Thomas Nelson

Tom Nelson, PGA GM/Head Golf Professional Christmas Lake Golf Course Santa Claus, Indiana

Thomas Nelson

GM/Head Golf Professional
Christmas Lake Golf Course
Santa Claus, IN

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Focus more on Proper Grip & Tension than wrists

Posted on: 11 May 2023

It seems that many players like to try to force a wrist snap, turn, lag, etc… Often times the harder you try to do something involving your wrists in a golf swing, the worse it gets. If you focus on the proper grip and making sure that your main grip tension remains in the pinky, […]

It's just another shot!

Posted on: 15 May 2020

Figure out where you want to hit it, what kind of shot you want to hit, and go through your pre-shot routine if you have one. If you don’t have one…get one. Focusing on what you need to do will clear out most of the “noise” and reduce anxiety. You also might focus on taking […]

Golf...A "breath of fresh air" during trying times.

Posted on: 10 Apr 2020

Christmas Lake Golf Course feels very fortunate that the Governor of Indiana is behind the thought of golf being an essential outdoor activity with a high degree of safety if done within the CDC guidelines. He basically encouraged Hoosiers to get out and enjoy outdoor activities as long as they are done with social distancing. […]

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