Tag Archives: Bob rotella

The ONE true fundamental in golf

When I see players practice golf I sometimes wonder what the goal is for the session. Every player I have ever taught has a goal to be a better ball striker. I recognize the value in this goal and try to help them get there through drills that will improve the ability to be more…

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Playing with your head

“If 90 percent of this game is mental how much time should you spend on your mental game?” I was asked this question by Lanny Basham Olympic gold medalist, author and teacher, and I realized I had been going about the process of performance in a technical sort of way. Not that you don’t need to…

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Golfstats

Tracking your game is the best way to organize your practice time. The key stats you should be concerned with are penalty strokes, proximity to the hole with your chipping and pitch shots, effective bunker play and of course putts per round. Your instructor should be helping you to improve in any of these areas…

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Luke Donald takes down the big hitters at the 2011 WGC Accenture match play.

Luke Donald’s win at Dove Mountain comes largely from the fact that he hit 74 percent of the greens in regulation. He one-putted 46 times,  producing 32 birdies over four days. That was seven more than anybody else in the field. A field made up of the top 63 players in the world I might add. I…

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Choosing an Instructor

Choosing an instructor can be a critical decision to determine the pace and or overall success of your golf experience and career. I have taken lessons from several instructors over the years and observed hundreds of hours of lessons from some of the best and I hate to say it, but probably some of the…

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