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Bridgeport, CT, United States

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Past articles by Matthew:

Brandel Chamblee's latest inflammatory comments lead to pointed responses from top teachers

Brandel Chamblee called out specific players and instructors, and used some inappropriate language, in his latest fiery take → Read More

Golf's slow-play problem explained: Top instructors on the root of the problem and how to fix it

Golf's slow play issue extends way, way beyond Bryson DeChambeau and the PGA Tour. Our top instructors can explain → Read More

Dustin Johnson-Claude Harmon split at least makes things simpler—for player and coach

The middle of major championship season isn't a good time for mixed messages or misaligned expectations → Read More

Masters 2019: Tiger Woods went old school with his driver and it won him the Masters

Tiger Woods won the Masters by using an old school approach with his driver. → Read More

Masters 2019: You might not have heard of Justin Harding, but you may want to copy his putting style

What you can learn from Justin Harding's unusual putting stroke. → Read More

When setting up major championship golf courses, length matters less than you think

Give the modern tour player a soft course, and the rest is irrelevant → Read More

Simplify your swing geometry like Francesco Molinari

A tweak to your top of the backswing will pay big speed dividends. → Read More

Masters 2018: Rory McIlroy's putter betrayed him at the worst time

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Not more than 19 hours after a confident and upbeat Rory McIlroy plainly called every phase of his game in ideal tune, the wheels came off in a familiar way. McIlroy's putting deserted him—both on short par-saving opportunities early in the round, at No. 3, and when he had the chance to snatch momentum away from a slow-starting Patrick Reed. On the par-5 second, McIlroy hit a… → Read More

Hit your driver way straighter like Ted Potter Jr.

Hit your driver way straighter like Ted Potter Jr. Try this simple slow speed drill to hit more fairways → Read More

This Isn't Your Buddy Giving Swing Advice

Our golf instruction video series will give you tips and drills from the best instructors, improving every aspect of your game. → Read More

How to Watch Tiger Play This Week

Going beyond the scorecards in assessing Tiger Woods' performance. → Read More

When Tiger Woods returns, what exactly should we be looking for?

How much of the old Tiger Woods remains in his beat up body? → Read More

You don't need a cape to play like Justin Thomas

Copy his swing and short game techniques to grow your game → Read More

You can putt any way you want as long as you follow a simple setup fundamental

Take extra wrist action out of your stroke with the right grip attribute → Read More

Jordan Spieth's bad tee shots happen for the same reasons yours do. Fix it.

Stop changing your knee hinge in transition. → Read More

Clear the tallest bunker lips like Ian Poulter

Navigating Royal Birkdale successfully on Friday took a particular set of skills. The wind and rain made patience a virtue -- and a sharp short game a necessity. Ian Poulter was out right in the middle of the most confounding conditions -- an hour stretch when the wind completely changed directions and it started to pour. Hitting fairways and greens was a crapshoot, bringing Birkdale's… → Read More

Get More Juice on Your Irons like Xander Schauffele

Get More Juice on Your Irons like Xander Schauffele. Stop adding loft through impact → Read More

Quit trying to overpower the ball and swing in sequence

Flow and center contact will give you all the distance you need → Read More

Throw the sand to ace bunker shots like Jordan Spieth

Clear your head of technical advice and focus on this one concept → Read More

Use your legs like Justin Thomas to go low

Practice hitting balls in your bare feet to get the feel → Read More