CRUISE MY SHIP JAMES HITS THE GOLF COURSE. Mark watches james take his new ideas and new golf swing onto the golf course to see if he can put it to work. This is the real test for any golfer, on the golf course trying to hit better drives and iron shots into targets.

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  1. 👏 well done guys. Enjoyed watching this mini series. Really looked forward to it each night. I would like to see his progress in a couple months. Impressive changes already, he might not be striking it well consistently but the swing it self looks 100 times better from what we seen on day 1,consistency will come with more practice. Congrats again, well done both of you.

  2. Great series Mark, well done James, I cannot imagine how difficult it must have been playing in front of a camera, it just goes to show how difficult but enjoyable this game of golf is. Ballroom dancing was a bonus. Keep it up Mark.

  3. Come on people, how can 6 people give this a thumbs down. The only possible reason I can think for thumbs downing this video is because it was too short haha I would have liked to have seen more shots on the course. But as a whole, with all the videos together, it’s brilliant. Well done again 👍

  4. At a boy James! Just as I suspected would happen. Shorter clubs were easier to lay down. That’s my experience as it seems harder to lay down and bring around the longer club. Maybe due to swinging harder/faster? Thoughts?

  5. I've watched a few of Marks live lessons and I believe he is a genuinely good golf instructor. His understanding of the numbers is amazing and his teaching life has given him a good feel for how to improve a golfers numbers. I am quite impressed.  Not to mention have you seen him golf? Not shabby, not shabby at all.

  6. If he was able to “get it right” 40% of the time, after only 3 days of trying completely new swing thoughts and techniques, I’d class that as a win! It takes a helluva lot of time and practice and playing on-course to make real change. Keep up the practice, James, and you’ll be a #7handicap just like ol’ Raymondo!

  7. This guy needs some mind training as well as physical, I mean, how does he get to a point where he thinks that his awful over the top move is the correct way to hit a golf ball, ?

    He obviously has the wrong concepts going on, and I don't see Mark correcting that aspect, it's fine to show him a move or two that will correct his downswing plane, but if he doesn't know why, won't that bring in the possibility that he will simply regress back into his old move, if he perceives that the new move isn't getting the result he wants?

    I know Mark is a great teacher and maybe he and James have discussed this aspect of the swing off camera, but it would make interesting viewing to ask James what his concept of the swing motion was prior to the lessons.

  8. Great concept and very entertaining. Liked it was a different kind of lesson series with the cruise and a lotto winner. Sometimes I forget that Mark is a coach first and foremost.

  9. The problem of the steep downswing, high handle delivery is so common. It makes me think that more study needs to go into understanding why people do it. It's obviously based on a common, natural human instinct. Millions of golfers are not morons. Our instincts are telling us to swing the club in a way that won't work. Why? Yet there are a smaller number of golfers who instinctively swing down shallow and on plane. What accounts for this? Golf instruction needs to get to the root cause. Well meaning teachers and students are not able to fix this. Steering a car or a bicycle is instinctive as well. After a few days amount of practice, nearly everyone can steer a car around all types of curves, at varying speeds, without giving it any thought. Instinct takes over. Why do our instincts hurt so many of us in the golf swing? I try so hard to shallow out the downswing but it just doesn't work. There's something going on here we don't understand.

  10. Congrats James, you’re already hitting the driver straighter than Coach Lockey and he’s a pro with an army. Great series Mark.

  11. No more club reviews brah?. Many new releases lately….is this because of your Titelist deal? New direction I guess?

  12. Good work to you both lots of practice for James in the future would like to see you catch up with him in a month or so to see if it is working 👍 👍 👍 did you find that lends cap

  13. Really enjoyed this series of vlogs Mark, something completely different. Great content, and cheers to James for participating so openly, I imagine many wouldn't be so forthcoming even after having won a fantastic trip like that

  14. This series has been one of my favorite things you have done Mark. Such valuable information and really interesting to see it all play out, over the course of a few days, with a normal guy who is looking to improve his game. It also underscores how invaluable good coaching can be and highlights some of the mental and physical hurdles that come up along the way. And….of course is entertaining, haha. Hats off to you…great example of how well-rounded, fun and informative this channel can be.

  15. maybe a new idea for your Vlog. an amateur golfer take part in a raffle at #yourgolftravel to win a shooting on course with you, Coach Lockey and Rory. Called "Coaching on Course or Beat the Pro"

  16. I love this… Just the beginning of the process. #getupJamesgetup

    Seriously though, it's a great thing to see when people are progressing and changing to get better. It's definitely encouraging for me.

  17. The most eagerly anticipated vlog of the year, so far, from The Guru of golf and it's 5 mins…what the…….still it's good stuff – hope there's a follow up! Perhaps he could join up for a vlog in the spring!