Category Archives: Essays and Philosophy

How I now view the key parts of the swing

November 9, 2020- by Steven E. Greer This is the state of my swing now:

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I will never stay at a golf resort again

November 18, 2020- by Steven E. Greer In October of 2019, I made my annual West Coast trip to Los Angeles. I also spent several days in Palm Springs at

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By chance, the Greer Golf Calendar Experiment is being validated

July 15, 2020- by Steven E. Greer In 2016, I was playing Ohio State’s Scarlet course for the thousandth time when I had an idea.

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My article in the Treasure Coast Palm newspaper about the demise of the PGA Learning Center

PGA Learning Center sale marks the sad end of a golf gem in Port St. Lucie June 30, 2020- by Craig Dolch of TCPalm

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The PGA has lost its way

July 20, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD Please follow us on Instagram The PGA of America (not the PGA Tour) sent out a blast email today announcing that the beleaguered Learning Center they own and operate in Port Saint

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Now averaging 119-mph driver speed

July 8, 2020- by Steven E. Greer I forced myself to wake up early and get to the range to beat the heat. I tried out my new Nicklaus

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How to overcome mental phobias by using foam rubber golf balls

May 6, 2020- by Steven E. Greer, MD

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What the disrupted 2020 golf season taught us

September 27, 2020- by Steven E. Greer The 2020 golf season managed to salvage the major championships except for the British Open.

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Tips for Getting the Most Out of a Practice Session

February 22, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD Over the last two-years, I have discovered that it is very easy to go to a practice range, hit a bucket of

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The Greer Tenets of Golf

June 13, 2020- by Steven E. Greer, MD I am concluding the Golf Project that I started four years ago, back in 2016. I think I  solved the riddle

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How Cameron Champ swings so fast

Update September 18, 2019- The Golf Channel featured Cam Champ tonight. The host, Sean Foley, tried to

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Swing by thinking about your hands, not your trunk or lower body

December 18, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD I have admittedly been a flip-flopper on fundamental ideas about how to swing a golf club.

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How to ease into a new swing change

July 20, 2020- by Steven E. Greer

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Did PGA of America CEO Seth Waugh help Jefferey Epstein while CEO of Deutsche Bank?

Update July 7, 2020- As a result of Seth Waugh’s decision to do banking with Jeffrey Epstein, per

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Hitting my 1984 Jack Nicklaus Muirfield persimmon 5-wood

June 11, 2020- by Steven E. Greer I had this set of MacGregor Jack Nicklaus Muirfield persimmon woods in the 1980’s when I was in high school.

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The Distance Problem: What is really causing it and how to fix it.

February 5, 2020- by Steven E. Greer The USGA and the R&A issued the results of a two-year investigation into the distance problem. Classic courses,

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The future of golf instruction is telemedicine

April 27, 2020- by Steven E. Greer, MD

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How the governing bodies of golf can save the game

Update May 28, 2019- The best players in the game were seriously

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Banking regulators start investigation into PGA of America Seth Waugh’s former Deutsche Bank for doing business with a pedophile

June 3, 2020- by Steven E. Greer Seth Waugh, the former CEO Deutsche Bank, somehow became the current PGA of America CEO.

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Tone deaf PGA of America wants members to take out loan to pay dues during virus shutdown

March 28, 2020- by Steven E. Greer I have been the most vocal critic of the PGA of America ever since I realized that it is a big bloated crooked sporting

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Why the waggle is essential for balance and posture

May 6, 2020- by Steven E. Greer

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The improper use of technology in golf

April 27, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD I recently had to drive to an indoor golf teaching facility in Dublin, Ohio to pick up a club. It is the

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Alister MacKenzie and I think alike

February 12, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD I am finishing of The Spirit of St. Andrews, which is a compilation of writings by 20th Century golf course architect Sir Alister Mackenzie.

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Essential anthropometric tests to do before you get golf lessons

November 5, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD Please follow us on Instagram I recently decided for the second time to quit golf, almost. While I have made good progress,

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What I Did for Summer 2019

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Taking new swing thoughts to the range after indoor practice

July 7, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD Please follow us on Instagram After several days of

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How to get the “real” of a new swing change to become the “feel”

November 19, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD The November 18th episode of Swing Expedition with Chris Como went back to Grant Waite in Orlando.

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Never Doubt the Bottke

August 29, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD

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The Fact-Based Future of Golf

October 8, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD When I started The Golf Project in the summer of 2016, I created this website to serve as a personal

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The best Golf Project tips

Updated April 18, 2020– by Steven E. Greer I made a ton of progress this year after moving to Florida to be nearer the best teachers and year-round golf.

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My first words were “golf ball”

February 13, 2020- by Steven E. Greer, MD Today is my 52nd birthday and my mother sent me this photo. It is our family encyclopedia

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Guess who’s back, guess who’s back?

April 5, 2020- by Steven E. Greer What does not kill you makes you stronger.

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I strongly disagree with the PGA Tour’s decision to shut down tournaments

March 12, 2020- by Steven E. Greer, MD Holy cow. The PGA Tour cancelled the Players Championship due to fears over the coronavirus.

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Use a tee on the practice range

January 1, 2020- by Steven E. Greer

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The Palm Beach Par-3 course supports my argument that most golfers should be on par-3 courses

February 15, 2020- by Steven E. Greer I played the Palm Beach Par-3 course today because I wanted to try out my experimental swing.

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Why 9-hole Par-3 courses are being added to resort destination courses

June 5, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD The Golf Channel

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Negative feedback drills are essential to eradicate bad habits

February 17, 2020- by Steven E. Greer I have said many times that I believe the key teaching method used by Jack Grout on the young

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Any Colour You Like

February 27, 2020- by Steven E. Greer

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How to Harvest Coconut with a 6-iron

October 23, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD

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The pilgrimage to Harmon Floridian

March 17, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD As I have written about previously, I have zoomed in on the most important part of the swing for a

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I don’t like green eggs and ham or alternative putting grips

January 18, 2020- by Steven E. Greer Please follow us on Instagram Putting is a mental exercise. Jack Nicklaus, perhaps the best putter of all time, said recently that

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