Jaacob Bowden talks swing philosophies on GolfWRX

July 26, 2018

By Swing Man Golf Staff Did you hear Jaacob Bowden this week on the The 19th Hole on GolfWRX? Our very own Master Instructor and Long Drive Champion Jacob Bowden shares his insights on the golf swing with Michael Williams on this week’s edition of The 19th Hole. You can check it out here!

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Jaacob Bowden on Danielle Tucker’s Golf Club Radio Show

June 16, 2018

By Swing Man Golf Staff Jaacob Bowden was a returning guest for the 4th time on Danielle Tucker’s Golf Club Radio Show last Saturday on June 9th. They talked about Sterling Iron single length irons, Swing Man Golf swing speed training, and more. Listen here!

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Lessons from a 25-Year Career In Golf: My 4 Best Golf Tips

May 22, 2018

By Jordan Fuller 2018 marked my 25th year of my golf career. I was lucky enough to start playing the game when I was 15 (double lucky, since I also met my wife that same year). I decided to join a golf club in Omaha, Nebraska in my 20s, and that is where I learned […]

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The Core Putt

May 18, 2018

By Geoff Mangum Here’s a tip that helps you tune your touch in to the green speed. I call it the “core” putt because it comes from the center of your manner of relating to the world, and that’s what you need to get in touch with to activate your touch on the green. The [&hell

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External Distractions

May 15, 2018

With David MacKenzie MHI Golfer Question: I lose focus and get distracted from things like high handicappers looking for lost balls, falling behind time-wise, and generally trying to stay in my game mentally. Can you help me with the mental side of the game? David’s Answer: Every round of golf is

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What Guarantees a Good Shot Outcome?

May 5, 2018

By Adam Young Whenever I ask amateur golfers the above, even if they have spent thousands on lessons before, they look perplexed. Many will respond with answers such as: • Keeping eye on the ball • Following through • Line up well • Turning shoulders • Getting into a good backswing positio

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Long Drive Q&A With Tommy Hug

April 28, 2018

Age: 26 Height: 6’3 Weight: 210 Driver Specs: Krank Formula 6 6-degree loft with House of Forged Shaft Sponsors: • No Bogeys Golf Shop • Krank Golf • House of Forged Special Accomplishments: Qualified for 5 World Long Drive Championships What is your longest drive in competition? 459 yards W

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Groove Sharpening Tools, Paint Chips, and Paint Fill

April 25, 2018

With Tom Wishon MHI Golfer Question: What’s your opinion of groove sharpening tools? I’ve had my Sterling Irons since the fall of 2016; while still okay, I know the day is coming when they won’t be as sharp as I’d like. Paired with my Sterling Irons, is a Wishon Golf 929HS 1

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Why Differential Practice Works

April 24, 2018

By Adam Young Some of you may know that I popularized (for golf) the idea of differential practice. For those of you who don’t know, here is a brief description of the term. “Differential practice is where we attempt to explore variability befog what we would normally experience during the norma

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Relaxing & Pitching With Confidence

April 18, 2018

With David MacKenzie MHI Golfer Question: I struggle most when I am pitching for a shot within 20 yards of the green. I’m short or long depending the day. I tense up and I know that is a contributing factor. How can I relax and swing with confidence on pitches? David’s Answer: Having a quiet

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Average Golf Swing Speed Chart

April 11, 2018

By Jaacob Bowden, PGA When it comes to hitting the ball farther, a lot of golfers realize that technique is important. In recent years, people are also beginning to recognize the importance of getting custom fit for your equipment in order to maximize driving distance and their overall average golf

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Maximizing Distance

March 28, 2018

By Adam Young I remember being a short hitter as an amateur golfer. It was so frustrating seeing the other guys drive it 50 yards past me. In fact, my dreams of pro golf were pretty much shattered when I competed against a guy who hit the ball a full 100 yards past me during […]

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Long Drive Q&A With Scott Beaven

