Daily Video Blog

Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 18 April 2014

Golf is a sport that can humble you very quickly. Bad shots can creep up out of nowhere and suddenly you find yourself struggling to get back on track. The key to moving on from a bad shot is to forget about it. You need to find a way to let it go. Instead of focusing on the one bad shot you just hit, think of all the good shots you've hit before.

Ben Hogan was known for saying that you're only as good as your misses. I have a similar saying that he who misses best, wins. Both quotes essentially mean the same thing. A good miss is a ball that stays in play, and that's what your misses need to do as well. Eliminating penatly shots is a big factor in lowering your scores. Your mental game is what can help you get there.

Arian Batty has been a golf pro for nearly 35 years and, at first, had only bad things to say about the Peak Performance Golf Swing. However, as you can read below, his opinion has changed and thanks to the PPGS, he's playing better than he has in the... Read More

Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 16 April 2014
Comments: 11
Today's topic stems from my own observations of late. I've been noticing that a lot of students have an abrupt, short finish. They aren't swinging up to the T-finish position, which means they aren't... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 13 April 2014
Comments: 6
What a weekend at Augusta National Golf Club! Congratulations to Bubba Watson on a well-deserved second green jacket. Bubba played some really solid golf, and it seemed like it was his tournament to... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 10 April 2014
Comments: 13
By now I'm sure you've heard that the brutal winter took it's toll on Augusta National. Ike's tree, famously known for being one of former President Dwight D. Eisenhower's biggest pet peeves, is now... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 8 April 2014
Comments: 20
It's that time of year again! The azaleas are in bloom at Augusta, which means the week of The Masters Tournament is finally here. For many fans, this is the most exciting time of the golf season.... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 5 April 2014
Comments: 19
As The Masters quickly approaches, the unofficial start of the 2014 golf season is upon many of you. That means getting the clubs out of the basement or garage, dusting them off, and hitting the... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 3 April 2014
Comments: 7
Colin Montgomerie is one of the greatest European players to have ever played the game. He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame last year and has since made his transition to the Champions... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 29 March 2014
Comments: 13
I recently returned from another successful group of golf schools. I really enjoy the interaction I have with my students, and this trip had some really terrific people. But, the important thing... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 27 March 2014
Comments: 17
Many golfers are more concerned with hitting the ball long than working on their short game. But, what they don't realize is that your short game is the key to shooting lower scores. The woods are... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 25 March 2014
Comments: 2
Many golfers who find the Peak Performance Golf Swing do so because they are searching for a way to play golf pain free. After finding the swing, a lot of Surgites mention that they wish they would... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 22 March 2014
Comments: 11
For today's daily video, I'm going to share a great swing thought that was sent in from a Surgite. John Borgas had been having some trouble with the concepts of taking the club back into the catcher'... Read More