Monthly Archives: December 2009

A Time to Reflect and a Time to Look Ahead


As we come to the end of another year, I think it is beneficial to do two things. 1)reflect on the past year (what you did well and what mistakes can we learn from) 2. Set goals and look ahead to 2010 (what do you want to accomplish and more importantly do different and improve on). […]

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Guru TV- Impact Drill to Create Lag


Here is a great drill that I learned from one of my teaching idols, Martin Hall. It will help you feel the lag in your wrists if done properly. Enjoy and let me know how it goes.

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The Perfect Golfer and Stocking Stuffers


I want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and  Happy New Year even though I plan on blogging before the end of the year. I am often asked from students or golfers, “What is your favorite golf swing on tour?” Although I do have my favorites, I tend to look at parts of golf swings […]

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Golf and Running and Our Brain on Doubt (the athletes drug)


There are so many similarities between running and golf. This morning I  ran the Thunder Road half marathon  in Charlotte. Just like a round of golf, every race or long run is always different. Some days your swing feels so smooth and you can’t miss a shot or your body feels great and your legs seem to […]

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What We Can Learn From Ricky’s Swing


Periodically I will post a tour players swing that i think will allow us to learn something that will help my viewers and also give you a better idea of how I break down and look at a golf swing.  I have commented several times at how I am impressed with Ricky Fowlers overall game […]

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Q School wins and Losses


As a young man, I mean younger man….I always dreamed of playing the PGA Tour. Playing golf on television and against the best in the world. I often get the question from students that don’t know me, “Did you ever play the tour”. Even though I was an accomplished junior and college player and have […]

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GURU TV – Matt Papes question – transition


How do you start the downswing? This video will help you if you slide too much or if your hips tend to back up in the transition

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The hardest golf tournament in the world and the falling of a hero


I am looking forward to watching the final round of one of my favorite tournaments of the year. The Masters, no, the Open, not even close. This week is Q School week. The toughest, most grueling, gut wrenching six rounds of golf in the world. Even tour veterans are not exempt this year, including David […]

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Perfect Spine Angle at Impact


                            Here is what impact should look like                                          The Guru in Action

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