Monthly Archives: June 2010

Do You Really Want To Improve Your Game? What Is Your Golf I.Q.? Does It Matter?


What is your golf I.Q.? How do you improve it? What does it mean to be an educated student? As a golf instructor, I talk and interview new students every day. As I get to know them, their golf background and their golfing goals and aspirations, I like to explore what I call their “Golf […]

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D-Plane Makes It To Golf Illustrated: June Issue


It has been awhile since I have mentioned the D Plane for golf. Look into my archives to get the entire explanation but basically it is a three dimentional look at acutal ball flight. The D Plane was coined in Theo Jorgensen’s book “The Physics of Golf” which ultimately dispelled the belief of what created actual ball […]

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Europe gets it’s first U.S. Open Champion in 40 years as top American players crumble


Wow! Was this the most frustrating U.S. Open Championship to watch (unless you were from Northern Ireland). Poor Dustin Johnson succumbing to the Open pressure, let the entire field back into the tournament with his horrific start. I saw the funniest tweet from one of my golf pro friends (as he was hitting the ball left-handed and […]

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GURU TV – A Drill To Help You With Your Chipping


The chipping stroke is simply the bottom of your golf swing. If you can perfect the chip by hitting it solid, you are ultimately helping your full swing. This is an old drill that is great in the fact that it gives you immediate feedback when you scoop. Feel free to leave a comment and […]

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Rose wins Memorial: Young Fowler has to wait for first win


Aside from the four major championships, the Memorial Tournament is one of my favorite P.G.A. Tour events to watch. One reason is the host (Mr. Jack Nicklaus) is the greatest golfer to ever play the game. I even named my son after him (Nicklaus Palmer Sutton)…..I know, I am a golf freak. Two, it is […]

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GURU TV – The Chip And Run Shot (another tool for your tool box)


To have a well-rounded short game, you must have all the shots. I understand that there are many ways to get the ball up and down but you must have a sound philosophy that makes sense and is in your realm of possibility for your skill level. I try to get my students to play […]

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