A great talent from a young age, Ernie’s rhythm and release action have remained pretty much the same as he has made a few changes to his setup and backswing.
2010 British Open Champion Louis Oosthuizen: A swing as conventional as Ricky Fowler’s is not (no knock on Ricky Fowler). An instructor could simply use this as a model to demonstrate proper mechanics and efficient generation of power. As good as it gets in this day and age. Join the forum discussion on this […]
It’s been a few months since Stan, my longtime student, has graced my teaching bay. Stan is the epitome of the struggling golfer, taking lessons here and there, trying tips from magazines and television, falling victim to every infomercial promise.
When people ask how it is that I can stand out on the practice tee and teach for eight or nine hours without getting bored, frustrated, or exhausted, I give them an answer that comes straight from the heart: teaching is interesting, challenging, and fascinating, and a full day of lessons simply flies by.
Talking and theorizing about the golf swing is easy: playing golf is hard. Here I’m at the 2010 CPC (Club Professional Championship) hitting it poorly in a practice round, then utilizing the video camera to try to fix it up.
Jeff Overton had a good tournament at the AT&T recently. Despite what Peter Kostis says there are thing I really like about Jeff’s swing. Join the forum discussion on this post
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If you have read my articles in the past you might remember Stan, my imaginary student. I know I’m doing well with Stan the character when I’m asked “Hey, Wayne, is that a real guy?” Or, “I think you’re writing about me again, aren’t you?” The truth is that Stan is kind of an “everyman”, […]
It had been almost 5 years since I last played in a major championship, the 2003 PGA at Oak Hill in Rochester, NY, where I shot a first round 79 before withdrawing due to the death of my wife’s mother on that Thursday night. The course was the hardest I’d ever played: 6 to 8 […]
Nick is in a position to pick up many wins on the Champions Tour. He is one of the better ball strikers in the game and I particularly like the tempo and athleticism of his his golf swing. Join the forum discussion on this post