You can’t be a cynic (Cameron has a troll)

Let’s do some straight talking. You may or may not be a fan of me, www.GolfGooRoo.com or my Automatic Golf theories. And if you’re not a fan or not interested that is fine with me. I promise I won’t hold a grudge. But, if you’re struggling with your game. If you’re frustrated, confused, fed up…

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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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My golf pro confused me

After about the 17th excellent shot in a row my client turned to me and said, “You make golf so much easier and simple. I no longer have to think about swinging the club on a 37.5 degree plane”. “What do you mean 37.5 degrees?”, was my instant reply. “Well, my last golf teacher put…

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The importance of intensity

I’ve made a comeback! I’m now playing soccer (real football) once a week. Played as a kid but haven’t pulled on the boots since I was 16 – and I’m loving it. My only regret is I didn’t start doing this sooner because I’m really enjoying the team aspect and getting outside and running around.…

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Teaching versus coaching

Here at GolfGooRoo Global headquarters I bang on a lot about teaching versus coaching. For starters, I like coaching. Don’t care much for teaching. Why? Because teachers just tell us what to do. “stand this way” “don’t do that” “swing slower” (insert instruction here) You get the idea. In my mind, teaching is outdated. It…

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How to coach a junior golfer

Had an interesting email exchange with a client during the week. He wanted to know my thoughts on coaching his young son. While this article refers to a beginning golfer, the same rules apply, whether you’re coaching a junior golfer, or an adult who is new to the game. [Start of Article] Coaching isn’t about…

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[True Story] This really annoyed me …

I was in Melbourne last week on some golf green business. I also got chatting to a young golf pro whose story annoyed me. Young Pro loves golf and wants to be the best player he can be. Like a lot of trainee golf pro’s he’s finding things a bit tough. The work is boring.…

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