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Don Parsons Golf

Group Golf Coaching 

6034 Hollister Avenue

Goleta, CA 93117



To play better golf, you must have an understanding of what creates good shots. Click on any of the underlined items for videos to help you learn about each of the skills.  


All members must complete and return each of the Fill in the Blank tests to pass Level 1. Don't worry, all of the answers are in the four graphics below. You can even click on the images to download and save them and reference later. 

Putting: Level 1

  • Explain the Putting Priorities

  • What determines Speed?  

  • What determines Direction?    

  • Fill in the Blank Test

The Driving Range: Level 1

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We have created a road map to help golfers see and measure their progress. The Levels are designed to ensure you have mastered the basics and highlight what areas you need to improve in order to develop your skills. Each member must pass all of the skills on the same day to reach the next Level. 

Click on the task to read more about the Skill and the Video Link for how to perform each of these skills. 

Putting: Level 1


Chipping: Level 1


  • Medium Chip

    • 3 out of 5 land in the Landing Zone with solid contact 

The Range: Level 1


  • Table Top Drill     

    • Demonstrate Exercise


  • Tilt-it-Forward      

    • Demonstrate 

    • Hit 3 out of 5 shots maintaining size and tempo

Small Stock Stroke

Table Top Drill

Ruler Drill

Tilt-it-Forward Swing