Opening day of the 2017 San Antonio Junior Championships, being held at Brackenridge Park Golf Course, just minutes from our home. Nice to play major tournament and sleep in your own bed. Matt coming off a mostly good week in the Starburst Junior Golf Classic last week, he was feeling comfortable going into the event. […]
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.
We have a new feature here on Matt Pawly Golf. What’s In The Bag!! Matt will be interviewing other juniors to talk about their golf games and equipment choices. In our first segment we have Phoenix Guerra, the 2017 US Kids 11 year old San Antonio Spring Champion. Enjoy.
The final day of the 2017 Starburst Junior Golf Classic. Matt coming off a 74-78 start in the tourney was looking to make a move back up the leader board. He made the turn at 2 over par and in decent shape. He then had a disastrous 10th hole and things fell apart. He lost […]
Day 2 of the 2017 Starburst Junior Golf Classic. Matt came into the day in the lead by 1 stroke and determined to do the same thing again. He was 2 over par at the turn and then has a 4 over back nine to finish up with a 78. He wasn’t happy with the […]
Day 1 of the 2017 Starburst Junior Golf Classic is in the books. Matt performed better than expected, besting his 18 hole scoring average by 2 strokes to lead the tournament by 1. His ball striking was not on par but his short game was great propelling him into the lead. His mother caddied for […]
Were back in Waco, Texas for the 2017 Starburst Junior Golf Classic for the annual 3 day tournament. Registration day is a social event for Matt, visiting with friends and having a good time. We have already completed 3 practice rounds for the 3 courses he is scheduled to play Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. More […]
Matt competed in the 2017 Local qualifier for the Drive Chip and Putt. He did decently and garnered 3rd place. He put two drives OB and received no points for those drives. Putting those 2 on the grid would have produced a 1st place. As it has been of late it comes down to his […]
Matt staring the summer STPGA season up in Austin at The Hills Yaupon. This is also his first tournament playing without a caddie. He got around the course pretty good, made a few suspect decisions and got in the clubhouse in even par. The winner put up a -1, Matt could of easily shot 2-4 […]
Matt playing in the season ending Tour Championships held at Golf Club of Texas. He played decently, had a couple of bad swings that lead to bogies and was not able to get any birdies to fall. For the season he was leading the tour after the second week all the way to the end. […]
A bunch of photos from the 2017 Texas Open. From the practice green, to the pool and on the course.
Day 2 of the US Kids Texas Open. Coming off of a 82 Matt was poised to make a charge up the leaderboard. He played much better and contained his emotions. He could not get a putt to fall and finished up the day with a 78 moving 6 spots up the board. His best […]
Matthew playing in US Kids Texas Open, annual regional event, held at Horseshoe Bay Apple Rock. He has been working hard on his game and was ready to test his metal. He had a rough first day emotionally which lead to mistakes which lead to more. He finished up with an 82 10 strokes off […]
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 playing in the last tournament for the 2017 Spring US Kids tour. Coming into the even he is atop the points board, looking to garner his first World Championship invite. Has a rough start to the round going bogey, double, par (short par 5) and then finishes up 1 over through the last 6. […]
Matt back at it again in a US Kids event held at Cedar Creek Golf Club. The course is known for its uneven lies and ability to make good shots end up down right bad. Complete placement course. We came out yesterday and got the green speed under control and looked at the tee shots […]