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No Excuses

I recall reading Carlos Castaneda’s epic “A Journey to Ixtlan” my junior year of college, my first year at Louisiana State U. after transferring from Wake Forest. According to NCAA rules I had to sit out a year before playing for LSU, and I found myself with quite a bit of extra time on my […]

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Wayne D. Working on the Driver

My swings with the long clubs are getting better but I’m still wrestling with the tendency to punk out on my backswing pivot when my back muscles get tested starting around shaft parallel in the takeaway and extending to the top. You can see in the video how I start to straighten the right leg […]

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Online Students: Angus Bradford

It is always nice to have an opportunity to help a talented young player, and you most definitely see one here in Angus. The things I point out are pretty common for juniors like Angus who have not filled out physically and thus have trouble with managing the amount and type of pivot movement they […]

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Online Students: Wayne Miles

Wayne is a 24 handicap golfer from Australia, and I have learned over many years of teaching that the higher the handicap the more I have to make sure that the player has the correct concepts regarding how the swing works in general. Wayne has the obvious backswing issues as far as technique goes, but […]

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Online Students: Josh Rindfleish

Josh has a nice, fluid move that would appear to the naked eye to have little to fix. However, upon closer analysis with slow motion video it becomes apparent that Josh suffers from the same pattern tendencies we see all the time with good players who aren’t hitting the ball as well as they need […]

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Online Students: Erik Ludtke Part 2

Eric has made some nice progress implementing some of the suggestions I made in his first online lesson. As you will see in the side by side he has gotten his weight more out onto the balls of his feet, although he may have gotten himself a bit too much bent over from the waist. […]

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Online Students: Rick James

I’m going to comment on the video below but I want you to read Rick’s background info first. I find these short bios to be quite interesting because every swing that gets sent to me has arrived at the state it’s in due to everything that has come before it. So here’s Rick talking about […]

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