Lesson Learned

As golf fans, we're accustomed to see professionals pull off "miracle shots" from almost impossible lies, like Bubba Watson's hooked wedge shot from the pine straw on the 10th hole at Augusta that led to his Masters win in 2012.
A Lesson Learned: The half-swing shot
It was a great way to start the FedEx Cup playoffs - seeing three of the major championship winners and Tiger Woods all in contention for the win on the final day of The Barclays.
26 Aug 2013 - 10:18am - 1 Comments
A Lesson Learned: So Good at the Solheim
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.
18 Aug 2013 - 11:59pm - 3 Comments
A Lesson Learned: Maintain control
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.
11 Aug 2013 - 9:39pm - 1 Comments
A Lesson Learned: It's all about putting
I think we've all seen this Tiger Woods before. Dominant. In control. Confident. Runaway winner.
4 Aug 2013 - 8:50pm - 3 Comments
A Lesson Learned: Holistic Golf
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.
28 Jul 2013 - 10:38pm - 2 Comments
A Lesson Learned: The Artistry of Golf
I don't know that I can say anything about the 142nd Open Championship that hasn't already been said from a fan perspective.
21 Jul 2013 - 10:54pm - 0 Comments
A Lesson Learned: Hitting the Links
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?!
14 Jul 2013 - 10:23pm - 2 Comments
A Lesson Learned: Play faster, play better
Right now, one of the 'hot topics' in the golf world is pace of play - as it should be.
7 Jul 2013 - 10:04pm - 0 Comments
A Lesson Learned: Perspective helps with pressure
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.
30 Jun 2013 - 11:14pm - 0 Comments
A Lesson Learned: Persistence pays off
Note: Ken Duke, 44, captured his first PGA TOUR victory Sunday in the Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Conn., making a two-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole to defeat Chris Stroud.
23 Jun 2013 - 8:58pm - 0 Comments
A Lesson Learned: Preparation is key
My first thoughts at the end of the 113th U.S.
17 Jun 2013 - 9:38am - 0 Comments
A Lesson Learned: English Lessons
As President of the Georgia PGA, I'm always going to feel a great sense of pride when a local product does well on the world stage. So it's a real thrill to see Harris English, who's just a good a young man as he is a great golfer get his first win at the FedEx St.
9 Jun 2013 - 10:09pm - 0 Comments
A Lesson Learned: Work Your Plan
I pulled up Matt Kuchar's stats Sunday morning to get a look at what this man was doing well and how he has been able to put himself to number three in the Fed Ex Cup standings (prior to the end of the Memorial). As I poured over Kuchar's stats, one thing became abundantly clear.
2 Jun 2013 - 9:34pm - 0 Comments
A Lesson Learned: Long and short of it
Another Senior PGA Championship in the books and what a great week it's been.
27 May 2013 - 12:04am - 0 Comments
A Lesson Learned: Golf in the wind
In a thrilling end to the HP Byron Nelson Championship, Sang-Moon Bae battled back and then hung on to win his first PGA Tour title. A great ending to an always special event. Congrats to Bae!
19 May 2013 - 10:57pm - 0 Comments
A Lesson Learned: Give par a chance
Hey, stop me if you've heard this one before. Tiger Woods goes out and wins on the PGA Tour. Actually, you've probably heard it quite a few times (78 to be exact!).
12 May 2013 - 9:01pm - 1 Comments
A Lesson Learned: Playing in the rain
Watching the final few holes of the Wells Fargo Championship, it was fascinating to watch the drama of a crowded leaderboard and watch the world's best golfers battle each other, their own emotions and - the weather.
5 May 2013 - 10:34pm - 0 Comments
A Lesson Learned: Timing is everything
 
28 Apr 2013 - 10:06pm - 0 Comments
A Lesson Learned: When laying up is your best option
What a great honor it was to welcome the golf world to TPC Sugarloaf -- where I've been privileged to serve as PGA Head Professional since 2011. It was the inaugural year for the Greater Gwinnett Championship and we couldn't be happier with how the week unfolded.
22 Apr 2013 - 9:07am - 1 Comments