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The secret to a great golf lesson

I believe that the secret to a great golf lesson is to educate, relate to, and motivate your students. Whatever level of player they may be these three things will serve you both well on your journey. These abilities are what define a teacher or coach and allow a student to become truly great at…

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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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