Garrett Richards, ex-Major League Baseball Pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels, San Diego Padres, Boston Red Sox, and Texas Rangers, couldn’t have a better coach to improve his Golf Swing than Mike Malaska!

The Malaska Golf Membership has a dedicated section full of content called Sports Connect, where Mike dispels the myth about how the Golf Swing can hurt your Baseball Swing and Vice Versa!

Whether it’s basketball, tennis, or swimming, they all can relate to your golf swing, but this video is all about how The Baseball Swing IS Your Golf Swing!

TITLE: 00:00
Swing the Bat: 00:08
Let’s Hit One: 01:40
Like A Cricket Paddle? 02:47
Your Pitching Hand Is the Club Face: 03:54
Where Golf Went Wrong: 05:58
Get Your Grip Correct: 07:07

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Golf Digest Legend of Golf Instruction
2011 National PGA Teacher of the Year
2021-2022 Golf Magazine Top 100 Teachers in America (Lifetime Achievement)
2020-2021 Golf Digest 50 Best Teachers in America
TaylorMade National Advisory Board Member, 2020-Current
PGA Class-A Member since 1996
Honma US Advisory Board, 2019-2020
Worldwide Director of Instruction at Nicklaus Golf Academies
2017 PGA Southwest Section Teacher of The Year
25 years as a Jack Nicklaus Academies Trainer & Instructor
2017 GRAA Growth of the Game Teaching Professionals Elite Member
TaylorMade National Advisory Board Member, 2015-2018
2016 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professionals
Southwest Section Senior Player of the Year
TaylorMade/Adidas Instructional Consultant
Former Director of Instruction at Superstition Mountain Golf & CC,
Superstition Mountain, AZ


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