Posts by Kathleen Heiney
THE KEY TO BECOMING A SOLID PLAYER, IS KNOWING AND EXECUTING THE FUNDAMENTALS
“THE KEY TO BECOMING A SOLID PLAYER, IS KNOWING AND EXECUTING THE FUNDAMENTALS” By Kathleen Heiney LPGA Class A, Fitness and Yoga Instructor As an LPGA instructor since 2005 and player for over 35 years, I have seen many articles on instruction, equipment, quick fixes, tips, tricks and more. What is the key to becoming…Read More
How committed and confident are you during a round?
How committed and confident are you during a round? “Don’t hit the shot you think you should, hit the shot you know you can!” My favorite quote from Bob Rotella. How often have you stepped up to a shot and said “I should be able to get it there with this club” or “if I…Read More
Golf Is An Inside Job!
Golf is an inside job! “The mind messes up more shots than the body”- Tommy Bolt. Golf is one the most challenging mental sports ever played. We spend countless hours on the range practicing all the mechanics, shaping shots, chipping, pitching, putting and more. Practice is a necessity to getting better. However, we forget one…Read More
Be Comfortable, being uncomfortable?
Quote: If you can out last that discomfort, I guarantee you baby; on the other side of it is success!! By Eric Thomas We are all creatures of habit. Especially in today’s day and age when everything is at our fingertips. Instant gratification, convenience, information etc. The one thing that is most difficult for a…Read More
Understanding Your Golf Swing
Golf is an endurance sport. Many people might argue, but the truth is our bodies have to be able to perform a repetitive motion, in a sustainable manner, in order to execute a good round of golf. If that is the case, then why do so many players think they have to continually change their…Read More
The “Chitch” – A cross between a full pitch and a chip shot
This is a quick golf lesson in which Kathleen demonstrates what she call the “Chitch”. This shot is a cross between a full pitch and a basic chip shot. Kathleen: “To do like a full-blown chip, you’ve got to have a tremendous amount of roll, so if I’m like 40 to 50 yards out, not feeling my…Read More
Master’s Weekend first ACE!
April 9th was my first 18 for the year. What a round it was! I decided that morning that I was going to commit to my Yoga Fit FORE Golf program (YFFG) and blog about it all summer. I told my husband and asked if he wanted to join? He of course said “okay”. He is like…Read More
Of all the hazards, fear is the worst! My favorite quote from one of the greatest golfers of all time, Sam Snead. Fear is what gets in the way of many of us moving forward and pushing through to be the best we can in golf and life. We see it countless times when we…Read More
Your Gut Instinct is there for a reason!
How many times have you reached for a club and then changed your mind? How often have you read a putt and changed the line over the ball? How many times have you said I “should” have gone with my first choice? If you are anything like me and most golfers you answered yes to…Read More
Targets are your friend
I love to practice, well most of the time. But like some people I find myself aimlessly wondering on the range. Hitting balls and thinking, “Wow, contact feels good, swing feels good and ball flight looks good.” However, what is missing? Targets! Targets exist all over the course. But for some reason we tend to…Read More