Monthly Archives: January 2016

Rickie Fowler’s Swing Gets Better & Better

fowler swing seqI haven’t seen Rickie Fowler’s swing action this year, but I decided to take a look at something recent in light of his win at the HSBC event in Abu Dhabi this weekend.

If it’s like this one from about six months ago – he’s undergone a stunning change from the back-breaker move he had a couple of years ago.

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Ken Joersz, PGA – MCS = “No Pain In The Knee Or Ribs!”

newmcs-logo2I met someone while I was in Southern California last Friday.

Ken Joersz (or “KJ,” as I call him) has been a Head Professional at the Four Seasons’ Hualalai Resort in Hawaii, as well as having held the position of Head Pro at PGA West in La Quinta, CA, and finally Head Pro at Pelican Hill G.C. in Newport Beach, CA.

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DKondo Wins Big Bucks At Year End Event

DKondoIt was a full slate for DKondo last week.

Not only did he attend the Wax Golf meetup in Riverside, CA last week at Goose Creek G.C., he finished the previous season off in style at his golf association’s year-end event on the Monday.

I got to see DK swinging personally for the first time when he made it, and I have to say that this would be no surprise.

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Brandel Chamblee’s Book Nails The “Lie” Of Modern Swing Theory

brandel chambleeUpdate: You can read about Brandel’s new book “Anatomy of Greatness” and order it here, among other places… looks like a good read!

You should watch this Golf.com video piece with Brandel Chamblee, who is dispensing more advice regarding what I call the “classic” or classic era golf swing.

I remember calling a model I was working on, way back in 2007, the “50’s Classic” model because it had the same floating heel pivot action as the players from that era.

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Caddie For A Day

20160111_080428Still enjoying the thrill of having caddied for a pro in a PGA Tour qualifier… doesn’t get much better than that for a golf blogger, let me tell ya…

I have some advice for someone who’s thinking of caddying – it is not as easy as it seems, and you’d better be able to read some putts, and you’d better know your player’s swing.

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A Near Miss @ Farmers Qualifer

20160111_082548Well, the bad news is that BT’s round of 73 at Bear Creek G.C. in Murietta C.A. was three strokes shy of Brian Smock (former PGA Tour player), who snagged the single spot to the PGA Tour Farmer’s Insurance Open.

The good news?

Lots of that. While I discuss, there are some pics of BT warming up this morning before I turned my phone off for the round.

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