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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The Importance of Being Present

by Chandler Withington on Aug 10, 2017 11:38:52 AM

Because golf is played outdoors, we must pay attention to the conditions which change on a daily basis. Over the years, I have listened to hundreds...

A Case for Tracking Your Golf Statistics

by Chandler Withington on Jul 26, 2017 3:26:05 PM

When looking for areas of my golf game to improve upon, all I have to do is look at the numbers. Golf is a game of math after all, the person with...

The Trackman Challenge

by Chandler Withington on Jul 12, 2017 1:02:03 PM

In previous blog posts I have shared about controlling the distance and direction of each shot. A few posts which touched on this topic have been:...

Give Your Putts a Chance

by Chandler Withington on Jun 28, 2017 12:46:01 PM

A lot is often made about the great putters and their beautiful putting strokes. While it is true that some of the all-time greats had repeatable...

Make Your Practice Count

by Chandler Withington on Jun 21, 2017 1:42:13 PM

The old adage "quality over quantity" is true, especially when it comes to your practice time. With the busy demands of everyday life, it can be...

Stick to Your Routine

by Chandler Withington on Jun 8, 2017 8:59:09 AM

As I prepare to play in the Tapemark Pro-Am this upcoming weekend, I am focused on two things: sticking to my routine and accepting the result of...

Become a Better Golfer: 4 Tips to Beat Wind and Cold on the Course

by Chandler Withington on Jun 1, 2017 4:07:14 PM

This past weekend high winds greeted players who took to the course on Sunday. I had a number of players come up to me with a shocked look on their...

Ready, Set, Go! Committing to Every Shot

by Chandler Withington on May 18, 2017 8:55:40 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 am...

The Three Biggest Things to Improve Your Golf Game

by Chandler Withington on May 11, 2017 10:59:32 AM

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

Measuring Green Speed

by Chandler Withington on May 4, 2017 1:15:42 PM

Over the next few weeks I will share a few routines I go through to get ready to play golf. One of the most important is the process I use to...