Matthew played in another STPGA tournament today at Windcrest Golf Club. As your aware from previous updates, Matt has been struggling with some swing issues over the past 3 weeks, which have been improving each day. The real test is taking it to the course in a competitive situation. It seems as if the flaw […]
Matthew played in the University of Incarnate Word yearly fundraiser today. This is his 2nd showing at the event and looks forward to it each year. He usually plays well in the event which is held in a scramble format. He hit some good shots today and helped the team. On the 17th hole a […]
Matthew played in another junior golf tournament put on by US Kids event held at Fair Oaks Country Club. He has been working the past 10 days or so on a swing issue that has come up. The changes are not completely evident as of yet, and looks to be not even close in a […]
Matthew played in a US Kids tournament today held at Olympia Hills Golf Course. He has been fighting his move to the left and coming over the top. His coach and him are working hard on fixing the issue. The fix was not in place for this tournament and it showed. If he made the […]
Matthew continued his season today at Olmos Basin, playing in the 9-10 year old division. (remember he was moved up from the 7-8 year old even though he is still 8). He went into the event confident coming off his career round of 36 even par last week. I tried to temper expectations and I […]
Matthew played in a STPGA event held at Riverside Golf Course. Due to when his birthday is, he has been moved up to the 9-10 year old division (even though he is 8 until December 2). We have been working hard on his mental approach to the game and trying to stay in the right […]
Matthew played today in a US Kids event at Brackenridge Park Golf Course. He has been working on his consistency with his golf swing as it pertains to his ability to bring the range to the course. He is also working on his emotions and keeping them in check as he moves around the course […]
Matthew was invited to the Regional Championships for the Drive Chip and Putt national competition. He advanced through a local and a sub-regional competition in order to gain the invite. The Regional was held at the Golf Club of Houston (host of the Shell Houston Open). We traveled down on Friday so that he get […]
Matthew competed in a US Kids tournament today at Fort Sam Golf Club. He has been working hard on tightening up his swing. He has also been working hard on the the emotional / mental side of his game. As with any sport it takes time to be able to compete at the highest level. […]
Matthew played the fall season opener today at Sonterra. He has been playing well as of late and went to the tourney with high hopes. Unfortunately he is still unable to take it from the range / practice rounds to tournaments. Nothing wrong with swing or game. This is the hard part of tournament golf, […]
While we were on our vacation, the country club where we are members held their Monthly Medal tournament. Since Matt is a member as well he competed and the tournament director found a bunch of juniors to compete as well. This was his first 18 hole tournament. He had a rough front 9 but […]
Matt played in the final round of the Jr Match Play Championships today. He was moved into the 10 year old division with the lack of 8 year olds in the tournament. He was the top seed in the tournament after the qualifier and proceeded to win the the 3rd round 5&4 after having […]
Matthew played the 2nd round after having a bye in the first round of the 2015 San Antonio Jr Matchplay Championships. We were up at dawn at Republic warming up got over to Riverside and proceeded to putt. Matt teed off at 8am. He won the match rather easily at 5 &4. He pared all […]
Matthew is playing in the 2015 Greater San Antonio Jr. Matchplay Championships. There were not enough 8 year olds so he was moved up to the 10 year old division. He played a qualifying round this morning at 8:09. He came out of the qualifier seeded #1. Thus he had a bye in the first […]
Matthew played in another US Kids tournament today at River Crossing Golf Club. He placed 2nd today and had a few blow up holes. The work continues.
We traveled to Corpus Christi, Texas to qualify for the 2015-2016 Drive Chip and Putt. Matthew had a rough day but advanced to the 2nd round which will be held at River Crossing in August.
Matt’s Fair Oaks tournament today was cancelled on the account of strong thunderstorms in the area. The video attached is of his chipping warm up before the storms started.
After shooting a 4 over par round of 40 and being in a tie for 13th during the first round of the tournament, Matthew was optimistic that he could move up. We tried to temper his expectations by telling him that we would love to see another 40 and he should not expect too […]
Matthew qualified for the first time to the next tier of junior golf tournaments. We have been receiving invites to events all over the world, including the World Championships. We had already decided earlier this year that Matt would not compete (or be ready to compete) at this level until next year. Having decided […]
Matthew playing at Northcliffe again. Shoots 47 and gets 3rd place. Putting got him once again.