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Announcing the J.L. Lewis Golf Academy at Avery Ranch & Teravista Golf Club

September 30, 2015

J.L. Lewis is pleased to announce his new position as  Director of Golf Instruction at the new J.L. Lewis Golf Academy, located at Avery Ranch Golf Club and Teravista Golf Club! Are you looking for quality golf instruction from an experienced teacher and professional? Come to the J.L. Lewis Golf Academy at Avery Ranch Golf Club in Austin, Texas [...]

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Back in Action! Golf Lessons and Events with J.L. Lewis at Mill Creek Country Club

November 18, 2014

The following article was published in the Southern Texas PGA Spotlight in  Texas Golf + Travel Magazine by Carl Mickelson this month. It gives a great update on J.L. Lewis’ life and happenings the past couple of years. Two-Time PGA TOUR Winner Lewis is Winning His Most Important Battle Every life has its highs and lows. [...]

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Interview on Golficity

October 23, 2012
J.L. Lewis at the Allianz Championship

Golf Interview on Golficity.com with J.L. Lewis Michael Fasano with Golficity recently posted an interview with J.L. on his website, Golficity.com. See the questions and responses below. Michael: How did it feel to get your first PGA TOUR win at the 1999 John Deere Classic? J.L.: Phenomenal. It was a huge relief because I knew [...]

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Short Game Drills Series – Post 6

March 15, 2012

I like to practice the following pitching drill to improve my short game.Try it out to see if it helps lower your scores! 3-IRON CHIPPING DRILL: Chip with a 3-iron to develop feel and the ability to control speed consistency. There are three short game drills left in this series. Stay tuned for next week’s [...]

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Short Game Drills Series – Post 5

March 9, 2012

Add the following putting drill to your “bag of tricks” to help improve you golf game! PUTTING DRILL EYES CLOSED PUTTING DRILL: Practice putting with the eyes closed from many different distances until ten balls are holed. This will develop speed control and build confidence.   To review the short game golf drills from the previous [...]

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Short Game Drills Series – Post 3

February 24, 2012

Last week I posted another short game drill that can improve your golf game. Hopefully, you have had a chance to try the drills out and begin practicing them.  In review, PUTTING DRILL LONG PUTTING PRACTICE:  Practice putting 40, 50, and 60-foot putts until you have made twenty putts from these distances. RIGHT-HANDED PUTTING DRILL: [...]

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Short Game Drills

February 9, 2012

The importance of the short game in golf is severely underrated. During a normal round of golf there will be at least ten opportunities to get up and down from inside 100 yards. Golfers at the PGA TOUR level have an average conversion rate to get up and down (to hit the ball on the green and [...]

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Regions Tradition at Shoal Creek Country Club

May 14, 2011

Shoal Creek Country Club in Birmingham,  Alabama was the site of the first major tournament of the year on the Champions Tour, the Regions Tradition. One of the first Jack Nicklaus designed courses, Shoal Creek is considered a top 50 course in the world. Each hole is designed for the length of the shot being [...]

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Champions Tour’s Toshiba Classic

March 23, 2011
Solar Powered Score Board at the Toshiba Classic

The Champions Tour traveled to Newport Beach, California for the Toshiba Classic at Newport Beach Country Club in March. The event is well supported by all the surrounding areas and the tournament gives generously to charity each year.  The golf course has undulating greens that take some experience to read as the ocean has an [...]

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Putting Tips

May 12, 2010

Try out these golf putting tips to improve your golf game! Golf Grip Putting Cross Handed: For children and beginners a great putting tip is to begin putting cross handed and never change. This method is a very effective way to consistently achieve solid contact with the ball. Putting Stroke Grip Pressure: Focus on equal [...]

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