About three months ago, I took a playing lesson from Jim Flick. I figured his genius was knowing how to play the game -- how to get around the golf course -- as much as it was how to swing the club.
Despite the fact he teaches the world’s most recognizable golfer, Tiger Woods, instructor Sean Foley might be the most humble, self-effacing instructor in golf.
In an effort to elevate golf fitness – and strengthen its business – Nike Golf has launched a major training initiative called NG 360. Among its first elements: a smartphone app and an alliance with the Gray Institute, a renowned "movement" center.
Cameron McCormick won’t let Jordan Spieth watch video of Spieth’s old swing. It’s a way to block out the bad memories. Spieth’s swing has changed in myriad ways since he and McCormick began working together in 2006.
Charles Howell III finds himself back in contention with the shot shape that got him to tour. Sean Martin.
Nathan Smith may not make any money for his on-course exploits, but he outperforms many PGA Tour players in at least one category: number of Masters invitations received.
Want to hit it like World No. 1 Yani Tseng? Here are some tips that may help your game.
Sean Martin takes a look at the swing of AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am champion D.A. Points.
Maybe Jonathan Byrd’s recent success shouldn’t come as a surprise. Byrd, winner of his past two PGA Tour starts, is one of the most consistent iron players on Tour.
Down with duck feet! That was the message of the anti-duck man, AKA Mark Verstegen, at the World Golf Fitness Summit.
Illinois’ Scott Langley keeps his game sharp with two coaches and one message: simplicity. Sean Martin reports.
It took some time, but Matt Kuchar's hard work finally reaps rewards. Sean Martin spent a day with Kuchar on the range to find the secret to his success.
The range is for practice and the course is for playing the game. So how does a successful golfer separate the two? James Achenbach explores.
Charlie King, director of the Reynolds Plantation Golf Academy in Greensboro, Ga., is not your typical teaching pro. As James Achenbach writes, King likes to make people laugh before hitting them over the head with a serious message.
Golf videos are everywhere. Formerly sold in VHS format, they are now primarily available as DVDs. Subjects range from instruction to entertainment to history.
In winning the Crowne Plaza Invitational, Zach Johnson sank more than 100 feet of putts during the final nine holes of the tournament. He made 24 birdies in 72 holes.
Kristy McPherson contended in three majors in 2009. Her success has been achieved with a homemade swing built with simplicity in mind. Sean Martin explains.
Spend a day with Ryan Moore on the practice range and you’ll quickly learn one thing: The guy keeps it simple. Sean Martin explains.
Surrounded by instruction, the Bryan brothers – George and Wesley – want to make their own choices on their swings.
They’re popping up all over the golf world – 4 feet long, very thin, brightly colored and made of fiberglass. They’re alignment sticks.
PGA Tour winner Gary Woodland shows off his swing from multiple angles.
We sit down with David Graham to talk about the gear effect.
GolfTEC Certified Personal Coach Dusty Oakwood walks through a personalized club fitting session with a GolfTEC Player to find the best driver for his game.
A GolfTEC Player polishes his backswing with GolfTEC Certified Personal Coach Dusty Oakwood, learning how to rotate more in the arms and the hips. Coach Oakwood also goes over the game plan for sequential lessons.
A GolfTEC player gets started with a Swing Evaluation from GolfTEC Certified Personal Coach Dusty Oakwood, learning exactly what’s going right and wrong with his golf game.
Stephanie Meadow, along with instructor Colby Huffman, displays a drill that helps to maintain an in-sync downswing.
Instructor Gary Gilchrist shows how pupil Morgan Hoffmann is able to generate so much club head speed due to his "powerful setup."
Instructor Colby Huffman and student Stephanie Meadow demonstrate a simple 3-ball drill that will help improve putting touch.
Morgan Hoffmann and instructor Gary Gilchrist discuss a method to train yourself into more effective drawing or fading of the golf ball.
Michigan teaching pros Dave Kendall and Lynn Janson share their methods for creating a more balanced backswing.
Top Michigan teaching pro Lynn Janson shares a tip that will help with your short-range chipping.