Practice bucket lists a good idea

How you spend your time on the range and the number balls you hit are key factors to improvement during lessons and while warming up.

Published Oct 2014

Think about it

A sound mental game plan at the range and on the course can lead to more confidence and lower scores.

Published Aug 2014

Get on a roll

A drill using balls to form a path will help your confidence level and mental focus on the greens.

Published Aug 2014

Straight talk on setup

The correct posture position at address means no slumping or roundness in your upper body.

Published Aug 2014

Playing the angles

Clubs poorly fitted to your swing can lead to sprayed shots and unnecessary compensations.

Published Aug 2014

Analyst has swing thoughts

NBC's Gary Koch has seen a lot of smooth - and jerky - moves during his days of playing and observing.

Published Aug 2014

Plane and simple

For many, a proper swing path is best learned by feel rather than looking at lines on a screen.

Published Jun 2014

Teachers marvel at junior achievements

Orange County instructors Tom Sargent and Bobby Lasken have helped a lot of young talent over the years but are still amazed at what's happening now.

Published May 2014

Short shots in the arm

These tips – and practice – will get you over the hump when it comes to bunkers and those nerve-wracking high, soft lobs.

Published May 2014

Practice needs more focus

David Leadbetter is fine with computer data but not the technology overkill he says is hindering the improvement of average players.

Published May 2014