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Erin Hills Golf Course – A Commentary Piece

I don’t write commentary pieces much anymore, they really are only opinions and as you know, everybody has one. The first hot topic this week is Erin Hills Golf Course, the host of this years US Open. The course has come under a lot of fire recently for the “unfair rough” where Tour Players may […]

Is C.O.G. Golf Too Easy?

I think as a species, we have been conditioned to believe learning a new task or becoming proficient at a skill should be difficult. This is very evident at every turn when I watch golf videos or listen to golf professionals explain how to swing a golf club “properly”. It seems to me; almost everyone […]

The Modern Golf Swing

Hi I’m Rob Bernard and I want to talk with you frankly about the modern golf swing. In my opinion, the modern golf swing is an on-going scientific experiment. I even had to put the word “Science” on the cover of my book so people would look at it. If you’ve read the book already, […]

The Over Thinkers

“I’ve got enough to think about without having to think about all that stuff… while trying not to think about anything.”  You know who you are… but do you really? There are a lot of “over-thinkers” out there. Influential people that totally overthink this golf swing debate. It seems like everyone these days has an […]

 Is Center of Gravity Golf Too Easy?

I think as a species, we have been conditioned to believe that learning a new task or becoming proficient at a skill should be difficult. This idea is very evident at every turn when I watch golf videos or listen to golf professionals explain how to swing a golf club “properly.” It seems to me […]

Golf: It’s All About Focus

Golf is the ultimate game of focus – let me explain. If you consider yourself a half decent golfer, and have a modicum of consistency and ease on the driving range but cannot seem to take it to the golf course and hit it the way you do on the range… you’ve lost your focus. […]

How would you teach Rory?

Do you become a better teacher by teaching better players? This is a question I have had for quite some time now, after 20 years teaching beginner, iintermediate, top amateur, and Professional players; I can tell you from vast experience that it is far more rewarding and challenging to teach beginners and intermediate golfers the […]

Is Golf Too Expensive?

I don’t buy it! There has been lots of talk about why golf has been stagnant, or declining (it depends on who you talk to) and the culprits that surface to the top of most discussions I hear or read is cost, and time…and I simply don’t buy it.