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"I spent the last 20 years dedicated to solving the ONE unsolved problem all golfers face every time you address a golf shot."

Tracy Reed is a Golf Biomechanic, former Military Interrogator, mental coach and author of "Golf Swing Control" and "Breaking Golf's Last Barrier".

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Here's WHY Your Golf Swing Quits Mid-Round...

(leaving you to feel like a first rate hacker)

You'll see:

  • WHY you hit it great one day and terrible the next.

  • WHY you can have a great warm up and be unable to keep it in the fairway just 15 minutes later.

  • WHY it isn't your golf swing's fault.

  • WHY no amount of golf instruction or practice has been able to stop the carnage when your golf swing turns to the dark side...

  • Why this strange phenomenon happens to ALL golfers, including the best PGA Tour golfers.

  • The unlikely place the solution to this most frustrating problem was finally found.

  • HOW this solution DOES NOT require swing changes to fix it...forever!

Golfers who use this solution now rarely take golf lessons and only need minimum practice time to maintain an effective golf swing that doesn't break down... Ever.

It took years to uncover this simple solution to the most frustrating problem ALL golfers face every time they address a shot. (including tour pros)

Further down you will see a signup for free videos that explain the solution so you can finally free yourself from the anguish of those shots (the ugly ones) that ruin a round that was otherwise stress-free...But it's best to read this page to understand why this happens or the free videos won't do much for you.


Tracy
I just wanted to update you on my progress. I ordered the manual and before it could come I had the 3 worst rounds of my career. I was playing 5-6 times a week and decided to give it a rest. I took 2 weeks off and read the entire manual twice just to make sure I didn't miss anything. I started working with the drills and re-reading the parts I felt were most important.

So after my 2-week break I came back on fire! I shot 68, 72, and 73 last weekend.

My handicap has dropped from a 7 to a 4 in under 2 weeks.

I missed the course record by 1 stroke, due to a missed eagle that came up less than an inch short.


I hit 94% greens and 98% fairways on my last round. I have also lost the fade that has been there for nearly 18 years.

Thanks
Jason Black
USAF Germany


How many times have you "fixed" your golf swing only to experience total meltdown during the next round with no clue as to why?

Too many?

Me too... I fought this demon for years until I finally figured it was impossible to build a swing that wouldn't just disappear mid-round. I was tired of the frustration and emotional ups and downs so I quit.

But golf drew me back in a few months later when I met a golf instructor who was also a golf biomechanic. What he taught made sense and he eventually became my mentor. Even though he wasn't able to solve this problem, learning golf biomechanics from him was the door that led to the solution I finally stumbled upon. Since then I never lost my swing, never needed lessons, and practice no more than 1 hour per week...

My golf game has never been better.

After showing 15258 golfers from 55 countries this crucial information, the feedback proves that this solution will work for you...

But only if you understand WHY this solution stops your golf swing from ever breaking down.


One of the strongest demonstrations of success came from a 29 hcp golfer named Alan who I was randomly paired with during a round of golf.

After Alan hit his tee shot, He winced and mumbled, wondering why he tortures himself every time he plays golf.

I asked if he was open to a solution if I didn't try to change his golf swing.

Alan looked bewildered, probably thinking what I proposed was impossible, but said yes, figuring he had nothing to lose.

I gave him the information on the first tee and during the round took him bit by bit through the process.

To compare the difference, his first tee shot was a weak slice about 180 yards and he lost 6 balls by hole 5.

Alan shot 41 on the back nine, finished with the same ball he started the nine with, and split the fairway with a 257 yard tee shot on hole 18.

No practice... He just added this information to his normal routine during the round.

After the round, Alan couldn't stop smiling, and to me that was worth the price of admission.

These days, Alan looks forward to playing golf...


What did I show Alan that changed his whole game?

I simply showed him how and why his Lizard Brain was destroying his golf swing!

Your Lizard Brain unconsciously controls the automatic functions in your body such as your heart beat and breathing. Normally you aren't aware of what the Lizard Brain is doing...

Until you have problems breathing or your heart starts racing! These are just some of the automatic body functions that have to keep working for your survival and the Lizard Brain doesn't care what it has to do to keep you alive...

So the Lizard Brain can and does take over your body functions any time it feels it must.

When you get scared, you breathe faster, your heart races, and you may feel stronger. Sometimes your whole body freezes.

On a smaller scale, something similar happens during your golf swing but it is not affected by your emotions. That means that the automatic response that wrecks your golf swing CANNOT be trained out of the Lizard Brain.

No amount of golf lessons or hitting golf balls on the driving range can stop the Lizard Brain from wrecking your golf swing when it senses this one tiny mistake all golfers make.

And when you make this mistake, the Lizard Brain doesn't play nice with your intentions to hit a golf ball...


...I have attended Mclean in NYC, Leadbetter in South Carolina, Gravity Golf in Florida, Golf Tek in Atlanta and Pennick in Austin and gone to that golf camp in Tampa that teaches you on their course for not one, but two weeks.

