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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Takeaway Practice The takeaway is probably the most important part of the swing so use this drill to make sure you have this first move of the swing down right
One-Plane Impact Position The one plane swing is the way to go for consistent impacts because the clubface naturally closes on the downswing and does not require hand manipulation to square the face.
Circular One-Plane Finish Since we are swinging around the body in the one plane swing the club should travel on an arc and not down the target line, thus the right arm gets extended and the left arm bends on the follow through.