General Golf Instruction
We received another outstanding message from the Surge Nation regarding the grip. Robert F. wrote in to say that he had a moment of clarity about his grip pressure, so I wanted to share it with everyone today in the hopes that it may help someone's game.
The Surge Nation truly is global because today I'll be answering a question that was sent in all the way from Switzerland!
Today I'll briefly talk about a popular golf training aid, The Orange Whip. There's actually things about this particular device that I like, and some that I don't like.
I like that the Orange Whip gives you instant feedback based on the sound it makes, but you can get the same feedback... more
I received another testimonial from a converted rotational golfer, and the results are simply amazing. He's now able to play an entire round of golf while maintaining complete control of the golf ball. He credits the "toe up to toe up" concept as instrumental in helping him see that he was... more
Another great submission was sent in from Ray Johnson, who is currently playing his best golf. Ray has been using the Peak Performance Golf Swing for a couple years now, and has enjoyed the simplicity of the vertical golf swing.
I love sharing swing thoughts that are sent in from the Surge Nation. It's a great way to practice the fundamentals of the Peak Performance Golf Swing in a way that someone may not have ever thought about...even me!
I shot this video after Jordan Spieth won the U.S. Open for his second major victory of the year. The golf world was abuzz with anticipation that Jordan could win all 4 major championships in the same year, something that has never been done.
Today, I'll finish up my lesson with Keenan by talking about the importance of taking notes and keeping stats. This is an area of the game that I think most amateurs don't even think about. They may know how many greens and fairways they hit, but I'm talking about real useful, detailed stats.
Well, Keenan decided to use all the tips we worked on to go out and win the 2015 South Carolina Amateur Championship before I was able to show our full lesson! I couldn't be happier and honestly, I'm not the least bit surprised.
If you've followed along with our lesson, you'll know that Keenan was struggling with his alignment and was over rotating, which was causing his third slight issue of firing his back leg too soon before making impact.
In today's segment, I'll discuss Keenan's tendency to over rotate in his backswing, a problem that can be hard to fight if you golf with rotational golfers on a regular basis.
If you're a golfer that likes to milk the club before your takeaway, there's a chance your clubface could be opening or closing without you even knowing. This can create an interesting dilemma because you won't know why you're missing your target.
In the Peak Performance Golf Swing, the head should stay still from takeaway to impact. That means your practice swing should follow the same rules.
Becoming a solid ball striker can transform your game. Your head movement plays a critical role, so it's important to keep it still. Don't be fooled by rotational swing instructors telling you it's okay to move your head a little bit. What do they mean? How much is a little?
One of the requirements of any golf shot is to keep your head still. But, this is especially true when it comes to putting. I used to battle what I call "wandering eyes" when putting, until the techniques in today's video gave me consistency in my game and confidence in my stroke.
I recently played golf with my good buddy, Jack Moore. For those of you who may not know, Jack is a phenomenal putter who learned his technique from one of the greatest of all time.
Do you ever warm up before a round? Many golfers think this just means going to the range before the 1st tee, but what about stretching? In any physical activity such as golf, it's important that you stretch the muscles that you plan to engage throughout a round.
I recently posted a video about the importance of a square clubface after a Surgite wrote in to discuss the subject. Well, today I want to dive in a little deeper, especially with regards to your alignment and how it can effect the position of your clubface at impact.
Some golfers like to waggle the club at address. I've seen others milk or re-grip it continuously before settling into their shot.
I love when Surgites around the world send in emails about successes they're having. Today I want to share a story from Ray, who expressed that a flying front elbow (first time I've ever heard that term!) was causing him to lay the club off in his back swing, which spells disaster for a vertical... more
Do you ever have a swing thought during a round that helps you hit better shots? Perhaps you have a eureka moment on the driving range before your round. Regardless, if you're constantly thinking about your swing fundamentals and ways in which you can execute them properly, keeping a notepad in... more
Well, it's been just about a year since my most recent open heart surgery. My strength is now to the point where I'm hitting my clubs about the same distance I was before my surgery, and very likely longer.
No golfer likes to hear the "S" word during a round. That's right, I'm referring to the shanks. Even I prefer to call them hosel rockets, but a question was sent in that asked how golfers can avoid shanking a golf ball and what may be causing it.
Most of the golfers who migrate to the PPGS know about the T-finish position. But, do you know why I call it that? It's about more than just the position of your arms!
There are a lot of reasons why the Peak Performance Golf Swing is easier to learn. For starters, it's the most body-friendly swing being taught today, so that means you can immediately play more golf! Instead of being in pain after a round or practice session, you'll be able to work on your game... more