The 2nd day of the GSA 2014 Junior Championships. Matt makes a comeback, goes out and shoots a 38 and pulls back into a tie for 1st place. He had a good day putting, made a few mistakes but was able to recover without any big numbers. The putting changes we made seem to be […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 continues making his putting stroke 2nd nature. It takes 1000’s of putts before its grooved.
Matt while working on his 3 footers with his arch nemesis “The ARC” achieved a personal best this morning. His previous best was 32 in a row and today he rolled in 58 in a row. Took him about 25 mins. The challenge is containing the emotions and concentrating on the setup steps. As you […]
Matthew working on moving to his left better, walking through his shots.