How I learned to stop trying and became a better podcaster

Watch Howard and I present what we're calling Swing Thoughts Live at the Toronto Golf Show on Friday at 5:30 p.m. and Saturday at 2:30 p.m. It will be fun! Click here for details Newsletter #3, February 23, 2017—I have been doing a podcast called Swing Thoughts for more than a year now with Howard Glassman—aka Humble Howard—but it’s only in the last few months that I finally feel like I can play without choking my guts out. We’ve done 38 … [Read more...]

It ain’t weird, don’t be scared–it’s meditation

Being alone with your thoughts sounds nice, but on the golf course our minds often resemble the barking dog next door that just won't shut the hell up. The yapping thoughts in my head rarely have anything nice to say, especially when I have a shot over water or a good back nine going. My thoughts are usually warning me about the horrible things that will happen when I inevitably screw up. For most of us, our minds are like a big untrained … [Read more...]

The ever fascinating Fred Shoemaker shakes things up

  I posted this clip on my Facebook page Wednesday and it sparked some debate among a couple of high profile instructors about the difference between 'what's correct' and what makes a student—in this case, Golf Channel's Damon Hack—just feel good. Check out the video of Fred Shoemaker on The Golf Channel. To me, it demonstrates why I believe Fred is arguably the greatest coach in golf who operates under the radar. Fred's approach is … [Read more...]