Headomics

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research Your neck is designed to allow you to nod your head “yes” and rotate your head “no.” During the golf swing, you want the “no” motion as opposed to the “yes” motion. To keep your head in the middle…

Five Star Master Golfer

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research What would golf be like if you didn’t keep score? It might be really fun, especially while you are learning – plus, it’s much easier to “learn.” But for about 95% of golfers, the barometer of progress is “what…

Which Type of 80’s Shooter are You?

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research According to the National Golf Foundation, a bunch of people who get paid to figure stuff like this out, the average score shot by the 25 million or so American golfers is ~102. A mere ten percent of all…

“Shear” Torture for Your Back

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research “Shear” is the force produced when two structures oppose each other and attempt to slide past one another causing a twisting force.  An Earthquake in Your Back Two hundred million years ago North America split, producing tectonic plate-like slabs…

Golf is a Game of Geometry

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research Golf is a game of geometry; so, to facilitate the rotary action of the swing, a key element is that the ball must be in the correct position at address.  One way to look at it is that all…

So Near, Yet So Far Away: How to Handle Greenside Rough

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research In the photos below, I may be near the green, but from this lie, I’m ‘far, far’ away from making a par. In fact, I’m lucky to be able to see the ball in this long rough – but…

Magic or Tragic?

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research Collect three teaching pros in a room and ask them the correct position of the trail elbow at the top of the swing, and you’ll probably get three different answers: 1. let the elbow fly away from your side;…

Wristy Business

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research Theme: The release is misunderstood because it has three parts that must be coordinated – they are: (1) wrist action (2) body action and (3) forearm action, all of which, when done correctly, combine to square the clubface to…

Parallel Perfect

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research In the early part of your backswing, the club is moving so slowly that it’s easy to misdirect it. After they start their swing, many players make a mistake in the first foot or two and then spend the…

The Correct Path

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research In a good golf swing, the club shaft approaches the ball parallel to the target line when the hands are waist-high. Mistakes occur when the shaft approaches too severely from inside the target line, or too much from the…