At some point in every golfer’s life, he or she learns about the great courses and golf destinations of the world. We all dream of taking a historical pilgrimage in our respective sports. Tennis players want to go to Wimbledon, football fans to Cowboy Stadium or Lambeau Field. For baseball fans it’s usually Yankee Stadium or Fenway [...]
Training aids are a dime a dozen these days. Everything out there promises to correct your swing or fix a problem, but very few actually deliver. In my experience, the best training aids are those that are based on traditional, time tested instruction. We’ve all watched the scene in the movie Tin Cup where Roy [...]
Re-gripping your own clubs is one of the easiest do-it-yourself tasks as a golfer, and it saves you money and time over having someone else do it. Plus, when you do it yourself you are guaranteed that the job gets done the way you want. In this video, I’ll show you how to re-grip a [...]
As we enter the new decade and our friends down under prepare for a long hot summer, winter has arrived in Northern America and many people have put the clubs away until the spring. For those of us fortunate enough to live in warm weather states like California, Texas, Arizona and Florida, we get to [...]
About 10 years ago I was lucky enough to get a Titleist Vokey prototype sand wedge from a friend. It was the first time I had played with a raw finished club, or “rusty” finish. That treatment is now the most popular on the professional tours and with most amateurs. Some claim that rusty clubs [...]
So how can the average golfer handle the perceived pressure and mental challenges we all face on the golf course? One of the first ways to do this is with a solid, repeatable pre-shot routine.
Only two things control the flight of the ball as far as hitting a fade or draw. Swing path and clubface angle. The angle of the clubface has a much more pronounced effect on the shot than does the swing path. So… Assuming your swing path is perfect and you make perfect contact, an open [...]