Jim Flick, Top Golf Instructor, Dies at 82

By: saleukgolf  09/11/2012
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Jim Flick, one of America’s top golf instructors of amateurs and professionals alike, including Jack Nicklaus during his transition to a successful career on the senior tour, died on Monday in Carlsbad, Calif. He was 82. He had only recently learned that he had pancreatic cancer and kidney problems, his wife, Geri, said. “He taught his last lesson on Oct. 8,” she said. “He loved to work.” Few people are likely to have taught more golfers than Flick. He spent half a century advising more than 200 touring professionals and countless weekend warriors and corporate groups as golf grew in popularity. Yet even as Flick developed an expansive teaching program and published several books about the game, he also questioned some of the perfectionist inclinations of its devotees, including a relatively recent focus on muscle building and scientific swing analysis. Flick emphasized that the golf club should determine what the body does, not vice versa.

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