Category Archives for PRACTICE & TRAINING

8 Ways to Make Golf Fun for Juniors

Far too many parents’ focus is on getting a future  college scholarship or tour card when they sign their kids up for private golf lessons in the tender pre-teen ages. According to the PGA

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The Thrills & Ills of Junior Golf Tournaments

by Alan Fowler Is there anything more terrifyingly exciting than a golf tournament!? Standing on the first tee getting ready to embark on an every-stroke-counts adventure reminiscent of astronauts or

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Golf Stats for Juniors – Strokes Gained

What is the Best Way to Track Golf Stats At a minimum juniors should be tracking basic or traditional golf stats such as fairways hit, greens in regulation (GIR), number of putts, and number of feet

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Rotation and Connection, Training Aids

The inherent flexibility of young junior golfers makes it physically easier for them to rotate through the golf swing – however, it is definitely a learned movement and an essential one for high

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What Should I Do In The Junior Golf Offseason?

It’s suddenly cold in the Southeast. And while those who live in the Deep South and Southwest might well be playing regularly throughout much of the winter in relative comfort, the rest of the

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Meditation and Sport: Why Junior Golfers Should Jump On Board

 As  society evolves, and with it sport and culture and the general zeitgeist - we feel life speeding up and at the same time the pressure to keep up, step up, and stand out. The pressure

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Kids Golf Lessons Near Me

This article provides resources to help you find the best kids golf lessons near you. It also provides guidance on the right age for kids to start golf lessons, if you should consider individual kids

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Home Golf Practice for Juniors

How to create a home golf practice facility for junior golfers For aspiring junior golfers that live in climates that do not allow for year round outdoor practice, a home golf practice facility, whether

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Putting mats and chipping nets

What are the best chipping nets and the best putting mats for junior golf home practice? We create golf practice facilities at home for a variety of reasons including weather and time constraints. Having

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Off-Season Golf Goals for Junior Golfers

As the Christmas trees are put out on the curb and the old year winds down, junior golfers can start thinking of off-season golf preparation and heed the words of American novelist Paul Theroux: Winter

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Junior Golf Fitness

Junior Golf Fitness - Overview We answer these important questions in this post: Do juniors really need a strength and flexibility training element in their junior golf development plan?  Is junior

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Best Golf Training Aids for Juniors

Training aids for junior golfers should be easy to use and deliver results. Below are some of the best golf training aids for juniors, based on ratings, reviews, use in top coaching programs

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SuperSpeed Training for Junior Golfers

Is the SuperSpeed golf training equipment and program beneficial for junior golfers? In this article we look at the training program, equipment, and results from SuperSpeed training for junior golfers. Quick

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Say No to Single Sports Specialization

No More Single Sport Specialization A Shift in Attitude for Parents of Junior Golfers: Seeing Past the "Investment" & Ignoring Single Sport Specialization It happens sometimes that junior golfers enjoy

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The Short Game is Important

"Practice, work out, proper nutrition, lots of work on short game.  In golf, that's really where the strokes come off the scorecard." That's Paula Creamer's, LPGA Tour player, advice.  Those

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How To Choose A Golf Instructor (For Junior Golfers)

The most important goal for parents introducing their kids to junior golf is to instill a love of the game that will last through their adult lives. Research has shown that most kids in a competitive

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