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Short Putts

Short Putts

It is so important to nail those 3 and 4 footers when we are out on the golf course. These putts save shots and control emotion, give this drill a try and see if you can bury a few more.

Greenside Bunker Shots

Greenside Bunker Shots

As stated in the video, this exercise will give us feedback on how our club is interacting with the sand. With a little awareness we all can correct our shots immediately and get up and out, every time!

Club Path on TrackMan

Club Path on TrackMan

If you have access to the technology of TrackMan (we do at Deer Ridge!) This is a great place to start working on your swing. My mantra when teaching often is "Club Path is King."

Club Path Towel Drill

Club Path Towel Drill

This drill is going to give us a feeling of "connectedness." How this will translate to your golf swing if the path your club is taking at impact. Ideally you want that club travelling at target at impact.

Posture

Posture

This exercise is the perfect way to get into the perfect posture that we need to be successful in the golf swing. At the beginning of each year we should be very conscious of this so that we get can start on the right foot.

Knock Down Shots

Knock Down Shots

When the winds get up this is a great weapon to combat it. Most importantly, take some more club swing easier, deloft the club and don't take a divot.

High Softies

High Softies

This video will give you a new way to think about high soft shots around the green. It describes an alternative method to the high speed, high risk, flop shot.

Iron Striking

Iron Striking

Within this video there are three key positions we need to focus on in order to hit those great feeling pure iron shots. Have your hips fired through, spine tilted away from the target and hands ahead of the ball at impact.

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Putting Funamental

Putting Funamental

The most common error I see golfers make in their putting fundamentals is where they have their hands in relation to their putter-head and shoulders. In the picture below you can see this amateur has his hands what I call "low" highlighted in red. This is common in...

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Putting Drill

Putting Drill

As the summer season approaches I have found a great putting drill that will help you to ensure that you are rolling your ball down the intended line with your putter. You can purchase this tool (meter stick) at any hardware store. Once you have your own, place the...

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Swing Plane

Swing Plane

In the image above you can see the different swing positions this individual has achieved. The main area in which we have improved is the swing plane. Swing plane is a mode of consistency in the golf swing, the more shallow the swing plane (right) the more likely the...

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Weak Fader’s Fix

Weak Fader’s Fix

In the image above this gentleman was able to gain 25 yards of carry with his 7 iron. The complexity of the improvement of his impact pattern is immense. His shaft is now leaning towards the target, his club is now moving "in-to-out", and his wrist position has...

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Get a Grip

Get a Grip

Grip changes are one of the most painful changes that we can make during the golf season. It is extremely uncomfortable to play golf with a change to your immediate connection to the golf club. We can take advantage of the off season to ensure our grip sets us up to...

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60 Yards vs. 120 Yards

60 Yards vs. 120 Yards

Case Study Proximity to the Hole from 60 yards vs. 120 yards   Introduction I hit it closer to the hole with a full shot versus a half shot. I am sure that you have either said this yourself or heard one of your playing partners say it. As an instructor I hear it...

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Attack Angle

Attack Angle

Attack Angle or Angle of Attack in golf is defined by the up or down movement of the club head at the time of maximum compression. Attack Angle is measured relative to the horizon. In laymen terms it is the vertical direction the club is traveling at impact. To keep...

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Giving Back

Giving Back

As we all know it is one of the most rewarding things in life to give without any expectation of receiving. I am more than pleased to have donated my services to raise money for the Autism Dog Services. I am always up for donating golf lessons for the Kitchener,...

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An Edge at The Masters

An Edge at The Masters

In 6 of the last 13 years the Champion of The Masters at Augusta National has been a left handed player. The company has included Mike Weir (2003), Phil Mickelson (2004, '06, '10) and Bubba Watson (2012, '14).   When we consider that left handed golfers make up...

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Andrew Rice

Andrew Rice

On behalf of James Skrypec, Kyle Corriveau and myself Robert Glanville I would like to thank Andrew Rice for sharing his knowledge with us and providing us the opportunity to shadow him at Berkeley Hall.   We began our day finding our way to the amazing practice...

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Sean Foley

Sean Foley

On behalf of Kyle Corriveau, Robert Glanville and myself James Skrypec I would just like to begin by thanking Sean Foley for granting us this incredible opportunity to shadow him, and to spend a day in the shoes of the world’s greatest golf coach.   We arrived at...

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