I have read Pennick, Hogan, Mclean, Leadbetter, Woods, and Faldo's books. I have watched the Golf Channel religiously. I subscribe to both Golf Mag and Golf Digest.

The point I am making is that I searched the entire golf instruction industry for the answer to the question that you gave me in a paragraph.

Until you, no one else could give me the simple movement solution you did and I obviously could not "find" it on my own....

You made something that has eluded me, and any instructor who has ever evaluated me, come together in an instant.

Mike Tammierillo
Denver, CO
 


We've all stood in the fairway asking "Why?" when an easy shot has gone terribly wrong...

The good news is those crazy frustrating shots are NOT your golf swing's fault.

When you are playing well and suddenly everything goes to crap, it just means your Lizard Brain hijacked your body.

How can you stop it?

Unfortunately, once your Lizard Brain takes over your body during your golf swing, that shot is toast...

And years of trial and error has proven that there is only ONE way to prevent your Lizard Brain from suddenly hijacking your body.

Your Lizard Brain has a simple but strict set of rules that are surprisingly easy to follow. Follow those rules and your Lizard Brain won't hijack your body.

First, you're probably wondering what triggers your Lizard Brain to hijack your golf swing...

Have you ever been walking along and tripped on something? What happens next?

Your body immediately flails around trying to stop you from a major face plant into the ground.

That immediate response is your Lizard Brain hijacking your body because it senses a major out-of-balance issue.

What people aren't aware of is that this happens all of the time on a much smaller scale as you move about.

You notice the big movements because they catch you offguard, but if you are only slightly out of balance, the corrections the Lizard Brain makes are almost not noticeable... But they have a bigger affect on your golf swing.


Try balancing on one foot for a few minutes and you will feel the corrections the Lizard Brain makes to keep you from falling down.

Now try to balance on one foot and move around. It's the moving that causes the Lizard Brain to step in and take over your body because you have a very small "platform" you are moving over. The smaller the platform, the more the Lizard Brain has to work to kep you from falling.

Well, just like balancing and moving around on one foot, during a golf swing you don't move your feet. When you make your swing, that "moving around" causes the Lizard Brain to start trying to "fix" what it feels is imbalance as you move. You don't feel it as strongly because your "platform" of two feet is bigger, but those attempted "corrections" still wreck your golf swing.


And if you don't know why your golf swing suddenly quits on you, you will probably blame yourself or your golf swing and have another frustrating round that might make you want to quit, when those wierd missed shots are not your golf swing's fault at all.

And as I said, no amount of golf swing lessons or practice will stop your Lizard Brain from hijacking your body unless you follow a simple but strict set of rules that will remove the need for the Lizard Brain to make any damaging balance corrections to your body movement during your golf swing.

The best part is making these small adjustments to stop your Lizard Brain from acting out doesn't require changes to your golf swing, which is why Alan was able to use this solution so quickly and effectively.


Tracy,

I don't even know where to start. I sent off for your manual Monday night the 9th, got home Thursday from work and there it was. I started to read it when I went to bed that night and by midnight, I was out in the front yard swinging the club. Your setup routine really got a grip of me from the start.

I have been playing golf for a long while and the best I have shot is an 88 from the championship tees. My norm is about 90 - 93. Well, I got a phone call this morning at 8am (Sunday 15th) from one of the guys I play with. He said, "I have 2 tee times at 9:30 do you want to play?"

Well sure I did. I got to the course and the other guys are all low handicaps. They all asked what the bet was as we went to the first tee, and as norm its $20 a man winner takes all. I tried to get out of the bet as I'm working on my game, but all I got was a whole lot of boos, so I said ok, I'm in.

Well, from the first tee I never looked back. Your setup routine, along with the dynamic balance put me in a whole new zone. I was hitting my driver 260+ and picking the line I wanted every time. I hit one drive into the green side bunker, 337 yards, (a slight pull left) but the thing that stands out the most for my game was the visualization.

It put the ball where I wanted it all day long. I was playing off a 19 handicap and one of the guys with me was playing off 7. Well, I shot a 78, and so did he. I creamed them all....no one else came close.

Jamie, the 7 handicap asked me at the end, "How did you turn it around like that! You really gave me a game there!"

I said its only going to get better from here, and the best thing of all is.....I'm only on page 56 of the manual and I still have the ball I started with on the first tee!

Thanks for letting me enjoy my game again,
John McGeary,
Dallas, TX


The Lizard Brain's only rule you can't break if you want your golf swing to work:

Start your golf swing from a perfectly balanced position, (and this is the part that golfers find more difficult)...

Maintain proper dynamic balance throughout the golf swing.

But your definition of balance isn't the same as the balance that triggers your Lizard Brain.

Dynamic balance is defined as balance during movement. In your everyday life, you are always moving and as you take steps, your Lizard Brain is making small corrections you rarely notice that keep you in balance.

