In the Golf Zone

Monthly Archives: April 2016

Sometimes the golf bag can get cluttered with items that you don’t use every time you play; making it unnecessarily heavy. I’ll never for get the time that I played in a high school golf match in which my coach pulled me aside to ask what was in my bag (since I was walking, and I looked a little bogged down). ┬áTo his amazement he found, a multitude of training aids, extra… Read More

I’d like to draw attention to a subject that can apply to life on and off the golf course. It is connected to the principle of visualization (the more you see yourself doing something in your mind, the more comfortable you will be in said situation). For example in order to be comfortable playing a tournament or taking a test in a pressured situation, you must first see yourself achieving your goal…. Read More

In golf as in life, it is the follow through that makes the difference. -Anonymous  

Target and trajectory are the two keys to hitting successful short game shots. Pitching, (much like chipping just hit with higher loft) is used when we want to fly the ball farther in the air instead of hitting a shot that is low to the ground. My great-uncle and World Golf Hall of Fame inductee Christy O’Connor Sr. told me a great drill that can be used to work on pitching at… Read More

The Masters is probably the most well-known golf event of the year. Taking pace at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta Georgia, the tournament holds a field of 49 of the top 50 players in the world and amateur Champions from different continents. The golf course is always in amazing shape and is heralded as the best kept golf course in the world. Some have even described setting foot on the grounds… Read More