Instruction Feature

Are you warming up correctly before your round on the putting green? Are you focusing on any mechanics or techniques in particular? Our PGA Professional offers a great routine to get your hands and eyes prepared for the greens you'll face during your next round.
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Hitting a low and high golf shot
Joe Plecker, PGA Director of Instruction at Baltimore Country Club shows how to hit both a low and a high shot off the ground with your irons.
20 Dec 2008 - 1:25am - 0 Comments
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How to draw or fade your golf shots
Joe Plecker, PGA Director of Instruction at Baltimore Country Club instructs on how to hit a draw or a fade, depending on what the hole calls for.
20 Dec 2008 - 1:25am - 0 Comments
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How to hit an uneven bunker shot
Ron Philo, PGA Director of Instruction at Ron Philo's School of Golf, talks about how get the best result from a shot out of an uneven bunker lie. Philo demonstrates how he goes about finding a stable position to swing from, setting up the stance, choking up on the club and making the proper swing.
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Golf swing lesson: Releasing the club
Martin Hall, PGA Director of Instruction at Ibis Golf and Country Club in West Palm Beach, Fla., defines release as the gradual turning of the club from hip height on your downswing through your swing to hip height on the far side of impact.
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Add distance to your tee shot
Martin Hall, PGA Director of Instruction at Ibis Golf and Country Club in West Palm Beach, Florida talks about how to get more distance. Hall demonstrates a drill to help hit the ball farther.
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What's the inside-out swing tee drill?
Steve Bosdosh, PGA Director of Instruction at The Members Club at Four Streams, talks about how good players deloft the club at impact and hit the ball farther. Bosdosh demonstrates a simple drill with tees to help you feel the clubhead at impact.
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Golf club grips: Where to position your hands for golf swing
John Borrell, Lead Instructor at the PGA Learning Center in Port St. Lucie, Fla., discusses the grip and the movement of the club from the start of the swing. He shows both the incorrect and correct positions to hold the club at the start of the swing.
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Correcting a slice: What's the 'Hockey Grip' drill?
Steve Bosdosh, PGA Director of Instruction at The Members Club at Four Streams, gives advice on how to correct a slice. Bosdosh shows the 'hockey drill', where you split your grip to allow your right side rotate over your left side to make the ball curve right to left.
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Improve golf backswing for longer drives
Steve Bosdosh, PGA Director of Instruction at The Members Club at Four Streams, discusses how you can improve your backswing rotation. Bosdosh shows the improper way to hit the shot and then reveals the correct impact position to drive the ball farther.
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Lag Putting: How to get close to the hole
Ted Bishop, PGA Professional at The Legends Golf Club talks about lag putting. He gives two fundamentals to help with your putts. First, place your ball on the ground with the trademark straight up in the air and the number on the forward side of the ball.
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How to take a divot with irons in the fairway
PGA Professional Gary Bates, an instructor at the PGA Learning Center in Port St. Lucie, Fla., demonstrates the proper way to take a divot with your iron.
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How to hit lob and flop shots
Kentucky PGA Section Teacher of the Year Brian Manzella demonstrates how to position your body and strike the ball to play lob and flop shots and the main differences between the two shots.
8 Dec 2008 - 1:25am - 0 Comments
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Golf tip: How to hit 100-yard shots
PGA Teacher of the Year Laird Small instructs on how to use a club to hit your ball three different lengths and heights by adjusting where you place your hands on the grip and the placement of the ball in your stance.
26 Nov 2008 - 1:25am - 0 Comments
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Putting tips: How to keep your body aligned
Carolinas PGA Section Teacher of the Year Krista Dunton demostrates how the arms, shoulders, and spine should rotate and align correctly while putting.
26 Nov 2008 - 1:25am - 0 Comments
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Bunker practice drills: Games to improve sand shots
Middle Atlantic PGA Section Teacher of the Year Joe Plecker and Brandel Chamblee give innovative excercises for you to practice to improve your bunker play.
26 Nov 2008 - 1:25am - 0 Comments
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Tips and technology to help your short game
Kevin Weeks and Allen Gobeski show different ways of improving your short game from placing a golf glove between your forward elbow and body when practicing putting to help keep your face square through impact, to using technology to examine golf clubs and swing technique.
26 Nov 2008 - 1:25am - 0 Comments
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Golf free drop rule: Ground under repair
Kentucky PGA Section Teacher of the Year Brian Manzella explains the rule when your ball lands in a precarious spot near a bunker. Understanding the rules of golf can provide advantages in difficult situations on the course.
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Golf warmups: Swing routine tips from PGA Professional
National PGA Teacher of the Year Gary Wiren offers a great warm-up routine by making half swings with two wedges, then gradually increasing to full swings, and stretching with your driver behind lower back and shoulders.
26 Nov 2008 - 1:25am - 0 Comments
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Directing your golf ball flight: Fade or draw tips
Brandel Chamblee and PGA Director of Instruction Rick Martino demonstrate how to hit the ball straight or shape the ball by adjusting body position at address to achieve your desired ball flight. For left to right flight, have right shoulders closer to the ball with shoulders more open.
26 Nov 2008 - 1:25am - 0 Comments