How many times have you heard that one? But what does it mean, and how do I put it into action? To me, “let the club do the work,” means allowing the manufacturer to do the heavy lifting when you swing a golf club. Someone spent a lot of money on R&D designing a sweet … Continue reading Let the Club do the Work!
I think it’s fair to say that most people warm-up at Nehoiden by getting out of the car and walking to the first tee. Whatever the reason for that (Top Three that I have Heard: the range is inconvenient, saving energy for the round, pressed for time – all, one might note, which are choices … Continue reading Strategic Warm-up
Nothing ruins a round of golf more than teeing off on the first hole, walking to your ball only to… wait. And wait. And wait. Nehoiden can and should be played in 2 hours and every golfer needs to do his or her part to maintain that pace. We suggest two behaviors be incorporated immediately … Continue reading Pace of Play
I had the pleasure of attending The Masters this year (and yes, the “Tiger Roar” is real and unmistakable) and re-learned several things. First, pimiento and cheese on white bread should be eaten only in Augusta, GA, just as Red Stripe should be drunk only in Jamaica. Secondly, and more importantly, the greatest golf training … Continue reading What I Learned at The Masters
Most golfers crave distance. A draw produces maximum-distance ball flight. Yet most golfers cut/slice. What the heck? Anyone can learn to hit a draw, with some practice. To begin with, it’s important to understand what produces a draw. Let’s assume that a right-handed player wants to start the ball right of the target, then have … Continue reading You, too, can learn to draw the ball
It’s the dog days of summer and with the heat and humidity come issues with pace of play. Everyone moves slower this time of year, and the pace on the golf course is no exception to that reality. Pace of play conversations can be as tricky as conversations about politics – just as heated and … Continue reading “Play Through” Etiquette
I’m a big “spine angle” person. To me, there are a handful of big concepts that drive success in golf and spine angle is one of the most important. Put simply, when the object you’re swinging through (not at, through) is only one inch in diameter, best not to have any “jack in the box” … Continue reading Spine Angle When Chipping