Lesson Learned

Video highlights from Pat Perez' win at the CIMB Classic
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Phil Mickelson hit a screaming hook to get out of trouble and made birdie at the Safeway Open. Here's how you can do it, too.
Phil Mickelson made a scrambling birdie at the 2017 Safeway Open after hitting this low hook under a tree. Here's when (and how) you should try the same shot.
9 Oct 2017 - 11:59am - 0 Comments
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Right-handed Justin Thomas saved himself a stroke by hitting a shot left handed. Here's how you can do it too.
Justin Thomas hit a left-handed recovery shot in the third round of the Tour Championship. Check out our 'Lesson Learned' story to read about how to pull this shot off.
25 Sep 2017 - 12:42pm - 0 Comments
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Rickie Fowler striped a driver off the deck. Here's when it's the right play for you.
Rickie Fowler striped a driver off the deck from 281 yards out on the final hole in the BMW Championship on Sunday. A crazy shot to try, right? Not necessarily.
18 Sep 2017 - 11:06am - 0 Comments
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Justin Thomas made the right call at TPC Boston. Here's how you can, too.
Justin Thomas had options for how to play his third shot from just off the green on the 18th hole of the Dell Technologies Championship. He elected to putt it, and held on to win.
6 Sep 2017 - 8:53am - 0 Comments
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Golf tips: A recipe for success in team competitions
As we saw at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, team golf outside of the Ryder Cup can be a lot of fun to watch.
1 May 2017 - 11:43am - 0 Comments
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Golf tips: Don't let a windy day on the course ruin your scorecard
As is often the case anytime one tees it up in the Lone Star State, wind was a factor throughout the week during the Valero Texas Open. Kevin Chappell emerged as the winner on Sunday at 12-under 276, picking up his first PGA Tour win in 180 tries.
24 Apr 2017 - 9:59am - 0 Comments
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Fair or unfair? Dissecting Zach Johnson's bank-shot birdie at Bay Hill
In the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Sunday at Bay Hill, Zach Johnson hit the kind of shot you don't see often. Playing the par-3 17th hole, Johnson hit his tee shot into a greenside bunker.
20 Mar 2017 - 10:46am - 0 Comments
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Golf tips: Preparing for golf played at altitude
Club de Golf Chapultepec -- venue for last week's WGC-Mexico Championship in Mexico City, Mexico -- sits at 7,500 feet above sea level.
5 Mar 2017 - 5:27pm - 0 Comments
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Golf tips: Tackling a difficult stretch of holes
Rickie Fowler had an impressive victory four-shot over the weekend in the Honda Classic on the PGA National Champion Course in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
27 Feb 2017 - 12:23pm - 0 Comments
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When it's OK to use your wedge on the green
The sixth hole at Riviera Country Club -- host of last week's Genesis Open -- can present a unique set of circumstances if miss your intended target with your tee shot. The par-3 hole features a pot bunker smack in the middle of its green.
20 Feb 2017 - 12:05pm - 0 Comments
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Golf tips: Keys to coming from behind
Hideki Matsuyama is the real deal. On Sunday, the 24-year-old from Japan notched his fourth victory on the PGA Tour, outlasting Webb Simpson in a four-hole playoff at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
6 Feb 2017 - 12:15pm - 0 Comments
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Stick to your routine when the pressure is on
When Jon Rahm had a chance to win on the PGA Tour for the first time Sunday, he didn't sit back and play conservative golf.
30 Jan 2017 - 4:31pm - 0 Comments
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How Hudson Swafford made a pressure-filled situation look easy
Until Sunday, Hudson Swafford had never won on the PGA Tour. In the final round of the CareerBuilder Challenge at PGA West, Swafford emerged from the pack with a 5-under 67 to claim his maiden win on Tour, good for a two-year exemption and a trip to the Masters.
23 Jan 2017 - 11:50am - 0 Comments
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Focus on your fundamentals, like Adam Scott at the Honda Classic
For all the talk about Adam Scott's switch to a more conventional putting method, PGA Teaching Professional Christian Czaja said it was more Scott's ability to keep the ball in play on PGA National's tight fairways and small greens that keyed his Honda Classic victory.
29 Feb 2016 - 3:20pm - 0 Comments
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Learn from McIlroy: Four match play tips
Match play uses the same skill set as stroke play, but an entirely different set of strategies. Because you're playing against an opponent instead of the entire field, it's almost like chess on grass.
3 May 2015 - 8:13pm - 0 Comments
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Rose tip: Create a tension-free swing
When every part of your game is working, like it was for Justin Rose this week at the Zurich Classic, it's not hard to get "in the zone." What's harder is staying there.
26 Apr 2015 - 8:37pm - 0 Comments
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Furyk's lesson: It's his game, not his swing
Jim Furyk's unorthodox swing may not be particularly "pretty" when compared to a classic swing: the likes of, say, a Bobby Jones or a Ben Hogan. But here's the thing -- it's been pretty effective for Furyk, who won Sunday's RBC Heritage playoff at Harbour Town.
19 Apr 2015 - 8:12pm - 0 Comments
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A daily golf swing routine when bad weather hits
Looking for a good drill to retain that muscle memory when the weather turns bad? Follow the lead of baseball players in the on-deck circle.
1 Dec 2014 - 1:33pm - 0 Comments
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Four tips for hitting it clean from a tight hardpan lie
Cooler temperatures aren't the only thing golfers face during the winter months. Grass goes dormant in most locales, which means there's less material between the ball and ground. That results in a lot of tight lies, and if it's been a dry winter, hardpan as well.
24 Nov 2014 - 11:21am - 0 Comments