Articles by: Jeff Overholt

Expanding Capacity

Expanding Capacity

Conditioning for Golf Expanding Capacity by Karamvir Gill* This is another featured post from one of our peers. Karamvir has been working with GPC programs for many years now, and his remarkable expertise around topics of strength and conditioning and fitness are without equal.  Karamvir is an accomplished expert who works […]

Junior Golf Parents – Pre-Competition

Junior Golf Parents – Pre-Competition

Parenting at Junior Competitions How Junior Golf Parents Can Influence Performance   As coaches, we strive to help young athletes enhance their performances in every way possible.  As such, it is relevant to study the role which a junior golf parent plays on “game day” and how this can influence performance. […]

Planting Seeds of Engagement – “Junior League Golf”

Planting Seeds of Engagement – “Junior League Golf”

Can you recall your first introduction to the game of golf? Did this introduction inspire you to come back? Chances are your mom or dad took you to a driving range to hit a bucket of golf balls. Although, this may have been a cool experience – whacking balls as […]

“Growing Up” – Acorns becoming Oak Trees

“Growing Up” – Acorns becoming Oak Trees

Can you guess which of these junior golfers is the oldest? Which player would have an advantage if they were all competing on a golf course which was around 5500 yards? Believe it or not the player on the left is actually the youngest (chronological age), but he is the […]

Play Less to Play Better

Play Less to Play Better

There has been much debate about the amount of time it takes to reach an elite level in any discipline. The goal of this post is to elicit thoughts about how we approach competition schedules for our young athletes.  Competitions offer a critical component of a young athletes experience of […]