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: 19 May 2017
Alignment... Have you heard this story before? Yes! I talk about this a lot and for good reason. We have golf schools scheduled almost every month. Therefore I get to see a lot of students every month and we still see problems with alignment. Today's tip is about your alignment and making that any tendencies you may have had from a rotational... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 25 April 2017
Comments: 5
We have a letter today asking about other golf instructors that clearly teach a rotational swing using PPGS like terminology and even some of our concepts. This is a phenomenon we have been seeing a lot lately. Of course, we are subscribed to other golf instructors newsletters - standard business practice to know what you competitors are doing... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 5 April 2017
Comments: 5
Today I read you an excellent letter I got from someone that came to see me for private lessons. What is noteworthy about this student is his golf game was already very good. After he had left, I got an email from him the next day that was a joyous response to our lesson together. He highlights a critical thing about the PPGS and our instructors... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 17 March 2017
Comments: 5
We all know that ball speed is directly proportional to club head speed and that distance is a function of ball speed - simple math. But from where does your club head speed originate? Of course, the majority of today's golf instruction would say that clubhead speed comes from the rotation of the body, twisting of the spine, and hence the radical... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 13 March 2017
Comments: 9
We stumbled upon a great video of Jack Nicklaus on Youtube and we wanted to share this with everyone. Often we are asked what golfers use a vertical golf swing and there is no better example than the Golden Bear. Today's tip is an analysis of his swing and comparison to the Peak Performance Golf Swing. Jack Nicklaus is definitely Peak Performance... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 2 March 2017
Comments: 2
Rather common is the problem of making a good practice swing but yet a bad golf shot. A topic we have talked about on the blog in the past. The root of the problem is the Big A. Alignment is the cause of this readers problem. His body is attempting to correct for the bad alignment and get the ball to where the mind wants it to go. Want to be an... Read More