Do You Have a Favourite Golf Instructor?

I thought about this question for some time before putting my thoughts on paper. Like many of my readers, I glean much of my instructional information from a variety to teachers (notice I did not say coach – two totally different beasts). I read, watch, experiment and then discard many tips and hints over the course of a year. For a tip to take hold in my game, I use three basic factors that will stand the test of time. These ‘golden rules’ help me sift through the plethora of white noise out in cyberspace.

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Focused On The Smallest Spot For Consistent Contact

Over the last year of golf, I worked on focusing on a smaller and smaller contact point and aiming point. I found that this small change in my mental approach has helped improved my contact on the ball. It was not a revelation but and evolution of my game. It is something that I adopted many years ago, but not with focused intent I have now. It really is something new, but not, if you know what I mean.

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Disasters Happens On The Golf Course

For many golfers, the headline catches our attention immediately. We have had experienced one form of disaster on the golf course and that event raced to the forefront of our thoughts. Limiting the scope of this article, I removed any uncontrollable medical or physical injuries to focus on a few aspects of our game that can cause a disaster to the final outcome of our round. Nonetheless, these events are real and seem to appear out of normal. I hope by pointing a few out (you can add your own thoughts and I will add to the list) I can help prevent future mishaps to your score.

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A Quick Putting Lesson from Jack Nicklaus

Putting is key to low golf scores. This is no revelation and not very profound, but something most amateurs (including myself) forget from time to time. I have my own putting style that I described it many years ago (Start with Part 1 if you are interested) and it follows most of Jack Nicklaus views on putting. I mean why not, it he is one of the greatest ever. So, today I thought I would offer a quick tip from Jack Nicklaus to help you with your short game.

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Golf in Morning Has Its Challenges

I love early morning golf. I find everything about my morning rounds perfect, well most of the time. There are some challenges this time of year (Mid August) that affect my game, but over years of experience, I have found several fixes that are no fail. They are minor changes, but greatly enhance my overall playing enjoyment and helps keep my scores lower. I think they will help you as well.

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