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First Practice Monday March 16 Room D129 3:10 to 4:30.

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1 First Practice Monday March 16 Room D129 3:10 to 4:30

2 Introductions Coaches The Captains The Program – 2001 State Champions – 2014 Individual State Champion Chris Captain – 2 Time Section I Big school Champion – Multiple Big 9 Team Champions and Section Runner ups – A perennial Southern Minnesota golf power

3 Challenge of High School Golf 1) Century provides all green fees for practices and meets. The only transportation we supply is to golf meets outside of Rochester. The golfer is responsible for all other equipment and expenses. 2) If the course is open for play, we play and practice in all weather conditions except lightning and strong winds. 3) High school golf is competitive and played by USGA rules. All golfers must learn to play by the rules of golf. 4) Golfers must be able to play 9 holes in less than 2 hours and 30 minutes and 18 holes in around 4 hours and 30 minutes. We play many 9 hole- qualifying rounds after school and all our meets are 18 holes. This translates into scoring under 120 for 18 holes or learning to play quickly enough to keep up with the rest of the group.

4 5) The group (usually foursomes) they play with at practices and meets will be assigned. In meets they usually do not play with someone from Century. 6) After Eastwood opens for the season, the golfers will spend a great deal of time on the course (2+ hours for practice and 5+ hours for meets). They will be tired, but still need to complete their homework. 7) High school golfers miss a great deal of school for golf meets not in Rochester. The total time for travel and golfing is often 10 hours. Golfers must still complete their schoolwork on time. Playing golf is never an excuse for being behind in school. (We had 4 All-state All- Academic golfers last year.) 8) I am not a golf professional. I teach the impact zone of the golf swing. We spend a lot of time working on putting, chipping, and pitching. The high school golf season is only a couple of months, so to excel at the game they must play and practice during the summer.

5 Impact Zone 1.Flat left wrist. Putting stroke demonstration 2.The Forward Swing Bottom – Chipping 3.Loading – Pitch Shot 4.Lag and Body Pivot – the Full Swing 5.The Straight Line Plane – The 2 nd part of the swing

6 The divot after you strike the ball

7 The Object of Contact Strike the middle of the equator on the back of the ball

8 With the sweet spot of the club.

9 Forward shaft lean needed to match the green dots.

10 The club must have slightly descending path.

11 Groove the Move Practice practice makes perfect To change a motor habit you need 60 correct repetitions for 21 days. The 1260 Rules Always have a target (not the ball) 80 % correct Rule (for practice swings- super slow, slow, eyes closed, 70 % brushes the ground, 70 – 80% swing at ball) 80% 7 irons - perfect the 7 iron

12 Forearm rotational & body rotation Hogan transition lesson to change your image of the golf swing The Fist of Furry Drill (exaggeration) – Arms, elbow, stance, and grip opposition – Create coil and maintain balance – Let the fists go straight down. What happens? – What happens when you release your fist below your elbows

13 Bradley Hughes Golf The Grip Where is the speed? Roundness in the golf swing Part 1 and Part 2

14 Where is your target from the tee? Why? Where is 150 yards from the center of the green? Where are the areas that you want to avoid? Why? What club can you hit the fairway 4 out 5 times? What do you do if you hit the ball into hazard on the right side of the fairway? What are your options if you choose to take relief from the hazard? How do you decide which option is the correct one? What are your options if you hit the ball into the trees on the right side of the fairway? How do you decide which option is the correct one? When do you hit your 2 nd shot? 1st hole


16 Rules for Day 2 Rules you should know

17 Links for Day 2 Rules The Teeing Ground Ball Played as It Lies Water Hazards (Including Lateral Water Hazards) Water Hazards (Including Lateral Water Hazards)

18 Team shirt order All purchases are optional All purchases must be prepaid. Nick and Nick Order will be placed after PAC meeting Thursday.

19 The Emergency Plan CPR Team The Notification Team The AED The plan

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