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What is the PerformPKB platform?

One of the most frustrating parts for players and parents is understanding where you fit in the recruiting process and how your game will translate to the next level.  The goal of the PerformPKB platform is to provide information from our Player & Physical Performance experts on what you can be doing to improve your game, your body and your mind to achieve at the next level.

Player Performance Consultant Robert Linville of Precision Golf School will provide guidance from the coaches prospective.  His articles will talk about what coaches are looking for, how the evaluate talent, what are the metrics that you need to achieve to compete at the different levels.  In addition, he will focus on the modern statistical revolution in golf and how you can improve your preparation and practice by utilizing shots gained in your playing & practice.  The Precision Coaching Program will offer players the ability to utilize the methods to improve your preparation and better understand your game.

Physical Performance Consultant Chris Finn of Par4Success will provide guidance from the athletic development prospective.  His articles will talk about how players need to prepare their bodies and minds for peak performance.  In addition, he will highlight the physical traits of high performing golfers and provide the pathway for each player to apply these lessons to their own development.  Each PKBGT member will receive a 30-day personalized training package for each player.  Players can initiate and continue the program remotely OR IN PERSON so you can train like the professionals!

Where do I go from here?


 Understand the things you can do to better prepare for excelling in tournaments and the next level

  Read articles from our expert consultants » to find out what it takes to succeed at the highest levels
  Read articles from our Player Performance Consultant Robert Linville » to improve your scores
  Read articles from our Physical Performance Consultant Chris Finn » to develop and maintain peak performance
  Attend a Seminar » to learn about what it takes and ask questions
  Play Tournaments with the PKBGT » or others in your area »

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“Always have quality practices. Don't just beat balls. Staying on the range all day does you no good if nothing is accomplished.” - Division 2 Women's Coach Learning to practice with a purpose is a skill most junior golfers don't learn until they reach college. It is difficult to have the accountability, structure, and motivation to truly practice with a purpose as a young golfer. But for those players who [...]

Recruit PKB: Practice Rounds

By |August 6th, 2021|Categories: College Recruiting Articles, Player Performance Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Last week's article talked about the difference between practice rounds and tournament rounds for scoring. Below are some thoughts on ways to maximize your time during a practice round and better prepare for the tournament. Please keep in mind that this is not to encourage slow play during a practice round nor break any rules that a junior tour has enforced regarding practice rounds. Only apply these if and when [...]

RecruitPKB: Favorite Putting Drill

By |December 5th, 2019|Categories: Player Performance Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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PerformPKB: Top 3 Differences between Tour Pros and World Long Drive

By |March 1st, 2019|Categories: Physical Performance Articles|Tags: , , , , |

When it comes to swinging fast and hitting the ball far, names like Dustin Johnson, Lexi Thompson and Brooks Koepka come to mind.  When I hear that, however, I have one question that always comes to my mind… Why are people talking about people who don’t crack 130 mph?   On the World Long Drive, if you swing under 140 mph you aren’t even thought about. Wouldn’t it make more [...]

PerformPKB: How Fast Do You Need to Swing to Play College Golf?

By |March 1st, 2019|Categories: Physical Performance Articles|Tags: , , |

Playing college golf is the dream of most competitive junior golfers and their parents. There is tons of time, effort and money spent on the endeavor to give the junior golfer every possible opportunity to improve, learn and perform at their highest level. There are many unknowns for parents and the players as they start this endeavor, however. One of the biggest challenges every year is figuring our what tournaments [...]

PerformPKB: Making practice more effective, efficient and productive

By |February 26th, 2019|Categories: Player Performance Articles|

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PerformPKB: Golf Fitness Online-Does It Work and Is It Safe for Juniors?

By |January 29th, 2019|Categories: Physical Performance Articles|Tags: , , , |

How do you know if an online fitness program is any good? What is the difference from one to another? Are there different types of online fitness programs? Everywhere you look there is a new app or program to train remotely on your own, even programs specific for golf!  Technology and the internet have created an ecosystem where you can learn from trainers and coaches on the other side of the planet, [...]

PerformPKB: Balance Hurts Swing Speed in Junior Golfers

By |January 29th, 2019|Categories: Physical Performance Articles|Tags: , , , |

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PerformPKB: Top Three Exercises Junior Golfers Do Wrong

By |January 29th, 2019|Categories: Physical Performance Articles|Tags: |

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PerformPKB: Need to Knows to Increase Club Speed this Winter

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Recruit PKB: Challenge Yourself

By |October 31st, 2018|Categories: Player Performance Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

"If it doesn't challenge you, it doesn't change you" This is just one of the many great quotes about the necessary impact of facing challenges. This is quite possibly one of the most truthful quotes you can find about life. You can also easily apply it to golf and your development as a player. I could sit and write for hours about this quote but I will keep it to [...]

RecruitPKB: Long Term vs Short Term vs Process Goals

By |October 11th, 2018|Categories: Player Performance Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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