What Makes Me A PGA Professional

What does it take to become a PGA Professional? Occasionally I will get a question on why I became a PGA Professional, and why SchiavettaGolf Academy staffs only Certified Class A PGA Professionals. When I started the process  years ago, I commited myself to become the best teaching professional that I could be. I had the...
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Why Getting Properly Fit Clubs Is So Important

Chances are, you’re using the wrong golf clubs. Unless you current set was assembled with the help of a competent custom club fitter - and that’s not the case for most golfers - you’re likely giving up yards, accuracy, consistency and, ultimately, strokes. Getting fit for your golf clubs is very important to how you...
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My Golf Trip to Maidstone Golf Club

As a birthday surprise for my brother Steve, I arranged for him, myself, and my brother-in-law Bob, to play Maidstone Golf Club on Long Island last month. For those of you who have had the opportunity to play there --- it was beautiful. The weather was a sunny and cool 67 degrees...

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“Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated”

A great quote from the great Arnold Palmer. I tell my students that golf is not the easiest sport to learn, BUT golfers make it harder than it is. It all comes down to a few simple principles that you MUST adhere to:
  1. Grip the club properly - the club is held in the fingers,...
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