Get past the driving range

First up, go watch the video at this link. You watched the video? You did? Great. If not, go and watch it now and come back. I agree with Shane Lowry. 100%. A better golf game is to be found out on the course, not on the driving range. The driving range can be a…

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This Young Guy Has Them Confused

Please watch the video below. It only goes for a few minutes and it highlights the huge learning potential that’s available to us. Despite almost all other golfers gripping the club “conventionally” Patrick Welch uses a left hand low one. If you actually just watched his swing (the entire swing as a whole) and don’t…

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Do they really need to know this stuff?

The following came through the Twittersphere via @NeilPlimmer Do they really need to know this stuff? Do we (adults) really need to tell them this stuff? Do they really need to do this stuff? Keep your feet still Bend your knees Keep your head still Keep your left arm straight Stand properly Swing slowly Keep…

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What has happened to Hunter Mahan?

You probably haven’t noticed because he’s not high profile like Tiger, but Hunter Mahan has dropped off the world ranking list. He was once ranked 4 in the world and now he’s outside the top 200 (now 205). Previously, he’s had top 10’s in all of the majors (as recently as 2013) and nobody would have…

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Golfing banter

A few weeks ago I got to spend time with my mate and coach Scott Barrow. Golf with Scott is always interesting because he likes to challenge and approaches golf way differently from the norm. Once, after he smacked a booming drive, he let out a primal scream. In fact, he often gets me to cut…

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Some truths about golf learning 

If you’re thinking about changing your golf swing or reworking your golf swing then please watch the video below. Sean O’Hair makes some excellent points about learning and improving. The big thing here is that it’s often too easy to listen to others and place to much emphasis on what these people say. No matter how…

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Golf coaching with Christian

I’m a bit of a nutter when it comes to coaching kids. I think it’s very easy for parents/coaches/adults to over-coach and ultimately make golf harder than it needs to be. This happened to me and I suppose I have a chip on my shoulder about it. Here’s an example of a simpler and better…

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The simplest golf lesson of all

Received the below from a reader this morning. Golf is purely individual. It’s how YOU play the game, not someone else. It’s you who hits the ball, not your playing partner, your coach, or anyone else, but you. It’s how you play your game that makes your game work. Individuality, like Moe Norman, Ben Hogan,…

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