Off The Tee

The most frequent driving problem is the dreaded slice. Steve Bosdosh, PGA Director of Instruction at The Members Club at Four Streams, shows you a simple drill to fix your slice once and for all.

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Using your wrists to drive further
I've been playing for two yrs now and love the game, but the problem is that nature cheated me out and I only stand 5'-5" tall. On an average drive, I probably hit the ball 220 yds or so. I can't help feeling cheated when I see 6'+ tall guys hammering the ball.
Getting the ball up
I was having problems getting my ball off the ground from the tee, so I moved the ball well forward in my stance. I was getting the ball up, but now I have a bad hook with a lot of spin. From the tee the ball goes about 70 yards hooking then dives straight to the ground.
Best way to hit a draw
What is the best way to hit a draw with a driver? Is it in the grip or set up or what?
Use Tee Boxes to Your Advantage
Survey the hole and tee the ball on the side of the tee box that trouble is on.  This will enable you to hit away from the trouble.  For example if a pond is on the right side of the hole then you want to tee your ball on the right side of the tee box.  This again will enable yo
Driving Tee Shots into the Wind
Many people over swing and tee the ball lower on tee shots into the wind which can magnify many off center hits and overall bad swings.  I would like to see players stay consistent with their set up during such tee shots and stay more focused on a weight shift to the left side for right h
Take full advantage of swinging down wind
You want to take every advantage of down wind conditions.  Here are the keys: 1. Tee the ball about a < to = an inch higher. 2. Move your ball 1 inch up in your stance. 3. Swing easy and be patient. Moving the ball up means that it will take a longer period of time
To Be or Not to Be? That is the Question
Many championship golf courses can be considered decision-maker's golf courses. Choosing shots that match your ability level is critical. Understanding the value of risk and reward will help you make the right decisions to keep you score as low as possible.
A Lesson Learned: Laying back on short par 4s
Once again, it was great to see the world's best players visit my home facility, the TPC River Highlands. It's always exciting to see how the elite players take on the same course that you play on, teach on and watch so many other golfers take on.