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Golf on the Line: Practicing Target Golf

Golf on the Line: Practicing Target Golf

A quality practice should combine elements of both mechanics to improve efficiency, and target focus to improve effectiveness. Plus a little fun. Try these range challenge games if you really want to improve your practice time and your scores on the golf course.

Armchair Golf Pro: Deutsche Bank, Hoffman, Long Hair, Bunkers

Armchair Golf Pro: Deutsche Bank, Hoffman, Long Hair, Bunkers

What you can learn about golf from Charlie Hoffman’s win at the Deutsche Bank Championship. Stay left, stay athletic, stay down for bunker shots

Golf On The Line: Curing the “crunch” slice with Target Focus

Golf On The Line: Curing the “crunch” slice with Target Focus

Over time my student had fallen into the habit of “ball focus” rather than target focus. He was so focused on getting the club to the ball square that his body was orienting to the ball at impact, rather than orienting to the target. That was creating the crunch. It was turning into a habit, and making his slice worse.

Armchair Golf Analyst: Stricker’s Consistent Golf Wins John Deere Classic

Armchair Golf Analyst: Stricker’s Consistent Golf Wins John Deere Classic

You would think that starting the day with a 6-shot lead would make the final round a pleasant walk. But not for Steve Stricker – not knowing that the guy chasing him, Paul Goydos, had already shot a sparkling 59...

Golf on the Line: A Learning Focus

Golf on the Line: A Learning Focus

When you practice to learn about or refine your mechanics your focus should be internal. Not on the results. Your goal is to learn about your swing by refining your internal feedback and awareness abilities. What happens to the ball after you hit it, and whether it goes at a target or not, is simply data that can help you diagnose and interpret your swing better.
If you can’t feel something, you can’t change it. To change your swing, you must first develop an awareness of your swing around the aspect you wish to change.

How To Fix Your Slice

How To Fix Your Slice

Slicing the ball is one of the most common issues for golfers. But do you know the real cause of your slice? Watch this video to understand the difference between swing path and clubface angle at impact, and their influence...

News: Eric Jones, PGA, Joins Pleasanton Golf Academy Teaching Staff

News: Eric Jones, PGA, Joins Pleasanton Golf Academy Teaching Staff

For Immediate Release July 31, 2008 <strong>World Long Drive Champion and Mental Skills Expert Eric Jones Joins Pleasanton Golf Center</strong> Pleasanton, CA (PRWEB) January 9, 2010 — The Pleasanton Golf Center is pleased to announce the June 2008 arrival of...

News: Eric Jones Launches Golf Academy

News: Eric Jones Launches Golf Academy

For Immediate Release Maureen McInaney (415) 370-7542 January 16, 2006 World Long-Drive Champion to Launch Golf School At Poppy Ridge Driving Range Poppy Ridge announced today that it has expanded its golf instruction capabilities through its agreement with Eric Jones,...

News: Eric Jones Keynote Speaker At San Jose Golf Show

News: Eric Jones Keynote Speaker At San Jose Golf Show

Eric Jones, PGA Professional and World Long Drive Champion, will be delivering the keynote address at the San Jose Golf Show April 22. Jones, who won the RE/Max World Long Drive Title in 2003, will highlight excerpts from his best-selling...