But again, during the golf swing, your feet don't leave their position, which takes away the Lizard Brain's opportunity to casually keep you in balance.

So, once the Lizard Brain senses the slightest out of balance during your golf swing, it takes over.

For example: If you have ever made a golf swing where during the downswing nothing felt right, you couldn't get your legs to work properly, or you were all upper body? These are just some of the strange things that happen to even the best golfers if they make their backswing out of balance.

The imbalance I am talking about can be very slight; it doesn't matter. The Lizard brain will do something to your body movement that will sacrifice your intended golf swing because it thinks you are headed for a face plant.


So what is the solution that stops your Lizard Brain from hijacking your body in mid-golf swing?

It sounds very simple: Set up and move in perfect dynamic balance during your golf swing.

But there's a catch... A big one.

You have to abide by your Lizard Brain's definition of perfect balance, which is very strict. This is where most golfers get tripped up.

When it comes to your Lizard Brain you have to pay attention to the details of balance.

Which means you have to know when your Lizard Brain thinks you are in balance and out of balance.

That part of finding a solution took 10 years to work out. Learning Biomechanics helped but I also had to study how your brain interacts with your body, which is much more complicated. Then there was lots of trial, error and testing until the final solution was formed.

Don't worry, you don't need to study all of that... The solution is amazingly simple.

To test my solution and create case studies, over the next three years I coached over 5000 golfers on the internet completely free.

I created a free newsletter and interacted with golfers in 51 countries by email to share this solution and prove the results were universal.

Once the questions slowed down and the "WOW" emails became more commonplace, I decided to write everything I learned during the Free newsletter project into a book.

What I had developed was a simple focus method and a few routines you can use to monitor your balance and correct it during your golf swing...So your Lizard Brain doesn't have to mess with it.

I named my new focus method, "Active Awareness".

Eight months later Golf Swing Control became the guide to keep your golf swing from breaking down and never lose it again.

The Golf Swing Control program focuses on applying Active Awareness to your golf swing routine and golfers who follow the course with attention to detail are seeing amazing results.

Instead of just explaining how Active Awareness works, I would rather demonstrate with some simple exercises that will quickly show you how simply Active Awareness can be applied to your golf game.

These first lessons will show you how to stop your Lizard Brain from wrecking your golf swing.

Once you understand how to work WITH your Lizard Brain, then amazing things are possible!

In the Golf Swing Control Manual, you'll learn:

  • How to shape the ball both ways using your Lizard Brain
  • Why swing plane must be dictated by your Lizard Brain and HOW to find your perfect swing plane.
  • How using your Lizard Brain during golf shots leads to amazing visualization and the zone.
  • and much more...

So how do you get started?

Just follow the steps below...

Bookmark This Page , because when it works, you'll want to come back to get the Golf Swing Control Manual.

Sign up below and add Active Awareness into your routine
to make your golf swing bulletproof.

Simply fill in your email and first name and I will send you the link for the five lessons free that will show you how Active Awareness will fix your golf swing fast.

ATTENTION: You will get the link to the free lessons in an email. First you will need to confirm your subscription

When you get the second email, do not delete it. It has the link and the passwords you'll need to access the lessons whenever you want to review.

If you don't see the email, check your spam or trash folders. Some email providers send it there.

 

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The testimonies below are just a small sample of the letters of gratitude I have received for Golf Swing Control. I am always humbled when I receive another one.

So... If your golf game is as frustrating for you as mine was for me, it doesn't have to be and it takes little time to get where you can enjoy real golf...

If you want to purchase the Golf Swing Control Manual at half price for a limited time, Click the following link:

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If you have any questions, email me or give me a call - 239-227-7989.

Experience?

When I met Tracy Reed, it became evident that he had the ability to organize information while creating an atmosphere for processing body awareness. He has strong motivational skills, which I have employed as a golf coach on the developmental tours where aspiring golf pros are honing their skills to reach the next level.

Robert De Leon
Teaching Professional
Myrtle Beach, SC

 

Satisfied Golf Swing Control Golfers...

I tried to get out of the bet as I'm working on my game...

Tracy,
I don't even know where to start. I sent off for your manual Monday night the 9th, got home Thursday from work and there it was. I started to read it when I went to bed that night and by midnight, I was out in the front yard swinging the club. Your setup routine really got a grip of me from the start.

I have been playing golf for a long while and the best I have shot is an 88 from the championship tees. My norm is about 90 - 93. Well, I got a phone call this morning at 8am (Sunday 15th) from one of the guys I play with. He said, "I have 2 tee times at 9:30 do you want to play?"

Well sure I did. I got to the course and the other guys are all low handicaps. They all asked what the bet was as we went to the first tee, and as norm its $20 a man winner takes all. I tried to get out of the bet as I'm working on my game, but all I got was a whole lot of boos, so I said ok, I'm in.

