Pro Tip: Full Swing

Full Swing Feet Together Drill This is possibly the best drill in golf: use your 7 iron and make half to 3/4 swings. The goal is to make square contact and maintain balance while feeling good rotation with the trunk and hips. Do this drill at 70% effort and stay...

Pro Tip: Short Game Drills

Short Game Putting- compass drill 3 foot putts, place 4 balls at four different locations similar to a compass. N, S , E and West.  Notice the break of each putt and learn to read correctly by seeing the putt go in the hole in reverse.  You will see where to aim and...

Pro Tip: Establish Control and Feel with Short Range Pitching

Having a game plan to get the ball safely on the green from 20 – 40 – 60 yards can be challenging.  Try this practice drill to simplify your mindset and improve your decision making: Use only your pitching wedge and drop 10 balls at each distance of 20 – 40 – 60...

Sunriver is Back

It’s been a strong year for real estate in Sunriver.   Numbers for 2013 are vastly improved from 2012 – sales volume is up 9.5%, median prices have climbed 7.4%, and average days on market have dropped 10%.  These are all positive signs that Sunriver’s real...

Broken Top – No Hibernation Here

The golf course may be closed for the frosty season, but home sales in this premier gated golf community show no sign of taking the winter off.  Through the first eleven months in 2012, forty-one single family homes have sold, compared to just fifteen over the same...

Distressed Properties and Double Bogeys

Foreclosed properties used to be like double bogeys for professional golfers – they didn’t happen very often and, when they did, it wasn’t enough to seriously impact their round or the overall health of their game.  That changed with the bursting of the real estate...