March 23, 2018

By Swing Man Golf Staff Long Drive Q&A With Scott Beaven Age: 30 Height: 5’9″ Weight: 120 kilos Driver Specs: Geek Golf DCT 3.5*, Pat Dempsey LD4 XXX shaft Sponsors: Under Armour, Embria and Geek Golf Special Accomplishments: • 2016 European Champion • 2014 Scandinavian Champion

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Get Referral Benefits at Club Champion Golf

March 16, 2018

By Swing Man Golf Staff The Numbers Don’t Lie IMPROVE THESE NUMBERS, IMPROVE YOUR SCORES

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Staying Focused For All 18 Holes

March 10, 2018

With David MacKenzie Swing Man Golf Monthly Handicap Improver Golfer Question: How do I stay focused for 18 holes? It is not always the same holes, but when I lose focus it seems to take me a hole or two to get back into the game. There are too many distracting thoughts in my brain […]

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Technique Changes

February 27, 2018

By Adam Young A recently posed a question on Twitter which led to some interesting insights. I stated that, as a golfer, if I went for a lesson and a pro asked me to “do X”, I would be able to “do X” to a pretty reasonable degree instantly – even with a ball there. […]

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Increased Consistency & Confidence

February 23, 2018

By Swing Man Golf Staff Increased Consistency & Confidence Jaacob Bowden’s partner in Sterling Irons® single length irons, Tom Wishon, got invited back on Golf Smarter Podcasts as a 12-time guest of host Fred Greene for Episode #624. Tom, of course, is a legend in the world of club desig

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How to Read Greens Better

February 18, 2018

By Geoff Mangum To read greens better, we’ll start with an approximate understanding of how green speed, slope, and distance make break…followed by a direct engagement with the green surface and distance with the instincts for a more accurate adjustment of the starting read. Math Approximate Rea

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What’s the Deal With Single Length Irons? Increased Consistency!

February 9, 2018

By Swing Man Golf Staff What’s the Deal With Single Length Irons? Increased Consistency! Listen to Jaacob Bowden on the Golf Smarter Podcasts as a guest of host Fred Greene for Episode #623.  Listen here! Show notes: “Consider yourself using the same posture, and the same swing every

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Keeping Your Swing Warm in Winter

February 7, 2018

By Swing Man Golf Staff Want to keep your swing warm in the winter or even increase your speed so you come out of the gates more powerful than ever in spring? Be sure to listen below to Jaacob Bowden’s guest interview on Episode 16 of GolfWRX’s 19th Hole Podcast with host Michael William

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Long Drive Q&A With Jason Eslinger Professional Long Driver

February 2, 2018

Age: 31 Height: 6’2 Weight: 245 Driver Specs: 5* Krank F7 48” XX shaft Sponsors: • Krank Golf • Kicker Audio Special Accomplishments: • 3 LDA Tour Wins • Top 8 Finish at the 2015 World Long Drive Championship • Top 16 Finish at the 2016 WLDC What is your longest drive in competitio

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Jumping for Distance (Part 2): The One-Foot Jump

December 14, 2017

By Swing Man Golf Staff Did you see Jaacob Bowden’s guest post on Golfwrx about Jumping for Distance? In Part 1, He goes over how he think’s this two-foot jump concept came about and why he doesn’t think it’s necessarily a good idea to implement in your swing. In Part 2, he look

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Jumping for Distance (Part 1): The Two-Foot Jump

December 7, 2017

By Swing Man Golf Staff Did you see Jaacob Bowden’s guest post on Golfwrx the other day about Jumping for Distance? In Part 1, He goes over how he think’s this two-foot jump concept came about and why he doesn’t think it’s necessarily a good idea to implement in your swing. Read

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6 Ways I Dramatically Improved My Golf Game

October 6, 2017

By Swing Man Golf Staff Did you see Jaacob Bowden’s post on GolfWRX this week? He talks about Transformations and how you can relate them to not only your golf game but all areas of your life. Read the full article here: http://www.golfwrx.com/468626/6-ways-i-dramatically-improved-my-golf-ga

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Adjusting Wedges and Wedge Play Due to an Increase in Distance

September 28, 2017

By: Darren deMaille, PGA   Most people and I say “most” people who come to take a golf lesson want to lower their handicap. When I ask the question what they think the problem(s) are from preventing them from shooting lower scores, the answers vary from three-putting, to slicing the golf ba

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More Distance for Golf (Part 3): Long Drive Fitness

September 19, 2017

By: Swing Man Golf Staff Did you see part three of Jaacob Bowden’s guest post on GolfWRX? In Part 3, the final part of his “More Distance for Golf” series, he talks about what you can do to get longer from a golf fitness standpoint. Read the full article here.

