Swing Surgeon - Don Trahan Peak Performance Golf Swing

The home of the original body-friendly golf swing. The Peak Performance Golf Swing that is the culmination of 40 years of golf experience. Don Trahan, PGA Master Professional, has spent over half of his life perfecting the golf swing as an instructor and a competitive golfer. Traveling the world, Don Trahan has helped thousands of golfers enjoy the game of golf and end their frustrations. You can join the thousands of success stories. Open your mind to a new way of playing golf!

Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 12 September 2016
Comments: 9
Club manufacturers and most searching on the Internet will tell you that you need to replace clubs ever two or three years, especially the driver. Is this true? Most often not. Recently a customer wrote in to ask this question. In this video Doc provides a very detailed and informative response about when you should replace your clubs. Spoiler: it... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 7 September 2016
Comments: 3
A tip based on golf schools over the last year, proper turn in the backswing. The Peak Performance Golf Swing is a "limited turn" golf swing; that does not mean no turn at all! We have been finding students with not enough turn in their backswing and want to stress that the PPGS is a limited turn swing. You have to have a small amount of turn. The... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 29 August 2016
Comments: 2
Wide knees, outward pressure, and flared feet. Three key aspects of your stance in the Peak Performance Golf Swing. But how much pressure should you be applying in your legs? Today I have a tip that came to me during a recent lesson on how to visualise and gauge your stance pressure. A rubber band as a great visual tool to understand how much... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 23 August 2016
Comments: 3
Master one of the most critical movements in the Peak Performance Golf Swing - The Bump. The bump is a small lateral shift in the hips that is a part of the chain reaction of events that leads to square and solid ball striking. But this small movement is often a difficulty for students. Some students don't perform the bump at all, while others... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 21 August 2016
In the vertical Peak Performance Golf Swing, we used flared feet and a quite lower body to produce a powerful, accurate, and body friendly golf swing. Lately, in schools, I have noticed people with incorrect ball position. Their ball position has been too far forward which will cause a late impact on the ball. In tradition golf instruction you may... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 20 August 2016
Comments: 1
Bad alignment quickly spoils good golf swings. No one is immune to this, even PGA Pros have this same problem. Many people ruin their good golf swing by not using proper alignment, the swing gets blamed for them missing their target when in actuality it was their poor/negligent attempt at alignment that ruined their golf shot. Do not fall victim... Read More