About J.L. Lewis
is a PGA Golf Professional with 25 years of experience as a golf
instructor and a PGA TOUR player with two PGA TOUR victories and over $7.5 million in
earnings. Learn more at J.L.'s new website, JLLewisGolf.com
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Featured Golf Tip
golf starts with good fundamentals. As
skill improves and more nuances are added, it is still important to be aware of
basic golf fundamentals."
PGA TOUR Destination:
Verizon Heritage Classic
Harbour Town Golf Links
Courtesty of The Sea Pines Resort
The Verizon Heritage Classic
is one of my favorite tournaments on the PGA TOUR for many reasons. The host course, Harbour Town Golf Links
is one of Pete Dye's best with very little undulation and each hole
carved out of the tree-line marsh. The difficulty is off the tee
because of super narrow landing areas where you may hit the fairway and
still be blocked out by the trees. The approach shots are designed to
reward precise distance control on iron shots, a shot that misses the
three to 10 yard landing areas leaves a very dicey chip or long putt
with a lot of slope. This event has a list of top level players as past
champions due to a course that requires a golf game with few weaknesses
to be successful. The scores are not low which once again proves that a
course with a good design does not need to be 7,600 yards to be
difficult. Harbour Town Golf Links is difficult but still enjoyable and
I like that I don't wear out my 3 iron on approach shots.
|Golf Green Tip of the Month
It is spring time and in many places the grass is turning green and spring flowers are budding and blooming. It is possible to have your home or business lawn and landscape look as beautiful and well-kept as your favorite golf course. There are many "green" landscaping businesses now offering services including low-emission lawn maintenance and the use of beautiful native plants that need little water! For more information on eco-friendly landscaping contact Green Brothers Sustainable Solutions at (512) 775-1351.
View the April Tournament Schedule week by week for the PGA TOUR, Champions TOUR, Nationwide TOUR, LPGA TOUR, Legends Tour, and the Duramed FUTURES Tour. To view J.L.'s tour schedule, visit the "On Tour" section of JLLewisGolf.com!
Proper Golf Ball Position
J.L. explains the standard golf ball position, as well as common errors
in ball position, such as the ball being too far back or forward in the
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|Importance of Golf Fundamentals and Balance
By: J.L. Lewis, PGA TOUR Golfer
An important physical characteristic of the golf swing other than the fundamentals is balance. Golf fundamentals and balance go hand in hand, and balance can tell you if your fundamentals are correct.
Golf Grip Tips
If the grip is too strong, then there can be a tendency to have too
much weight on the right side of the body. The golf club could be
closed on the back swing possibly causing a number of misses including:
If the grip is too weak the tendency can be to have too much weight
on the left side of the body at address which can cause the following
ball launches at a right angle to the club face at impact. Align the club face to the target by picking
a spot one foot in front of the ball on line with the target."
In this golf video tip J.L. Lewis demonstrates a golf exercise to
improve alignment. This swing tip will help to ensure that the ball is
on line on all shots, even short game shots.
proper stance is one that provides good balance. A wider stance is better than a stance that
is too narrow."
Outings, Pro-Ams, and Speaking Engagements
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available for corporate outings
and public speaking engagements
instruction and share life lessons he has learned through golf. An event with J.L. leaves participants uplifted, not only in their game
but in their lives. The day will fly by with moments of laughter,
learning and pure inspiration. The "Pocket Pro
is an excellent gift bag item for outing participants! Contact us now and let's start planning your best golf event ever! To learn more about including J.L. in your next golf event visit J.L.'s new website, www.JLLewisGolf.com
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