Gary spent the early part of this week working with Peter Senior in preparation for next weeks Australian PGA Championship at Royal Pines. He is with Rod Pampling this week at the Australian Open and Rod will be teeing it up alongside Jason Day and Geoff Ogilvy in the first round tomorrow. Rod holds the course record at the Australian Golf Club and has played really well at the Australian Open in this last few appearances. Good Luck Rod!
Rebecca Artis made a solid start on the Ladies Europen Tour. She fired consecutive rounds of 69 and is currently in a tie for 14th at the Fatima Mint Mubarak Ladies Open in Abu Dhabi. She flew home for two days after Stage Two LPGA Tour School and changed her putter and her putting stroke. The new set-up and stroke looked really solid. Nice Playing Rebecca!
Peter Senior leads the NSW Senior Open early into the second round at Thurgoona Country Club Resort in Albury. He is currently three-under-par. The tournament has a very strong field and includes Major winner Ian Baker-Finch and at least four past Australian Open Champions.
Gary Player used to wear a suit that was half black and half white. It helped inspire Gary this month with a new way of explaining Turn Direction and Weight-Shift in the golf swing. We have just uploaded the full video to the Members Area. This is why he called it The Right Sided Swing.
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Peter Senior shot and opening round of 5-under-par 67 and followed that up with a 2-under Par 70 to win the 36-hole Bermagui Legends Pro-Am by three shots.
He made 8 birdies and an eagle to claim the title with some brilliant iron play and a mastery of the short putter.
This is Senior’s fifth win of the year on the Ladbrokes Legends Tour and he will be feeling confident heading into the final event of the NSW South Coast swing.
Taylor Cooper had his best finish on Australian Soil at the TSA Risk Nexus Western Australian Open. He fired a final round 69 and finished at 10-under-par. The Tournament was won by Stephen Leaney who finished on 15-under-par. Taylor will play this week at the Isuzu Queensland Open at Brisbane Golf Club.
Well done Taylor!
Rebecca Artis is one step closer to securing an LPGA Tour card for 2018. She finished in a tie for 26th at second stage qualifying and is through to the final stage Qualifying Tournament on November 27 at LPGA International in Daytona Beach. She is coming back to Australia for a couple of days to work on her swing and will then play a couple of LET Events. Well Done Rebecca!
Peter Senior will tee it up in this weeks NSW Senior PGA Championship at Mollymook Hilltop Golf Club. He won the South Pacific Classic in his last start on the Legends Tour in strong winds at the Tina Golf Club in New Caledonia in September. He is renowned for playing well on tough golf courses in difficult conditions and has put a lot of work into controlling his trajectory and distance. Mollymook Hilltop course is a challenging layout and is ranked in the prestigious Australian Top 100 Golf Courses.
Good Luck this week Pete!
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Mikael Lundberg fired a seven-under-par second round at the Kazakhstan Open and shares the lead with Goya Estanislao on 11-under-par. The European Challenge Tour is winding up for 2017 with just five tournaments to play after this weeks Kazakhstan Open. Mikael Lundberg is in a good position to earn one of the 15 European Tour Cards up for grabs in 2018.
Good luck Mikael!
Members Video: Mikael talks about his recent swing changes
Through-the-wall at set-up is a very common problem with many students and tour players alike. If you are not tucked behind the ball correctly then you will have to re-balance at some point. We have just uploaded a new Tour Player Lesson to Members Area. Peter Senior fixes it quicker than most! See full video here.