On Golf & Life: A Letter to My Son

                                                                  As my young son has yet another birthday fast approaching, my mind recently wandered to what his future holds in life and in golf.  He has shown a budding interest in the game, or as much as a...

Eliminate Those Toe Shots

                      Many of my students come in for help with their golf swings and a certain level of frustration.  As a coach, I feel like my job is to help them hit at least a few shots better so they see the long term benefits of change, as well as categorize...

Lessons from Scotland

                                LESSONS FROM SCOTLAND The Open Championship at St. Andrews is now in the books, and it was an incredible week of golf that had so many great story lines.  In the end, after brutal weather pushed the tournament to a Monday finish, Zach...

Major Preview: Can Spieth Make History?

                      It’s been an amazing run in 2015 for Jordan Spieth.  First he wins the Masters at Augusta in April, then, in shocking fashion, wins the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay.  His ability to navigate tough courses and manage his game, all without being...

Giving Golf To Our Military

                    It was the summer of 1996, and I was a young college student who loved golf.  I honestly couldn’t play enough, and what better way to play as much golf as possible and support my habit then working at a golf course?  As I looked for courses to work...

Increasing Your Club Speed

                        The search for distance has taken up many pages in many golf magazines and publications over the course of time.  It’s the Holy Grail of golf for so many players – the secret that may exist that will unlock long drives that fly farther than...

Becoming Tournament Tough

                If you spend enough time around the game of golf, you will most likely encounter a very common struggle, one that is shared by golfers at every level, even the best players in the world.  You spend time at the driving range or around the practice...

Cut Strokes Off NOW!

                      No title or headline gets a golfer’s attention more than telling them they can cut multiple strokes off of their score next time they play. As I have mentioned before, the secret to golf is still out there somewhere, according to most golfers. ...

Don’t Fear the Shank

                                There are certain words or phrases in sports that superstitious players love to avoid.  In golf, there’s no word that gets a cold sweat going faster in a golfer than the word “shank.”  It has created many mental issues in many players,...

Lessons from Jordan

    Another Masters week has now come and gone, and it was an amazing tournament filled with amazing shots, great comebacks, and in the end, an impressive first Major win.  Jordan Spieth collected the Green Jacket at just 21 years of age, and did it with the grit and...