Category Archives: Physiology and Golf

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

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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

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Golf Is Not Life: Olive Oil In My Joints

Golf Is Not Life: Olive Oil In My Joints.

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Golf Is Not Life: Olive Oil In My Joints

Every so often, we have to remind ourselves that golf is not life.  It is addictive, it is frustrating, it can be all-consuming.  We never quite figure it out.  But it is not life.  Remind ourselves that there is more … Continue reading

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Golf is a Game of Opposites: Golf is Work (Lesson 4, Part 3)

In this post, we will discuss some very basic physics.  Do not be afraid.  It is to make a very simple but completely under-appreciated point.  It has consequences.  Here, we will just emphasize the simple point. About this site: Golf … Continue reading

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Lining Up a Putt: the Human Eye and a Surveyor’s Best Tools (Lesson 2, Part 4)

About this site: Golf Is Simple I think that most would agree that the greatest match in the history of golf occurred in 1977.  The mature Jack Nicklaus was near the top of his game.  The young Tom Watson was … Continue reading

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