Well, from the first tee I never looked back. Your setup routine, along with the dynamic balance put me in a whole new zone. I was hitting my driver 260+ and picking the line I wanted every time. I hit one drive into the green side bunker, 337 yards, (a slight pull left) but the thing that stands out the most for my game was the visualization.

It put the ball where I wanted it all day long. I was playing off a 19 handicap and one of the guys with me was playing off 7. Well, I shot a 78, and so did he. I creamed them all....no one else came close.

Jamie, the 7 handicap asked me at the end, "How did you turn it around like that! You really gave me a game there!"

I said its only going to get better from here, and the best thing of all is.....I'm only on page 56 of the manual and I still have the ball I started with on the first tee!

Thanks for letting me enjoy my game again,
John McGeary,
Dallas, TX

 

He wasn't sure, so he just tried the setup routine...

Tracy,
......I hit balls today and used the setup technique on the website.
All I can say is WOW!

I was hitting the ball consistently on the sweet spot and hitting really nice golf shots. I used some Titleist club fitting stickers my club has and that is how I was noticing how pure I was striking the ball. I could also feel when it wasn't right and when a shot didn't go where I had intended, I could feel why.

Just on that alone I offer my thanks.

Ross Mosher,
Middletown, OH

 

The secret of the transition from the backswing to the downswing... In a single paragraph...

When 6 Top instructors could not answer it in person... And it worked!

Tracy,
...I have attended Mclean in NYC, Leadbetter in South Carolina, Gravity Golf in Florida, Golf Tek in Atlanta and Pennick in Austin and gone to that golf camp in Tampa that teaches you on their course for not one, but two weeks.

I have read Pennick, Hogan, Mclean, Leadbetter, Woods, and Faldo's books. I have watched the Golf Channel religiously. I subscribe to both Golf Mag and Golf Digest.

The point I am making is that I searched the entire golf instruction industry for the answer to the question that you gave me in a paragraph.

Until you, no one else could give me the simple movement solution you did and I obviously could not "find" it on my own....

You made something that has eluded me, and any instructor who has ever evaluated me, come together in an instant.

Maybe I was on the verge of a "breakthrough", but it wouldn't have happened without your insight.

Mike Tammierillo
Denver, CO
 

 

...during tournaments I could never break 80...

Tracy,
I'm 15 years old and golf every single day. Occasionally I would fire some rounds in the low 70s, but during tournaments I could never break 80.

I first read your information about a week ago and the first day I tried your setup routine. I was hitting the ball awesome, consistently.

From that day I had 4 days to prepare for my tournament. All 4 days of practice I shot in the mid to low 70s. Then the real test came. The first day of the tournament I played great. I hit 13 greens, missed only 2 fairways, and was averaging about 270 per drive. My driving distance went up about 50 yards and I hit 8 more greens than my average. I shot a 77 missing 4 birdies inside ten feet, 3 3-putts, and 3 missed 3-footers. I could have easily shot under par.

The second day I putted a little better and struck the ball about the same. I shot a 74 missing 3 3-footers and won my tournament by 7 strokes. I had finally broke 80 in a tournament.

Thanks for helping me win a trophy and a $320 gift certificate to the pro shop!

Micah Pastula
Ft.Myers Florida

 

At first I said no, but he persisted...

Hello Tracy,

I was wowed today.

I was practicing at my local driving range and one of my teachers (this guy gave me one 30 minutes lesson once) was going to the course with another guy. It's a 9 holes course, all Par 3. Anyway, I was just warming up and he turned to me and said, "Jo, come play with us." I had just arrived and made probably less then 10 warm up shots with my 8 iron. At first I said no, but he persisted so I went off with them.

Thank you so much for these routines. I didn't slice a single shot today.

I was wowed at a 145 meters PAR 3 hole, when I hit my 6 Iron against a strong wind and the ball landed on the green and stopped immediately, digging a small hole in it. I scored 3 strokes on that hole and my teacher scored 4. He looked at me and said, "You're handicap 28 my a$$!".

This was already the best hole of my short golf life. You cannot imagine the wind! I finished an amazing +7, my teacher +2, and the other guy, handicap 15 finished +12!

Your manual is my bible! Thank you so much for this REALLY impressive and valuable info.

Best regards,

Joao Vaz,
Portugal

 

Is Golf Instruction Messing Up Your Game?

Tracy,
I wanted to pass on a GREAT story that happened to me today at the range.

I was going through my routine, hitting some good shots, and the person next to me was receiving an hour of instruction. He wasn't getting anywhere, and to be real honest the instruction wasn't very good.

Well, when I'd glance over and watch this guy swing I could SEE his right foot rolling over and his right knee straightening and going to the right and then I could SEE his weight dramatically shift to outside his left foot and his left knee would swing out.

His instructor outfitted him with some weird contraption and told him to swing it back because, "he had to build muscle memory." When he did this, you could still SEE his balance way off.
Basically, the instructor was saying EVERYTHING that you don't! It was sadly comical. The instruction was going nowhere.
You could tell the poor sap was frustrated (I know I've been there).

