Monthly Archives: July 2010

A Guest Blog Post From The Golf Geek: Conviction


Lessons from the links – 1. Conviction Not the type that follows a “guilty” verdict, but instead the virtue. Having the courage of one’s convictions is indeed laudable, but perhaps not something a casual observer would identify as a core requirement for a golfer who intends to improve. Nothing could be further from the truth, […]

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Alan White: Guest Blogger and Member Of Guru Nation


I thought I would do something different for this follow-up post on MISCONCEPTIONITIS. We have a guest poster today. Alan is one of my students that has been working hard on his game and has improved a lot. I thought I would share his thoughts on an experience that he had that might help you guys […]

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Sticks and Stones Will Break Your Bones But Misconceptions Will Kill Your Game: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You


I was giving a lesson the other day to a first time student and in the process of watching him warm-up, the commentary began at a fever pitch. He would top one or hit it thin…..”Oh, I lifted my head.” He would hit a slice to the right……”Oh, I need to tuck my right arm […]

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King Louis Dominates The Open: His Classic Swing and The Red Dot


Louis Oosthuizen, the young South African, dominates the 2010 British Open with some steady driving and unbelievable ball striking. How about the live pro tracer that they used on the 17th, now that was cool technology. I have had some questions about the red dot on Louis’ glove and what I thought he used it for […]

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GURU TV – “The Road Hole” Steep Bunker Shot


Here is the shot that all the players are trying to avoid this week at St. Andrews. When I used to play golf, bunker play was one of my strong suits and I enjoy teaching it as well. With a little knowledge and some practice, you can escape the traps as well. Enjoy the Open […]

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Guru TV – “The Knockdown Shot”


Look for the next tip on how to escape the Road Hole Bunker…..coming soon and enjoy the Open Championship. p.s. My picks are looking pretty good so far…..Go Rory! See you on the lesson tee, Guru

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The Open Championship Preview and Predictions


Oh, the old course at St. Andrews. It is in the top 5 of my bucket list of places to play for sure. Not because of its lavish beauty or scenic views but because of its history. As a student of the game, you must have aspirations of playing here someday and I am very […]

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Your Golf I.Q. Part 2: How To Raise It


As my previous post on how to raise your golf I.Q. got a tremendous amount of feedback from my peeps from Guru Nation and Twitter, I know that you have been patiently awaiting the follow-up post. You may have found yourself in a one or a few of the categories that were included in the former […]

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