Category Archives: Golf

Posts about my process of learning to play golf and links to online coaching materials.

2013 Season Lessons Recap – September 26, 2013

Given all that will be going on this Fall, I declared my lesson this week to be the last of the season and this post will recap the progress I’ve made with my golf game.

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LostGolfBalls Used Golf Balls Review

Between my funky swing and lazy attitude towards searching in the rough, I lose several golf balls per game which was getting expensive. Always looking to golf on the cheap, a few weeks ago I bought four dozen balls from … Continue reading

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Swing Video – First After Lesson – March 21, 2013

Today Adam and I went to the simulators for a little range time.  My posture is greatly improved over previous videos!

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Ranges & Swing Video – Pre-lesson Baselines – March 14, 2013

I recorded club distances and taped my driver shot again. My distances feel short and it’s weird how my 7 and 6 carry the same distance and the 5 and 4h carry the same distance: very suspicious. SW PW 64 … Continue reading

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Swing Video – February 23, 2013

It’s been a while and this rear-on swing view shows I’m up to my old tricks! I’m standing up, bringing my club head over the top, not transferring my weight to my front leg, and curling up my arm instead … Continue reading

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Slow Motion Swing Videos

I was poking around youtube and found this great collection of slow motion video captures of professional golfer’s swings by youtube user terryrowles. Enjoy. Luke Donald Front On with Iron Luke Donald Down the Line with Driver

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Swing Video – July 15, 2011

I’ve attached a short video showing my swing from a front-on view. Even though this is mid-month I shot this to get a front-on view for comparison with next month. The shot felt solid and it flew straight ahead (well … Continue reading

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Swing Video – July 10, 2011

The driving range was frustrating today. Looking back at last months video I realized what big gains I’ve made so… First the positive points.  I have been working hard on my balance this month and watching the video that seems … Continue reading

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Hip Rotation and Weight Transfer

My swing is a freaking mess.  I was following the drills from the Herman Miller video in my first post, but that video really doesn’t cover weight transfer.  That’s ok for poking around at the range or on the par-3, … Continue reading

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First Swing Video

I opened a giant can of orange slice! Check out the attached video of me hitting a brilliant banana right into the trees on the 11th hole at Schenley on June 6, 2011. It took me a while to post … Continue reading

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