Lesson Learned

At Harbour Town Golf Links last week we learned that you have to be in control of your golf ball to have success. 2013 PGA Teacher of the Year Lou Guzzi offers some more helpful advice to anyone headed out to play a round on a tighter "target" course.
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Here's why succeeding in match play is all about strategy and controlling emotions
Match play golf is very different format from stroke play. As we watched Bubba Watson win the WGC - Dell Technologies Match Play, 2013 PGA Teacher of the Year Lou Guzzi reflects on some keys to helping you during your next match play round.
26 Mar 2018 - 12:05pm - 0 Comments
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Rory McIlroy let his instincts take over with the putter at Bay Hill. Here's why you should, too.
Rory McIlroy shot 64 in the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill, with a brilliant putting performance, making birdie on 5 of the last 6 holes, and sinking some impressive putts.
19 Mar 2018 - 1:15pm - 0 Comments
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Tiger Woods is excelling with a focus on 'feel.' Here's how you can do the same.
Tiger Woods was right in contention to win at the Valspar Championship, and although he didn't complete his journey back to the winner's circle, there were still lots of great signs for Tiger's current comeback.
12 Mar 2018 - 12:11pm - 0 Comments
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Phil Mickelson's pre-shot routine helped him win in Mexico. Here's how it can help you.
Learn Phil Mickelson's pre-shot routine that helped him win in a playoff at the WGC-Mexico Champioship over Justin Thomas. 2013 PGA National Teacher of the Year Lou Guzzi offers up the keys to Mickelson's routine that can help you when playing under pressure.
5 Mar 2018 - 12:04pm - 0 Comments
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What we can learn from how Justin Thomas won the Honda Classic
Watch how Justin Thomas escaped the deep rough on the 18th hole in the final round of the Honda Classic to force a playoff and win. 2013 PGA Teacher of the Year Lou Guzzi offers some great advice for playing these type of shots during your next round!
26 Feb 2018 - 12:17pm - 0 Comments
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How Justin Thomas played the 'deep rough' to win
Watch how Justin Thomas escaped the deep rough on the 18th hole in the final round of the Honda Classic to force a playoff and win. 2013 PGA Teacher of the Year Lou Guzzi offers some great advice for playing these type of shots during your next round!
26 Feb 2018 - 11:57am - 0 Comments
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Want to shave strokes off your game? Of course you do. So, dial in your wedges.
PGA TOUR players know how to dial in their wedge distances to help them score better within 150 yards. Lou Guzzi, 2013 PGA National Teacher of the Year, explains how to improve your wedge game, and how to navigate the course with more confidence.
19 Feb 2018 - 12:32pm - 0 Comments
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How to navigate your pitch shots when you're short-sided
Watch Phil Mickelson and Jason Day play these short-sided chip shots from Pebble Beach perfectly, as 2013 PGA National Teacher of the Year Lou Guzzi explains how and when to play these shots during your next round.
12 Feb 2018 - 10:59am - 0 Comments
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This is how to execute shots when the pressure is on
The TPC Scottsdale's 16th hole is one of the most pressure-packed shots players face all year. 2013 National PGA Teacher of the Year Lou Guzzi explains how they control their nerves and execute on the biggest stages, to hopefully help you the next time you face a crucial shot in a crucial spot.
5 Feb 2018 - 12:13pm - 0 Comments
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How to hit great shots under pressure
The TPC Scottsdale's 16th hole is one of the most pressure-packed shots players face all year. 2013 National PGA Teacher of the Year Lou Guzzi explains how they control their nerves and execute on the biggest stages, to hopefully help you the next time you face a crucial shot in a crucial spot.
5 Feb 2018 - 11:52am - 0 Comments
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Tiger Woods struggled mightily with his driver at Torrey Pines, but still salvaged solid scores. Here's how you can, too.
Tiger Woods didn't have his best game, especially off the tee in his first start of 2018 at Torrey Pines, but he scrambled to positive finish overall.
29 Jan 2018 - 10:19am - 0 Comments
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Faced with a massive bunker face? This is how to escape with minimal damage to your scorecard.
We take a look at how Wesley Bryan hit a masterful shot from the 18-foot deep bunker along No. 16 on the south course at PGA West during the CareerBuilder Challenge.
21 Jan 2018 - 8:26pm - 0 Comments
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Wesley Bryan saved himself a stroke with an 'opposite-hand' shot in Hawaii. Here's how you can do it, too.
Learn how to hit the 'opposite-hand' recovery shot, like Wesley Bryan pulled off at the Sony Open. You don't have to be a trick shot artist to add this shot to your game, just follow the simple tips from PGA Professional Lou Guzzi.
15 Jan 2018 - 9:15am - 0 Comments
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You might not be able to crush driver like Dustin Johnson, but you absolutely can get more distance off the tee. Here's how.
See how Dustin Johnson, the 2018 calendar year's first winner, generates so much power and accuracy, like on his 433-yard drive on the par-4 12th hole at the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Analysis and instruction from PGA Professional Lou Guzzi.
8 Jan 2018 - 11:18am - 0 Comments
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When to go for it -- and when not to -- on a short par 4
Every golf course has its share of risk-reward holes.
3 Dec 2017 - 4:11pm - 0 Comments
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How to control your trajectory while playing in windy conditions
At the RSM Classic, Vaughn Taylor hit some of the best shots of the day in very windy conditions. PGA Professional and 2013 PGA Teacher of the Year Lou Guzzi offers some advice for having success in the wind.
20 Nov 2017 - 12:26pm - 0 Comments
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Forced to stand closer to the ball than you'd like? Here's how to pull off the shot anyway like Patton Kizzire did on Sunday
Learn how Patton Kizzire played the uneven stance he faced on the 18th hole at the OHL Classic successfully to claim his first TOUR win, with instruction provided by PGA Professional Lou Guzzi.
13 Nov 2017 - 11:40am - 0 Comments
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Here's how to wrap a hook shot around a tree to save a stroke like Patrick Cantlay did to win the Shriners Open
See how Patrick Cantlay hit a fantastic shot from behind a tree to win Shriners Hospital for Childrens Open in the second playoff hole, with advice from PGA Professional Lou Guzzi.
6 Nov 2017 - 10:10am - 0 Comments
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This is how you can pure your 3-wood like Justin Thomas did on his way to winning the CJ Cup
Justin Thomas, in the first hole of a playoff with Marc Leishman, hit an amazing 3-wood from 243 yards to help him win the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges in South Korea and jump to #3 in the world golf rankings.
23 Oct 2017 - 10:36am - 0 Comments