Golf Progress Versus Success

Recently I was reading a post by Peter Krause from that Hank Haney IJGA about their end of semester and how students should reflect on their time spent in golf. Here is a quote from the article: “Progress, according to the dictionary, simply means advancement towards a goal, development of growth and steady improvement. Where […]

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The Golfing Machine: Basic Motion

In this video we take a look at how to build your golf swing using Basic Motion from The Golfing Machine written by Homer Kelly. This is the swinging version which uses a passive bending of the right elbow (for right handed golfers). Remember these other key points: The head remains still Use a square […]

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Golf Practice Tips

One simple question: is your practice making you a better player? If not, chances are your game has stagnated and your scores are not improving. Statistics over the last 25 years tell us that golfers as a whole do not lower their handicaps enough to nearly approach their true potential. This is largely due to […]

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Maintaing Your Golf Grips

Do you ever get accused of putting a death grip on your golf club? Part of the reason many people hold the club too tightly is because they are using worn out or slick grips. Allowing for a few buckets of practice balls a week about 50 rounds of golf will be the normal life […]

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The 15 Minute Golf Practice Routine

At Augusta Golf Instruction, we hear this all time, people want to get better but in some cases, just do not have the time to hit ball after ball at the driving range. We hear you and understand, what we propose is a 15 minute a day alternative. We are proposing a condensed, fast moving, […]

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Views from the Haney Ranch, 3

The morning session is with Arjun, Steve has been working with Arjun for almost a year now so the relationship is one of trust and verify. This in my mind is a good philosophy to follow, we all need to be coached by an instructor who we definitely have trust and confidence in, but as […]

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Does Your Practice Swing Have a Purpose?

As I was watching the Haney Project tonight, Rush said something really profound that got me thinking. I decided to write about the subject of practice swings and how to actually perform them. Do you take a practice swing by just swishing your club around in the air, kind of mindlessly looking around with no […]

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The Flat Left Wrist in Golf

The Flat Left Wrist in Golf

Compress the ball with the club’s true loft At Augusta Golf Instruction, we have been asked many times what my hands should be doing at impact. At times, golfers develop misconceptions of what it should look like at impact and how it feels. Obviously, the most important part of the golf swing is the moment […]

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Golf Swing Not Improving?

One of the big questions of this golf generation seems to be…why are golfers as a whole not improving? The average handicap statistics have not improved much over the past 25 years despite better golf balls and clubs, so here is my take on the situation based on several aspects. 1. Only about 11% of […]

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