So his instruction finishes and he decides he's going to hit another bucket to work on it all . He turns to me and says, "I see you hit the ball pretty well, do you notice anything?" (I promise this story is real) I say, suppressing laughter because a mere four days ago I was in the same boat as this guy, "Why don't you try this......."

To nobody's surprise but this guy's, he sends a beautiful 8-iron shot high in the air and straight. I then proceeded to tell him my story about how your's is the greatest golf instruction I've ever received and 4 days ago my shots were uglier than his and I gave him the web site address. Now he's hitting some good looking golf shots.

Now here's the kicker...he pulls out his wallet and offers ME $70 and says, "I just paid that bastard in there $70 and he didn't do a damn thing so I might as well pay it to somebody that helped!" I politely refused and told him to visit your site.

If going from a hack to a "golf instructor" in 4-days isn't the best testimony to your instruction, then I don't know what is!!!

Thanks again!
Kevin

 

The mindset that separates professional golfers from amateurs.

"I've worked with Tracy for years and had nothing but success. His visualization techniques are the best I have ever seen, and his ground breaking Dynamic Balance routines are something that every golfer, whether beginner or professional should use."

Gary Brewer II, PGA Professional


"I have had more success, higher finishes, and bigger paychecks in the 2 months since I worked with Tracy than I did in the previous 4 years... and the results have been almost instantaneous."
 

Curtis Knight
Jacksonville, Florida

If your goal is a better, more consistent game with better ball striking and fewer mistakes, read on...

 

Nick never expected to break 80...

After only 1 hour with Tracy, Nick shot a 67 his first time out
after an 8 month layoff due to an injury.

"I never expected to break 80..."

Click here to hear his story.

 

No time for practice?..

Hi Tracy,

I am a golfer playing off a 3 handicap who plays on average once every 5 weeks, so it sometimes difficult to maintain the handicap. However, I regularly get comments from my fellow peers asking how I maintain a good strike/control whilst playing minimal golf.

I have read many books over the years, and all have been of benefit, but I think the way you have explained the effectiveness of the swing is simple and easy to digest.

I now enjoy my golf more than ever, having developed a mental attitude that used to come as second nature when I was playing a lot of amateur golf in my younger days.

The benefits have been forthcoming, winning back to back club championships (at my local course) and the handicap match play title in the same year.

I used to play golf with Phil Price at junior level (European PGA pro)back in the 80's and almost feel that I could now give him a run for his money!

Regards,
Paul Brown
Wales (UK)

 

Maybe you don't need any more instruction...

Hi Tracy,
I just wanted to start off by saying that I am progressing very nicely. I am making shots like never before. I went from 220-250 off of the tee to 270-290 almost religiously. I cracked one 329 the other day as well (although it was down hill). My iron play has dramatically changed as well; on target and a lot longer.

I thought I was a good player before this but now I realize there is much more out there.

Thank you,
Jimmy Termine
Rockland County
New York

 

Too old to improve your golf game?

Hi Tracy,

The Golf Swing Control manual has been a revelation to my golf game. I am a 15.8 index but not for long. I am hitting the ball off the tee 50 yards further than I ever have in my life and my irons are now 10-15 yards longer.

The funny part is that I am 63 and playing the longest golf of my life.

I am now hitting my drives 280+ and in the fairway. My length is now allowing me to hit 9s and PWs rather than 5 or 6s.

Well that is it from Northern Illinois. The weather is finally getting warm after a miserable winter and it is time to lower my index to single digits.

Thanks for connecting to my brain,

Christopher Heller
Barrington, Il

 

"Dropped from an 18 handicap, struggling to catch a par now and then... down to scratch golf."

Tracy,

At the end of the golf season last fall, shooting sub par was as easy as walking down the street to get a beer (this IS Milwaukee).

I played no less than 5 rounds a week for three weeks right before it turned cold (a guy has to have his priorities in order). Each time I played during that streak, I was below par by anywhere from two to three strokes (depending on the course). I didn't lose a single golf ball for the entire run.

My shot was so smooth and so effortless that I tried hitting over a water obstacle to shorten a long par 5 one day. That very same hole previously cost me three golf balls and six strokes over three separate rounds this past spring. The tee shot for that hole has to be no less than 320 yards (a conservative estimate). There's not many golfers that haven't tried and failed to overcome the water on that hole. I can still feel the shot because it was like nothing I've ever felt before. An easy as pie swing that was as smooth as glass. When the ball left I thought I could hear it sizzle. When it landed and finished its roll out, I was WAY out past the water sitting in the fairway about 60 yards from the green looking at an eagle approach (yes sir, I eagled THAT hole).

It gets better...the last round I played before everything closed down for the winter was up at Fire Ridge (North of Milwaukee). I played in the short grass the entire round. Killed another eagle and put down five birdies. Best of all, no bogey holes for the entire round (that's seven under par). The longest putt I had was a 30 footer, uphill, against the grain on 15 and I drained it like a sink.

