Since great aunts cannot resist pinching dimpled cheeks, the overwhelming number of dimples on a golf ball should confuse their grabby hands—defeating them once and for all. Drive dimpled dandies back into their holes with today's Groupon: for $89, you get four private lessons from Brian Machen Golf (a $180 value) in Irwin.
Professional player Brian Machen and his staff provide one-on-one lessons to golfers of all ages, from putting pros to ball beginners. With more than 30,000 one-on-one lessons caddied and 12 years of golf-teaching experience behind him, Brian helps golfers imitate the swings and autograph-signing techniques of touring professionals. This clubbing captain and his staff favor fact-based feedback and high-resolution video analysis to suss out superior swing techniques. JC Video Systems software enables eagle-seekers to review swings with slow and stop motion, and the dark magic of the Internet lets students replay their lessons privately or before the knowing eyes of entire dinner parties.
Because the facility is equipped for year-round lessons––indoors and outdoors––students need not worry about provoking the wrath of Zeus during their sessions. In addition to his instructional aptitude, Brian’s place in the pantheon comes from his plethora of professional experiences with the Golden Bear Tour, Nationwide Tour, and South Florida PGA. Armed with both an accessible training facility and the wily wisdom of a PGA professional, students can spend more time bragging at water coolers than fishing through water hazards.
Brian Machen Golf
Former Marine and PGA-section-tournament champion Brian Machen assists his students’ swings by teaching techniques that he's refined across 12 years of instruction experience. Brian tracks swings using slow-motion and stop-action video, which help to isolate wayward movements so that he can suggest subtle adjustments in stance or switching out polka-dotted sweater vests for plaid polos. His fact-based, comprehensive cadre of tips applies to golfers of all ages and abilities, and after perfecting long drives on indoor or outdoor greens, pupils can access an online video lesson to force loved ones to watch during family movie nights.