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Ryder Cup: Watch and Learn

It feels like it has been forever since the last Ryder Cup. As the teams ready themselves this week for the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits, the familiar buildup and intensity has arrived. For decades, this has been the … Continue reading


FREE SINGLE PLANE FITTING

Whether looking to fit/replace a single club to an entire set, from a putter to a driver to your irons, wedges, etc.. it is ABSOLUTELY CRITICAL that the club(s) is fit to YOUR individualized swing and single plane specifications. An … Continue reading


Coach – Tell Me It’s Not Mental…

My student TW (no, not that TW), has been coming to me for over a year on a regular basis. Over that time his ball striking has improved dramatically. He has been working consistently on his short game to get … Continue reading


Lob Wedge – Making it Your “Best Friend”

The Lob Wedge – Making Your “Worst Enemy” Your “Best Friend” First, I want to say, I believe the lob wedge is one of the most important clubs in your bag. In fact, I believe it is the 3rd most … Continue reading


Responsibility Mindset

By Paul Monahan – Graves Golf Performance Mindset Coach. Ted Ligety was among the favorites to win gold in the Giant Slalom this year at the Olympics in Pyeongchang. Having won gold in 2006 in Turin, and again in 2014 … Continue reading


Purity of Technique

Golf teachers will often agree that there are many ways to hit a golf ball. Some swings are upright, and some are flat. Many will have the clubface closed or even open during the swing motion. Yes, all of these … Continue reading


GET YOUR FREE SINGLE PLANE FITTING HERE

Whether looking to fit/replace a single club to an entire set, from a putter to a driver to your irons, wedges, etc.. it is ABSOLUTELY CRITICAL that the club(s) is fit to YOUR individualized swing and single plane specifications. An … Continue reading


Practice Slower & Play Faster

By Paul Monahan, Graves Golf Mental Game Coach Sounds like a directive. Right? Actually I think of it as a mental game approach. Here’s why: At almost every Graves Golf school I attend, lots and lots of students are doing … Continue reading


Stop Guessing

Unfortunately, most people who practice rarely get better – and some even get worse. Here’s the first problem: You can’t feel what you are doing wrong. Here’s the second problem.  Since you don’t know what you are doing wrong, you … Continue reading


Tips for Improving

Every so often we like to remind everyone… what we believe are CRITICAL for improving. Don’t Waste Time Trying to Break Bad Habits – Instead Build New Ones I bet I talk about this so many times in our schools, … Continue reading