My score at the end of the round was 65. That 18 hole score was better than my all time best 66, 22 years ago and this was a tougher course.

I know that you get letters all the time telling you how much of an improvement your golf philosophy makes in someone's game. Just wanted you to know that what you have taken the time to share with us hacks out here works as advertised.

Your philosophy works like nothing else I've ever tried or read about and I am just glad you took the time to share it with the rest of us. That is what's important in all this.

Looking forward to hot weather, fast greens,
Roger Hammersmith
Kenosha, WI

 

I'm not asking you to abandon traditional instruction...

Tracy,
I put my reputation on the line Saturday and decided that the first thing that I would address with each pupil at the clinic was their balance throughout the swing.

Normally, the first thing I address is their grip, then stance, then posture, etc...

I must admit that they got results quicker using the dynamic balance approach than I get normally.

And the magnitude of the improvement was such that they were amazed at their shot consistency.

While the other fundamentals are still very important to the golf swing, and I will never abandon them. I will be using your techniques with all my students from now on.
Thank you,

John Barree
Dallas, TX

 

13+ years chasing a golf swing...

Hi Tracy,

After 13+ years of chasing a golf swing, for the first time I feel like I know what to look for and feel in my golf swing.

Your information makes sense, your drills are helpful, and the way you hammer home the same consistent message is much appreciated. What is interesting is my focus is better and centered on the right thing and my practices are more productive...

I feel like a student studying hard and learning about something that excites me.

Thanks for the direction and support.

Regards,
Doug Mejia
Anaheim, CA

PS: I am having more fun practicing and golfing than I have in a long time.

 

John Butcher shot an opening round 65 to win his Club Championship just 2 weeks after starting Golf Swing Control.....

Hi Tracy,
I am a delighted customer....

I spent more time with my setup routine and visualization techniques than anything else. But what you managed to teach me in the course of a few days over the Internet is simply amazing!

I couldn't quite figure out why I wasn't getting that "spank the back of the ball" feeling with my driver and that little draw that comes from a well-struck inside-out swing. Well, it's back. And if I lose it on the course, I can make and feel the adjustments to get back on track.

Thanks for everything. Best,
John Butcher,
Columbia, MO

 

Bill won The Kentucky State Seniors his first time out.....

Tracy,
What can I say? When I started your program, I was inconsistent to say the least but had a goal to reach 3 handicap from a 5. My last 6 scores are 72 from the tips (7000 yard course), 72, 74 with a triple bogey (dumb mental mistake), 69 and 70.

My index is now 2.7 and I have more confidence that I am going down even more, possibly scratch. Every aspect from driving, iron play, chipping, putting and bunker play has improved immeasurably.

This is getting fun again and I am 57 years old.
I have never driven the ball as far as I am now. I am 5'8" and 155 lbs and out-drive my playing competitors who are much, much bigger than me. They can't believe what they see but are getting use to it.

Thanks so much for your efforts as I am having the ball of my life.

Bill Engle,
Louisville, KY

 

Excited in Ireland.....

Hi Tracy,
Just a quick update on where my game is.

For the past 10 weeks, I am getting much more consistent and am regularly playing to my handicap of 13. However the last 2 rounds have been very special.

I shot 7 over 79 gross on a course I never played before. This included two bad double bogeys on 9 and 18. Then last Sunday, I shot 36 points for 15 holes in the club winter competition, with no score on the 1st hole. I played 2 to 11 in 2 under par!

Thanks for all the help. I can't wait for the new season to start next March.

John O'Shea
Ireland

 

Roy dropped 11 strokes after a 6 year layoff from golf.....

Tracy,
Great Book. The 1st time I tried it, I shot 86 which was 11-12 strokes under what I've been shooting recently since I re-started playing after laying off 6 yrs.....Then a 90 and then only 7 over on 9 holes.

What I find SO GREAT is that the power generated is unbelievable and again like you said... after the magic move... the swing is over so quickly with astonishing results and WITH NO EFFORT AT ALL. I cannot believe how easily I am hitting all my clubs and with EFFORTLESS POWER.

No more hitting buckets of balls to keep my swing...just those swing exercises you recommend and a couple times at the range. That is the reason I am happy. I don't have to struggle with this game and I can still be a decent player without having to play so often.

Roy Tanouye
Henderson, NV
 

 

Legally blind and played golf for only a year...

...After receiving your Golf Swing Control Course, I did as you advised and read through it without doing the drills. Since reading it I have played two rounds on two of the most difficult par three courses where I live. One course is long by design and the other, due to the wind Gods.

Thanks to the Golf Swing Control Course I shot a 32 and a 33, (5 and 6 over par) concentrating on nothing but balance. My pitching and chipping have improved dramatically, but more impressive to me is how confident I feel standing over a shot.

What my score does not indicate is the fact that I am legally blind and have played golf for only a year.

