Chandler Withington

Chandler Withington
Chandler Withington is the Head Golf Professional at Hazeltine National Golf Club. Prior to leading golf operations at Hazeltine, Withington was on the golf staff of Merion, Seminole Golf Club, and other highly regarded clubs. Withington is a historian of the game, and values the life lessons learned on the course.
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Become a Better Golfer: 4 Tips to Beat Wind and Cold on the Course

by Chandler Withington on Jun 26, 2017 9:04:00 AM

It's not uncommon that players at Hazeltine are welcomed with high winds. I had a number of players come up to me with a shocked look on their...

Become a Better Golfer: Commit to Every Golf Shot

by Chandler Withington on Jun 22, 2017 9:04:00 AM

Have any of you ever stood over a shot and had a mind full of doubt, indecision or swing thoughts? I am willing to bet that all of us have and I...

Become a Better Golfer: Top Ways to Improve Your Golf Game

by Chandler Withington on Jun 19, 2017 9:04:00 AM

I asked myself, “What three areas of my game, if improved, would make the biggest impact?” After giving the answer careful thought, I landed on...

Become a Better Golfer: Measuring Green Speed

by Chandler Withington on Jun 15, 2017 9:04:00 AM

In the past, I've shared a few routines I go through to get ready to play golf. One of the most important is the process I use to identify the...

Become a Better Golfer: Avoid Getting Caught Short-sided

by Chandler Withington on Jun 12, 2017 9:04:00 AM

On each approach shot that I play, as well as on some drives, I make an imaginary line that I do not want the ball to cross. I know if the ball...

Become a Better Golfer: Overcoming Fear

by Chandler Withington on Jun 8, 2017 9:04:00 AM

Before going any further in documenting my own improvement process, I want to pause and give some perspective on the process of improvingThe...

Become a Better Golfer: Focus on Golf Fundamentals

by Chandler Withington on Jun 5, 2017 9:04:00 AM

As I get my season started, I begin by checking on my fundamentals. There are two variables that must be controlled on each shot in golf: distance...

Become a Better Golfer: Set Goals & Make a Plan

by Chandler Withington on Jun 1, 2017 9:04:00 AM

I am starting this blog in an effort to help you become a better golfer. To do that, I will be sharing some of my own personal experiences as I...

Golf Bag Checklist: What's in My Bag?

by Chandler Withington on May 26, 2017 3:52:11 PM

Before you begin any journey, you need to pack your bags appropriately. As you head into the holiday weekend, you may be packing for travel and ...