Matthew played in his 2nd consecutive City Championships today. The event is 3 days long, with 9 holes each day. As you may recall he played last at age 6 and placed 2nd. (The full story and pictures can be found HERE) He had a decent day on the course, but had putting issues. He finished […]
Yearly Archives: 2014
Matt played in another STPGA event. This time at Windcrest Golf Course. Dad was traveling for work so Coach Brad stepped in to caddy. They fought the weather and a couple times each other, but brought home 5th Place overall in a crowded division. Matt hit some really good shots, including his first Pin hit […]
Matthew participated in the local Golf camp and had a great time.
Matt finished up his golf camp at Republic Golf Club today and Coach Brad met him directly following for his weekly lesson. This week was all putting.
Matthew working on his short game. Continuing to work on getting up and down for par.
Matt played in his 2nd tournament of the season today at Olmos Basin Golf Course. Entered into the 6-9 year old, 5 hole modified division once again. He played well, had a few errant shots but had some really good shots as well. He is learning how to play tournaments and manage his emotions and more […]
Matt had a practice round at Olmos Basin Golf Course today, in preparation for his STPGA tournament tomorrow. He played pretty good. Still have work to do.
The ever increasing relationship between Matthew and his Putter.
Matthew competed in the 2014 Drive Chip and Putt today at San Pedro Driving Range and Par 3. The Drive Chip and Putt is sponsored by the USGA, PGA and The Masters Tournament. The tournament is a free, nationwide junior skills competition that will concludes at Augusta National Golf Club each spring. Participants in the Drive, Chip […]
Matt played in the STPGA Little Linksters event held at Republic Golf Course today. If you remember this is the event he won last year as his first tournament ever. (See story and photos here and video here). We have been preparing for this event to be his first of the season and have been […]
Matt had his weekly lesson today. His ball striking on the range was just about as good as it has ever been. Just striped everything. We proceeded to play 5 holes in preparation for his upcoming tournament. He did not strike the ball that well on the course, skipping steps and hurrying. This led to […]
Still working on the chipping stroke. He is starting to gain some feel for distance and the ability to reproduce similar shots.
Matthew working on his putting at home after shower. Every little bit helps 🙂
Matt has always been inside on his golf swing. With his upcoming introduction to longer holes (modified 9 hole events) we thought it prudent to get everything we can from his swing. Matt is not the tallest for his age thus he will behind the curve in distance. Swinging on a flat plane will only […]
The family played a round a The Republic Golf Club today and Matt carded a 23 on the 5 hole modified format that he will be playing on Tuesday next week. This is the same score he shot last week playing the same holes. He left several shots out there. As a bonus he managed […]
Matt’s continuing the chase after the elusive thing called touch.
Matt working on ball striking and setup. Added new step that he will look at his target as he takes his stance. Also worked a bit on keeping he right leg bent during the backswing. Will require more work.
Matt working on his chipping stroke in a bit of a different way.
Matt played another 5 hole modified round in preparation for his first tournament of the season only 12 days away. Played pretty well. Still had three 3 putts that kind of hurt a pretty good ball striking round. Shot 23 (won tournament last year with 28 by a few) He shot 4 over par, with 1 par and […]