TERRI MIGLIACCIO, PGA

DIRECTOR OF PLAYER DEVELOPMENT PLAY THE GAME – NOT YOUR SWING! Email: Carolinaschoolofgolf@gmail.com Golf can be a tough game to play, if you are thinking about your swing while on the golf course, or “HOW” to hit a golf shot, or ‘TRYING’ too hard. What other sport do you have time to think about the…

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Terri’s Tips

Want to Lower Your Scores—Know What Shot to Play!Like I mentioned numerous times before, if you want to lower your scores you NEED toimprove on your short game. You may hit your driver 14 times per round, but what areyou doing with the other 76 shots???To know what shot to play, you will have to…

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Play What You Know!

In the game of golf, players usually try to hit shots that they don’t practice or maybe they see on TV. This usually causes for high scores on that scorecard! I was out the other day with a playing lesson. We came to a hole where it was a dog leg to the right. My…

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TERRI’S TIPS

SUMMER TIME AND THE LIVIN IS EASY !! AND HOT ! Yes, it’s summer and yes it’s HOT. We do live in NC and we have to prepare for this when we hit the golf course. If you can. try to get an earlier tee time in the morning. But when you can’t snag those…

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Birdies with Brian (#17)

Mastering the Greenside Bunker Shot To me, the greenside bunker shot is one of the easiest shots in golf. If I know my ball is going to miss the green I’m practically begging for it to find a bunker. However, when I play with higher handicap players, the greenside bunker is viewed as a monster…

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TERRI’S TIPS

DO YOU KNOW YOUR PERCENTAGES AND HOW IT CAN LOWER YOUR SCORES? Given your typical round of golf , what percentage do you think the short game, anywhere from 70 yards in, make up your total score? On a typical 18 hole course there are usually 4 par 3’s. Most of the time you will…

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Birdies with Brian (#16)

Learn How to Flight Your Wedges There’s no secret that the easiest way to get better in golf is improving from 100 yards and in. Being able to not only hit greens from this range, but get it close, is what separates an 80s player from a 70s player. There’s a saying that the pros…

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TERRI’S TIPS

LEARN TO PLAY THE GAME – NOT JUST HIT THE BALL ! Do you really know how to play the game of golf, or are you just focused on hitting the golf ball? Learning how to hit the golf ball is a very small percentage of the game. When you play the game of golf…

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Birdies with Brian (#15)

Build an Athlete, Then a Golfer All parents want their kids to succeed, right? As parents we need to understand that succeeding doesn’t necessarily mean playing pro sports, or being in a famous band. Sometimes it just means having fun and learning life lessons along the way. My dad was a middle school PE teacher…

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Birdies with Brian (#14)

Simple Turf Grass Explanation Living in North Carolina, we are in what you would call the “Transition Zone” for turf grass. Basically, you have two types of grasses. A warm weather grass, and a cool weather grass. If you can come up with a grass that likes both climates please let me know so we…

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