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Armchair Golf Pro: Wilson’s Hero Shot at Sony Open

Armchair Golf Pro: Wilson’s Hero Shot at Sony Open

The next time you play, keep this in mind: forget the Hero shots when you are in trouble. Get it into play first, then you can put your best move on it.

Armchair Golf Pro: Dustin Johnson, Cog Hill, Confident Golf

Armchair Golf Pro: Dustin Johnson, Cog Hill, Confident Golf

You know you are going to have bad holes and bad rounds. How you deal with them is your choice. You can choose to take something positive out of every experience and get better next time, or you can mope and cry. The important thing to remember is that the way you interpret things really is your choice.

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

Armchair Golf Pro: Kuchar, Laird, Barclays, FedEx, Short Game

Armchair Golf Pro: Kuchar, Laird, Barclays, FedEx, Short Game

If you want to score well the key is short game effectiveness. Kuchar was consistent, Laird was gritty. Knowing your favorite wedge distance is a key for making birdies. Having a reliable and predictable chip shot is a key for saving par when you miss the green.

Armchair Golf Pro: PGA Championship, Dustin Johnson, Bunkers, Rules of Golf

Armchair Golf Pro: PGA Championship, Dustin Johnson, Bunkers, Rules of Golf

I thought it would be worth going over the definition for bunkers in a situation like the one Dustin Johnson faced in the PGA Championship.

Armchair Golf Pro: PGA Championship, Dustin, Kaymer, Bubba, Whistling Straits

Armchair Golf Pro: PGA Championship, Dustin, Kaymer, Bubba, Whistling Straits

The 92nd PGA Championship at Whistling Straits: lessons for the weekend warrior. To avoid big numbers make good strategic decisions by practicing good course management and game management. Take your lumps when you have to, and put yourself in a position where you are pitting your strengths against the hole’s weaknesses. Avoid the Hero Shot when you are in trouble by getting out of trouble first. Save the heroics for your approach shot or your putt on the green.

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.

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,...