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    Use launch monitors to rediscover the lost art of shot making

    I’m always amazed at what I learn about my own game every time I hit a few shots on my Trackman. As a full-time golf teacher, I don’t get to practice like I used to in college,...

    • Posted 11 days ago
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  • How much do mishits matter in putting?

    Whenever you impact a putt, the ball is programmed with all its directional data. It is at that point that a golfer’s consistency is either compromised or enhanced by the actions of impact alignments. Impact alignments will...

    • Posted 18 days ago
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    Which putting grip improves the average golfer’s alignments?

    I’ve found that the most damaging flaw within a golfer’s putting is the breakdown of the lead wrist through impact. This flaw causes many more problems than anything else for the average golfer’s putting such as adding...

    • Posted 46 days ago
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    Teaching feel in putting

    One of the most enigmatic portions of putting has been the relationship between line and speed. Golfers know that their lines are determined by the speed in which they hit a putt, but how do they know...

    • Posted 53 days ago
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    The three things that need to correlate for more driving distance

    By now, each of you has heard that if you want to drive the ball farther you must increase your driver’s loft to increase carry distance. And I know what happened to most of you when you...

    • Posted 75 days ago
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    Impact location by handicap

    I was teaching a PGA Tour professional the other day and while we were hitting drivers on the Trackman, I sprayed the face with Dr. Sholl’s Odor X in efforts to see the impact point on the...

    • Posted 81 days ago
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    Forget pace of play: “Tee it Forward” for fun

    It seems that courses are continuing to get longer, handicaps have not gone down and still many players have ignored the “Tee it Forward” program espoused by the USGA and PGA of America. Sadly, the disregard for...

    • Posted 102 days ago
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    Wrist action: The No. 1 killer of good putting

    The lack of control of the lead and rear wrist actions during the putting stroke causes more problems for golfers on the putting green than anything else. In my putting academy, I use several high-tech systems in...

    • Posted 123 days ago
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    Problematic head motion during the putting stroke

    As we all know, putting requires a solid stroke, a stable body and very controlled motor motions in order to be consistent from day to day. It is with this thought in mind that most players focus...

    • Posted 483 days ago
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