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...]

I sucked playing hockey this season. It was great!

I achieved a breakthrough: I played hockey this winter and I was terrible. I was invited last November to play pick-up hockey. They already had two goalies so it meant I’d be playing out. I said yes mainly because I missed the needling chatter of a dressing room, the sounds of pucks booming into boards, and the frost on the walls of small town arenas. Actually, I was a pretty good goaltender as a kid; I even played “rep” as we call it in … [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...]

It’s alive! Moe Norman Single Plane Swing book is printed… and for sale

Let the bells ring and the banners fly. After about 2 1/2 years, our Moe Norman Single Plane Swing instruction book is finally printed. My co-author Todd Graves and I are thrilled at how it turned out, and the reaction at the PGA Show was wonderful, especially for the design and photography by Jon Vopni (www.vopniparsonsdesign.com) which should cop him an award. Todd and I spent last Monday afternoon shooting videos of us talking about the … [Read more...]

A writing update–the Moe Norman golf book

    The Moe Norman instruction book is getting close to completion, so it's pretty exciting. I wrote the book with golf professional Todd Graves who has built a successful business teaching the Single Plane Swing. Todd became friends with Moe and became so adept at Moe's swing that he was dubbed Little Moe. Todd really knows Moe's swing. Hell, enough to write a book about it obviously. Todd and I worked on the text through … [Read more...]