Here’s a good visual for what the clubhead needs to do at the top of the backswing and during the downswing to hit straight shots: Don't Break the Plane from Grant Brown Golf on Vimeo.Continue Reading... Comments Off on Don’t Break the Plane
What distractions have you been allowing into your golf game? Do you know how to eliminate them? I’m sure you could think back to your last round of golf and identify a few distractions that might have affected your golf game. Too many swing-thoughts, worry about previous bad shots, or fear of hitting it in […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
When I am preparing to putt, I choose my speed first, and pick the line second. In the picture below, you can see what an impact different speeds have on each of the three putts. All three putts started on the same line. However, the softest putt (red line) broke too soon, and the […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Putting with Correct Speed
I pay close attention to my ball flights on all shots. Based on what I see the ball doing in the air, I can diagnose swing flaws before they become habits. The flight of the golf ball always tells me what my club-face and swing-path were doing at impact. “Slices” and “fades” curve to […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Ball Flights
You are only 70 yards from the green for your 3rd shot on a par 5, but a big tree limb is hanging out over the fairway in front of you. You can’t hit your normal wedge shot; what do you do? I would choose to hit a 7-iron to avoid the tree limb. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on The 70 Yard 7-Iron
My definition of course management: Determining how to proceed based on what you see in front of you on the golf course. What do you see in the picture below? Here’s what I see: I like to look at the trees closest to me and picture them as if they were outlined in a […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Course Management: What do you see?
The first time I played in the final group of a tournament was in September of 2009. It was a two-day Pepsi Tour event at Ocotillo Golf Club in Chandler, AZ. Going into the final day, I was one shot behind after shooting a 71 the first day. This was my first real opportunity to […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on My Journey: My first win