Instruction Feature

PGA TOUR players know how to dial in their wedge distances to help them score better within 150 yards. Lou Guzzi, 2013 PGA National Teacher of the Year, explains how to improve your wedge game, and how to navigate the course with more confidence.
Starting Your Swing: Lower Body Leads
Do you feel like your golf swing mechanics are out of sync? PGA Professional Eric Hogge offers some great advice for starting your swing from the ground up in order to get the club into proper position and tempo.
9 Jan 2014 - 12:49pm - 0 Comments
Chip Drill to Improve Impact
Do you have trouble making solid contact, or often hit the ball thin or fat? This simple drill from PGA Professional Eric Hogge can help improve your consistency and execution when striking the golf ball.
9 Jan 2014 - 11:56am - 0 Comments
How to Play Uneven Lie
Chipping from an uneven lie requires a different technique than chipping from a flat lie. 2011 PGA Teacher of the Year Mike Malaska shows how to chip the ball straight at the flag from uphill, downhill and sidehill lies.
16 Aug 2012 - 2:22pm - 2 Comments
Bubba Watson's Swing: Breed analyzes footwork and rotation
Michael Breed breaks down Bubba Watson's swing during the 2012 PGA Championship and points out how Bubba generates so much power in his unorthodox swing.
15 Aug 2012 - 3:10pm - 1 Comments
Tiger's Swing Change: Breed breaks it down
Michael Breed takes a look at Tiger's swing under Hank Haney vs. Scott Foley and compares the techniques behind each.
15 Aug 2012 - 3:00pm - 1 Comments
Keep it simple, keep it fun
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.
13 Jun 2012 - 3:46pm - 0 Comments
Push the Ball Forward Drill
Many players take the putter back too far and then decelerate through impact without even realizing it. Here is a drill to ensure you are accelerating through impact: Standing a few feet from the hole, set up to the ball as you would a regular putt.
13 Jun 2012 - 3:33pm - 1 Comments
No Swaying while Chipping
When chipping, most of your weight should remain on your front foot and your lower body should remain very quiet throughout the stroke. However, a common tendency is to sway during the stroke and that leads to inconsistency. Try this drill the next time you practice your chipping:
13 Jun 2012 - 3:29pm - 0 Comments
No Peeking When Chipping
Many players lift their head too soon when chipping because they are eager to see where the ball is going, or they try to help the ball into the air, which causes them to look up too soon. This leads to very inconsistent contact.
13 Jun 2012 - 3:24pm - 0 Comments
Feet Together Drill to Improve Balance and Tempo
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.
13 Jun 2012 - 3:09pm - 0 Comments
Proper Tempo by using the Takeaway Drill
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.
12 Jun 2012 - 3:43pm - 1 Comments
A Lesson Learned: Pressure Points
Two relatively unknown golfers, both in potential life-changing situations, needing one round - or even one hole - to dramatically alter their golf careers forevers. One came through, the other lost in a mind-blowing way.
29 Jan 2012 - 11:52pm - 0 Comments
A Lesson Learned: David vs. Goliath
Sunday's shootout in the desert was a classic David versus Goliath confrontation as Mark Wilson and Robert Garrigus went toe to toe in the final round and David came out on top.
22 Jan 2012 - 11:35pm - 0 Comments
How to prepare to play a golf tournament
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.
2 Nov 2011 - 2:33pm - 0 Comments
A Lesson Learned: Proper Perspective
This week we can learn a little bit about perspective and what is really important in life. One of the story lines all week at the McGladrey Classic in Sea Island Georgia was Ben Crane waiting for a possible phone call to head home for the birth of he and his wife's third child.
16 Oct 2011 - 10:34pm - 0 Comments
A Lesson Learned: Perseverance pays off at the
As I started to watch today's TV coverage for the 2011 Open at CordeValle Golf Club, a couple of things came to my mind. I knew that we would get a healthy amount of Tiger Woods. This was Tiger's first tournament since the PGA Championship.
9 Oct 2011 - 11:03pm - 0 Comments
Maximize your swing plane
PGA Professional Jonathan Gibbs shares a great tip you how to maximize your swing plane.
9 Aug 2011 - 2:39pm - 1 Comments
Take your medicine
Don't follow a bad shot with another bad shot. PGA Professional Tim Weinhart explains when you should try to make a great escape, and when you should play it safe and avoid the chance of making a big number.
9 Aug 2011 - 2:36pm - 0 Comments
Golf pre-shot routine: Why it's important
PGA Professional Tim Weinhart shares the importance of a good pre-shot routine.
9 Aug 2011 - 2:29pm - 0 Comments