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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?!
Right now, one of the 'hot topics' in the golf world is pace of play - as it should be.
Last week, I competed in one of my favorite events - the PGA Professional National Championship. This past weekend, Inbee Park not only won the Women's U.S. Open but managed to make it her third straight major championship this year.
When I was in college I realized how rewarding it was to help someone with their golf swing and then see their face light up after hitting a good shot. I actually enjoyed it more than hitting a good shot myself. That is when I decided to pursue a career in teaching the game of golf.
Good tempo in the golf swing is extremely important. The first few feet of your take-away should be the slowest part of your swing.
To get a fuller swing while increasing your balance, try taking some slow practice swings with your feet together. Many players have a tendency to sway back and forth in their swing and with your feet together you obviously can’t do that.
The Fed Ex Cup's completion at East Lake this year definitely had the feel of a "Super Bowl". This week's lesson learned was evident in the final round and was easy to see; Nerves and controlling them.
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