Quick Tips with Matt Barr, PGA Professional

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By Mike D., Titleist Staff

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  1. Hey Team Titleist,

    In case you don't already follow him on Instagram and haven't seen some of his great tips and drills, we wanted to introduce you to one of our Titleist Staff PGA Professionals - Matt Barr.

    Matt is a teaching professional at Baltusrol Golf Club and is an accomplished player in his own right. As for his teaching philosophy, Matt keeps it straight forward and focused on the golfer he's working with.

    "Education is a two way street, we need to build a relationship with our students that is based on clear communication. Once these fundamentals are established, we can then relay the necessary information to the student based on our knowledge of the golf swing."

    As he sees it, "As an instructor, it is my job to understand what the player, their body, and the golf club is doing. From there, I am able to translate what the student needs to know into understandable content that they can see and feel."

    And when it comes to understandable and relatable content, Matt is spot on. So check out some of his latest tips below, give him a follow on Instagram, check out his website and be sure to stay tuned for more solid advice. 

    Lead Wrist at Impact for Solid Contact

    Practicing Short Chips and Pitches

    Soft Arms = Solid Strike

    One Legged Chipping Drill

  2. Speedy

    Newmarket, NH

    Thanks Mike! Following him now.. Some good tips for around the greens, i like it...
  3. Chris92009

    Cincinnati, Ohio

    Mike ,great tip! Thanks for sharing!!
  4. Luke R

    Luke R
    Hamden, CT

    Started to follow him! Thanks for sharing!
  5. Scott D

    Scott D

    Love the tee in the golf glove chipping drill. I will be trying that one to try and improve my chipping.
  6. Jerry M

    Jerry M
    Dallas, TX

    Nice tips. I've done the 1 legged drill before. It helped me on balance and my swing path. Great drill
  7. Steve N

    Steve N
    Chapin, SC

    Excellent tip and drills.
  8. JBigda


    Great stuff, thank you!
  9. Sean N

    Sean N
    Coshocton, OH

    Thank you for guiding us to some great information!
  10. Tim Tiger

    Tim Tiger
    Bixby, OK

    Awesome feed to follow.
    Thanks MD.

  11. abedwards1978


    thanks, will give him a follow.
  12. N Anthony S

    N Anthony S
    Portland, OR

    Thanks for letting us know. I just started following him.
  13. N Anthony S

    N Anthony S
    Portland, OR

    Thanks for letting us know. I just started following him.
  14. Thanks Mike, I like the tee in the glove also but especially want to try the one legged drill for around the greens. Can’t wait to implement them into my next practice session.
  15. Great things on that account!! Will follow him immediately! Thank you
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