Instruction Feature

PGA professional, Lou Guzzi breaks down the swing of Matt Damon, aka Rannulph Junuh from The Legend of Bagger Vance.
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How a pool noodle can help stop the shanks
Try this drill to eliminate the dreaded shank from your golf swing. And for more instruction for your game, visit your local PGA Professional.
9 May 2014 - 4:29pm - 0 Comments
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Putting Tips: Best Practice Green Routine
You probably knock a few putts around the practice green before you go play, but are you really preparing properly? PGA Professional Matt Hilton shows how to get your eyes, and your hands, ready for your round.
8 May 2014 - 2:59pm - 0 Comments
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Tips for escaping greenside bunkers
In the latest episode of Course Survival, these strategies can help you overcome your fears of landing in a greenside bunker by making escaping to safety a consistent reality.
5 May 2014 - 6:05pm - 0 Comments
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Escaping and Avoiding Fairway Bunkers
PGA Professionals discuss how to successfully play from fairway bunkers and what factors you must take into account to help save your score.
28 Apr 2014 - 6:39pm - 0 Comments
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Tips for your approach shot
PGA Professionals give you tips on how to get your ball closer to the pin with your approach shot.
22 Apr 2014 - 2:36pm - 0 Comments
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Is your swing plane on the right path?
Do you feel like you have trouble getting the club to the right position at the top of your backswing? PGA Professional Eric Hogge offers a drill that can help set your club on the right path to ensure proper positioning thruout your swing.
22 Apr 2014 - 2:15pm - 0 Comments
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Improve Your Putting Consistency Drill
One key to making more putts is to eliminate as much excess movement in your putting stroke as you can. PGA Professional Matt Hilton has a simple drill to help you do that – and it doesn't even involve your putter.
18 Mar 2014 - 4:24pm - 0 Comments
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Solve Your Slice Problem
Do you have tendency to slice to golf ball? You're not alone. PGA Professional Eric Hogge offers a quick tip to think about during your swing that may help fix one of the most common trouble areas.
16 Jan 2014 - 12:09pm - 0 Comments
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Fix Your Improper Grip
You can't make a good golf swing with a bad grip. PGA Professional Eric Hogge demonstrates how you should hold the club to allow for the best possible swing.
16 Jan 2014 - 12:09pm - 0 Comments
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Is Your Ball Position Correct For Each Club?
Do you know where to position your body relative to the ball when hitting different clubs? PGA Professional Eric Hogge demonstrates the proper setup when using a sand wedge vs. a 4-iron to maximize your chances for success!
9 Jan 2014 - 12:59pm - 0 Comments
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Starting Your Swing: Lower Body Leads
Do you feel like your golf swing mechanics are out of sync? PGA Professional Eric Hogge offers some great advice for starting your swing from the ground up in order to get the club into proper position and tempo.
9 Jan 2014 - 12:49pm - 0 Comments
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Chip Drill to Improve Impact
Do you have trouble making solid contact, or often hit the ball thin or fat? This simple drill from PGA Professional Eric Hogge can help improve your consistency and execution when striking the golf ball.
9 Jan 2014 - 11:56am - 0 Comments
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How to Play Uneven Lie
Chipping from an uneven lie requires a different technique than chipping from a flat lie. 2011 PGA Teacher of the Year Mike Malaska shows how to chip the ball straight at the flag from uphill, downhill and sidehill lies.
16 Aug 2012 - 2:22pm - 2 Comments
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Bubba Watson's Swing: Breed analyzes footwork and rotation
Michael Breed breaks down Bubba Watson's swing during the 2012 PGA Championship and points out how Bubba generates so much power in his unorthodox swing.
15 Aug 2012 - 3:10pm - 1 Comments
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Tiger's Swing Change: Breed breaks it down
Michael Breed takes a look at Tiger's swing under Hank Haney vs. Scott Foley and compares the techniques behind each.
15 Aug 2012 - 3:00pm - 1 Comments
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Keep it simple, keep it fun
When I was in college I realized how rewarding it was to help someone with their golf swing and then see their face light up after hitting a good shot. I actually enjoyed it more than hitting a good shot myself. That is when I decided to pursue a career in teaching the game of golf.
13 Jun 2012 - 3:46pm - 0 Comments
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Push the Ball Forward Drill
Many players take the putter back too far and then decelerate through impact without even realizing it. Here is a drill to ensure you are accelerating through impact: Standing a few feet from the hole, set up to the ball as you would a regular putt.
13 Jun 2012 - 3:33pm - 1 Comments
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No Swaying while Chipping
When chipping, most of your weight should remain on your front foot and your lower body should remain very quiet throughout the stroke. However, a common tendency is to sway during the stroke and that leads to inconsistency. Try this drill the next time you practice your chipping:
13 Jun 2012 - 3:29pm - 0 Comments
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No Peeking When Chipping
Many players lift their head too soon when chipping because they are eager to see where the ball is going, or they try to help the ball into the air, which causes them to look up too soon. This leads to very inconsistent contact.
13 Jun 2012 - 3:24pm - 0 Comments