Controlling the Low Point
] As my players know, I have been preaching the secret to great ball striking all comes down to controlling the low point of your swing. In this video, Instructor David Graham provides some great images showing exactly what we mean and how to do just that.
Mental Tip: “Half Full or Half Empty?”
The whole goal of the mental game is to create a mental state that optimizes your brain’s chemistry, which in turn increases your ability to perform. If you have fear or doubt that you can make a golf shot, you lower your chemistry and decrease your chance of making a successful shot. You can transform […]
It’s Never Over – Augusta 2012
What an exciting Masters Tournament it ended up being. There was a double eagle, 2 holes-in-one, a dramatic Triple Bogey and another new Masters Champion. Predicting the Masters Tournament outcome is proving to be more difficult each and every year. There are many things the average player could learn from this years Masters, but I […]
Control Emotions, Gain More Yards
Let’s say you just finished the last hole with a double bogey and you’re mad at yourself. Or maybe you just made a mistake and you just missed a short putt. As you get to the next tee, all of the sudden in your mind you say, “I’m going to kill my next tee shot.” […]
The Relationship of the Shoulder Plane & Putter Path
I recently posted a putting stroke analysis of Tiger Woods, Luke Donald, and Jim Furyk on my FB page. Below is a link to the video of Jim Furyk performing the clock drill. http://youtu.be/kijo8hE3fxY In my analysis, I point out the many similarities in most elite putters, including: balanced, symmetrical, centered stance, level shoulders, formation of the “Y”, square putter face, […]
Develop a Putting Stroke Rhythm
A common trait about good putters is they have a consistent beat or rhythm to their stroke. Now some of you who do not possess that presently, need to find that. In putting and most shots in general, this would be our model. I am not going to tell you what it is except it […]
Become a Master
This week is the start of the Masters. It is what every golf fan and player has been waiting for all winter. So what can you take away from the Masters this week to help you improve you game? Let’s take a look at how the average PGA Tour player prepares for a course like […]
Mike Shannon was named as a Top Teacher in both Golf Digest and Golf Magazine from 2000 to 2003. He is the creator of the Laser Optics Putting Improvement System that is being used by over 100 players on the Tour. In this VIDEO lesson Mike discusses aggressive putting.