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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

THE FUTURE OF GOLF

Posted on by Mike Stevens, USGTF Level III Member

There is much truth to the saying, “If it’s not, broke don’t fix it.” Every year, I go to the PGA Show, and there is talk of how to fix golf. This year, I heard more about bifurcating the rules, … 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

VIDEO ANALYSIS

Posted on by Thomas Wartelle, USGTF Level IV Member

The correct video camera is an excellent teaching aid and an essential tool for the teaching professional.  It provides the ability to freeze the action, slow the swing down, and give added information when diagnosing faults.  But, caution must be … Continue reading