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

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Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 2 September 2019
Comments: 23

After eight years of trials, upsets, and hard work DJ has secured his PGA Tour card for 2020. It was a nail-biting close match at the Korn Ferry Tour Championship that determined the top 25 that would receive their PGA credentials for the 2020 season.

We here are the Trahan household look forward to the next season of golf and hope that the Surge Nation will help keep the momentum going. Follow DJ on tour for the coming year, and if you are at a tournament, please say hello!

Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 7 September 2017
Comments: 18
I have yet another article from a golf publication talking about driving distance and club head speed.  Their answer is rotation, wrong. Rotation does not produce club head speed and we (PPGS players... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 5 September 2017
Comments: 5
A great question arrived asking about when do you need to change the stiffness of your golf clubs. This is a fact of life, we age and our swing speeds start to change. We do not hit the ball as far... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 30 August 2017
Comments: 2
"Do we clear our hips like a rotational swinger," asks a reader? No, not exactly. The key to starting the swing is the Bump. You have read it in our books, watched it in our videos, and maybe looked... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 3 August 2017
Comments: 1
One of our watches wrote in with a great observation on the stance, torque and body position. One of the many aspects of the PPGS that differs from the rest of the golf world is that we want to be... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 5 July 2017
Comments: 4
A question came in from a customer in Australia regarding the Driver Swing video and laying off the club in the backswing. What is perceived in the video and what you have to do in the backswing?... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 20 June 2017
Comments: 2
How many people do you know that quit playing the game due to frustration? They are beaten by the game rather than playing the game. Golf does not have to be hard. If you are following the PPGS, you... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 28 May 2017
Comments: 2
One of my Surgism's is "Setup determines the motion". But do you know what determines setup? It should not take too much to guess. It is a topic I preach daily - "The Big A" alignment. A lot of my... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 26 May 2017
Comments: 5
Your backswing should be one continuous fluid motion. Never should you feel like there is more than a single movement. In this video, I explain how to execute a proper takeaway into the vertical... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 19 May 2017
Alignment... Have you heard this story before? Yes! I talk about this a lot and for good reason. We have golf schools scheduled almost every month. Therefore I get to see a lot of students every... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 25 April 2017
Comments: 10
We have a letter today asking about other golf instructors that clearly teach a rotational swing using PPGS like terminology and even some of our concepts. This is a phenomenon we have been seeing a... Read More