Rhett Myers

Vassar Golf Course

Rhett Myers

PGA Professional
Vassar Golf Course

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Expensive doesn't always mean great results !

It is very possible that at a small nine hole muni in the mid west they might have one of the best golf instructors in the country. And the lesson fee is probably not near as much as a professional in a big city. In general everyone is usually trying to say the same thing […]


Take a practice swing , stop at the top of your backswing . Now swing the club down and through the hitting area.. smooooth ! That’s tempo ! Practice swings should be at 50% speed and actual swings 75%. ( we all know one will actually add 10% when they go to hit the ball) […]

Pay attention and Listen !

I have been a golf professional for 33 years. I feel the success I might have had is from listening and learning from experienced pros that I’ve met or heard speak. Our PGA section has an amazing amount of superb golf professionals that one can learn from. Whether it be in regards to teaching , […]

Swing through the ball !

First, relax your hands. Second, move the ball one inch to the right in your stance. ( for right hand golfers ) Third, swing through the ball, not at it !!!


Kevin Kisner . He’s going to get hot Th and Friday. Then show some grit and hang on to win in a three way playoff.

Brush and Finish !

I wouldn’t tell any of my average Golfer lessons to hit down. That usually equates to a “Fat” shot. Most golfers need to Feel they are sweeping or brushing the turf six inches before and six inches after the ball. Keep the club accelerating through the hitting area . And don’t forget – finish the […]

Augusta National

As with many golf professionals I have been lucky to play some wonderful courses. If I had to state my favorite it would be hard not to say Augusta National wasn’t number one. It was truly a day in golf heaven from visiting Butler Cabin , having lunch and drinks after the round and seeing […]

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