It is always amazing to me that players can go their whole career without understanding the True fundamentals of the golf swing. Make no mistake there are quite a few GREAT players with BAD swings on all of the Tours RIGHT NOW!! The problem is they never last!! It is because of the simple Laws of…Read More How to lose your Tour Card
Jack Grout was one of the best Golf Instructors the world has ever seen. One of his star pupils for many years was Jack Nicklaus. Sam Byrd who was Ben Hogan’s teacher for 20 years starting in 1945 and Jack Grout were very good friends, they taught the same way talked golf all the…Read More SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT FOR JACK GROUT’S SAKE!!!!
Let me first say all great golfers to me have the same fundamentals in their swings, Jack Nicklaus, Annika Sorenstam, Tiger Woods, Ben Hogan, Sam Snead, Arnold Palmer, Alan Doyle and Gary Player’s swings are identical when they are at the top of their games. Most people notice the differences, body types, mannerisms, tempo and…Read More THE GOLF SWING IS EASY IF YOU KNOW WHAT TO WORK ON!!
Boy does this old statement hold true when you look at what great players are doing in the golf swing and what they say they do. A perfect example of this would be the world’s number one player Tiger Woods. In the August issue of Golf Digest he was talking about bunker play. …Read More DO WHAT I SAY NOT WHAT I DO!! Or is it the other way around?
Pictured above is Emily Klein and I filmed her at my driving range in Key Largo one week before she won an LPGA Tour event. She came in months earlier like most players that have trouble with there game working on completely wrong information and boy did she get it into her swing. …Read More Anybody can do this!!
If a Teacher can not explain the golf swing in one hour that Teacher has much more to learn. We spend a short time learning the fundamentals of the swing and a lifetime chasing the perfection of them. Yes we need guidance from time to time but the true Mastery of the swing…Read More Keep the golf swing simple, because it is!!
RAIN GEAR IS A MUST FOR GOLFERS IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST If you want to play around here this time of year rain gear is a must. And if you want it to last for more then a season paying for the best is well worth it. You really do get what you pay for…Read More The best Rain Gear, inexpensive vs costly
Let me say first that almost every bad grip I see is the direct result of a bad set-up position. We have to have a good grip so we do not have to manipulate the club in any way.First of all let’s put some bad thoughts to rest. Most of us that have been around…Read More Bad Grip? Then set up correctly first
Today’s lesson is on using the correct club in a greenside bunker and it is not always the sand wedge. In fact, this is the worst club to use in the situation we will talk about today.If you play golf on a course with some large greens you will run into this scenario quite often…Read More Using the right club makes all the difference
Back in the 1940’s, how would you like to be following a foursome including Babe Ruth, Joe Louis, Grantland Rice and Sam Byrd. They used to play together all the time during the off-season. Of course, that is when there was one.Grantland, probably the most famous sports writer of all time, wanted to do a…Read More Golf … just another sport using a stick!