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Category Archives: Teacher Talk

RORY MCILROY’S PUTTING ROUTINE

Posted on by Cole Golden, USGTF Level IV Member

Pre-shot routines are important, but in professional golf they are mandatory. You can use the pre-shot routine to help with nerves, calm you down after a bad shot, or keep a good round going. Many top players and amateurs alike … Continue reading

TIME TO STOP TALKING AND DO SOMETHING ABOUT SLOW PLAY ON TOUR

Posted on by Mike Stevens, USGTF Level III Member

Seems like every time I read something about professional golf these days, the subject of slow play comes up. I was watching the Valspar Championship a couple of weeks ago, and the commentators dragged on and on about how long … Continue reading

GETTING THE GIRLS TO PLAY

Posted on by David Vaught, USGTF Level IV Member

Here’s an unbelievable fact concerning women and golf: Hundreds of Division I and Division II women’s golf scholarships go unused every year. With the continual rise in the cost of a college education, it is disappointing that we cannot get … Continue reading

FAIRWAY METAL, THE SHORT GAME SECRET

Posted on by Cole Golden, USGTF Level IV Member

We have all been there, giving some great insight to a student’s swing fault, knowing they will not practice enough for the changes to become permanent.  It is not our place to yell at them and tell them they have … Continue reading

GOLF IN THE OLYMPICS?

Posted on by David Hill, USGTF Level IV Member

In the spirit of this month’s Winter Olympics, it is imperative we in the golf industry – and all golf fans worldwide – voice our opinion about the individual format for golf at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro, … Continue reading

NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS

Posted on by Cole Golden, USGTF Level IV Member

This time of year, many of us will reflect back over the past 12 months, thinking about the good things that happened, as well as what we would like to change for the upcoming year.  Hopefully, our students are doing … Continue reading