For many years now, Butch Harmon has been considered one of the top teachers in the game, and it would not be difficult to argue that he is in fact the number one golf instructor in the world. Over his career, Butch has helped some of the best players take their games to the next level. Some of these players include: Phil Mickelson, Nick Watney, Adam Scott, Greg Norman, Tiger Woods, Dustin Johnson and Rickie Fowler. No other instructor comes close to matching this resume. One
Dave Stockton does not fit the mold of the typical golf legend. Not only did he have an illustrious playing career, but he has in recent years established himself as one of the premier short game instructors on the planet. An eleven-time winner on the PGA Tour, which included two major victories (1970 & 1976 PGA Championships), Stockton also won fourteen times on the Champions Tour. Having always been known for his exceptional short game, Stockton is now passing on his knowle
As one of the most revered instructors in the game, Hank Haney has a lot he is able to teach us. Well known for the success Tiger Woods realized as a result of his world class instruction, Haney is committed to helping golfers of all abilities improve their games. He is author of multiple instructional texts and DVD’s all geared toward helping the amateur golfer lower their handicap. Something that makes his instruction so effective is his brutal honesty. He will tell you how
In most sports that involve hitting a ball, forward motion is king. Think about tennis or baseball. But golf is a different animal: The wrinkle lies in the complex backswing, which is just as important as the downswing, if not more. In golf, you have to go backward to go forward. Over my 40 years as a golf instructor, I’ve coached many professional athletes — from Mario Lemieux to Ivan Lendl to, recently, Derek Jeter — and they all say the same thing: “This is the hardest dam
Think you aren't good enough to do some of the drills that the pros work on from time to time? Think again. There are several old standby drills for every part of the game that the pros know and you should too. whether you are a high handicap player or a scratch golfer, there are fall back drills that can help every player improve.
Even if you aren't having a particular problem in your swing, it's good to visit the following drills from occasionally to help keep your game i