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Posts by Chris Doster

Making the Turn…

To the casual golfer and in fact some who play the great game on a regular basis, its assumed that you must play the front 9, and make the turn to play the back. I’ve actually had the experience where a playing partner balked at a quick 9 and proclaim, “It’s just not worth the…

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Free Bird Basics

Manuel de la Torre Understanding the Golf Swing   Manuel and his family moved from Spain to the U.S. as a child. His Father Angel worked directly with Ernest Jones, “Swing the Club Head” author and teacher. He grew up learning from Jones and of course his Father…   De la Torre eschewed modern teaching philosophies that…

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Love of Teaching – Manuel de la Torre

Great article on our late/great teacher – Manuel de la Torre © The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – 2015 Fox Point — A stroke in September and a weakened aortic valve have robbed Manuel de la Torre of some of his independence. He uses a walker and no longer can drive a car, so he must rely…

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Oldest living Masters champion, Doug Ford dies at 95

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Doug Ford, the oldest surviving Masters Tournament champion and a former PGA Player of the Year, has died. He was 95. The PGA Tour announced Ford’s death, saying Ford’s family informed the tour that he died Monday night. Details of his death were not immediately available. Ford was inducted into…

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Simplicity and The Golf Swing

As the legendary, late/great teacher (Manuel da la Torre) taught Brett “Free Bird” Freeman, “It is the movement of the golf club as a whole that we should be concerned with.”

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Freewheeling Phil Wins Again!

Mexico City, March 6, 2018 The golf season may be in the it’s infancy, but perhaps the most “mature” player on the PGA tour made all the “young bloods” take notice! With a scrambling final round of 66, the “Freewheeling” lefty won in a one hole playoff over the leader in FedEx Cup points, and…

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