Matthew got an hour in with his swing coach today. Worked on technical aspects of the forward bump and getting to the left a bit better while not moving the head. General ball striking drills ensued. He did well and started to really strike the ball properly. We shall see if we can carry it […]
Yearly Archives: 2015
Matthew played his first round by himself today. All his coach did was give him yardage to hole and then drove away. Fairly decent, he made some questionable choices that could of bitten him. But I think that this is a step on the path of him gaining the self confidence to be what he […]
It is Saturday, which means short game practice day. Matthew breezed through his Arc putting drills today without issue. Impending weather changes took place at 9am. The wind kicked up and made putting very testy. Matt again worked on his around the clock putting from 10 feet tying his best of 5 in the hole. […]
Matthew putting in the work after school today. Working with his swing coach, in preparation for the December tournaments that are upcoming. Cleaning up some technical faults in the down swing.
Matthew had his weekly lesson today. Brad really wants to work on Matt’s position at the top and release of the club. Still working to get more consistent across the board, which will in turn increase confidence. Once he has those there will be no stopping him.
Matthew competed in the Fall season ending tournament for the US Kids San Antonio tour. As you know he continues to work on his game and there is really nothing wrong with it. He is still at the point that it is up to his confidence and mental toughness to be able to compete at […]
Matthew was back at it this morning, working on the putting stroke and then working on suggested drills from his putting lesson earlier in the week. He like the new drills. He also worked a bit on alignment on full shots.
Matthew has been having some issues with his putter as of late. We (his coach and I) were concerned that he was taking a step back, so we decided to call in the big gun. We have known Bryan Gathright for some time, Brad (Matt’s swing coach) has known Bryan forever. I had Matt read […]
About a month ago while playing a practice round at Olympia Hills we decided to use a cart for time purposes and ended up leaving Matt’s yardage book in the cart. Came back 2 days later and no where to be found :/ So I did some looking about and found T.I.N. Box Partners (Website) . […]
Matthew had his weekly formal lesson today. He worked with his coach on ball striking and alignment. This is where we are at with his swing, clean up, better positions. There is not much mechanically wrong with it. Lots of repetition to come over the years, the base has to be solid.
Matthew and I went to MK Golf Technologies today after school. MK Golf are the people that custom fit and make all of Matt’s clubs. We have had for a bit now a need for a longer club that will go a distance between his 3 hybrid and his driver. Mark watched him swing for a bit, […]
Matthew played in the final STPGA event of the Fall season, held at River Crossing Club. Was cold and windy and the course has gotten a ton of water as of late. Matt played a decent round of golf. At this point there is really not much wrong technically with his golf swing, putting or […]
Matthew was out early again on Saturday morning doing his short game drills. We had a cold front move in last night which had the temperatures down and the wind gusting up to 30 from the North. Not exactly ideal conditions for putting drills 😉 He learned even with is best friend, “The Arc”, when […]
We finally got around to working on Matt’s Youtube trailer, been putting it off forever 🙁 Well its up and running now. Enjoy.
Matthew working with his swing coach on his setup and tempo. I was down the line helping others, but the shots i saw looked pretty good. I don’t know if they discussed anything or he just happened to have everything working but he is hitting the ball well. Lets hope he can keep it up.
Matthew continuing to work hard daily on his tempo and swing mechanics. Coach has been putting in overtime leading up to the Fall championships in a couple weeks and Matt’s impending regional tournament in December. Seeing it on a daily basis it is hard to keep in perspective the progress.
We are testing a new tool for the automatic collection of statistics for Matthew’s game. These devices fit in the grip of Matt’s clubs and are bluetooth enabled. The software on your phone knows what club is being used and takes GPS coordinates at each swing and calculates distances per club and location swing was […]
Matthew continuing work on his short game early in the morning. We switched up the putting drills a bit. He is now doing 50 on the arc, 75 with guides and 50 without guides. These were all from 5 feet. So the putting is getting much better. He seems to be able to concentrate on […]
It was raining for the past day and the range was a mud pit. So instead of losing a day, we just had to head indoors to work on the sim. Matthew working hard on the technical aspects of his swing, loving the instant feedback. He is starting to learn the correlation between the angles […]
Matthew has been getting progressively more inquires as to his website, videos and tournaments. We had some coupons so we got these done for him to be able to hand out.