Is golf physical or mental?

Here is a blog from Lynn and Pia at Vision54.  They are the authors of Play Your Best Golf Now which was the template for our winter academy.  With your permission I will keep emailing you about cool stuff in the golf world.  One of those cool things is I…

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Rory Shows the Way at Hoylake

HOYLAKE, England – Those two trigger words that Rory McIlroy kept close to the vest this week at the Open? “Process”. “Spot”. “Very simple,” he said Sunday night, with a sheepish grin. “It’s going to be a big letdown for everyone.” Pretty much, since most everyone assumed it was something…

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Reading Putts

Putting is so critical to scoring that I cannot stress it enough.  The amazing thing is most coaching focuses on the stroke.  The putting stroke is really simple and often time personal.  Both Ben Crenshaw and Billy Mayfair were unbelievably good putters with totally opposite putting strokes.  In my career…

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Finding Your Purpose

I am getting asked all the time why I am not still playing.  I actually get a little embarrassed by the question since it is a form of peer pressure and the little boy in me always has a little nudge to drop what I am doing and succumb. I…

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Now come on Bellevue!

On this golf coaching adventure I am on I had the pleasure of stopping in Omaha to help my friend Shelly Liddick and the Bellevue University Women’s Golf Team.  On a very cold day we went to a classroom with a carpet and we putted.  The issue was the Bruin…

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His name is Easton Paxton.

I recently attempted to qualify for the United States Open and I chose a local qualifying in Riverton, Wyoming.  I chose Riverton not just because it was the closest site to my summer job at Three Crowns Golf Club in Casper, Wyoming but because I wanted to meet somebody.  That…

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A Recent FB Post on FMF

Recently on FB one of my mentors Steven Yellin was having a discussion about the hundreds and thousands of hours the pros practice.  The Fluid Motion Factor is how great golf gets played. This discussion is very interesting. I do not have any of the science first hand. What I…

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Trouble Means Par is a Good Score

This last week my Texas Lutheran men’s and women’s team finished their season in the SCAC Conference Championship.  In particular my boys finished 5th of 6.  Not so hot. But Sunday evening Jimmy Walker the current FedEx Cup point leader came and spoke to our team.  Chance Cathey a senior…

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US KIDS GOLF

I have been teaching children how to play golf for a long time now going back to my own children.  I have cut down my clubs and tried other types of youth clubs.  Here is my conclusion. The only youth clubs that will truly help your child learn golf and…

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