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Russ Morrison Jr. Golf Schedule

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Spring 2017 Session

Fall 2017 Session

January:  14, 21, 28
February:  4, 11, 25
March:  4, 11, 18, 25
April:  1, 8, 22, 29
May:  6, 13, 20
July:  15, 22, 29
August:  5, 12, 19, 26
September:  9, 16, 23, 30
October:  7, 14, 21, 28
November:  4, 11
 

Program Syllabus

Sessions 1-5

Meet at SBGC Main Putting Green by the Golf Shop: 3:30-5PM

Content: Intros/Class Overview/Attendance                                                  (As your schedule allows, our program in NOT cumulative)

Clinics consist of three main stations: Putting, Short Game, Full Swing (pitches/chipping); Full Swing (start with lofted clubs: P,W,S wedges to Driver).                                                                             “Static” Components of Swing- PGA (Posture, Grip, Alignment).

Gripping the Golf Club: 3 Basic Types of Grip: 10 finger, Interlock, Overlap (Vardon)

Swing Mechanics: Wedge vs. Driver: length, merry-go-round vs. ferris wheel imagery

Typically take Russ Morrison youngsters out on the golf course once every 4 to 5 sessions to play golf. We review order of play; rules, etiquette (how to behave, politeness), hazards (lateral, sand, out of bounds)

Sessions 6-10

Meet at SBGC Main Putting Green by the Golf Shop: 3:30-5PM

Content: Working on long and short components of golf skills

Putting Mechanics: pendulum motion, quiet hands, eyes over the golf ball; “reading the green,” stroking vs hitting the putt; distance control

Chipping Mechanics: partial swing rotation (half circle vs full, slow motion movement, no hinge, hinge and hold, hinge and re-hinge)

Full Swing Mechanics: Dynamic components (moving parts) of the golf swing; creating leverage - wrist hinge, lower body rotation (pivot)

Clubs: pitching wedge, 7 iron, (longer too...no hybrids or woods)

Every shot must have a purpose...shoot at targets

Typically take Russ Morrison youngsters out on the golf course once every 4 to 5 sessions to play golf. We review order of play; rules, etiquette (how to behave, politeness), hazards (lateral, sand, out of bounds)
 

Sessions 11-16

Meet at SBGC Main Putting Green by the Golf Shop: 3:30-5PM

Clubs: Pitching wedge, driver (3 wood if you use clubs from shed). Warm up with pitching wedge, then longer irons.

 

Session 17

Meet at SBGC Main Putting Green by the Golf Shop: 3:30-5PM

Content: End of Session Tournament "Beat the Coach" Contest - Low gross prizes, ball markers, range tokens, golf balls. 

Typically take Russ Morrison youngsters out on the golf course once every 4 to 5 sessions to play golf. We review order of play; rules, etiquette (how to behave, politeness), hazards (lateral, sand, out of bounds)
 

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