Perhaps it's inclement weather or lightning. Or one hole where foursomes find themselves backed up on the tee. Or it could even be just a busy day and the pace of play slows dramatically. So what can you learn about staying sharp and focused when facing long delays on the course?
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The ability to shape shots from side to side, control their trajectory and play from a wide variety of lies in all conditions are some of the hallmarks of an accomplished golfer.
Ben Hogan wrote, "I find it is helpful if I jot down after practice exactly what I have been working on and precisely how it was coming along." Many professional golfers today keep notes on their swings and what they are working on, including Vijay Singh.
1. Grip Points to Belt Buckle Since the takeaway follows from the set-up, a proper address can correct errors before they happen.
To properly align yourself to your target, you should always see four parallel lines from your address position. The first two are relatively simple. These are found by envisioning a set of railroad tracks.
Do you have a Pre-Shot Routine? Do you know it? So many golfers have a Pre-Shot Routine for most golf shots but don't even know what their routine is when asked in a lesson.
Jim Furyk finished with an amazing bunker shot on the 18th hole to win $1.35 million in the Tour Championship at East Lake and an additional $10 million in the FedEx Cup. He was able to handle the pressure that would bring most of us (mere mortals) to tears.
In what has to be one of the most popular wins on the PGA Tour this year, Dustin Johnson won his second event of the year and the Ryder Cup team member is now on the short list for "Player of the Year" honors. Congratulations Dustin on an outstanding week and a job well done.
There will be a great deal of attention focused on Martin Laird’s three putt on the 72nd hole, especially that lag putt that ran 7 feet past the hole, or the second putt that never touched the cup.
The PGA Tour dished out another down to the wire, nail biting finish this weekend at the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Following the controversial Sunday at the 92nd PGA Championship, there were many questions about the ruling which penalized Dustin Johnson and kept him out of the playoff for the title.
The seemingly abundent number of low scores in recent weeks will trigger a flurry of questions from golf fans; most notably, are the players getting better or are the courses getting easier?
Carl Pettersson did something unusual this week - as you probably already know. Yes, he shot an amazing 60 on Saturday, and then followed it up with a 67 to win the RBC Canadian Open, but that's not what I'm referring to - not exactly.
I watched this past U.S. Open with great interest and from a variety of perspectives. Like many of you, I watched as a fan. There's few things in the world more entertaining and fascinating than watching the world's best players take on a course like Pebble Beach under U.S.
PGA Professional Rob Labritz talks to you about proper ball position with your short irons.
PGA Professional Tim Weinhart instructs you to follow a poor shot with a smart shot - pitch your ball back onto the fairway - to ultimately save strokes on your scorecard.
PGA Professional Rob Labritz talks to you about weight transfer on your downswing.
PGA Professional Wayne Defrancesco, the Director of Instruction at Woodmont CC in Rockville, MD, tells you how a digital metronome can help you with the pace of your swing.
PGA Professional Eric Hogge offers a quick lesson to help you be the proper distance away from the ball.
PGA Professional Simon Anders shares some advice on how to put up better scores by being smarter on the course.
PGA Professional Eric Hogge offers a quick lesson to help you keep your top and lower half aligned.
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