The secret of golf revealed–become an ideal student

Before Todd Graves reveals the secret to playing great golf, he always tells his audience: “I know you won’t do this.” So, here it is. The Holy Grail of Golf. The tip of tips. The Secret. Hear it, live it, and pursue it with the doggedness of hobbits trekking to Mordor. Maestro… music please: “Don’t play golf for six months.” Oh wow. There it is. Finally. “Are you kidding? That’s freaking it!” I can hear you say, or variations of … [Read more...]

The Ideal Student doesn’t play golf

So much snow has fallen on lovely Rockwood that I don’t know where to put it all, but it has been a great winter for golf.  In mid-January, I began working on learning the Single-Plane Swing based on the move of the late legend Moe Norman, and—in my earnest way—I’ve pledged to be the Ideal Student. With four feet of snow outside, I’ve been diligently working daily on drills in my basement to learn Moe’s swing. According to Todd Graves, who … [Read more...]