The 2016 US Kids Fall season has started, with the first event held at Golf Club of Texas. Matt has been working hard all summer and hopes to do well this season. He had a decent round but still battled his emotions and had a stretch of bad holes. He was able to keep it […]
Yearly Archives: 2016
After a grueling couple of weeks leading up to the championships, took some time today to take the boys out to do something totally not related to golf. Just fun! Matt, Shiv and Aadi enjoying a movie and eating way too much popcorn.
Matt working on his putting and chipping during another episode of Short Game Saturday. As the school year approaches and tournaments now shift to Saturday and Sunday, we will have to move SSS to the week somewhere.
Day 2 of the South Texas Junior Championships in Houston, Texas. After being 2 back of the lead after day 1, Matt was rearing to go on the second day. He got off to a bad start 2 over after 3 and could not get his composure back. The old Matthew surfaced and the self […]
Matthew played hard all summer and was invited to compete in the 2016 STPGA Championships at Cypress Wood Golf Club in Houston, Texas. He has been playing well all summer and went into the tournament with a 37 scoring average for 9 holes. We got down a day before and had a practice round at […]
Matthew playing in a STPGA event held at Fair Oaks Country Club (Blackjack). Coming off a good round at Slick Rock yesterday, he is out to see if he can do better. He played well and his swing was solid. Had a few hiccups along the way but bounced back well and finished up with […]
Matt took advantage of spare time after a recent tournament to catch up with some social time with his buddy Shiv Parmar. They spent a good half hour putting, laughing and having a stress free time on the green.
Matt playing at Slick Rock in a STPGA event. He played well with a few speed bumps along the way and shot 1 over 37, which was enough today for 4th place. The boys lit the course up. He was not happy with the placing but were fine with his playing level right now, par […]
While at Republic practicing a traveling putting tournament showed and we decided to allow Matt to compete. He was teamed with one of the regulars and had a good time. I think they did well and Matthew got to have a “social” competitive environment.
Matt and his swing coach hitting balls in the simulator, it has been raining everyday this week, so great time for some green hitting practice. Whoever misses the green does 5 push-ups. All about feeling comfortable with the club in your hand from any distance.
Matting playing in yet another STPGA even held at Sonterra this time. Yesterday he had a pretty bad day emotionally and shot 3 over par. It seems to be as bad as he can play now. We had long talks regarding his mental state and were off to the course. He warmed up fine and […]
Matthew playing in a STPGA even held at Rebecca Creek Golf Course. The course was in mediocre condition as expected. Went out the mindset of hitting greens and taking what comes. Matt’s mental state was not in the right place at all today and was borderline out of control. He could not focus as needed […]
Matthew working with his coach on ball striking. He is at the point in his swing were most things are technically correct, time for fine tuning. Doing drills to promote a good turn away from the ball which leads to everything else.
Matthew playing a STPGA event on his home course, Republic Golf Club. He had a pretty good day, with only 1 real stumble a 3 putt bogey on the par 3 8th hole. He bounced back after that with a birdie on the 9th to finish the day off 1 under par.
Matt playing in another STPGA event, this time at Riverside Golf Course. Did not have his A game, but was able to knock it around the course and shoot 3 over par. Once again he played the last 4 holes on his own.
Matt continuing to work on his short game and putting. Saturday is short game day, all about touch and feel. What does it take to be comfortable from around the greens?, spending lots of time on them and self belief.
Following up from the event yesterday at Northcliffe, today we made the trip up to Austin to compete. Matthew has been working hard with his short game and his mental approach to the game. He played well for the most part. He made a scoring mistake at the table by failing to check his card, […]
After coming off of a win last week at Fair Oaks, Matt is up again today at Northcliffe. Had a rough warm up and headed out. He played well until the 5th hole, hit a bad shot and lost his composure. When he did he made the decision to play the rest of the round […]
Matthew had his buddy Jackson over for our weekly installment of Saturday Short Game. The boys worked on putting, chipping and up / down drills for a couple hours. Then headed off the simulator to battle it out.
Matt played a practice round with a friend today at Republic Golf Club. Him and Jackson played for the ladies tees (Jackson moves back to white for par 3s) in a late Friday round. Both played pretty good, but could been better. Matt had 3 birdies and 3 doubles. They both finished up 3 over […]