Golf Instruction



Downhill Lie Shot In Golf

by Rob Herring, Jr.

The key to sucessfuly hit the golf ball from a downhill lie is in the setup. This includes ball placement in your stance, having your shoulders on same angle as the hill you are on and your swing angle. PGA Professional Rob Herring, Jr. explains in this golf video tip.

Power and Distance In The Golf Swing

by Chris Champange

Power and distance in the golf swing is created four different ways. First, is through making a turn with the upper body. The second, is through the transfer of weight. Third, is the creation of a wide ark in the golf swing. Finally, the most important way to create club head speed is to create an angle between your lead arm and the shaft. PGA Professional Chris Champagne demonstrates how to gain more power and distance in the golf swing by holding the angle.

Chipping Just Off The Green

by Lee Stroever

Say you are 20 or 30 off the green, what club should you use? Many amateurs will pull out a lob or flip wedge and try to fly it to the hole, but the best club to use that will give you the highest percentage of getting close to the pin is an 8 or 9 iron. Lee Stroever, the Director of Golf at the North Palm Beach Country Club demonstrates  how to get the ball on the green and rolling to the flag in this video tip.

Fixing The Slice

by Mark Blackburn

The most common miss for amateur golfers is the slice. So how do you fix this swing fault? Actually its quite simple, as PGA Professional Mark Blackburn, from the Mark Blackburn Golf Academy at the Greystone Legacy Course explains.

The Proper Setup

by Brad Brewer

Nowadays everyone is looking for more distance off the tee, however many players have a tendency to want to reach when they get into the setup position. When a player does this they end up pulling the club inside on their take away, with negative results. The proper address for hitting longer drives is to have your arms connected with upper body as I demonstrate in this video tip.

How To Practice With A Purpose

by Jason Baile

You know most players head out to the range and start hitting golf balls without a plan. After hitting a poor shot they'll rake another ball over trying to fix the last shot with the next ball. I'd like for you have a little bit of a plan when you come out practice, I'll show you a couple of things in this video that will help you.

The Bump-And-Run Shot

by Jody Niemann

Every golfer should be able to consistently play the bump-and-run shot. You'll especially appreciate it when you have a tight lie or firm ground between you and the green. Jody Niemann, Head Golf Professional at Desert Pines Golf Club in Las Vegas offers up some simple tips to get you into the proper set-up for the bump-and-run.

Chipping

by Sean Bowling

The hard thing about the pitch shot is that you often have to make less than a full swing. Often amateur golfers have tendency to hit this shot fat or top it. Also, it is important to understand the correct distance needed and where to land your ball. Another issue with pitch shots is deceleration through impact and trying to control distance.

Grip Pressure

by JD Turner

Many amateurs often believe that gripping the golf club harder will give them better control and add more distance to their drives. Well nothing could be further from the truth. In this video golf tip The Landings JD Turner shows you how to apply just the right amount of grip pressure when holding the golf club.

Three Steps To Better Chipping

by Filippa McDougall

One of the quickest and easiest ways to lower your scores is to become efficient around the putting surface. So often amateurs drop strokes because they cannot get the ball up and down around the green. In this video tip PGA Professional Filippa McDougall demonstrates a simple three step routine to better chipping.

How To Prevent Hooking or Fading The Golf Ball

by Joe Bernat

Most amateur golfers believe that distance is obtained by using the upper body, not true says former Champions Tour player and PGA Golf Instructor Joe Bernat. When you are taking the club back, Bernat says  both your arms and shoulders are moving as one unit, with your legs following.

Building The Correct Power Package

by Jason Baile

There are two things every golfer is craving - distance and accuracy. In order to do so we have to have three things that all work in harmony. First, we have to build an effective power package, then we have to rotate the shoulders and form the correct angle with the arms and finally deliver it with the proper follow through.

Controlling The Trajectory of A Golf Shot

by Rea Schuessler

Golf is a game of angles and If you play golf where the wind is constantly blowing you begin the understand how the proper angle of the ball flight makes all the difference in producing a good shot in these adverse conditions. In this tip we'll show you several steps you need to do in your setup that allows you to control the trajectory of your golf shot.

Arm Pressure In The Golf Swing

by JD Turner

If you ever watch the touring pros play it seems is if they are able to hit the ball long straight effortlessly. One the of the key components of the golf swing in all good players is to have passive arms free of tension. Strong enough to control the club but not so tight as to wreak havoc on your swing.

The Clubface at Impact

Squaring The Face At Impact

by Mike Schlacter

Golfers are always looking for golf swing consistency, and the main focus should be a square golf clubface at impact. Impact is the moment of truth. If your clubface is not square to the target line, the ball will go offline, most likely with sidespin creating missed fairways and ballooned scores.



8 Ways To Fix Your Golf Swing

by G Mason Page

First, check your stance. You cannot deliver a perfect swing if you are misaligned to the ball. Many players who have not received correct or any) instruction, step up to the ball and hit to the right in an attempt to correct a problem they don’t really know exists.



Putting Accuracy

by Nicole Weller

Many golf professionals know that putting accuracy is extremely important. But many amateurs have a hard time getting the started on line, even from six feet away. So it is very important to get the putter face square and starting the ball rolling on line.

Speed And Distance Control In Putting

by Craig Bunker

Speed or break? It is a question often asked on becoming a successful putter. The players on TOUR would tell you speed in the more important of the two. Get the speed right and chances are the ball will find the hole or at least leave you with a manageable second putt.

Pitch Shot Accuracy

by Nicole Weller

Nicole Weller, Head Teaching Professional at The Landings Club in Savannah, Georgia offers up a great short game tip that will help every amateur become more proficient in pitch shot accuracy.