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More Distance for Golf (Part 2): Long-Drive Equipment

September 12, 2017

By: Swing Man Golf Staff Did you see part two of Jaacob Bowden’s guest post on GolfWRX? In part two, Jaacob talks about equipment, and how equipment optimization can be the thing that makes the difference. Read the full article here.

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More Distance for Golf (Part 1): Long-Drive Techniques

September 8, 2017

By: Swing Man Golf Staff Did you see Jaacob Bowden’s guest post on GolfWRX? He talks about Long Drive Techniques- from the set up, a strong grip, the backswing, high hands. This is part one of his series, so be sure to check it out and follow along! Read the full article here.  

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How to remove over 90 variables from your golf game

August 16, 2017

By Swing Man Golf Staff Golf can be a very complex game, and as much as it can be fulfilling, it can also be nerve-racking. It is often called the most complex sport there is, sometimes up there with pole vaulting, but in many studies done, it IS the most complex sport there is. Where does [&hellip

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What Is The Best Ball Position?

August 14, 2017

By Jaacob Bowden In order that you hit the ball where you want, it can be important to understand the implications of what will happen if you hit the ball from various positions in your stance. So where is the best ball position? Well, it depends…let me explain. First, it’s important to understa

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Swing Man Golf Launches A Swing Speed Trainer Certification

August 13, 2017

By: Swing Man Golf Staff Swing Speed Trainer Certification In the old days, it wasn’t uncommon for slightly pot-bellied professional golfers to finish their round and head off to the local bar or 19th hole. Now-a-days many golfers are leaner, in better shape, and golfers travel with or work with g

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Most Important Thing in Golf

July 1, 2017

By Adam Young Swing Man Golf Monthly Handicap Improver Contributor If you are a golfer, this article is simply too important to ignore. As a teacher with thousands of hours coaching elite players and rank beginners, if you were to ask me “what is the most important thing in golf”, I would have t

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Last chance for Left Handed Preorder Special

May 19, 2017

By Swing Man Golf Staff The wait is almost over! Left handed heads are on their way! Our first shipment should arrive sometime next week- at that time we will work down the list of preorders! Preordering saves your spot in line and saves you $50 off your set. Once all components are in stock, [&hell

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Trend or Fad: Single Length Irons

May 1, 2017

By Swing Man Golf Staff Check out this article by My Golf Spy writer Chris Nickel as he compares Sterling Irons to other clubs on the market today. Ready to get your hands on a set of your own? Find them here: www.sterlingirons.com    

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Shawn Clement reviews Sterling Irons

April 22, 2017

By Swing Man Golf Staff Did you see Shawn Clement’s review of Sterling Irons®? Check it out below. Ready to get your hands on a set? Order at www.sterlingirons.com  

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Apply Your Power at Just the Right Time

March 29, 2017

By Paul Myers If you spend much time reading golf instruction and working on your swing, you probably do so with one goal in mind – hitting the ball as far as possible. Many golfers are obsessed with the idea of adding distance, to the point where they will look into technique, equipment, fitness,

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Alistair Davies Sterling Irons Review

March 20, 2017

By Swing Man Golf Staff Alistair Davies golf shares with you his review of the sterling irons using trackman. Ready to get your own set? Head on over to: www.sterlingirons.com    

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Use These Five Keys to Successfully Two Putt Any Green

