The 1st, 2nd and 3rd placed players at last weekend’s Open Championship had one thing in common – not their clubs, nor their sponsors, but their coach – PGA Master Professional, Pete Cowen.
Beginning the year as Europe’s top coach (with more winners on the European Tour than anyone else) it seems that, even by Pete’s standards, 2010 is turning into a year to remember having already notched up a 2nd place for Lee Westwood at the Masters, a US Open win for Graeme Mcdowell and now a treble at the Open.
With a win for Louis Oosthuizen at the Open last weekend, and a 2nd and 3rd for Lee Westwood and Henrik Stenson respectively, it seems that Pete Cowen does have the winning habit.
It is not clear whether this is the first time that anyone has coached the top 3 players at a Major, but in any event it is a notable achievement and serves only to cement Pete’s position as the top golf coach in Europe.
With the last Major of the season, the US PGA, only a few weeks away, the question on everyone’s lips is can Pete make it three Majors in a row?
Pete Cowen’s golf coaching philosophy is called ‘The Pyramid of Learning’. It starts by building ‘solid foundations’ (aim, stance, posture, grip, and body position) and then provides a progressive journey through the entire golf swing covering ‘dynamic movement’ (balance, body action, arm swing, hand action, path and plane) through to ‘controlling power’ (hand/eye coordination, speed and pressure, angle of attack) and ‘attitude’. This coaching philosophy has worked for European Tour winners, Ryder Cup stars and now back-to-back Major champions.
To celebrate this historic series of victories, Dizzy Heights, the official distributor of Pete Cowen DVDs is pleased to announce that they are now available in NTSC format for distribution in the USA. Small volumes are also available for competitions and reader offers for bloggers and website owners www.dizzyheights.com
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