Successful and Satisfied Students – Graves Golf’s only Mission

If I had to summarize the success of Graves Golf this recent testimonial says it better than I ever could – and makes every bit of our efforts worthwhile. Hi Tim, I am going to send you two emails. The … Continue reading

Build Soft Skills, Play Like a Skateboarder – Tips for Improving (Part 3)

Hopefully, you were able to read the last 2 practice tips (November 2019 Update and December Newsletters) – Tips for Improving (Part 1 and 2). In those practice tips we discussed how we work with our students to create new … Continue reading

Expectations Revisited

Question: “What’s the most important shot in golf? Answer: “The NEXT one” I know that you know that. So, what can you name that will interfere with your ability to pull off THE NEXT SHOT? Among many things, I can think … Continue reading


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

Be Willing to Be Stupid – Tips for Improving (Part 2)

Hopefully, you were able to read last month’s practice tip (November Update) – Tips for Improving (Part 1). In this practice tip we discussed how we work with our students to create new habits rather than breaking old habits. It is … Continue reading

The Concomitant Relation of Swing Plane, Lag and Release

Single Plane Lag

I don’t know a golfer on the planet who doesn’t want to add 20 yards on the end of their average drive.  This equates to a club-head speed increase of approximately 8 miles per hour which, for most golfers, is … Continue reading

Tips for Improving (Part #1)

A few years ago now (about 5) – I wrote a series of instructional articles inspired by Dan Coyle’s “The Little Book of Talent, 52 Tips for Improving Your Skills”. At the time – these articles got GREAT REVIEWS!! And … Continue reading

Indoor Training – Putt Your Way to a Great Swing

During a recent webinar I discussed how working on your short game (putting, chipping and pitching), if done properly, can and will dramatically improve your long game. Had GREAT response during and after the webinar. To be honest, didn’t surprise me … Continue reading

SINGLE PLANE Club Fitting Information


Its Not Magic. Or is it?

John Michael Hinton is an amazing magician, speaker, redhead – as his branding tells us. He is all those things and more…and no matter what you call him he is an incredibly entertaining stage performer. My wife Paula and I … Continue reading