The 43rd Ryder Cup – Captain and Vice Captains

Have you ever wondered if the Captain and Vice Captains of the Ryder Cup have any impact on the play of their respect team? The are high profile players who have played in the Ryder Cup in the past and are there to offer insight and support to players who might be feeling the pressure. Also, from time to time, they are people who are thrown under the bus for the loss. They are second guessed constantly and, depending on their personality, provide inspiration to the players. The history of the Ryder Cup is riddled with great Captains and Vice Captains and this year looks to be the same.

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Feeling Validated By Padraig Harrington

Over the past dozen years or so, my golfing friends have asked for advice about their swing. Of course I am not an expert or a teaching professional, but they felt comfortable asking what I saw. In many cases there were multiple issues, but there was one piece of advice I told most players. It was not earth shattering, but would solve many of their issues if they would just remember to follow it for every swing. This piece of advice was just validated my golf professional Padraig Harrington!

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2020 Ryder Cup Team Europe

I want to congratulate Padraig Harrington for being announced as the Team Europe Captain in 2020. Harrington joins the ranks of classy leaders who have led their team to resounding success over the past 10 Ryder Cups. He is a great choice and will bring that special something that teams need to continue winning. Continue reading

Trying to Control Everything

Do you have control issues? Are you the type of golfer who plans, focuses and must execute every aspect of your golf swing to perfection? Well if you are, then you are setting yourself up for failure on the links. Yup, I know from experience that it is impossible to control everything and an element of chance is part of every round.  Continue reading