Wayne: So, J., tell me how things have gone since our first lesson. J.: Well, I played four rounds, and didn’t do so great. I hit some good shots, but it was very inconsistent. I really tried some of the things we worked on, but it was pretty hard to do it out on the […]
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Most likely, many of you have watched that show on cable where the host brings out a golf instructor, has him or her tell the viewers his philosophy of the golf swing, then orchestrates an extended phone-in session where viewers call in to ask questions of the pro. In fact, you may have even seen […]
Mac is one of the all-time great ball strikers and characters in the game. Join the forum discussion on this post
Wayne (The Teacher): “So, how are you today, Mr. S? We haven’t had a lesson together before, so tell me about your game. What kind of handicap are you playing to these days?” Mr. S. (The Student): “I’m a 22, but I’m trending to a 21.” Wayne: “And about how long have you been playing?”
Nick’s swing in his prime favored control over power, which allowed him to win six major championships in the days before “bomb and gouge”. He is one player, however, who was left behind by the advances in equipment. Join the forum discussion on this post
A look at Rory McIlroy during his victory at Quail Hollow. At first glance it may appear that Mcilroy’s swing is a “model” of perfect form and function, maybe even the “swing of the future”, since he’s only 21 years old. However, as in almost Join the forum discussion on this post
As the last round of the National Club Pro Championship (CPC) unfolds, the players are vying for more than the winner’s check. As recently as 1994 there were 40 available spots for Club Professionals such as myself to qualify for golf’s 4th Major, the PGA Championship.
This season I am making some changes to my own swing to extend my playing career. Here is detail a change I am really very excited about testing out in tournament golf.
It has been 6 years since I gave Stan a lesson, a half hour of torture full of so many memorable moments that I have been recounting them over beers ever since. My guess was that anything that I attempted to teach Stan was lost in a matter of moments, since his retention rate was […]
Here is a look at the set up, routine, stroke, rhythm and tempo of the man who can roll it better than anyone else on the planet. Join the forum discussion on this post