John Stahlschmidt

PGA Director of Instruction

JW Marriott Camelback Golf Club

Scottsdale, AZ

John Stahlschmidt is the PGA Director of Instruction at the JW Marriott Camelback Golf Club in Scottsdale, AZ. John is currently ranked as the 12th best instructor in the state of Arizona by Golf Digest. To comment or to schedule a lesson, visit John’s new website at or email

Synch Up Your Sequence Simplify Your Pre Shot Routine Synch Up Your Sequence Part 2 - The Start to a Better Downswing Synch Up Your Sequence Part 3 Impact and Beyond Learn From the Best Be A Better Student Setting the Record Straight Play the Correct Yardage for a More Enjoyable Experience Break on Through to the Other Side Hit Your Putts Pure Two Key Checkpoints for an “On Plane” Backswing Impact and Beyond Golf – Becoming More of an International Game Simplify Your Pre Shot Routine John’s Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for a Better Golf Game in 2011 Ball Flight Lies Distance Control 101 Making the Long Bunker Shot Easier Safe Driving The Influence of the Left Arm Is Tiger’s Absence Good for the Game? Strike Your Putts Pure! Correct Impact Conditions – Key to Consistent Contact! Belly and Chest Putter - Trendy or Here to Stay? Want to Play Better Golf in 2012? An Inside Look at the 2012 Waste Management Phoenix Open What Really Should Start Your Downswing? What Have You Been Working On? Putting 101 Understanding the Grip Slow Motion Training – The Only Way to Create Change Improve Your Impact- The Pathway to Better Golf Shots Weight Shift 101 What Do You Feel? Getting Back to the Basics Posture-Setup for Success! Aim and Alignment – the Final Component to a Good Setup Do You Know How to Accurately Read Your Ball Flight? Practice Your Short Game! Learn How to Hit the Toss Shot! Structure Your Practice!! The 3 Ingredients to Cooking Up a Great Golf Shot! Want to Draw Your Driver? 5 Key Setup Characteristics for Consistent Putting Stop “Tinkering” on the Golf Course Lower Your Score Immediately With Three Simple Tips! Practice With a Purpose Your New Year’s Resolution – Shoot Lower Scores! The Setup Revisited Master the Toss Shot and Get It Up and Down from Anywhere Back to Basics Pop and Stop for Better Putting Firm vs Fluffy Lies in the Sand Set Up For Success Developing Junior Golfers - A Necessity to Growing the Game Find the Middle A Golfer’s New Year’s Resolution What is your AOA? Swing Thoughts – Some Are Better Than Others? A Chip Versus a Pitch – What is the Difference? Find the Center Learn to Hit the Ball Before the Ground, Once and For All! What is Your Trigger Game Planning the Short Game The 3 Ways to Manage Your Face The Art of Transferring The Advantages of Club Fitting Struggling with the 3 Wood? Up and Downs Are Divots Good? Putt to the Picture Game Planning for Success Simplifying Face and Path Where Is Your Impact Point? To Flare or Not to Flare? Move Your Body Non-Boring Putting Drills Allowing You Improvement