Matt had his what has been a yearly check up with Bryan Gathright (Golf Magazine Top 100 teacher since 2001) Golf Magazine . He teaches out of Cordillera Ranch located in Boerne, Texas. Having worked with the likes of Jimmy Walker, Notah Begay, David Ogrin, Cameron Beckman and many others, including Matt’s current swing coach Brad Martin. Bryan […]
Matt having his weekly lesson. Have been working at length with chipping and ball striking. His coach working on technical swing positions with Matt. He responded well, hitting the ball crisp, high and the correct distance. Matt’s swing is at the stage where only tiny changes are necessary to clean it up. The work continues.
Matt has been working diligently on his chipping / pitching game as of late in a effort to increase his up and down percentages. It has been raining all week, but it has not put a damper on his willingness to get some work done. His coach and him are working on consistent ball striking […]
Matt having his weekly lesson working on ball striking and his finish. He is concentrating on a good setup and finishing strong. Got some good work in.
Matt having his weekly lesson with Coach Martin, working exclusively on his short game. This is the last major piece of his game that is wanting. We figure it is worth about 2-3 strokes around in it’s current state.
Matt working again on his short game. Putting practice and chipping work. Putting we worked on his 6 footers and 12 footers. Chipping we did some 10-15 yard work as well as some arbitrary drop ball work.
Matt had his weekly lesson today with Coach Martin, they went out on the course to work on shot and club selection in different situations. Opening his eyes to new ideas and how to use the tools he has in different and creative ways.
Today we are featuring some friends of Matt’s and local golfing buddies who just started their own Youtube channel focused currently on golfing tips and drills. We will feature their videos each week or so going forward. Jackson and Gavin are great players and you all should pay attention to the drills and tips they […]
Matthew had his weekly lesson today and his coach took him out on the course to work on some different shots. Working on using different clubs to get up and down vs solely the sand wedge.
Matt has been working hard for the past week in preparation for the Texas Open and the Tour Championships this month. He is starting to realize that there is more than just swinging the club correctly and there is a whole new world of ball striking to be discovered.
Matt back with his swing coach, working on the tempo and finish of his swing. Matt dong a good job at getting all the way through the shot, without a good finish ball striking will suffer.
Matt working with his coach today, mostly on setup and alignment. Not a whole lot wrong in this regard. But we constantly have to check the procedure and the outcome of the setup to stay on track.
Matt during his lesson working on his ball striking and setup. It all comes down to how often you can make the shot and that is dependent on your consistent setup and consistent swing. Matt working hard on both.
Matt saw his coach again today for his weekly lesson. They watched his tournament round from last weekend and discussed what could be done better to achieve the scoring results he is looking for. They then proceeded to work on tightening up his setup and worked on general ball striking.
Matt having his weekly lesson with his coach, Brad Martin. Was a bit chilly outside today so Matt and Coach Martin hit the simulator and worked on ball striking and repeating a consistent setup. Hitting the green with 8 iron over and over, driving home that confidence and consistent swing.
With the tournament season over and in the middle of the holidays, Matt was back at it for his weekly lesson with Coach Martin. Matt is getting new clubs fitted, so were working short game with his old clubs. Coach Martin showing Matt how its done.
Matt back in another lesson with his swing coach. Every working on the technical aspects of his swing and trying to eliminate any flaws their may be from week to week. Pretty chilly outside so the simulator it is. Doing what it takes to be consistent.
Matt continuing to work on his swing. His coach has him working to get the club head up on plane vs. being inside and then following through without slowing down to hit the ball. Matt likes working in the sim, it allows the perfectionist in him to see the details instantly. Good and bad in […]
Matt taking his weekly lesson. This time working on his alignment to his target. Since I have not been aligning him to his target he has been looking over his shoulder for his target and thus setting up incorrectly and his ball flight is suffering along with his confidence. We will continue this work until […]
Matt having his weekly lesson, working yet again on ball striking and getting the club back on plane. He has a habit of getting quick on the take away and inside. This causes him to re-route the club at the top adding to inconsistency in the swing.