I play with a coach who lines me up on the tee and advises me on wind, hole placement and any other matters of importance. She lines up my putts after I have walked them for distance. I mention this because my coach was not available for the two rounds I spoke of earlier. I played with two neighbors who have been golfing for three months and neither had ever helped me play.

But, the fact is without your Course I would never have had the confidence to feel comfortable playing without my golf coach.

Thank you
Cheryl Fisher
The Villages, FL
 

 

I have received your Golf Swing Control Course and it is great!

It is the perfect learning tool.

You have the wonderful ability as an author to take words and transform them into pictures in the mind for easy learning. And of course, make it simple to transform into a perfect golf swing. It's truly exciting. I couldn't put it down. It is a most valuable tool for finally doing it the right way on the golf course and being able to get the true feel of how it should be done.

Thank you Tracy for finally putting it all into a form that can be learned.
Dr. Bradley Semegon
Jacksonville, Fl

 

...fighting years of poor swing habits...

...I've gone through the book and I like it. I have at least a half dozen swing books, and I subscribe to a couple of golf magazines. The basic full swing as described in these books is correct, but each author uses his own words to give the reader an image of what point he is trying to teach.

I find that your description is the best and most detailed that I have seen. It fills in a lot of gaps that the other books skip over. Great job.

As for my game, I am fighting years of poor swing habits and as I seek to rebuild my swing, I am inconsistent. When I do execute the swing the way I am trying to, it feels great and my goal is to capture that feeling.
Your book has given me renewed inspiration to keep at it.
Thanks,

John McNicholas
Middletown, NJ


I used to struggle with the game because I really did not understand the mechanics...

...I worked with your book from Sept to early October. (It's getting too cold to play outside now). I used to struggle with the game because I really did not understand the mechanics of the swing.

Not only do I understand the mechanics now, but you have also highlighted all the subtle points of a golf swing that really make the mechanics work.

I truly believe you have captured this complex swing in its simplest steps.

I am going to work through the winter on my swing so I may have some questions but so far I am still trying to integrate your concepts into the swing. The scores are improving but the best part is that I am not so frustrated by the game.

It is a wonderful book and I hope you have much success with it.

Thanks,
Bob Calvert,
Toronto, Canada

 

Tracy,
I started reading your book and could not put it down for hours. You are the first person I have taken lessons from that has a complete understanding of the golf swing and how to play the game.

I have a 13 handicap and shot 5 over par today on a very difficult golf course. I kept one thought in mind, balance, balance, balance!! I hit the ball so pure, straight, and long.

I still have a minor problem moving off the ball on the backswing but I am sure your book will answer that question.

THIS IS THE BEST MONEY I HAVE EVER SPENT ON LEARNING HOW TO PLAY THE GAME OF GOLF.

Thanks so much.

Charles F. Bridgeman
Chesterfield, VA

 

But will the results last?

Tracy,
Last winter I attended a very well known golf school for 5 days. The results were amazing, but they seemed to disappear once I left the school.

Your program has been a godsend. I cannot tell you how much it has helped me and how quickly it helped. The results are repeatable and consistent.

I have been so impressed with your program that I have suggested it to many friends. I hope that they get as much benefit as I did.

Keep up the good work.
Brian Norris

 

So is it really worth it?......

Tracy
I have read the books of every major instructor in the country. I have also taken lessons from some of the top teachers notably Harmon and Ballard. As a solid 7 handicap, using your book finally helped me break through.

I have had your book 2 days and I already have grasped it and can do it.

It came faster for me because some of the stuff is what Jimmy Ballard showed me, which is great stuff. The problem I had with Jimmy was that I could hit it straight but not long. Now I know why.....

I went to the driving range and did what you said and the ball exploded off the club face. I have many friends on the PGA tour and have played rounds with many of them. So I know what "tour" shots look like. I personally have hit many great shots, but your method has me knocking the fire out of the ball every single time. My old swing focused on guiding the hands to the right position at impact. With your method the golf ball is gone so fast I could not do that if I tried.

I just wanted to say thank you and I will be telling my friends about your book.
Thank you for everything.
F. Harber
Dallas, Texas

I consider myself a complete golf novice...

Tracy,
Your information is amazing! It's like magic!

I consider myself a complete golf novice. I started like you. Somebody suggested I should try it. I did and I was hooked. I took 3 golf lessons (most of the information I have already forgotten) I have played a few times on some 9 hole golf courses and 1 time on a municipal golf course, which was more frustrating than I want to admit; but still had fun. For the most part I was happy if I just hit the golf ball at all.

I have read your first 4 chapters and have applied them to my golf swing and without fail I hit the golf ball dead on every time...

Thank you.
Marina
Novice Golfer in Santa Barbara



 

He has "It" in just 2 weeks......

Tracy,
I just wanted to update you on my progress. I ordered the manual and before it could come I had the 3 worst rounds of my career. I was playing 5-6 times a week and decided to give it a rest. I took 2 weeks off and read the entire manual twice just to make sure I didn't miss anything. I started working with the drills and re-reading the parts I felt were most important.

