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 playing in his 2nd Junior Tour event held at Balcones Country Club in North Austin. Playing With Nathan Marion from San Antonio. The boys got beat up pretty good by the course, which was fairly long and unforgiving. The entire field got a taste. Matt had 2 bad holes back to back with a […]
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.
Another season has begun. Matt has moved up early into the 11-12 STPGA Junior Tour. With distances ranging from 5400-5800 yards and Matt still being one of the shortest, height wise, out there he will have to have his ball striking and short game on par to compete. He will be playing from these tees […]
Matt playing in the Sub-Regional Drive, Chip & Putt held at Onion Creek Country Club. He had advanced about a month ago from the local event. He started the day badly and brought those emotions to the course and had some issues warming up and thus had difficulty performing up to his capabilities, unlike a […]
Back at it again, this time at Matt’s home course of The Republic Golf Club. In this STPGA event he was paired up with his buddy Shiv Parmar and Sterling Hurd from Austin. All the boys played well. Matt had a stumble on the Par 5 #6 and took a bogey on a scoring hole […]
Back out at Fair Oaks for the rescheduled summer event. Matt having a rough morning before tee off, put all his emotions into his pocket and carried them to the first tee. He started off the tournament with Double, birdie, double, and bogie. The day was over told him to to use it for practice […]
Matt was invited out to play a practice round with the boys at The Quarry Golf Club. We had nothing scheduled so into the golf mobile we go. We split the boys up into 2 teams to play a scramble. Team 1 Levi Keith (Kentucky State Champion), Dylan Ford (San Antonio US Kids Champion 9-10 […]
Matt and his Grandfather playing in the Summer STPGA Parent / Junior shamble. They had a great time on a good course. Golf and food, what more could you ask for 🙂 Oh, they won.
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.
After being rained out yesterday at Fair Oaks, we were hoping for better weather today at Fort Sam. Paired again with Shiv Parmar, the boys headed out to see what they could do. Matt played well shooting a even par 36 while Shiv bested him by 1 stroke. Matt struggled emotionally on a few holes […]
Matt out at Fair Oaks Country Club for another STPGA event. Paired up with his buddy Shiv Parmar to do some damage. Matt started well with a birdie and then 2 pars, both Shiv and Matt on the green on #4 and the horn sounded for lightning. After a 2 hour delay the tournament was […]
Matt, Shiv Parmar and Adi Parmar had a practice round today at Republic Golf Club. Shiv and Adi are getting ready for the worlds and it was a good opportunity to get some practice play in. The boys all played well and had a good time.
Matt playing in a STPGA event today at Sonterra Country Club. Matt has played here many times before and knows that he needs to make good decisions and play well. This course will not allow you to make silly mistakes. This summer we are solely working on making good decisions while he plays by himself. […]
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.
Another day, another STPGA event, this one being played at Jimmy Clay golf course in Austin. Still working on decision making and shot selection. He played well and got 7 pars and 2 birdies. Took a tie for first place, but left several shots out there in the least.
Matt at another STPGA event held this time at Brackenridge Park Golf Course. STill in the midst of working on his mental game and making good choices while on the course. He made some mistakes and a few bad choices. He took a double on #6 with a bad choice and then compounded it with […]
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.
Matt back at it this time at his home course of The Republic. In this STPGA event he was paired up with his buddy Shiv Parmar (2016 US Kids Worlds #23). Matt has been pursuing Shiv for a couple years now and getting closer. Matt started the day off -2 thru 4 holes and up […]
Were back in action today at Golf Club of Texas with the STPGA. Matt was determined to play better than yesterday and redeem himself. He started off well and then took a triple bogey on the 2nd hole, limping in with a 4 over par day. Made a big mistake in club selection and then […]