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Simply Hitting The Damn Ball Is A Complex Undertaking – Part I

Simply Hitting The Damn Ball Is A Complex Undertaking – Part I [Video Link Included] Unleashing our inner ball striker requires making counterintuitive physical changes that are in line with the complex reality of things. Driving a car well without understanding how it works is completely possible, whereas hitting a golf ball well without understanding…
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Simply Hitting The Damn Ball Is A Complex Undertaking – Part II

Simply Hitting The Damn Ball Is A Complex Undertaking – Part II [Video Link Included] Unleashing our inner ball striker requires making counterintuitive physical changes that are in line with the complex reality of things. “Golf is a game of good misses.” – Ben Hogan As Hogan stated, we can only expect to hit a…
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The Push-Together Approach [Versus The Pull-Apart Approach] To Replace SLACK With FEEL For Dependable Ball Striking Through Maximum Ball Compression

  The picture above is the most important page in “Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons”; [click here to see clips from my exclusive My Golfing Store video series on “FEEL”] > the sketch shows he is clearly pushing his hands together, albeit in a semi-isometric type of way in the address/set up… >  …the context of…
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Golf is “a Riddle, Wrapped in a Mystery, Inside an Enigma”

“Golf is “a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma”; the sooner you realize she is playing riddles on you, and exactly what those riddles are and how to unwrap them, the sooner you’ll be on the path to real and sustainable improvement.” Winston Churchill said Russia is “a riddle, wrapped in a mystery,…
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Mastering the 3-Foot Putt is the Gateway to the 300-Hundred Yard Drive and Every Shot In Between

[Preface:  This article  introduces my next video series, “Mastering the 3-Foot Putt is the Gateway to the 300-Yard Drive and Every Shot In Between”, and is best understood after reading the prior article, “Let’s Rediscover The Cornerstone of Classic Ball Striking”]   We’ve all heard about the “feel” good players have in the context of…
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Get to Know our Pro – Ted Williams – Certified Instructor, Croker Golf System

    Let’s Rediscover The Cornerstone of Classic Ball Striking   “Reverse every natural instinct and do the opposite of what you are inclined to do, and you will probably come very close to having a perfect golf swing.” – Ben Hogan For instance, the hands are the source of motion for the body.  …
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The Mainstream Approach To Fixing The Dastardly and Pervasive Over-The-Top Move Seldom Works As It Avoids Addressing The Root Cause

Our next video series will address the age-old, WAY-too-common, over-the-top move that is seen as the single most prevalent hurdle to consistently solid ball striking. This move causes nearly every crooked shot from pull-hooks to push-slices, from fat shots to thin shots;  > and the oh-so common garden variety slice that most golfers settle for…
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Dustin Johnson Swaggers His Way To $15,000,000 Payday, Winning The 2020 Tour Championship And His First Fedex Cup

DJ’s confidence, as evidenced by his “swagger”, is not the cause of his superlative play but simply an effect caused by his level of competence; he has earned that confidence and it naturally expresses itself. Before we talk about how mortals like you and I can bring confidence to our games, let’s overview the stats…
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The ‘Release’ Is Probably The Most Misunderstood Term In Golf Instruction; New Video Series Covers The Many Releases And Their Sequencing

Understanding replaces thinking. Doing relevant drills to experience that understanding builds competence. Competence breeds confidence. Confidence builds the states of mind, body and emotion needed to play golf at your best.” – Peter Croker, PGA-Australia [paraphrased by Ted Williams, mentee] Ask yourself, your golf buddies and even instructors what is meant by “release” in the…
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Dustin Johnson Shows Why He Was #1 Ranked Player In 2017 By Blowing Past The Field To Win The Northern Trust 2020 Title

Is it just me, or is watching golf without the gallery somehow preferable; and what can we learn from this phenomenon of sorts that can help our own golf games? I’ll pull on this thread herein… …but first let’s break down the results of “the Dustin Johnson show”: D. Johnson wins his 22nd PGA tour…
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