In His Grip Golf Vision

I want to thank you for all of your requests to know more about In His Grip Golf.  I have put together a short 4 minute video to give you a look into the future direction of where we believe the Lord is leading us.  You can check it out here:

Feel free to leave your comment and I look forward to see you on the fairways of life.

Celebrities Swing for Charity

The 2nd Annual IHG Celebrity Invitational and Pairings Dinner Party is teed up for July 6-7, 2014.  On Sunday night, there will be a Celebrity Meet & Greet, a sit down dinner, a silent and live auction as well as performances by Matthew West, Tenth Avenue North, Chris August along with Adam Agee hosted at The Factory.

On Monday, the tournament kicks off with a Long Drive Exhibition by REMAX World Long-Drive Champion Gerry James. Golfers will be playing along side of a Celebrity that will be featured in each foursome hosted at the Vanderbilt Legends Club in Franklin, TN.  There will be a $2500 Putting Contest by SeeMore Putters, a ball fitting experience by Bridgestone Golf and breakfast served by Chick-fil-a.  BBQ Lunch is provided on the course by Famous Daves.

Here is a video highlight of the 2013 IHG Celebrity Invitational.

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It’s All in the Preparation

This past Saturday I had the privilege of hosting a short game clinic at our In His Grip Invitational golf tournament held at St. Andrews CC near Atlanta, GA.  It was hosted by Central Baptist Church of Douglasville, GA.  Here is a short clip of getting ready with music by Toby Mac….enjoy!

Zach Johnson’s “Ace in the Hole”

You may have seen the earlier article of the amazing story of how I have had the opportunity to caddy for Zach Johnson.  Zach is known for his laser-like wedges but from first hand experience his iron play is pretty stellar also.  Here is his hole in one at the 2014 U.S. Open:

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Another great reason of why Zach is such a crowd favorite.  You can also follow him on twitter at

What’s In My Bag?

I want to thank you for all of your inquiries of what equipment I have in my bag…here is a short video clip with the answer.  Enjoy the U.S. Open!

Payne Stewart’s Connection to “In His Grip”

It is so hard to believe that it has been 15 years since Payne Stewart won the 1999 U.S. Open at Pinehurst.  It is such an epic story that is still so fresh in most golfer’s minds, at least it is for me.

Payne’s duo with a much younger Phil Mickelson on that 99′ Father’s Day will be remembered as one of those most amazing putts on the 18th hole to win a Major Championship.  But the memory that is etched into my mind is when Payne grabs Phil’s face and told him to go home and be a great dad.  Phil and Amy were expecting their first child that next day.

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It was only 4 months later that Payne perished in the horrific plane crash on October 25, 1999 at the age of 42.  I still remember it and what moved me to the core of my heart was the story that when Tracey Stewart (Payne’s wife) opened up Payne’s briefcase that was found at the crash site, there sat a copy of an “In His Grip” book.  Wow, the same book that God used to draw me into a personal relationship with Him in 1997 at the age of 36.

Are you living “In His Grip”?  Let me encourage you to take that step of faith that Payne took to ensure his eternity is now spent in heaven…commit your life to Jesus Christ and allow Him to be the Lord of your life.

I hope to meet you at a future In His Grip tournament.  Wouldn’t it be amazing if Phil wins the 2014 U.S. Open?


Statue of Payne Stewart

Dealing with Adversity on the Golf Course

Have you ever pulled your drive and you are left with a blind shot with trees between you and the green?  I’ve been there and yes, recently I might add.  Here is how I keep par in front of me and steer clear of the BIG numbers:

Please comment and let me know what other golf instruction you would like to see.

I look forward to seeing you on the fairways of life.

In His grip,


The Winning Way in Golf & Life

There is a new golf book that has just been released that you will want to get into your library.  It is a must read for every golfer.

It’s called “The Winning Way in Golf & Life” published by my Mentor, Mr. Countryman and written by my friend Dr. Mo with the Foreward by Zach Johnson.

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Click here for the link to listen to the interview hosted by Hank Hanegraaff with  Mr. Jack Countryman and dear friend Dr. Morris Pickens












You can order the book on our In His Grip Golf Website by clicking HERE.