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“Clutch is Super-Fun” says Cal Bears Coach Nancy McDaniel

Coaching Players to Clutch Performance Cal Bear Women’s Golf Head Coach Nancy McDaniel describes how she coaches her players to be clutch in key moments. For Nancy McDaniel’s Cal Bears Women’s Golf team it was Do or Die time at last year’s NCAA Regionals. Her team was on the bubble and needed to make at …

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Juli Inkster Talks About a Champion’s Mindset

What makes a Champion? Juli Inkster knows. The LPGA Hall-of-Famer and 3-time Solheim Cup Captain has some inspiring words for all of us in her Clutch Golfer Podcast Interview. “Golf is hard. Very hard. And if you’re not your best friend out there no one else is going to be. So be kind to yourself. …

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Jeff Brehaut’s Prescription for Confidence and Clutch Shots

We all know that we play our best when we play with confidence. But where does confidence come from? PGA Tour veteran Jeff Brehaut has some answers in our latest Clutch Golfer Podcast Interview. “The times that I was clutch the state of my game was better: I was more prepared, I was more confident.” …

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Tiger Woods is NOT Stanford’s Best College Player

Tiger Woods is NOT Stanford’s Best-Ever College Player I know. Shocking, isn’t it? Nope. Maverick McNealy holds the honor of Stanford’s best based on statistical scoring average and wins and hid numbers all top Tiger. McNealy graduated in 2017 and is now playing on the Web.com Tour with some sponsor’s exemptions on the PGA Tour. …

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Kirk Triplett Explains How To Avoid Train Wrecks

Kirk Triplett has some great advice in the form of a question he says they ask each other on the PGA Tour: “Do you own your swing?” He describes it so well in his Clutch Golfer interview: “It’s about finding your style, your signature, your footprint, your way of playing and knowing what that is …

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Scott McCarron’s Secrets to Playing Clutch Golf

One thing clutch athletes across all sports have in common is the ability to put their Mind on automatic and allow their Body and Training to take over. They turn off their Thinking and Emotional Control Centers and allow their Athletic Control Center to execute. No thinking. Just doing. That’s just what Scott McCarron did …

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Long Drive Training Secrets from Eric Jones, 2012 World Champion

In my Closers Interview I discuss two things I did really well that enabled me to win my second World Long Drive Championship: Being present-centered, focused exclusively on the task at hand; and Maintaining a target focus. If you want to play your best golf you have to have a target. Every shot. You’ve heard …

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Academy Update February

Golf Academy and Redwood Canyon Update Greetings! It looks like the rain is beginning to taper off. Hopefully this will be the end and we won’t have to worry about water until the Spring runoff. REDWOOD CANYON Redwood Canyon was hit pretty hard by the storms. The San Leandro reservoir above the course overfilled and …

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Junior Summer Camp July 2016 Highlights

Highlight reel of our July 2016 PGA Junior Summer Camp session. The kids had a blast learning about golf, competing in athletic challenges, and getting out on the course. What a great session! Our next junior summer camp is in August. We also have a year-round Junior Golf Academy with weekly sessions for juniors of …

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Nancy McDaniel of CAL Women’s Golf Interview

College Golf Advice for Juniors from CAL’s Coach Nancy McDaniel Coach McDaniel answers questions from our Junior Academy golfers about what it takes to play golf for one of the top Division I schools in the country. She offers advice for both junior golfers and parents about how her program works, how she recruits, how …

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