my student...

If you watch the vast majority of Tour players putt, you'll notice that their hands start in front of the putter head at address, and this...
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In this week's show, I talk about the three main reasons why golfers slice the ball, and offer tips and advice to correct it....

I have a lot of students who struggle to hit down on the golf ball, which often results from a basic misunderstanding of what...

In my previous article, I showed how different impact positions produce different ball flights and distances at a given speed because of dynamic loft....

When we were young, we played baseball; now we play softball. We used to ski the expert slopes, but now we ski cross country. Our pickup basketball...

As most golfers know, the downswing starts from the ground up. The proper kinematic sequence is as follows: the hips move left and open...
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The part of the golf swing known as the transition is where the backswing finishes and the downswing begins. This video focuses on the...

So far in this series I have discussed the prerequisites for hitting a true 300-yard drive. This means hitting it 300-plus yards without the...