Fundamentals

PGA teaching professional Eric Hogge shows you how to generate a good full shoulder turn in your swing and what that turn should feel and look like when done properly.

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Different Types of Golf Grips
Should you use an open, closed or neutral grip when swinging up your club? PGA Professional Eric Hogge explains the pros and cons of each of these ways to hold your club.
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Help Your Golf Swing Transition
Making the transition from your backswing to downswing is key to hitting a good shot. PGA Professional Eric Hogge shows how his "pump drill" can help you successfully make that transition.
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Fix Your Improper Grip
You can't make a good golf swing with a bad grip. PGA Professional Eric Hogge demonstrates how you should hold the club to allow for the best possible swing.
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Understanding the Basics of a Golf Swing
The motion of the golf swing is similar to the swings in sports such as baseball and tennis. PGA Professional Eric Hogge explains how understanding the basics of your swing can help you swing better.
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Shoulder Turn in Your Swing
The way you move in everyday life is the way you should move in your golf swing. PGA Professional Eric Hogge shows how your shoulders should work in conjunction with the rest of your body during the swing.
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Easy Golf Instruction to Fix a Struggling Round
How do you rebound after a bad hole? PGA Professional Mike Richards shares three simple tips that'll help you get move past your disaster and get your round right back on track.
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Focus on your fundamentals, like Adam Scott at the Honda Classic
How do you rebound after a bad hole? PGA Professional Mike Richards shares three simple tips that'll help you get move past your disaster and get your round right back on track.
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Hit Ball in Center of Clubface with Right Weight Clubs
Do you wanna hit the ball in the center of the club face more often? PGA Professional Eric Hogge says the weight of your clubs, especially the shafts, could make a huge difference in your golf game.
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Get Your Child Started Playing and Love Golf
Get your child or youth started playing golf and help them love it for life by following some key steps from PGA Professional Don Law.
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Stand Correct Distance from Golf Ball Instruction
How far away from the golf ball should you stand? PGA Professional Rafael Floriani is here to offer a couple quick checks to ensure your stance is correct and improve your game.
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Can't get lead arm straight? Tips for Success
Are you unable to completely straighten your lead arm on the takeaway of your golf swing? No worries, because PGA Professional Rafael Floriani has some great instruction advice to help you overcome this and still play great golf.
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Fix Slice or Hook During Your Round
How to stop a slice or hook during your round. Watch easy golf instruction from PGA Professional Mike Richards, who explains a quick fix for these problems if you run into them on the course.
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Golf Tips: Practice vs. Pre-round Warmup Strategy
Golfers sometimes mistake how to practice their swing vs. the type of warm-up required before playing a round. PGA Professional Mike Richards explains the key differences to help you maximize both.
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Golf Instruction to Control Ball Flight with Your Grip
Want to understand how your golf grip can affect your ball flight and how some of the best players adjust their grip and hands? PGA Professional John Webster offers some simple golf instruction to help you understand what's best for your swing and your game.
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Learn from McIlroy: Four match play tips
Match play uses the same skill set as stroke play, but an entirely different set of strategies. Because you're playing against an opponent instead of the entire field, it's almost like chess on grass.
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Golf in cold weather: Proper preparation makes it a breeze
“Winter golf” has different meanings depending on what area of the country you happen to be in. In Florida or Arizona, it means peak season. In Minnesota and Massachusetts, it means a time to put the clubs into storage.
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A daily golf swing routine when bad weather hits
Looking for a good drill to retain that muscle memory when the weather turns bad? Follow the lead of baseball players in the on-deck circle.
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Golf Glossary and Golf Terms
Looking for a good drill to retain that muscle memory when the weather turns bad? Follow the lead of baseball players in the on-deck circle.
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Five warm-up tips on cool golf days
Your high school P.E. coach was right: Before you do any athletic activity -- especially golf -- it's always best to loosen your muscles and joints with warm-up exercises. That's even more critical on cooler days.
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Proper golf stance lesson
PGA Professional Eric Hogge offers a quick lesson to help you learn a proper stance.
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