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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Control From The Rough Controling your ball from the rough so that you can actually hit the green requires a steeper swing, gripping down slightly and a tighter grip so that you can keep the clubface square and a minimum of grass between the clubface and the ball
Fat Shots Hitting the ball fat tends to come from either falling backward on your backswing or overusing your hands and uncocking your wrists too early
Practice Enactive Mastery Set specific goals in practice to gain confidence and experience success