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.
Putting is as Simple as 1-2-3-4
To keep your mind quiet while you putt and to maintain a smooth and even tempo try this 4 count tip. Once you have set up to the ball, the last thing you should do is give a focused look of visualizing the ball going in the hole. Count to yourself 1.
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Uneven Lies
Elevation changes add character to golf holes.  On an uphill lie the ball will fly higher and shorter as the uphill slope will launch the ball much higher..
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Taking a Divot
Take a divot for normal yardages with your irons. At impact feel about 70% of your weight on your left foot at impact. (right handers)  Take a practice swing and hold at impact to feel the 60% weight on the left foot.
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The Bump and Run
This is the time of year where we move from a "dormant" bump & run around the greens mentality to a "growing season" pitch or flop shot.
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One Hand in Charge
Don't just leave the putter face down there to fend for itself. I want you to put your right hand in charge.  Picture your right hand as the equivalent of your putter face.
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Around The World Putting Drill
How many times have you missed a three foot putt?  Here is a drill to make three footers automatic.  Start with eight balls surrounding a hole from a distance of one club length.  Start with the straightest putt.  Knock it in, and move around the circle.  Try to make a
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Practice Range Imagery
Instead of just beating balls on the range, try to play a round of golf on your home course at the range, the evening before the actual round.  Stay at the range and hit your shot imagining the first fairway, approximate your drive and hit an iron to the green.  If you miss, either c
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Swing Sensations
The quality of any golf swing can be measured by the ability to swing the club.  This means without control or manipulation.  Picturing a child in a playground swing should give you the right idea of this back and forth uninterrupted motion. 
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Swing Sensations
The quality of any golf swing can be measured by the ability to swing the club.  This means without control or manipulation.  Picturing a child in a playground swing should give you the right idea of this back and forth uninterrupted motion. 
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The "Lefts of Chipping" (Unless you're a Lefty)
Chipping it close makes a round of golf more enjoyable and takes some stress off your putter.  Learn the "Lefts of Chipping" to improve your short, low shots around the green.
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Impact and Hockey
Hockey players are great golfers because the impact position is similar. To get the correct athletic feel for impact try this "slap shot" drill. Separate your hands on the club then make a half backswing on the downswing pretend you are hitting a hockey slap shot.
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How to take your alignment from the range to the course
You have been practicing on the range diligently to insure you have proper alignment, but you can't lay the clubs or sticks down you have been practicing with on the ground when you are playing.  How do you merge the practice regiment to the course?  Pick a spot approximately 2-3
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End the Short Game Drama
Developing confidence in your short game is the key to a good short game. Practice makes perfect, but how are you practicing?  Players tend to chip, pitch and putt multiple balls from one location just trying to get it close.
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Sidehill Lies
When playing a particularly challenging course, particularly a links style course, players will be faced with a variety of uneven lies.
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Grip Tip
Should you use a strong, neutral or weak grip? The following guidelines will help you determine which grip will work best for you.
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Four Short Game Shots
Often players choose a more difficult shot than is needed.  Here are four shots in the order in which you should think of playing them.1. Putt the ball whenever given the chance.2. Hybrid Putt when the distance from the pin is too great to putt with a putter.3. Chip shot (a
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Swing Light And Easy Not Hard And Heavy
Before playing a round or practicing at the range take your grip on the clubhead end of the shaft and swing the grip end from your normal stance. Swing the grip-end as if hitting a shot and listen for the swish as it descends down from the top of your swing.
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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.
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Getting Set for Action
Having a good grip is the first step in being able to get proper wrist, but it doesn't happen automatically.  In fact you still have to physically set your wrists, the grip only makes it possible.  So next time your practicing try this simple technique - as you start the club awa
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