Tip of the Week

Tip of the Week

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Tip of the Week
  • HOW MUCH SHOULD THE HEAD MOVE?

    If you want more pars, let's check how much (or little) your head moves from address to just past impact. We'll look at a variety of Touring Pros to examine if there is a pattern. We'll use the help of a yellow box to determine how much the pros move and how you can use this same measurement to c...

  • SWING ARC 101 let’s dive deep for that baby draw

    If you want more pars and that baby draw, but instead struggle from less than solid shots off the tee and fairway, let's take a close look at what the swing arc is and how that affects swing direction. From there, we’ll tackle the culprits that stand in the way of swinging in-to-out for that draw...

  • Age Above Par Distance Tips

    If you want more pars, but struggle with mobility either due to general tightness, age or other factor (senior player), then allow me introduce Mr. Duke Butler. He shares some great tips to help senior players with less than ideal mobility or players with limited flexibility in general, get the m...

  • Short Game Simplified & Pro-Like

    If you want more pars and a simplified technique (that the Pros use) around the green to create balls that check-up near the pin. How? Stay wide on either side of the fence. Minimal wrist hinge creates a super simple short game technique for your short chip shots, 30-50 yard wedge shots and bunke...

  • Trail Elbow Getting Stuck? (find out why)

    If you want more pars, but feel like you are getting stuck through the golf shot. Take a look at your trail arm. Is it stuck behind your torso during the downswing. If yes, let’s examine the top culprits. Plus, I share a key that may surprise you. Do you need to get that trail elbow in front? So,...

  • TIRED OF TOPPING YOUR WOODS? (Get confident and distance)

    If you want more pars, but struggle with making solid contact with your woods, then this quick tip is for you. I share a couple feels to helps you swing though versus chop at it, which in turn, will give you lots more distance, consistency and confidence with your woods..and general fairway shot...

  • DRIVER vs IRON SWING (Pros versus Ams – the real truth)

    If you want more pars, let’s make you are well-educated player with the help of Michael Neff, the founder of GEARS GOLF (3D optical system). In this special GEARS GOLF episode 1 of 4, we talk about the difference between the driver swing and iron. I get this question a ton. I think many of you wi...

  • HOW TO PLAY A SHORT-SIDED BUNKER SHOT

    If you want more pars, but struggle with bunker shots especially when you do not have much runway on the green, then this tip is for you. I share the keys for success so you can learn how to get that quick height with soft landing…hopefully right next to the hole. Let’s get you confident from th...

  • TORSO & PELVIS RELATIONSHIP featuring GEARS GOLF

    In this episode, Michael and Christina shed light on HOW the Torso/Pelvis work throughout the swing. Plus, we’ll begin exploring Hand Path. Many players really struggle with a steep downswing. Understanding the golf swing from this perspective will really answer a lot of your questions AND shed l...

  • EARLY RELEASING CAUSING PULLS

    If you want more pars, but your pulling most of your shots and it’s a mystery, then let’s take a look at the popular culprits. We examine a passionate player experiencing pulled golf shots. Downright frustrating, but not for long. Her scenario is wild popular among players. Early releasing your a...

  • UNDERSTANDING HAND PATH featuring GEARS GOLF

    In this episode 3, Michael and Christina continue the Torso/Pelvis relationship and Hand Path. Many players really struggle with a steep downswing. Understanding the golf swing from this perspective will really answer a lot of your questions AND shed light on what the Pros do so well (that you c...

  • UNDERSTANDING THE RELEASE featuring GEARS GOLF

    In this episode 4, Michael and Christina dive deep into how the release works. Many players really struggle conceptually and physically with releasing the club. Understanding the golf swing from this perspective will really answer a lot of your questions AND shed light on what the Pros do so well...

  • ARE YOU OVER-DRAWING YOUR GOLF SHOTS

    If you want more pars, but struggle with over drawing your shots (hook golf shots), which oftentimes, gets you into trouble, then let’s examine the top culprits. I share common scenarios and ways to groove so you can get your ball back on track. So, let’s get to it!

  • RELEASE MADE SUPER-SIMPLE

    In this quick tip, I give you a simple cue to help you with the release of the club. Many players really struggle with this, but not for long. I highly recommend that you watch last Saturday’s tip April 10: UNDERSTANDING THE RELEASE featuring GEARS GOLF. It provides an in-depth look on what the ...

  • TOPPING YOUR GOLF SHOTS? (Check this and definitely that)

    If you want more pars, but you are sick and tired of those thin shots from the fairway, let’s check a couple things to help you get back to solid. So, let’s get to it!

  • PUTTING: GOT THE YIPS OR AN UNSTABLE FACE

    If you want more pars, but feel like the putter face is not stable producing off0cent and less-than-solid trikes on the green, then try this awesome drill to FEEL solid. I learned this tip from Dave Moreland IV (PGA TOUR, CHAMPIONS TOUR). It’s an easy way to feel a stable putter face. So, let’s ...

  • ARE YOU ACROSS THE LINE?

    If you want more pars, understanding where your shaft is at the top of the swing is paramount for downswing success. Part of that equation is the grip and wrist conditions. Many players get across the line with a wide open face and that means serious trouble if you are not then able to shallow a...

  • Ep. 9 of 13 SWING SERIES: LEAD HIP ROTATION ON THE DOWNSWING

    If you want more pars, join myself and World Long Drive Competitor and awesome Golf Coach, Josh Koch in this in-depth swing series. In this episode, we dive into the YES/NOs and suggested ways to groove your downswing lead leg move. We answer how much rotation is required of that lead hip and how...

  • CORE INTENTIONS

    If you want more pars, but you need a feel or cue to help you engage the true engine of the golf swing (the obliques), then this tip is for you. Be sure to watch last Saturday’s tip where Josh and I dive deep into this very important swing essential. So, let’s get to it!

  • LONG GREENSIDE BUNKER SHOT

    If you want more pars, but struggle with the really long greenside bunker shot, then let’s begin with a smart club choice. From there, join me as I practice and share the keys for success. Plus, I always recommend getting fitted for your wedges. I did and I love my PXGs. It really is paramount to...

  • LEAD LEG EXTENSION cues for success

    If you want more pars, I share some great feels and timing to help you better leverage the ground during the downswing through an example of an outstanding LPGA Player. Be sure to watch last Saturday’s tip featuring Josh Koch where we dive deeper into this topic. So, let’s get to it!

  • Get Off My Back

    GET THE DRUNK OFF YOUR BACK featuring Brian Manzella! If you want more pars, but struggle with extension–your arms are collapsed or chicken-winging through the ball–then let’s head to Bourbon Street in New Orleans. Brian shares a great visual to help get that clearance for more extension and lon...

  • LOST DISTANCE FROM THE TEE OR FAIRWAY?

    If you want more pars, but feel like your ball striking is off and your distance has tanked, be sure to check this area of your body during the load of your backswing, It is a subtle feel that is often missed or easily forgotten. I know for me, when my swing is off, this is the first things I lo...

  • HOW TO GET ZIPPETY OFF THE CLUBFACE

    There’s nothing like hearing that zing off the face when you hit it pure…so if you want more pars and ZIPPETY off the face, then head to the rough (swishy grass) so you can hear the zip. It is a great way to practice fast hands because you can HEAR it. You want the swish after the ball..not befo...