Chuck Cook - Biography

Chuck
  • 1996 PGA of America Teacher of the Year
  • 1984 and 1995 South Texas PGA Teacher of the Year
  • Listed in Golf Magazine’s Top 50 and Top 100 best teachers in America
  • Listed by Town and Country Magazine as one of the Top 10 golf teachers in America
  • Has coached four U.S. Open champions in the 1990’s. Payne Stewart (1991 / 1999), Tom Kite (1992) and Corey Pavin (1995)
  • Coached 1997 U.S. Amateur Champion: Silvia Cavallieri
  • Coached 1997 NCAA Champion: Heather Bowie
  • Has worked with over 100 professionals
  • Has worked with numerous amateur champions of all ages
  • Authored two books: "Perfectly Balanced Golf" and "Tips from the Tour"
  • Featured in Golf Digest video “How to stop your Slice or your Hook”
  • Is a Member of the Golf Digest Professional panel and has written over 100 articles for publication
  • Known as the “teachers’ teacher”, has conducted teaching workshops and golf schools world wide
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Slice Cause: Right Elbow Tucking or pulling your right elbow down during the downswing causes your left elbow to move away from your body, creating an angle that leads to a slice
Hands Control the Clubface Monitoring the position of your hands and wrists at impact creates a square clubface for straighter shots
One Plane Arm Movement Straighten your arms while rotating counter-clockwise from the backswing through impact, squaring the clubface naturally