March 14, 2017

By Paul Myers As a golfer, you naturally want to make every single putt you face. Seeing the ball drop into the cup after just a single stroke is a great feeling, and one-putting greens is a sure way to lower your scores in a hurry. Unfortunately, one putts are always going to be the […]

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Rickie Fowler Runs Away with Honda Classic

March 8, 2017

By Paul Myers So far in the 2017 calendar year, there have been a number of easy wins on the PGA Tour. Well, to be fair, no win on the PGA Tour is easy, as you have to defeat the best competition in the world to come out on top. However, a few players have […]

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A New, and Deserving, Number One Player

March 1, 2017

By Paul Myers Dustin Johnson is officially the number one ranked golfer in the world. If you follow professional golf closely, this news is not going to come as a surprise to you – Johnson has long been one of the most talented players in the world, and his ranking now reflects his true ability. [

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Spieth Adds Pebble to His Rapidly Growing Resume

February 17, 2017

By Paul Myers Perhaps the most-notable event in the world of golf in 2017 was the Masters collapse of defending champion Jordan Spieth. It seemed that Spieth was going to cruise to his second consecutive Green Jacket before he deposited two golf balls into the water short of the 12th green. That sin

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Matsuyama – Again – Prevails in the Arizona Desert

February 13, 2017

By Swing Man Golf Staff Stop us if you’ve heard this before – Hideki Matsuyama has won a golf tournament. That is not exactly breaking news these days, as the Japanese star has now won five out of his last nine starts worldwide. Clearly establishing himself as one of the best players in the worl

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Rahm Arrives in a Big Way at Torrey Pines

February 7, 2017

By Paul Myers When he turned professional, big things were expected of Jon Rahm. Once one of the best amateur players in the world, Rahm is represented by Phil Mickelson’s brother, Tim, who left his post as the coach of Arizona State University to serve as Rahm’s agent. Less than a year after Ra

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Pre-order your Left Hand Set NOW!

February 3, 2017

By Swing Man Golf Staff Been waiting for a left-handed set of Sterling Irons®? Pre-order & reserve a spot in the front of the line! As of right now, we are looking at 20th of May 2017 to start shipping custom fit and built left-handed sets of Sterling Irons®. We are 100% CERTAIN to be [&hellip

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Low Scores – As Usual – In the California Desert

February 2, 2017

By Paul Myers Golf, in many ways, is unpredictable. Trying to guess who is going to win a given tournament from week to week is nearly impossible, as there are countless great players in the professional game. However, some things in golf are rather predictable, and one of them is low scores in the

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From Dream to Product, Sterling Irons on MYGOLFSPY

January 26, 2017

By: Swing Man Golf Staff Jaacob Bowden was featured this week on MYGOLFSPY! From Dream to Product: The Story Behind Sterling Irons. Read the full article HERE Ready to get your hands on a set? Check them out here: www.sterlingirons.com  

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Back to Back – Thomas Does It Again

January 24, 2017

By Paul Myers A week after defeating the red-hot Hideki Matsuyama to win the SBS Tournament of Champions, Justin Thomas was right back at work claiming yet another title. Thanks to an incredibly opening round 59 in the Sony Open in Hawaii, this win lacked the drama that was seen last week. This time

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Preparing Your Game for 2017

January 13, 2017

By Paul Myers The start of a new year is always an exciting time for a golfer. As the calendar rolls over from 2016 to 2017, you should consider taking a few moments to review the status of your game. What did you do well in 2016, and what would you like to improve? It […]

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Justin Thomas Continues Impressive Rise

January 11, 2017

By Paul Myers When you think of the top young names in the world of professional golf, there are a few that likely come to mind right off the bat. Jordan Spieth, obviously, as well as Hideki Matsuyama and others. However, you need to quickly make way on that list for Justin Thomas, as the […]

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Two Winners at the Hero World Challenge

December 13, 2016

By Paul Myers According to the leaderboard, the winner of the recent Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas was Hideki Matsuyama. That is, of course, accurate – Matsuyama posted an impressive performance, recording a score of -18 over four rounds, despite a final round 73. Matsuyama won by two stroke

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