Golf Tip of The Day
If you put a log on the ground and asked someone to take out a chunk of wood from the log they would most likely swing the ax into the log at an angle and create sliced out section from the log. This action is done with an abrupt angle of attack into the wood log.
To many people think that a sand wedge is just for bunker shots. The sand wedge should be used for sand shots as well as most pitch shots to the green. The sand wedge whether a 54-degree or 58-degree has "bounce" on the sole of the club.
27 Jun 2011 - 4:06pm - 0 Comments
A carpenter's chalk-line and a CD disc are great putting aids to have in your golf bag. The chalk-line is useful to help you with your alignment and stroke. Find a straight six to ten foot putt on a practice green. Snap a chalk-line from the hole back to desired distance.
27 Jun 2011 - 4:02pm - 1 Comments
Do you have one of the new large headed drivers?So you can launch it nice and high, tee the ball higher and further forward in your stance. This will allow you to catch the ball on the up swing and launch the ball.
27 Jun 2011 - 4:01pm - 1 Comments
A pitch short or short chip shot from short grass or a tight lie can be a challenge even for the very best players. Make a few practice swings and brush the ground in a way you would do it if the ball was there.
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If you miss the green and your ball ends up in a closely mown area don't forget about the hybrid putt. Approach the shot just as you would a putt. Use your putting grip, stance, pre-shot routine and stroke. You will find that with a little practice you will start getting
27 Jun 2011 - 3:53pm - 0 Comments
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
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When the wind picks up you want to choose a club that is more than what you would normally choose. Go through your normal pre-shot routine and then swing easy. The windier it gets the easier you should swing. You will quickly find that your golf ball is boring through the win
27 Jun 2011 - 3:48pm - 0 Comments
With over 60% of your strokes coming from inside of 100 yards, it is essential that you spend a proportionate amount of time on your short game as you practice. You should devote most of your short game practice to putting and chipping. These two shots make up the majority of your
27 Jun 2011 - 3:43pm - 0 Comments
Is your golf bag organized? Having your golf bag organized will help you greatly as you improve your skills. Knowing where each club is within the bag, you will not lose focus on the shot you have planned, while you search for the proper club.
27 Jun 2011 - 3:41pm - 0 Comments
A greenside bunker shot is so much easier than most think. It is nothing more than a "fat pitch." In a greenside bunker we want to hit the sand first.
27 Jun 2011 - 3:38pm - 0 Comments
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
27 Jun 2011 - 3:34pm - 0 Comments
The easiest way to learn the golf swing is to relate it to another learned movement. The golf swing is a rotary movement; it contains a throwing element similar to baseball. For the non athletes, it would be like skipping a pebble.
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Find a full length mirror and follow these simple steps: 1. Soften your knees slightly.
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1. Use a sand wedge- it's made for this shot! 2. Line the ball up with the front of your stance. 3. Open the clubface more than you think for fluffy, beach-type sand.
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Side Hill Lie: 1. Aim towards the high part of the hill as your ball will always favor the opposite direction. 2. Always take practice swings and pay attention to where the club sweeps the grass that will determine the appropriate ball position for the lie.
27 Jun 2011 - 3:25pm - 0 Comments
The most common saying in golf is "keep your head down." The question is, are you actually picking your head up? When you hit a thin shot that dribbles along the ground, it would seem that a player must have picked their head up.
27 Jun 2011 - 3:23pm - 0 Comments
The most common thing that causes poor contact in shots around the green is the hands and wrists trying to scoop the ball in the air. The scooping action results in punishing shots that are bladed over the green or hit fat and fall short of the target. The scooping action of your h
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What club do you use the most during a round of golf? The answer is your putter. Focus on your fundamentals to improve your "P's of Putting". Master this list and you will be well on your way to a better stroke and lower scores.
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Making a grip change is no easy proposition. The solution is to place your hands in the new position at home while watching TV and practice. You can do this sitting down and swinging the club up and down in line with your trail shoulder.
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