Instruction Feature

Sergio Garcia used a driver, 3-wood, and an iron on the green after breaking his putter in Round 3 of the Dell Technologies Championship. While never advisable on the actual green, PGA Pro Lou Guzzi explains how to putt with a club other than a putter.
PGA Golf Instruction DVD
10 Jun 2011 - 3:53pm - 0 Comments
How to increase your clubhead speed
The faster your clubhead, the farther the ball goes. That's pretty obvious. But how do you increase clubhead speed? PGA Professional Joe Hallett offers one idea.
6 Apr 2011 - 1:37pm - 0 Comments
Chipping Cure
PGA Professional Rafael Floriani offers some advice on improving your chipping techniques.
6 Apr 2011 - 12:54pm - 0 Comments
Improve Technique in the Bunker
In the bunker, solid technique will help you get anything out - as PGA Professionals Joseph Hallett and Mark Drenga demonstrate using a variety of items.
6 Apr 2011 - 12:39pm - 0 Comments
What's the chair drill in golf
PGA Professional Joseph Hallett demonstrates how to get better posture using some common items found around the clubhouse.
6 Apr 2011 - 11:56am - 0 Comments
Winter Golf: Possible and Enjoyable
16 Jan 2011 - 3:42pm - 0 Comments
Fight the winter blues while, at the same time, improving your game
13 Dec 2010 - 11:23am - 0 Comments
Golf in cold weather: Proper preparation makes it a breeze
“Winter golf” has different meanings depending on what area of the country you happen to be in. In Florida or Arizona, it means peak season. In Minnesota and Massachusetts, it means a time to put the clubs into storage.
2 Dec 2010 - 3:15pm - 2 Comments
Overcoming Thick, Greenside Rough
The rough at Sahalee Country Club during the 80th PGA Championship measured anywhere from 4-6 inches. Our members had been playing those conditions for the few months leading up to the event and have a better understanding of the shots required to recover from the high, dense grass.
11 Nov 2010 - 4:41pm - 0 Comments
The best chipping drills for consistency
The most important idea in chipping is to swing the clubhead at a descending angle, with the clubhead behind the hands. At impact, the shaft and body must be leading towards the target. The hand and wrist action should be minimal. Imagine the clubhead is shoving the ball into the ground.
11 Nov 2010 - 4:38pm - 0 Comments
Executing the Perfect Pitch Shot
That troublesome 20-30 yard pitch shot is easier than you think. Learn to hit a variety of pitch shots by relaxing your arms to allow them to work around your body.
11 Nov 2010 - 4:29pm - 1 Comments
Short Game: Lever vs. Non-Lever
One of the most important decisions you will have to make around the green when playing is whether or not to use a lever action or non-lever action.
11 Nov 2010 - 4:23pm - 0 Comments
The Greenside Uphill Chip
Playing a chip shot from a greenside uphill lie can be very challenging. First, it may be difficult to establish your stance on the slope. Then, knowing what club to use and gauging how far the ball will fly and roll can be confusing.
11 Nov 2010 - 4:11pm - 0 Comments
Lag for Lower Scores
One of the predominant problems that most golfers suffer from is poor judgment on the putting green. Poor judgment is, simply not understanding the goal for each individual putt. Most high handicap and even some very good intermediate players think the goal is to make every putt they look at.
11 Nov 2010 - 3:45pm - 0 Comments
A Good Putting Stroke starts with a Good Set Up
One of the fastest and easiest ways to make more putts is to ensure your set-up is fundamentally solid. Too many players rely solely on feel to help them putt better. If there is too much compensation in your putting stroke and aim, it will be difficult to be a consistently good putter.
11 Nov 2010 - 3:42pm - 0 Comments
A drill to help make short putts
It's no secret that under pressure one of the most nerve-racking golf experiences is the 4-to-6-foot putt.
11 Nov 2010 - 3:38pm - 0 Comments
How to Play Your Best Golf While in Florida
If you are coming down to Port St. Lucie to visit us here at the PGA Golf Club, you are in for some outstanding golf.
11 Nov 2010 - 3:31pm - 0 Comments
Tips for Tall Players
I am a golf professional who happens to stand six-feet, five-inches so I can certainly relate to the unique challenges faced by the tall golfer. I think that the most prevalent bad habit of a tall player is to move the body too much.
11 Nov 2010 - 3:26pm - 0 Comments
Choose the Right Instructor
As technology has advanced, so has golf instruction. Just as there are many choices of drivers, putters, balls, and other equipment, there are just as many choices of golf instructors. The process of how you choose your golf instructor is as unique as your fingers' prints.
11 Nov 2010 - 3:22pm - 0 Comments