Tips from Top Teachers!

A great golf instructor can clearly communicate ideas to their students that can be easily implemented so they can improve quickly. After working with each of the following, I found each had a unique philosophy and style of teaching while working with their students.

That's me at age 20!

Your ability to aim is no better than your habit of using the target line.”

People who don’t aim well don’t want to be bothered to establish a target line, much less use it. That makes as much sense as throwing darts blindfolded.

-Jim Flick

His true genius was with the short game. He talked about keeping the “suspension point” stable, the spot at the nape of the neck where the top of the spine protrudes slightly. He talked about keeping this spot steady on most shots, particularly short game shots. Paul used to say, “chip like you putt”. This method improves directional accuracy.

-Paul Runyon

Everyone has his or her own unique way of swinging. For you to reach your goals, you need to decide if your current style is good enough or do you need to make some changes.

-Chuck Cook

There are three absolutes of the golf swing. 1. the swing 2. turn and shift to the right 3. turn and shift to the left. "Don’t take your hands out of the golf swing, they create speed."

-Bob Toski

“There’s no one swing for everyone, but everyone has got to have one swing.” In any athletic endeavor there are four physical attributes: strength, speed, flexibility and endurance. Don't forget, golfers are athletes.

-Peter Kostis

Quote of the week:

“Golf is a game whose aim is to hit a very small ball into an even smaller hole, with weapons singularly ill-designed for the purpose.”

-Winston Churchill

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