[7 Aug 2016 | No Comment | 127 views]
Three Skills for Better Putting

There are three  skills that you need to acquire to become a better putter.   You need to develop these skills by effective practice.  The three skills are
1.Green Reading

2. Start the ball on the correct line
 
3. Roll the ball the correct speed
 
There are many ways to become better at reading greens.  Basically, you want to develop your ability to observe and process the information.  This means using your eyes, feet, and overall balance to gather the information.  Some basic questions that you will answer are: What slopes do you see? …

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[1 Sep 2016 | No Comment | 73 views]

How often a child should practice between lessons is a question we get asked very frequently.  Ideally as an instructor you would say every day.  The reality is we all have very busy and active lives and our kids participate in many other activities.  I think it is best to get two or three good practices or opportunities to play in between each class or lesson.  That allows the juniors to work on what we have discussed and worked on with them.  For years we have watched the difference in …

Chris Haarlow »

[1 Sep 2016 | No Comment | 62 views]

The Wyndham Championship has once again come and gone. The young South Korean Si Woo Kim brought home his first ever PGA Tour trophy. His twenty-one under tied the event low set by Carl Pettersson eight years ago. The Wyndham Championship is a great home to many first time winners on tour. Six out of the last ten years the Wyndham Championship has been won by a first time PGA Tour win. With the FedEx Cup playoffs around the corner everyone was looking to be in the hunt during the …

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[7 Aug 2016 | No Comment | 127 views]
Three Skills for Better Putting

There are three  skills that you need to acquire to become a better putter.   You need to develop these skills by effective practice.  The three skills are
1.Green Reading

2. Start the ball on the correct line
 
3. Roll the ball the correct speed
 
There are many ways to become better at reading greens.  Basically, you want to develop your ability to observe and process the information.  This means using your eyes, feet, and overall balance to gather the information.  Some basic questions that you will answer are: What slopes do you see? …

Featured, Headline, Robert Linville, Short Game »

[12 Jul 2016 | No Comment | 324 views]
How to Lower Your Score by Changing the Way You Practice Your Putting

It’s Just Math
by Robert Linville
With the advent of ShotLink technology on the PGA Tour (since 2001), it is easy to find useful stats that may help you play better golf.  After all, it’s nice to know that Bubba hits it 937 yards, but that doesn’t really help most of us.  However, it can help us is to take information that we can relate to and learn from that information.
How Close Do The Pros Hit Approach Shots?

This is a chart of the top players for the year in 2015 as it …

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[28 Jun 2016 | No Comment | 184 views]
What is your playing “intention” mindset?

Understand Your Intentions

We all enjoy the great shot.  You know the one…it’s the shot that brings us back.  It’s the shot that gives you hope in future shots.  It’s that feel good moment.  Sports psychologists try to help understand how to think better so we give ourselves the best chance to execute this great shot more often.  Golf instructors help you learn the movement patterns so you can hit that shot more often.  Coaches help you prepare so you can hit that shot more often.   All of this is excellent …