Breaking free from golf score

I think I’m so focused on results…that I never truly enjoy the game. What if I played just one game without worrying about score? I’ll still take it, but I won’t become defined by it. What if I just play for fun? Just for one game and see how it goes? Don’t care what the…

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The writer’s secret

golf and writing

Great writers write first and edit later. The poor ones think too much and keep getting writer’s block. And it’s hard to keep writing when you know there’s an odd spelling mistake or some other issue. But the writer keeps on trucking. They write. And edit later. I’ll be forever greatful to my mentor for…

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4 ways to fix your golf swing

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Ever since being involved in a major biomechancal study into the golf swing and creating a simpler (but) accurate swing model, I’ve spent many hours perfecting the coaching process. One of the highlights of the study was getting to hang out with really smart sport scientists. They were complete geeks and when I got them…

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Is this a bad golf grip?

For the traditionalists out there you won’t be able to look. This could be the worst golf grip you’ve seen. And you’ll be thinking, “how can anyone hit a ball by using a bad golf grip like this?”. But hit he can. Joe got to hit some shots at the Golf Farm today. He was…

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Is the path to better golf BORING?

Here at GolfGooRoo global headquarters I’ve been saying that the path to better golf can be far from sexy. This email came through this morning that highlights what I’m on about: Funny thing happened today, just now in my backyard with some almost golf balls. I realized I wasn’t automatic. Here’s what I mean. I’m…

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A super simple golf lesson

Here’s a really super simple golf lesson I gave a few years back. It still sticks in my mind as one of my best. And it was absolutely needed at the time, because this poor golfer was being overloaded with too many thoughts and ideas. She was getting down on herself because she had lost…

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Technical golfer issue

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I’ve lost track of the amount of times I’ve heard a technical golfer something like this: I like the idea of Automatic Golf but I’m a technical golfer. I like to think about my golf swing when I play. The vast majority of my clients are professionals (I call them “accountant” types). They just like…

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[Part 2] Going Deeper

The other day I wrote about going deeper with your golf game. Here’s the follow up response from a golfer who is making huge inroads along the improvement process. I now know why I play. I play for the imperfectable nature that is the game of golf. It intrigues me deeply that no matter how…

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