The Long and Short of Fairway Metals

The Long and Short of Fairway Metals By Dr. T. J. Tomasi Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research Fairway metals, such as your 3-metal, are often the most difficult clubs in the bag to hit effectively because they have the worst of both worlds — large metal heads and not…

The Miracle of Restoration

The Miracle of Restoration By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research In order to make solid contact, you must use the “long-arm” method: The arms are long (not stiff) at address, and in the backswing, the back arm folds and the front wrist cocks, decreasing your…

The Downswing is no Place to Give Yourself a Lesson

The Downswing is no Place to Give Yourself a Lesson By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research Researchers at the renowned Max Planck Institute discovered that subconscious commitment to a plan of action is made as long as seven seconds before we actually act – i.e.,…

Which Comes First: Confidence or Performance?

Which Comes First: Confidence or Performance? By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research Here’s a question I’m often asked: “Which comes first: confidence that you can perform or the actual performance?” Or, stated another way, “How can I have confidence that I can shoot low scores…

Go Signals

Go Signals By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research The brain networks involved in making a golf swing are idling and ready to act long before your actual swing (i.e., the What, or mechanics) has been chosen, and all the brain is waiting for is the…

The Board of Education

The Board of Education By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty Member and Director of Research I tell all my students that spin is the enemy of roll, so they should chip the ball rather than pitch it as a first choice. As a rule, use the least lofted club…

The Point One Can Tell if They are Good Enough to Play Golf Professionally

The Point One Can Tell if They are Good Enough to Play Golf Professionally By David Wixson, PGA Master Professional Keiser University College of Golf Instructor When I’m posed with the question ‘At what point can one tell if they are good enough to play professionally for a living,’ I tell students that they are…

Give Yourself “The Gift of Time”

Give Yourself “The Gift of Time” By Dr. T. J. Tomasi Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research You make a golf swing in four dimensions, the three spatial dimensions of height, width and depth and the fourth dimension – time – the “when” you do something. In the golf swing,…

How Your Golf Grip Affects Your Swing

How Your Golf Grip Affects Your Swing By Frank Longabucco, PGA Professional Certified in Instruction and Golf Operations Keiser University College of Golf Instructor “Good golf begins with a good grip.” Ben Hogan “A correct grip is a fundamental necessity in the golf swing.” Bobby Jones “Without a proper grip no player can expect to…

P6 – The Gateway to Your Best Ball Striking

P6 – The Gateway to Your Best Ball Striking By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research The shaft is too vertical – it should be under my shoulder at this point in the downswing. While it doesn’t look like much, there is a meaningful difference between the…