How to hit more fairways; 4 experts demonstrate their secrets to consisitency

Hitting more fairways is one of the first steps in executing a plan to lower your score. When you miss the fairway, that puts you in recovery mode, which means added strokes. Not to mention the frustration that comes with chipping out of the trees or losing a ball.

We asked four expert coaches what their secret was for hitting more fairways. Here’s what they had to say:

Bradlee Ryall 
Bradley Ryall Golf Academy 
Lionhead Golf & Country Club
Mississauga, Ontario

2017 PGA of Ontario, Professional Development Award
2015 PGA of Ontario, Junior Leader of the Year Award


Recognized as one of Canada’s leading golf coaches, Bradlee Ryall has built his award-winning golf instruction programs on his own global experience and a drive to innovate how the game is taught and experienced. In his early days at the David Leadbetter Golf Academy in Florida, Bradlee studied and trained with some of the most recognized golf instructors in the world.



Sean Burke
Tour Performance Golf Academy
Piper's Heath Golf Club
Milton, Ontario
Following a very successful collegiate career, Sean transitioned into playing professional golf. His playing background, followed by coaching and caddying experience on the PGA Tour and LPGA Tour has been a huge asset to his students.  Sean’s course management skills and ability to coach game like strategies to his students has allowed them to successfully implement a fundamental game plan to playing better golf!


Brian Gallant
Performance Golf 
London, Ontario

2018 Golf Canada Junior Golf 
Facility of the Year

Brian Gallant has been a proud member of the PGA of Canada since 2002 and recognized as one of Canada’s up and coming PGA of Canada Teaching Professionals. Currently, London’s ‘Favorite Golf Instructor’ and the Head Coach of the Women’s Golf Team for Western University.

“I don’t believe there is just one way to swing the club. However, you do have one efficient way to swing your club, based on how your body moves.”


Doug Lawrie
Focus Golf Group
Milton, Ontario

2012 PGA of Canada Jr Leader
US Kids Top 50 Master Teacher

It could be that you won’t find anyone who loves what they do for a living more than me. Over the course of my nearly 30 years as a member of the Canadian PGA, I have always enjoyed how the learning of golf continues to bestow on those willing to grow.



Peter Mumford
Peter Mumford is the Editor of Fairways Magazine. He's played over 500 different courses in 21 countries and met some fascinating people along the way. He's also a long-suffering Toronto Maple Leafs fan.

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