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Golf Essentials – Daily Insights for Weekend Warriors (Ep.1)

Golf Essentials is Casey Bourque's way of meeting you where you are with a "tell it like it is" methodology for feeling better about playing golf - answering all your questions, live Q&A sessions, practice planning, drills, tips, and insights to make the best use of the limited time you have at the course. Casey explains the approach and principles that took him from a small town in Maine to playing in the US Open Championship.
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Nick Faldo Wedge Play Clinic – Benchmarking Distances & Tournament Preparation (Ep.23)

This clinic was conducted for 1 hour and 20 minutes for elite junior golfers, so Nick is talking about real competitive topics. He made a point to mention earlier in the session that playing tournament golf is an entirely different sport than casual golf...requiring different approaches. I was very lucky to have the chance to participate in the group of only 12 -15 people on hand that day at Bella Colina in Orlando.
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Hit Hooks and Slices on Purpose – Tips for Calibrating the Curve (Ep.22)

We know that opening the club face will yield a slice, and closing the face will hook the ball...but how much? I feel it's super important to fall back on a game plan, or at least to have practiced the shots before you deploy them on the golf course.
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Simple Science of Optimal Athletic Performance – Casey Cox of Sports Science Solutions (Ep.21)

Now, I know what you're thinking - high-tech diodes, bones and muscles, it's all too technical for me. But, that's the coolest part. While these guys are using data for elite golfers and hockey players, they're also doing incredible things to dummy it all down for the average guy.
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Why You Need to Ask Your Instructor for the Shortest Golf Lessons Possible (Ep.20)

I Believe that Traditional Golf Lessons are Best for the Instructor, not the Student. Learning to play golf is a lot like learning a language. Everyone is bad in the beginning, and the the benefits you derive are directly proportionate to the efficiency of the work you put in. That's fancy talk for "you can't fake it". 
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The Putting Yips – One Rainy Day from Quitting Golf (Ep.19)

This is a segment of a keynote presentation I did at Golf Academy of America in Orlando. I get into a phase of my college and amateur golf career where I had a debilitating bout with the putting yips.
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Playing in a Scramble Golf Tournament? How to be a Killer Teammate (Ep.18)

Scrambles are a Whole Different Animal - You Can Cheat! So, I'm teeing it up in a scramble golf tournament tomorrow. I wanted to share some thoughts, especially for beginners on how to navigate your day and have a great time.
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Sidehill Lies – Why Your Strategy is Probably Only Half True (Ep.17)

After you've been playing golf for some time, you're bound to hear this rule of thumb: If the ball is below your feet, play for a slice. If the ball's above your feet, play for a hook. Well, that statement is only half true. Literally. 
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1-Hour Golf Practice Blueprint – Stay Connected, Trajectory Work, Bunkers & Putting (Ep.16)

Here's your hour of practice broken down for you. We're starting off on the range with a great drill to help your arms stay connected with your body as you rotate. We run into a lot of problems when we lift our arms away from the body during the swing. Next, we're going to experiment with hitting shots of different trajectories.
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The Business Case for Free Golf Lessons | Keynote at Golf Academy of America (Ep.15)

One of my strongest presentations to date. Lots of continuing dialogue and positive feedback from the audience on this one...Here's my keynote speech at The Golf Academy of America’s Orlando Campus. The talk is geared for the students (all ages) at the school getting educated on careers in the golf industry - golf instruction, golf operations, tournament play, and golf management.
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Bunker Play Basics – How to Develop Your Stock Sand Shot (Ep.14)

This episode is all about bunker play. In basic terms, we handle bunker shots a lot like pitch shots, but there are a few important variables we'll need to learn to account for. First, everything is determined by the lie. Learning to assess what you're capable of from different lies comes with practice and simple trial and error. If the ball is sitting down, we need the club to dig into the sand. If we've got a good lie, we'll want the club to slide into the sand.