by Kenneth Gorveski
he game is definitely a challenge to play and learn. There are many factors that contribute to lower scores and one of the key elements is learning how to manage the course effectively. The best golfers know their strengths and understand when to be aggressive and when they need to be conservative.
by Leon Edward
The key to consistency on the golf course is consistency in one's golf swing. The best way to develop a consistent golf swing is to establish a consistent rhythm. The best way to develop a consistent rhythm is to develop a consistent tempo.
by James Gatz
The golf swing does not come as naturally and contradicts many of the habits learned in other sports. After some hard work and dedication most new players can straighten out their approach enough to have some kind of a respectable level of play.
by Iain Carthew
Having a golf lesson from your local PGA Professional will have a huge impact on your game. Not only will you have an expert casting his/her experience on the golf swing, it will do wonders for your confidence.
by Dave Johnson
The next time you visit a golf practice range, take a moment to stand back and observe. First impressions would lead you to believe that most golfers have the skill to score in the eighties. Based on statistics gathered from the National Golf Foundation, the majority of golfers struggle to break ninety consistently.
You are hitting balls at the local driving range and your attention is drawn to the gorilla that is consistently pounding the ball 280 yards straight in to the fence at the end of the range. To your amazement, the guy is 5'10" and weighs 155 pounds soaking wet! Standing there completely awestruck, you ask yourself, "How in the world does he hit it so far?"
A lot of golfers take their divots for granted. But you shouldn't because you can use them to help improve your golf game. How? Well, your divots indicate the path the clubhead is traveling on when it comes into the ball. For example, if your divots are consistently pointing to the right of your target then that means you've approach the ball from the inside.
How does a Tour Player go from being ranked 447th in the world to the 2016 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am champion? For Vaughn Taylor all the credit has to go to training tool called the RoboGolfPro.
To play better golf you must understand the fundementals of the golf swing. Popular golf coach, and Director of Coaching at The Sussex Golf Academy, Jerry Newham explains the 7 key stages to the golf swing.
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.
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.
by Mike T Pedersen
Learning how to use your arms in your golf swing takeaway is critical to how well you strike ball, as well as how far you hit it. For most amateur golfers, this is a misunderstood issue, as you see every golfer of all levels making different backswings, as well as telling you how they do it, which is even more confusing.
Many golfers looking for more power will try increasing the length of their backswing. In doing this they may gain a few yards off the tee, but completely lose their accuracy. Therefore I am often asked “How do I maintain control, and still gain the extra yards I need to improve my score?”
How often have you walked off the course, or even after a shot, had the thought "I need tips to fixing a bad golf swing". I know I have, and I have headed right to my computer and typed it in google to see what I could come up with, and the results were so far out there.
by Mike T. Pedersen
One of the most common faults among high handicap golfers is the early release in the golf swing. The is also referred to as casting, or throwing the club, which can wreak havoc on your consistency and distance.
by Mel Sol
A very common cause of loss of power in the golf swing is a reverse pivot. A reverse pivot occurs when the golfers weight moves onto the front foot during the backswing, causing the spine to tilt in the wrong direction. The golfers attempt to "keep the head still" prevents a good shoulder turn and also prevents the proper weight shift onto the back foot.
by John Lynch
This drill will tell you if you have a overly flat swing. First and foremost, check your ball position and your distance to the ball at address, as this symptom is the most common cause of a shank. Remember guys; try to work on fixing your fundamentals first before using drills to fix your problems.
by John Lewis
Everyone wants to get more distance off the tee. Increasing the yardage of your driver will set you up fro a great approach. There are five basics tips you need to work on in order to get the extra distance off the tee. Starting with flexibility and on through the importance of a good stance.
by Don Saunders
A lot of golfers are very dedicated to their sport and practice for hours on end, however a amazingly high number of golfers do not really know exactly they should practice. If this seems unbelievable then just spend a little bit of time following golfers on the practice range and see how many you can spot who appear to be attempting to get rid of balls as quickly as they can using as much strength as they can muster.
by Jeff Mount
If one considers the angle of the shaft at set-up, the longest club driver) is on a much flatter plane than that of the shortest club sand wedge). Therefore, the club must be swung in a way so that the plane of the shaft is maintained throughout the back swing and follow through.
by John Lynch
Sports psychologist Dr. Bob Rotella wrote in his book "Golf is Not Game of Perfect" that he interviewed Ben Hogan shortly before Hogan's death in 1997. Rotella asked him "what is the Ben Hogan secret?" Hogan responded he had always told folks the Ben Hogan Secret was a weaker grip and a cupping of his left hand at the top of the backswing.