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Graves Golf JULY Challenge

Are you up to the Challenge? Starting this newsletter – we are going to give some challenges (fun ways to practice and monitor, set goals, determine where your game is according to the challenges..) The first challenge: GRAVES GOLF 2 … Continue reading


Five On Course Instructional Tips

BY TIM GRAVES, PGA (Co-owner Graves Golf Academy) These are things I see most “amateurs” have problems with during their round and things that can be “fixed” during practice. 1. Work On Controlling Trajectory – This is a big one… … Continue reading


Is Moe’s swing Left or Right Sided?

I hear this question often in one form or another.  Here is and example from a recent Youtube comment: “With the single plane swing is the release a right inward throw or a left outward pull?“ I find these questions difficult … Continue reading


Combination: Body Tilt and Trail Hand Position = Single Plane Alignment

I’ve heard it thousands of times.  Golfers saying that they “tried” the Single Plane Golf Swing and rarely do they try it correctly.  That’s because there is more to the Single Plane Golf swing than just standing further from the … Continue reading


Graves Golf Challenge #1

Are you up to the Challenge? Starting this newsletter – we are going to give some challenges (fun ways to practice and monitor, set goals, determine where your game is according to the challenges..) The first challenge: GRAVES GOLF 2 … Continue reading


How are you “Showing Up?”

How are you showing up on the golf course… during your play, or even when you practice? Last week I spent a day with Dr. Joseph Thomas, head of the Vice Admiral James B. Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership at the U.S. … Continue reading


Bacon Strips not Pork Chops

While Moe might have said he didn’t take a divot, what he felt he did and what he actually did were quite different.  I have not doubt that Moe could have hit a golf ball off of a Casio watch face.  This doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t take a divot.  Moe’s swing was perfectly shallow into impact.  He compressed the ball perfectly.  Yet, when the ball was on tight turf, he took a shallow divot.  Here are some pics that tell the story. Continue reading


Hybrids vs. Irons – When to Hit

One “common” question we receive (multiple times a week) is when to hit hybrids vs. when to hit irons. When do you hit hybrids, when do you hit irons? Here are a few scenarios of when it is recommended to … Continue reading


Emotional Awareness and Success

By Paul Monahan, GGA Performance Mindset Coach If you want to lead better, parent better, or play golf better, you must develop your skills. But you also must get better at “tuning in” to the mental and emotional dynamics that … Continue reading


Toe Up / Toe Over Drill – “Premier GGA Drill”

TOE UP / TOE OVER DRILL – PREMIER GGA DRILL (WITH BAG TO BALL DRILL INCLUDED)