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 4

March 1, 2012

By now you should be on your way to being a better golfer! To review the short game golf drills from the last few blog posts in this series, please click on the headings below. Short Game Drills – Post 1 Short Game Drills – Post 2 Short Game Drills – Post 3   In [...]

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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 Series – Post 2

February 15, 2012

Last week I posted three short game drills that can improve your golf game. Hopefully, you have had a chance to try them out and begin practicing these drills.  In review, PUTTING DRILL: LONG PUTTING PRACTICE:  Practice putting 40, 50, and 60-foot putts until you have made twenty putts from these distances. CHIPPING DRILL 3 [...]

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Breakfast of Champions

February 9, 2012

Eating a high Protein breakfast before competition can lead to feeling sluggish and tired on the golf course.  Conversely, a high carbohydrate breakfast can give you an immediate burst of energy, but it won’t last long.  J.L. prefers a meal with a balance of protein, carbohydrates, and fat which provides plenty of sustained energy to [...]

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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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Back in the Game

February 9, 2012

After four months off, J.L. Lewis is headed back into competition for the 2012 Champions Tour season, beginning with the Allianz Championship at The Old Course at Broken Sound in Boca Raton, Florida. The following week he competes in the ACE Group Classic. Visit www.JLLewisGolf.com to see J.L.’s tournament schedule. Each week of competition, J.L.’s tee times will be posted on Facebook, Twitter, [...]

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Off-Season Golf Routine

November 27, 2011

It is easy to slip out of regular physical activity and the golf routine during the off-season and winter months.  Although it is natural for us to rest more in the cold months, it is also healthy for us to stay active. Exercise helps to cleanse the body, improve circulation, and increase mind-body coordination.  I recommend [...]

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The Moment that Sparked the Dream

October 23, 2011

 I received a question on Twitter recently that said, “Describe a moment in your golfing past when you knew you were good and could potentially become a great golfer.” I knew I could potentially become a great golfer when I was about 11 or 12 years old, in 1971. A trick shot artist named Paul [...]

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Insperity Championship – Golf and Crafts

October 7, 2011

The first week of October, 2011 is the Champions Tour event, the Insperity Championship at the Woodlands Country Club in the Woodlands, Texas. The Woodlands is the former site of the PGA TOUR’s Houston Open.  In addition to competing at the Woodlands on the PGA TOUR, J.L. played the Woodlands frequently in 1996 and 1997 when he and [...]

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