The Top 25 list is an annual survey conducted by New England Golf Monthly to determine the best golf instructors, golf courses and practice facilities in New England. For the past 5 years Derek Hooper has been ranked among the Top 5 Instructors on...―
It’s the start of a new season! The air is full of anticipation for fun times on the course, friendly wagers and low scores. So here is my question to you as we start this new season – What are you going to do this year to make 2013 ...―
If you want to play better golf then you are going to have to practice. The question you should be asking yourself now is – How should I practice to get the biggest return for the time I invest? There are essentially two types of practice ...―
Every golfer I have ever met wants to hit the ball longer. They know they need more club head speed to do that and believe that getting the club to the ball as soon as possible is the answer. But the reality is that they should be trying to get ...―
The term hook is used to describe a ball flight that curves too much to the left for a right handed player. A hook tends to be the ball flight error of better players but can be a problem for players of all skill levels. The majority of players ...―
The term slice is used to describe the flight of a golf ball when it curves from left to right for a right handed player, and from right to left for a left handed player. It is the most common ball flight error in the game and the one shot I spend...―
Have you always wanted to be able to play high, soft shots around the green that stop quickly once they land on the green? The lob shot is an extremely useful shot to have in your repertoire and can save you many shots. Too many players are scared ...―
Correctly coordinating the arms and body during the golf swing is extremely important if you want to hit consistently, solid golf shots. Too I see average players get their arms too far out in front of their body during the down swing. This can ...―
The start of the downswing is possibly the most misunderstood move in the golf swing. It is definitely something many players to do correctly. Transitioning from backswing to downswing sets up how the club moves into impact and has a major effect ...―
Watch any PGA Tour telecast and all you will hear are commentators talking about how beautiful a certain players swing is, how someone else has a less than desirable quirky move in their swing and the things the average player should copy from the...―
Working on your full swing to get the ball in play and then onto the green is obviously extremely important, but in order to score you must then be able to get the ball in the hole. I often have players tell me that they don’t work on their...―
Golf just may be one of several world’s perfect sporting activities. You are able to understand the fundamentals with a handful of instruction, nevertheless understanding the sport can take up all your entire time. When you have been bitten ...―
Currently around a half of organizations ranging in size from SMEs to large multinationals ...
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My first thought when I saw the topic for this weeks Photo Challenge: Curves was the ...