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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Muscle Memory Training for your Golf Swing
PGA Professional Eric Hogge offers a quick lesson to help you with muscle memory training.
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Role of Your Lower Body in Your Golf Swing
PGA Professional Eric Hogge offers a quick lesson to help you better understand the role of your lower body in your golf swing.
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Position Your Wrists to Hit More True Shots
PGA Professional Eric Hogge offers a quick lesson to help you position your wrists to hit more true shots.
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Keep your Balance During Your Swing
PGA Professional Eric Hogge offers a quick lesson to help you keep your balance.
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Better Equipment, Better Game: Lie Angles
Eric Hogge, the Head Golf Professional at the Center for Golf Learning and Performance and the Director of Club Fitting for PGA of America, gives an in-depth analysis on lie angle; the angle between the bottom of the golf club and the shaft.
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Better Equipment, Better Game: Golf Fitness
David Donatucci, Director of Fitness and Performance for the PGA of America, demonstrates an exercise that will assist you in gaining stability, flexibility, strength and power; all things that will benefit your performance on the golf course.
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Top Technology Improves Your Swing
TNT's Craig Sager went through one of the top golf schools in the country, the PGA Golf School in Port St. Lucie, Fla. Watch how his swing is analyzed and improved using the latest in techology, part of the learning process at the PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance.
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Too far forward in your stance
I know it is hard to tell a person the reason their ball is doing what it is doing without seeing them hit in person but my question is what might be making me pull hook a ball off the tee. Could I possibly be playing the ball to far forward in my stance?
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Function of the arms
I'm a big fan of the one plane swing but I was wondering in your takeaway should it be a set arms and wrists or should it be all shoulders? I hear different answers from many people and I think it would be best to hear from the man himself.
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Process vs outcome
How do I stop thinking about my score during a tournament or qualifiers? When I play for score I can not help thinking about what I did on the hole before if it was a birdie or a bogey. I just can not help it.
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Out-to-in swing
With my driver and fairway woods I have an outside to inside swing causing a severe slice. Im fine with my irons only happens with woods. what can I do to correct this???
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Ten finger grip
I feel very comfortable with the 10 finger grip. When watching the big boys they either use the over lap or enter lock grip which I also can use. By using the 10 finger grip, am I at any disadvantages like loosing distance or accuracy?  
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Pushing the Driver
I sometimes push the driver to the right, but it's not a slice. Is this my grip or swing or both?  
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Wrist and legs in backswing
I purchased your swing plane cd set and found it to be very helpful (at least swining clubs in my livingroom - I live in Boston, course opens next week). I can never get comfortable in the following two areas:
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Consistent swingplane
I have a problem with my backswing. I have a tendency to bring the club back on different swingplanes. Can you give me a key to a consistent swingplane.  
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Play it foward
What is the best ball position in the stance to play a hybrid club to get best height? I have heard to play the ball just inside the front foot, and some say to play the ball back in the stance with the club shaft pressed forward.
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Tempo
What role does tempo play in your 1 plane swing?
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Hitting different clubs
What would cause me to lose over a club in distance with my irons, while I conversely have started to hit my drives 15-25 yards longer.  
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Swing consistency
How can I get consistency in my swing, when I travel alot and and can play golf only twice a month?
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Hitting shots off the back foot
I am hitting my shots off the back foot. Whar are some drills to help transfer to the left side?  
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