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“I have to wear a dress?” Teaching Juniors vs Teaching Adults

I have given thousands of lessons to both juniors and adults. Both groups want to learn golf and want to improve. However, how you teach these two groups varies greatly. A typical adult student seeks instruction with very specific directives - example, fixing a slice. The attention and effort is focused on fixing it and being...
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Speaking of Shinnecock Hills…..

If you get the chance, please try and play golf on a links style course like Shinnecock Hills. You will be tested in every facet of your game. These courses are beautiful - especially those old courses like Shinnecock, where the natural beauty takes center stage. But the thing I find when playing an open links...
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Major Rules Changes Slated for January 2019

There are some MAJOR changes in the works from the USGA & R&A that will take effect January 2019. Start getting ready as there are some big changes, especially rules regarding hazards and searching for a lost ball (going from 5 minutes to 3). Now they’d like to hear from you. For the next six months,...
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Top Tips for Beginning Golfers

Top Tips for Beginner Golfers: Golf is the greatest game in the world—just ask anyone who plays! But getting started as a beginner can be an intimidating prospect. To help you (or someone you know) take the plunge, here's a list of dos and don'ts for the aspiring player. First off: DO: Start on a practice range, not...
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