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About franrhoadsgolf

I am the PGA Director of Instruction at the TPC Potomac at Avenel Farms. * 2011 MAPGA Teacher of the Year, * Ranked as a Top Instructor in the State of MD by Golf Digest magazine since 2000. * PGA member sine 1988. * 33 years of experience in Golf Instruction. * Named best Metro Area Golf Instructor by the Washingtonian Magazine, 2003. * PGA certified in the field of Golf Instruction.

My insights on the “new” Tiger Woods.

Fran’s take on the “New ” Tiger Woods: As I write this article, Tiger Woods has now made his last 3 cuts on the PGA TOUR and has been in serious contention to win two of those events. The golfing … Continue reading

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Competition is still Fun!

RHOADS & NEBEN OF TPC POTOMAC WIN CLUB CAR FACILITY CHAMPIONSHIP After 18 holes and two rain delays, the 2017 Club Car Facility Championship was decided in a playoff at Belle Haven Country Club in Alexandria, Va. Fran Rhoads and Daniel … Continue reading

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Correction Golf Swings? Follow what the best players do!

“Correction Swings” Many of my regular students have heard me say: “In golf, there are 3 swings”, then I explain further: “The Practice swing, the Real swing and the Correction swing”. Let me explain the order and why some of … Continue reading

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Indoor Golf Training is an investment for summer success. Don’t be an “average Joe”!

The game of Golf is hard enough as is.   Add to it that most golfers put aside their clubs for several months each year and it is no wonder that many find it difficult to make real lasting progress … Continue reading

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How I get Fit for Golf

Once you have achieved a base fitness level, its time to take it to the next level.  If you do not feel ready to challenge yourself, see a professional trainer and they will assist you.  Some of the exercises demonstrated … Continue reading

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Get Golf Ready!

Unless you are a PGA TOUR Player or an Olympic Athlete, read on!   The golf season is upon us and its time to make sure your equipment is in proper condition.  I do not mean your clubs and other gear, … Continue reading

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Anchors Away!

Most of us have already heard of the new rule regarding “Anchored Putting”.   Just to be clear, the long or belly putter will not be banned, just the ability to anchor it to a fixed point on your body … Continue reading

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