Perhaps it's inclement weather or lightning. Or one hole where foursomes find themselves backed up on the tee. Or it could even be just a busy day and the pace of play slows dramatically. So what can you learn about staying sharp and focused when facing long delays on the course?
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David Donatucci, Director of Fitness for the PGA of America, offers some great stretches to help you warm up before your round.
John Borrell, Lead Instructor at the PGA Learning Center in Port St. Lucie, Fla., discusses the grip and the movement of the club from the start of the swing. He shows both the incorrect and correct positions to hold the club at the start of the swing.
Chris Czaja, PGA Teaching Professional at Boca West CC and 2010 South Florida PGA section Teacher of the Year, offers thoughts for improving the backswing and shows a drill that can correct problems.
I'm a senior golfer and I use graphite shafts - I have for several years. Please explain the punch shot. I was watching the Sony Open and I saw several players with abbreviated swings. Nick Faldo tried to describe it but I didn't understand.
PGA Professional Eric Hogge offers a quick lesson to help you grip your club correctly.
PGA Professional Tim Weinhart shares the importance of a good pre-shot routine.
PGA Professional Gary Bates, an instructor at the PGA Learning Center in Port St. Lucie, Fla., demonstrates the proper way to take a divot with your iron.
2003 PGA Teacher of the Year and Director of Instruction at Pebble Beach Golf Academy Laird Small discusses the importance of reviewing your scorecard after your round.
Brandel Chamblee and PGA Professional Gene Powell use the swing analyzer at the PGA Learning Center to show how to analyze your swing. The MATT technology by TaylorMade uses cameras to pick up the motion of your swing to give you specific data about your swing.
Those of you who were surprised by Tiger Woods' runaway win at Torrey Pines in his first start after missing the cut in Abu Dhabi haven’t been paying attention. The man is the master of the bounce-back.
PGA Professional Chip Sullivan shares some tips on how to improve your chipping game.
Taking a golf lesson to the course can be a challenge. Making a swing change on the range is difficult; on the course it is even tougher. The range is the frying pan, the course is the fire.
Over the past decade the Junior Golf Industry has become big business. Numerous Junior-only equipment, training aid, and apparel companies have sprung up, not to mention the countless number of junior tours and college recruiting/resume services that have come along.
Almost all of us who play golf regularly or even occasionally have been in a competitive environment when it comes to the game of golf.
Learn how to set up for a golf shot with the proper grip and stance. Mike Davis, Director of Instruction at Royal Links Golf Club, discusses some important specifics of improving your golf game.
It wasn't exactly the result I wanted - or expected - but it was still great to watch the Solheim Cup this past weekend. Obviously, I love it when the ladies take center stage in the golf world and I have to offer a sincere "Congratulations" to Team Europe.
What a fantastic week – watching the world's best players take on such a tremendous test in Oak Hill and chasing the season's final major.
One of the things that strikes me about Brandt Snedeker, this week's champion of the RBC Canadian Open, is that he is a complete golfer. That may read incredibly obvious, but I'm saying from a PGA Instruction perspective, it's obvious he has no weakness anywhere in his golf game.
I don't know that I can say anything about the 142nd Open Championship that hasn't already been said from a fan perspective.
Little did I know when I agreed to do this week's "A Lesson Learned" that this would be such an amazing week for golf fans. Where do I start? How about 19-year-old Jordan Speith winning on the PGA Tour? 19!!! Or Will Willcox shooting a 59 on the Web.com Tour?!
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