The Thin White Duke and Pipeline Moe: They did it their way

“They put you down, they say I'm wrong, You tacky thing, you put them on."                                                                        —From Rebel Rebel by David Bowie. With apologies to Sesame Street fave One of These Things (Is Not Like the Others), this blog somehow manages to wrap together David Bowie and Moe Norman with a nod to Frank Sinatra. I almost deleted it twice, but decided to take my own advice for once: take a … [Read more...]

How indifference can help you deal with golf’s ups and downs

Adapted from my most recent book, The Single Plane Golf Swing: Play Better Golf the Moe Norman Way. Paul Casey flew the green from the bunker on the second playoff hole of the Travelers Championship. His chances to win his first PGA Tour event since 2009 also appeared to fly away. You wouldn’t have known it from his reaction. He smiled, walked up to the volunteers earnestly trying to move people and gallery ropes away from his ball. “You … [Read more...]

The RoboGolfPro helps capture feel

Talk about a robotic golf swing: Professional Ben Ferguson assists me during a session on the RoboGolfPro at the ClubLink Academy at Glen Abbey GC in Oakville, Ontario. If you get in a conversation with some mid- to low-handicappers about the technicalities of the golf swing, you might wonder why these guys aren’t teaching the game. Seriously, some guys know a helluva lot about the swing—from reading, taking lessons and just working on … [Read more...]

Rick Young gives hearty thumbs up to our Moe Norman book

In SCOREGolf Magazine: MOE’S LEGACY LIVES ON By Rick Young created May 12, 2015 Graves Golf Academy COMMENTSSHARE ON TWITTERSHARE ON FACEBOOK Eleven years have gone by since Moe Norman left us. The service to celebrate his life and honour his memory remain as vivid to me today as it did the day the golf world bid farewell to the ball-striking genius. Especially comforting at the time was the … [Read more...]

The transformation of Moe—how he became the best ever

Here's my column in the upcoming issue of Single Plane Golfer magazine published by Todd Graves, co-author of our new book The Single Plane Golf Swing: Play Better Golf the Moe Norman Way.  Grainy video of Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy swinging with superb form as toddlers underscores the impression the best in the world came out of the womb with immaculate golf swings. Not Moe Norman. The best-ball striker in the history of the game was no … [Read more...]

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