Sumit and Semeer, my favorite father son duo…

31 August 2014

During the last couple years I’ve been instructing golf to two of the more pleasurable students you can have,  Sumit and Sumeer. Sumeer started with me when he was seven years old and now he is at the ripe young age of eight. He’s a bit of a golfing genius. He picks up whatever I […]

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Two of the same lessons with different results…

28 August 2014

In the past two weeks I’ve had two students encounter the same exact thing when not hitting the ball solidly and once the same thing was told to them they began to hit the ball much better.   Chris asked me to help him with his driver. On a driving range the tees are those […]

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How to Sucker your Students into taking more lessons…

13 August 2014

I used to play golf with my buddy Toby. He was probably one of the best ball strikers I’ve ever seen. Couldn’t hit a driver straight or putt very well, but his irons were better than any tour player I’ve seen. One day I am caddying for him in the New Jersey Open Qualifier and […]

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What is our job as a Golf Teaching Professional?

12 August 2014

I don’t know how many students I’ve had over the years but it has been many. I have gotten good players to be better, poor players to be competent. Each individual golfer is unique. I wouldn’t even attempt to instruct different people in the same way. We all have our strengths and weaknesses; some physical […]

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I played with normal people….

05 August 2014

Last Tuesday I played with normals. Normals are people who have a life other than golf. They do not live, drink and eat it. They play when they have off to have fun. Imagine that…, to have fun. Anyway, one of my playing partners was hitting the ball in the woods to the right. She […]

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What is your question, ask and I will answer the best I could…

12 May 2014

I recently gave a series of seminars and before I begin I always ask my audience if they have any comments or questions.  Here are just a few.    How many of these things have you ever said to yourself?   “I have too many thoughts before I hit the ball.”   “I can string […]

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Just another lesson:

10 May 2014

Josh came to me all messed up. He’d taken one lesson from me last year and then gone out and shot his lowest score ever. His best previous was an 88 and the week after the session he shot 82. The winter we had was a hard one and so he came back and you […]

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My Fate…

04 May 2014

Lately, I have come across the most difficult people to instruct golf to. Don’t get me wrong I like the challenge, but not the hike in blood pressure. I promise I am giving them good advice, leading them to make their own discoveries and testing them the best way I know how. They seem to […]

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Name me another sport where you are told you get worse before you get better…

21 April 2014

What kind of cock and bull is that for a way to begin a sport. The sport is in trouble for a reason, the main reason is the antiquated teaching methods most golf pressionals use. Not every one has this issue, I’ve seen some pretty darn good work out that but from mostly dedicated students. […]

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Spine Angle or Center of Gravity? (will edit later)

17 April 2014

It’s come to mind golf instruction is more about communication than anything else. Misidentification or misdiagnosis of a swing are two of the issues concerning me all the time, which is why I focus on the five basics: The Ball Bounces The Club Does the Work Wherever your Center is, is where the club is […]

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