Author Archives: golfissimple

Maximizing Power and Center of Mass

About this site: Golf as God Gave It To Us Players often gain an intuitive understanding that they should be in balance throughout their swing.  There are reasons why this is the case.  But that is not our subject here. … Continue reading

Posted in Ball Flight, Coordination, Geometry of Golf, Gravity and Golf, Inner ears, Maximizing Power, Physiology and Golf, Power, Strength, The Mechanics of Golf | Tagged , ,

Three Dimensional Problems in Golf: What Is a Golf Swing? (Lesson 8, Part 1)

Three Dimensional Problems in Golf: What Is a Golf Swing? (Lesson 8, Part 1).

Posted in Course Management

Three Dimensional Problems in Golf: What Is a Golf Swing? (Lesson 8, Part 1)

About this site: Golf as God Gave It To Us Introduction One of the most difficult things in golf is its three-dimensional nature. This is not just true of golf.  I know many people who were very good at, say, … Continue reading

Posted in 3-D problems in golf, Casting, Coordination, Downswing, Extension, Geometry of Golf, Late Set, Left wrist hinge, Opposites in Golf, Physiology and Golf | 1 Comment

Consistency: Creating the Foundation that Makes Power Possible

[Ed. Note:  We have not posted in a while.  We apologize.  There are a series of posts we intend to post.  Other commitments have made it difficult to post for a time.] About this site: Golf as God Gave It … Continue reading

Posted in A game of misses, Acceleration, Confidence, Consistency, Coordination, Learning, Maximizing Power, Mental aspects of the game, Power, Repetition | Tagged

Golf Is Not Life: Greatest Achievements in a Major

About this site: Golf as Gave It To Us It is the week of the United States Open.  For this week, we will suspend any discussion of mathematics and mechanics of golf.  We return to one of our themes, Golf … Continue reading

Posted in and Notable, Ethos of Golf, golf history, Golf is Not Life, Golf's Greatest

Heard at the Turn: When Rough was rough

Graeme McDowell has described the last four holes at Merion as “brutal.”  A picture of the 18th suggests that the rain this week won’t be softening the greens but thickening the rough.  Trevino had his fun with the thick rough … Continue reading

Posted in Course Management

Heard at the Turn: Lee Trevino on Merion and Jack, 1971 US Open

Get ready for a great US Open at Merion. An interview you don’t want to miss.

Posted in Course Management