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Category Archives: Teacher Talk

COMPETITIVE GOLF

Posted on by Cole Golden, USGTF Level IV Member

Someone once said there are the two games of golf: golf with friends and tournament golf. It goes without being said that each game is completely different than the other. Either you play golf, or you play competitive golf. As … Continue reading

LOOK AT THE HOLE

Posted on by Cole Golden, USGTF Level IV Member

Anyone watching this year’s Masters tournament heard the commentators talk about Jordan Spieth’s unusual putting routine of looking at the hole while putting shorter putts inside five feet. He would go through his pre-shot routine, and right before starting his … Continue reading

HELPING YOUR BUSINESS BY HELPING YOUR STUDENT

Posted on by David Vaught, USGTF Level IV Member

One of the things that fascinates me the most about the golf business, and there is a lot, is that even golf teachers and golf professionals don’t understand the avenues available through the big name original equipment manufacturers to acquire … Continue reading

LONG IRONS: WHY?

Posted on by Cole Golden, USGTF Level IV Member

Recently, I was playing golf with a few members of the golf club where I am at.  Both gentlemen are around 45-50 years of age and have about 10 handicaps.  On a long par-3, I noticed one of them pulled out … Continue reading

SUCCESSFUL TEACHING FORMULA

Posted on by Thomas Wartelle, USGTF Level IV Member

By Thomas T Wartelle A simple diagnosis of a swing fault leads to a simple remedy.  This leads to positive results and success. Remember that most students are happy to hit the ball straight and 150 yards.  If a student … Continue reading

BOUNCE?!

Posted on by Cole Golden, USGTF Level IV Member

A few weeks ago, I was playing a round of golf with some buddies. Their handicap range was from 15-25. About halfway through the round, I was shocked that none of them could pitch the ball with any height around … Continue reading