(Photo taken during the eye of the storm) We live in Naples Florida, and as you know Hurricane Irma came through Naples as a category 4 direct hit, and played havoc with Collier County and Lee County. Each of us here in Naples have experienced some level of damage, and are still facing the after
View Video by Kathleen Ekey When you think about the toughest shots in golf, what usually comes to mind are shots like a buried lie in the bunker, a fairway bunker shot, or a short sided pitch shot. But you seldom hear about what amounts to the toughest mental shot in golf – the first
View Video by Mike Dero Because the golf swing is so fast, what you see is a lot less than what is actually happening. For example, we know we are supposed to shift our weight on the back swing, but when you watch someone on TV you can’t really see that the weight shift is
View Video by Stan Geer This is episode 4 in the acclaimed series, Teaching Pam To Play Golf. In this episode, Pam has graduated to a full swing, starting with hitting irons. It seems to me that in the beginning, it is harder to hit the full shots; yet as you learn to hit full
View Video by David Pelz Golf certainly has it’s challenges. And there are times when the challenges seem greater than most. Take for example the shot where your ball is headed for the water, but luckily you stay up. That’s the good news. The bad news is you have no stance without falling into the
View Video by Rick Shiels Ever find yourself in a great position to get the next ball on the green, but you just don’t have enough fire power? You know your three wood is going to come up short, and the only thing left in the bag is your driver, so what should you do?
View Video by Stan Geer This is episode 3 in the acclaimed series, Teaching Pam To Play Golf. In this episode, Pam moves back from putting and chipping to the fairway to learn how to pitch. In this series we will follow Pam as she begins her odyssey to learn the game of golf. Her
View Video by Chris Ryan If you watched the 2017 Travelers Championship then you saw some wonderful shots. Of course there was Spieth’s miraculous bunker shot to win the tournament, but there were also some very delicate shots from the deep rough around the green. And those shots are way more difficult for we everyday
View Video by Clay Ballard The golf swing is hard enough as it is; and if you have a reverse pivot it becomes almost impossible to hit good shots. You may not even know you have a reverse pivot, in which case it will be up to one of your buddies to point it out.
View Video by Stan Geer This is episode 2 in the acclaimed series, Teaching Pam To Play Golf. In this episode, Pam moves back from the putting green to learn how to chip. In this series we will follow Pam as she begins her odyssey to learn the game of golf. Her instructor, Stan Geer,
View Video by Stan Geer How hard is it to learn to play golf? Very, very hard, unless of course you start to play when you are eight years old, with lessons from the country club pro. In this series we will follow Pam as she begins her odyssey to learn the game of golf.
View Video by Mike Dero I’ve always struggled with getting correctly aligned so that my golf balls travels in my intended direction – I just assumed I was directionally impaired. I watched all the videos that talked about visualizing railroad tracks, parallel lines, etc. Problem is there are no railroad tracks on the golf course,
In the previous video Mike Dero showed us an excellent routine for making sure we are correctly aligned to the target. Since most of us don’t have a caddie to stand behind us, this is an essential skill. During the filming of the video one of the club members came by, and Mike thought it
This week’s focus is on how to correctly impact the ball, which in turns causes you to compress the ball. If you’ve seen a video/post that you would like to share send us a link: If you are already a subscriber just log in and click on Contact/Submit Article, or register for free and click
View Video by Mike Dero We all want more distance, and most of us know that the distance holy grail is club head speed. But what exactly is club head speed, where does it come from and are we actually capable of increasing our club head speed, or are we just genetically constrained? In this
View Video by Stan Geer Senior golfers always strive to hit the ball longer, but this often comes at the expense of accuracy. So if you are a senior golfer, you need to ask yourself what is more important, getting more yardage or keeping the ball in play. Of course the ego in all of
With over 80 golf courses, beautiful beaches and great restaurants, Naples Florida is truly a golfers dream and a great place to live. What may surprise many is the diversity of home prices in Naples. Sure there are magnificent multi million dollar homes, but there are also beautiful communities with reasonably priced homes, and the
So how do you define a gimme? Here is a pretty good definition from the internet: “In golf, a gimme is a shot that the other players agree can count automatically, without being actually played. When a player has only a very short putt left to play, other players may grant a gimme (i.e. one