This episode of GOLF SMARTER introduces us to Justin Williams, the new Head Golf Professional of Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach, CA. Justin shares tips on how to get familiar with a new course, the style of play required at Poppy Hills, and drills for lob and punch shots.
This episode of GOLF SMARTER features Ben Alexander, 2004 PGA Teacher of the Year, Northern CA section and the PGA Teaching Professional of Poppy Hills in Pebble Beach. Topics include the history of Poppy Hills, how to find a good golf instructor, practice habits, a couple of drills and some advice. He also provides some local playing knowlege on a couple of holes at Poppy Hills.
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This episode of Golf Smarter is a conversation with Jim Skaugstad, Head Golf Professional of Running Y Ranch in Klamath Falls, OR. This course is an Arnold Palmer design. Host Fred Greene interviews Jim who reveals secrets and provides local knowledge on the playing strategy of six of his favorite holes. Covering the signature par 3 (#5), four par 4s (#4, #9, #16 & #18) and one par 5 (#17). Other topics include a great story of playing with Arnold Palmer on opening day of the course, working on your pitch shot and tips for playing on a course that's 4,200 feet above sea level.