Daily Video Blog | Swing Surgeon - Don Trahan Peak Performance Golf Swing

Daily Video Blog

Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 19 November 2018

A message arrived from a student asking about getting "cocky" with your swing when things are going well. He asks:

"You started to caution me not to get cocky now that I am hitting the ball solidly. You never finished your thoughts on that and I am interested in what you have to say"

The purpose of that statement means, do not get careless with your swing when things are going well. Do not neglect your setup routine. Practice the same method each golf shot, the same walk in, the same grip, the same practice swings, and last but certainly not least, proper Alignment!

If you get careless with your routine, your golf game will suffer - a problem that happens to everyone, even Tour players. How often have you seen someone doing well early in a tournament to cave toward the end? Overconfidence and carelessness cause us to start to neglect our setup routine. With a lot of people, once you start sliding downhill, it can be a huge mental challenge to correct it mid-... Read More

Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 12 November 2018
Comments: 8
One of our readers writes in to let us know how he has saved his game using the Peak Performance Golf Swing. He explains how after six instructors he comes back to the PPGS and plays the best golf he... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 20 August 2018
Comments: 3
A letter from a long time student and devoted PPGS player. Randy Wolf writes in to give a status on his neck surgery. Randy had an accident that caused a lot of damage in his neck. He now has a fused... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 3 August 2018
Comments: 4
An email came in from one of our instructors in Australia, Ken McKay. Ken talks about a person walking up and asking about his swing as he was practicing. Turns out the person followed us here on the... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 25 July 2018
Comments: 2
A Surgite (John Black) writes in and asks a question about the grip. You told me to tighten my right hand grip which tightens certain forearm muscles. It also tightens underarm muscles. Is that... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 4 July 2018
Comments: 8
Got a question from a longtime surgite, Dewitt Strong, about forward press in the swing to start the backswing. I was looking at some old golf books and I found on on the forward press. Basically,... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 19 June 2018
Comments: 7
A familiar topic, shaft length of golf clubs. What is the one thing we always say? That off the shelf clubs are never fit right; adjustments for your swing are always necessary. Are you not hitting... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 12 June 2018
Comments: 2
A lot of amateur golfers do not practice on a driving range in any manner that will yield success on the range. First, your routing on the range should be the same routine you do on the course. You... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 5 June 2018
Comments: 15
Hitting a ball square and solid can be easily done if you obey the rules. The rules are dictated by how our bodies are created. What most people, amateurs, professionals, teachers, etc. do not... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 30 May 2018
Comments: 2
Mr. Bryson Dechambeau has been on tour for two years professionally following the 2016 Masters. His clubs and swing technique has garnered a lot of press, media, and questions. He uses the one-length... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 21 April 2018
Comments: 6
You probably have heard instructors and people on TV talk about maximum width of arc in the golf swing. Well it is bad. Why is it bad? Because it requires you to stretch and pull your body out of... Read More