So after my 2-week break I came back on fire! I shot 68, 72, and 73 last weekend.

My handicap has dropped from a 7 to a 4 in under 2 weeks.

I missed the course record by 1 stroke, due to a missed eagle that came up less than an inch short.


I hit 94% greens and 98% fairways on my last round. I have also lost the fade that has been there for nearly 18 years.

So far the only downside is I have discovered that I need to get my clubs fitted again. I plan on taking (and passing) the PGA Playing Ability Test in the fall of 2006.

Thanks
Jason Black
USAF Germany



 

Scott still isn't sure how I knew.....

Tracy,
One word... Wow! That is pretty darn impressive. You are right on the money with the setup.....

But what really blows my mind is that you knew I was straightening up as I looked at the target. I thought you were nuts until I teed it up in my living room and went through the routine without thinking about it. Sure enough, knee bend while stepping up to the ball, and adjusting my height as I looked down the hall. Can't wait to give it a swing outside.

Thanks,
Scott Johnson



 

Fred Logan writes...

"After finishing your course, with review and practice at home, my first three rounds resulted in scores of 78, 75 and 76."

Hi Tracy!

I started playing golf when I was 13. I am now 57. I've played on and off the whole time (mostly off during college and the first 15 or so years after that), but without much instruction. In the last few years I started paying close attention to watching the pros to improve my swing. The first thing I noticed was their feet. For the vast majority, except during the follow-thru, they didn't move as mine were! About 3 years ago I had an instructor put a small piece of wood under my right arch (I'm a right-hander) and told me to keep the pressure on that piece of wood because my right foot was rolling out during my backswing. That's when I started to realize the importance of keeping the weight on the arches. But...I wasn't instructed as to why and therefore didn't realize the huge important part that balance played in the entire swing.

Fast forward. I happened upon your course on the Net and watched your critique of Sergio Garcia's swing and his imbalance that resulted in a two-plane swing that he had to correct on his downswing. My mind lit up when I got to your website and listened to the free clips. I had already bought into the theory of a good swing coming from the ground up, but didn't know exactly why or how to visualize the components into an entire swing without consciously thinking of each part.

I ordered your course a few weeks ago and did exactly as you suggested. Completely read through all 215 pages before watching the DVD's. What I didn't expect was how completely I understood what you were talking about and how it all made such good sense. There is no mystery, just body mechanics and pure facts. I began to practice the setup, paying attention to my balance, arches, pre-setting the right hip, and the backswing. Before the course, I dreaded the take-away because I couldn't seem to ever get a coordinated feeling when starting the move. BUT, by pre-setting the right hip by slightly leaning to the right, the take-away immediately felt coordinated and "right" by simply turning the chest. In addition, being aware of the connection factor of your arms and chest makes the backswing nearly as automatic as the downswing when you simply turn your chest to start the backswing.

You mentioned your back problems in your blog. I had been a runner since 1984. Since that time, I've had 8 surgeries. Four knee surgeries (torn medial meniscus), one shoulder surgery (2 bones were not clearing and they were shaved back), a ruptured plantar fascia in my right foot (from 21 years of running), and two back surgeries. The plantar fascia surgery required 6 weeks on 2 crutches without ever allowing the right foot to touch the ground. In my first back surgery in 2005 the disc between L4 and L5 was trimmed. And to round out my back problems, a major back surgery in February of 2007 where the discs between L4-L5 and L5-S1 ruptured and I had to have a double fusion of the vertebrae with bone from my right hip. I now have 2 titanium rods and 6 screws still in my back. I kept breaking and they kept fixing me. I gave up the impact of running after the first back surgery in 2005 and took up swimming and limited weight lifting to continue strengthening my upper body and muscles surrounding my lower back.

With all those surgeries you would think I couldn't even swing a club. But through rehab, swimming and strength training I've kept in the game. My scores were consistently in the lower 80's. I could never reach the 70's. After finishing your course, with review and practice at home, my first three rounds resulted in scores of 78, 75 and 76. I can't tell you how much I appreciate the amount of work you have put into this and how easy it is to grasp and understand.

Many golfers have long since given up on improving their game and have resigned themselves to higher scores and frustrating rounds. I know because I have played with them and I'm sure you have as well. Your course isn't based on just your personal experience in the game, but rather with researched facts on how you can achieve a desired goal by understanding how the human body responds mentally and physically to visualized movements based on balance and proper mechanics. This is what sets your course apart from all the rest. Its not a compilation of "tricks and tips". Its a complete understanding of how and why our bodies and minds work as they do. Its the basis for understanding why and with understanding, you don't need a "trick" to improve, just practice doing what your body is built to accomplish by working in harmony with gravity and balance. Above all, it makes perfect sense.

Thank you.

Sincerely,
 

Fred Logan
Rainsville, AL