Monthly Archives: January 2011

P.G.A. Merchandise Show Review ’11


As the 2011 PGA Show comes to a close, I wanted to reflect and give my experience from my week in Orlando. For those of you, pros or just avid golfers alike, you must go at least once to see just how massive this things is. I heard on the radio that if you walk all of […]

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Winter Practice – Mirror Work


As we all get cabin fever this winter, I am constantly getting questions of how you can work on your golf game indoors. There are several ways to be effective inside but few are as valuable as “mirror work”. Of course you can putt in the house (hopefully with the Kure) and chip balls into […]

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Playful Learning Part 2 – Teaching vs. Coaching


In the midst of another P.G.A. Merchandise show, I think for those who don’t participate just don’t know what they are missing. I enjoy seeing the new products and gadgets but that is not why I attend. I make the trip to Orlando to network with other professionals and friends in hopes to find a […]

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TRADITIONAL TEACHING-FIXING APPROACH VS. RESEARCHED-BASED PLAYFUL LEARNING


What is your teaching philosophy? What do you consider a successful golf lesson? How do you know if the student gets it? These are all questions that should keep coaches up at night, I know it does me at times. How do we improve our teaching process in order to help the student learn more […]

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Are You Getting The Most Out of Your Workout? Get Out Of the Box!


As you know I work hard on my fitness. I am a big runner and recently completed my third marathon this past October (Chicago Marathon). I am not fortunate to have a very high metabolism, so i have to work hard to keep my weight down and to stay fit. I gain weight by just looking at […]

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What Can I Do For You?


Welcome to your full service golf information blog. If this is your first day viewing my blog, welcome to Guru Nation. For those of you who follow me, thank you and let’s get busy on making this upcoming golf season the best ever. I have my goals in place and am very motivated to help […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Aim At the Apex of the Break


Stroke mechanics are only half of the battle to putting better. It doesn’t do any good to make a perfect stroke unless you read it correctly. Studies show that most amateurs under read putts which means they miss them on the low side. This is something that I have been preaching to my students forever using […]

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2010 in review: Thank You All For Supporting My Blog


The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers The average container ship can carry about 4,500 containers. This blog was viewed about 21,000 times in 2010. If each view were a shipping […]

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“The Kure” Putting Chronicles, Day 6: Diary of a Passionate Golfer by Alan White


Hello Nation, Here we go with day 6 installment. Today is the day. Headed to the course mid-morning for a round before the bowl games get into high gear. I am anxious to see if the KURE has had any impact on my putting. But before I get too far ahead of myself,  remember I needed […]

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