Best Young Teacher in America

Best Young Teachers in America

Golf Digest — the sport’s venerable magazine — has named Zach Allen one of its Best Young Teachers in America for 2014-15. The list represents a select group of instructors under age 40. The editors’ criteria:

To identify this group, we surveyed our nationally ranked teachers, all 41 sections of the PGA, and just about anyone we thought might know a good candidate. After a comprehensive evaluation, we welcome 11 new teachers to the list. These talented instructors, along with 29 who are returning, represent the future of golf instruction.

 

Best Young Teacher in America

Shank! — Darren Clarke, 2011 Tavistock Cup

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Shank! — Marcel Siem, 2013 Valero Texas Open

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Shank! — Hunter Haas, 2013 Valero Texas Open

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Shank! — Nick Watney, 2013 Wells Fargo Championship

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Shank! — Webb Simpson, 2012 BMW Championship

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Shank! — Hunter Mahan, 2012 Accenture Match Play

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Shank! — Henrik Stenson, 2014 Cadillac Championship

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Shank! — Fred Couples, 2013 Masters

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Tips For Sticks


If you’re a low-handicapper, here’s how to fix your most common faults
By Zach Allen, PGA, Photos By David Johnston

Good golfers often struggle with very different problems than average golfers. They often hit the ball too far with their short irons and overdraw or block shots to the right because they get stuck on their downswings. Sometimes their hands are too overactive through release. It’s kind of ironic that the very things that make golfers more powerful players also give them consistency problems. If this sounds like you, and you want to fix your game, read on. [Read more…]