Are golf lessons different for women than men? The answer is no. In my 12 years of teaching and coaching, I have found that my female students tend to not listen to swing advice from strangers, coworkers, boyfriends, husbands and other family members. And that is a good thing that every golf student should adhere to. If you are a…

What are your top reasons why you play golf? Do you play for competition, fun, exercise, fresh air, to escape the daily grind, the challenge of hitting the ball and putting that ball in the hole? Perhaps you are in pursuit of the perfect swing or perfect shot. The game of golf gives you many options of why you play…

I believe grass and mats (artificial turf) can be helpful for your golf practice. I was recently practicing at a driving range near my home and the grass tee was severely worn to the point of why did I bother. Also, the range tee was not level, I say that gently. This is when hitting (swinging) of mats would be…

There seems to be a lot of interest in golf for kids these days. I think there could always be more programs for junior golfers. But, how do we make it affordable? Golf lessons can be expensive for some parents. You may consider group lessons for juniors. There are many courses around the East Valley that cater to junior golfers….

Is it me or does it seems like a lot of the new golf clubs look ugly and cheap? Perhaps I am too old skooool. Maybe I am not ready for change, but I am ready for change. What is up with all the “colors” and plastics and other “game improvement” technologies on the golf clubs? I am not saying…

Are you ready to mix golf with your job? In today’s world, golf and business equals a great marriage. There are many benefits for golf and your career. Golf benefits you, your employer, self-employed and customers. It’s a great way for people to get to know you as a person and your character. After all you can spend a half…

Last week my one of my students had trouble with his long irons (3, 4, and 5). His tendency is to swing too hard. I am sure we all can be guilty of that, so I had him start with his five iron by doing the following: 1. tee up the ball 2. grip down one inch 3. make three…

Do you need help with your wedge game? I am sure we can all use a tune-up for those 125 yards-and- in- shots. What about choosing the right club for distance and control? Do you play all your short pitches and chips with one club? How many wedges do you play with? And are your wedges fitted? What? Fitted wedges?…

This is the time for giving, so why not give a golf lesson or golf lessons for a friend or a loved one. This is the perfect gift for any golfer for Christmas. The golf lessons can go with a new club or even a new set. Perhaps you may know a boy or girl starting their new journey with…

Can we learn from watching the best players in the world? What is it the PGA Tour Pros know that we don’t know? As a golf instructor, I believe we can learn from watching golf on television. Here are a few examples: Pay close attention to the golfers pre-shot routine as to what they do before they swing the club….