George McNamara

About George McNamara

George McNarama has been teaching golf for over 45 years. He became the 50th PGA Master Professional in 1988. He was the Director of Golf at Brandywine Country Club for the 29 years and is now the Director of Golf and managing Partner at the Golf Zone. He met Fred Shoemaker at the PGA Teaching and Coaching Summit in 2004 and that changed both his personal and professional life. He founded Swing with Freedom which is based on the principles of Extraordinary Golf. Creating an environment where discovery and learning are possible is deeply satisfying to George. He still participates in many Extraordinary Golf programs to continually develop his Coaching skills. His intent in Coaching is to shift the culture of golf tips, formulas and answers to one of exploration, discovery and freedom. George is a skilled Coach who has the ability to create an environment that is safe, without judgments where accelerated development and learning thrives. George has won the Philadelphia Section PGA Golf Professional of the year award and served as President of the Philadelphia PGA in 1998 & 1999. He was named the 2011-2012 Golf Digest Delaware Teacher of the Year and was recently inducted into the PGA Hall of Fame. He was also the Ping Club Fitter of the year in 2008. He lives in Downingtown with his wife, Nancy.

Fixing Doesn’t Fix

Fixing Doesn't Fix We have a cultural belief that when things are broke we should fix them.  That belief transfers into golf and our golf swings.  Most players have no idea what is actually happening in the two seconds it takes to make their swing. They make a swing and look for the ball [...]

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What’s Your Target?

What's Your Target Vince is a District Judge in Philadelphia. He came to me for a golf lesson and during the initial interview he said that he wanted to stop the sway in his swing.  After asking him how that he knows that he sways he said “his friends tell him that he does”. [...]

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