The Daily Guru Episode 1 – Goals and Minutia

Hello peeps! I feel like this is the first time I have ever blogged or written and article. Probably because I haven’t written about anything of substance in a long while…. this one will be no exception:) I started this blog in 2009 and it has been a very important outlet for me in many […]

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Golfers….Stop Majoring In the Minors!! Keys To Being A Better Student

I haven’t posted anything new in a while and received an excellent topic from one of my twitter friends, Blaze Grinn (click to follow him on twitter), which is “How to keep your students on task?” I know I post a lot about how we can get better as coaches and teachers but this is about […]

Read More Heads In A Different Direction…..whos coming with me?

First off, thanks for following my blog. You probably have noticed that I haven’t posted in a while but and I am still approaching 70,000 views which means that new people are still discovering my site or that you loyal readers are just taking your time to get through it all. I have worked very hard […]

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7 Nights At The Twitter Academy (Junior Edition)….A Must See If You Want To Play College Golf

For those of you who don’t follow me on twitter. The mastermind crew, orchestrated by my good friend Jason Helman, are helping the juniors this week with a variety of topics. I was fortunate to be joined by one of my Elite juniors, Philip Oweida as we talked about the value of using video during playing lessons. […]

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My Day at Augusta with Nicklaus Palmer and Masters Predictions

I’ve been attending the Masters since 1998 but until you can share it with someone who has never been, well it is just a place that every golfer needs to go. In 2001, it was my father in law Butch that went with me for the first time. He never takes this trip for granted. Butch […]

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Guru TV – Lesson With Tour Player Chelsea Bach (my 2000th Follower)

I know its been awhile since I shot a Guru TV episode but here is a special edition that I hope you enjoy. I recently reached 2000 followers on Twitter and I wanted to do something special for that person. I was willing to give away some Guru Swag but come to find that this […]

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Students Of The Game…..Consistency Is Not A Goal!!

Tonight I want to speak to the students in the room. Specifically the ones here that are interested in getting better. Who really wants to improve their scores? Raise your hands high! Is that your real objective? You would be surprised to find that it isn’t always the case. At the beginning of every lesson or golf […]

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Reflecting On The Year Behind Us and How I Set Goals

Today I stood very still and thought for a while. I prayed a prayer of thankfulness. This time of year is great for two things.1) Reflecting on the year that has passed and 2) An opportunity to look ahead and make plans for the future. Isnt funny how we long to take days off but then […]

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7 Nights At The Twitter Academy: Gaining Momentum (videos included)

The bible says,”Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labor. 10For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falls; for he has not another to help him up.”  Not to get preachy with you but the point […]

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#Mentor: A Twitter Question : Advice For New Coaches

men·tor  noun 1.a wise and trusted counselor or teacher. influential senior sponsor or supporter   I spoke to the large group of insurance business people the other day on the  topic of  personal development. My speech closed with a quote from one of my favorite people, Mr. Zig Ziglar.It states “You can have […]

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