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  • 3 Anti-Slice Tips

    Derek Nannen passes on 3 tips that’ll turn your slice into a power fade.


  • 3 Steps, Better Contact

    Hitting shots solid is the key to hitting it straighter and further. Rick Sessinghaus, PGA, explains in this great 3-step tip.


  • 3 Tips for Better Chips

    Improve your chipping with these three simple lessons


  • 5-Swing Miracle

    Want a quick way to loosen up and feel comfortable? Try this great drill from Lee Huntley, LPGA/PGA.


    Want a quick way to loosen up and feel comfortable? Try this great drill from Lee Huntley, LPGA/PGA.
  • 8-Second Countdown

    Jeff Ritter, PGA, explains what it means to get ready to stroke your putt in a mere eight seconds.


    Jeff Ritter, PGA, explains what it means to get ready to stroke your putt in a mere eight seconds.
  • 8-Second Countdown With Jeff Ritter

    The most crucial few seconds in golf take place right before you putt.


  • A Great Read


    Green reading doesn't start when you get to the green. In fact it starts when you approach the green. In this video, Rick Sessinghaus divides the art of green reading into four parts, from approaching the green to standing over the ball.
  • A Pivoting Moment

    How having a proper pivot will change your game forever


    How having a proper pivot will change your game forever.
  • Add Some Lag

    What's the secret for more driving power? Zach Allen, PGA, explains in this quick time on how to gain distance off the tee.


  • Aldila's Phenom and 44 Magnum Shafts

    A quick look at Aldila's newest shafts for 2012

  • Ascending Impact

    Learn the right way to hit up on the ball with this quick and easy tip that promises better tee shots in a hurry.


  • Awkward Bunker Shot

    Pomp Braswell, PGA, explains how to play from an awkward lie in the bunker.


  • Back! Hit! Stop! Exercise

    Dan Martin, PGA explains a simple, easy drill to get your bunker play back on track.


  • Back, Stop, Putt

    Ken Green explains a cool new drill for smoother putting accelleration.


  • Backswing Basics

    Ken Green, PGA, explains how your golf bag can help lead you to a better backswing.


  • Bad Lies? No Problem

    Faced with a bad lie out on the course? Jeff Yurkiewicz, PGA, has the fix in this quick and easy tip.


  • Ball Position Keys


    Proper ball position is critical to executing accurate drives. Too far back in your stance will leave the ball out to the right, while a ball played too far forward will promote pulls. Learn how to master the correct ball position from Tim Mahoney, Director of Education for Troon Golf.
  • Ballflight 101

    Learn the truth behind what influences what in the golf swing. It might not be what you think.

    Learn the truth behind what influences what in the golf swing. It might not be what you think.
  • Beat The Bad Lie

    When your ball embeds in the side of a bunker, don't fret. Try one of two tricks for escape from Ken Green.


    When your ball embeds in the side of a bunker, don't fret. Try one of two tricks for escape from Ken Green.
  • Better Balance: Pitch Shots

    Jon Paupore, PGA, explains how to never shank a shot again.


  • Better Legwork

    How your lower body works in the golf swing is critically important. Steve Dahlby, PGA explains it all right here.


  • Better Posture

    Resident fitness expert Katherine Roberts, explains how to achieve better posture in your golf swing and daily life.


  • Bisect The Bicep

    This simple tip will have you on plane in no time.


  • Bladed Putt Drill

    Want to become a better putter? Grab your wedge. Rick Sessinghaus, PGA explains.


  • Bob Byman

    Bob Byman
  • Bounce Control


    Richard S. Johnson explains wedge bounce from a tour perspective.
  • Build More Hip Strength

    Resident fitness expert Katherine Roberts explains the importance of having more hip strength, and how it can help your game.


  • Bunker Basics

    Stop over-complicating simple bunker shots! Dan Martin, PGA, explains how to make the sand easy to handle.


    Stop over-complicating simple bunker shots! Dan Martin, PGA, explains how to make the sand easy to handle.
  • Bunker Basics With Steve Marino


    Steve Marino: How to hit a bunker shot like a pro.
  • Bunker Basics: Stabilize Your Feet

    Dan Martin, PGA explains a basic fundamental to better bunker play.


  • Bunker Play 101

    What do you need to know to escape the sand? Brady Riggs explains his simple advice on basic bunker shot mechanics. Expect instant improvement!


    What do you need to know to escape the sand? Brady Riggs explains his simple advice on basic bunker shot mechanics. Expect instant improvement!
  • Bunker Simplicity

    Need to make your bunker shots more consistent? Sometimes the simpler option is the way to go. Greg Baresel, PGA, explains.


    Need to make your bunker shots more consistent? Sometimes the simpler option is the way to go. Greg Baresel, PGA, explains.
  • Centered Contact

    What's the key to better iron control? Centered contact. Justin Klemballa, PGA, explains.


  • Chip It In!

    Turn into a short game whiz in no time with these simple tips.


  • Chip Shot Mastery

    Want to chip it closer? You need proper fundamentals. Dan Kempken, PGA explains it all right here


  • Chipping Basics

    Darryl Jack, PGA, explains in detail, how to improve your chipping and start saving your scores.


  • Chipping Fundamentals

    John Stahlschmidt, PGA, explains a simple technique that will help you hit more consistent chips, time in and time out.


    John Stahlschmidt, PGA, explains a simple technique that will help you hit more consistent chips, time in and time out.
  • Chipping School: Better Contact

    Dan Martin, PGA explains how to improve your chipping contact.


  • Chipping: Target-side Impact

    Dan Martin, PGA, explains how to improve your chipping contact.


  • Choosing The Right Golf Ball

    John Rae with Srixon Golf explains the right way to choose a new golf ball.


  • Choosing the Right Irons

    Brian Bazzell with TaylorMade explains the iron choosing process.


  • Choosing the Right Wedge

    Scott Carlyle explains how to choose not just one wedge, but a full set of wedges to add to your equipment arsenal.


  • Common Bunker Mistakes

    Common Bunker Mistakes


  • Common Chipping Mistakes

    Eddie Lee explains three simple tips to improve your chipping in a hurry.


  • Controlling Trajectory

    Derek Nannen, PGA, explains how to control your iron trajectory to betterhandle shots in windy conditions.


  • Core Strength

    Strength and flexibility expert Katherine Roberts explains a great exercise to help strengthen your core.


  • Course Management

    Playing well and playing smart go hand in hand. Rick Sessinghaus, PGA, explains course management in detail right here.


  • Dead Hands Wedge Shot

    Hit it close and land it soft with this must-know shot from inside 100 yards. AJ Avoli explains.


  • Determining the Right Plane

    Learn to find the right swing plane and start hitting straighter shots. John Stahlschmidt, PGA, explains it right here.


  • Dial In Your Distances

    Distance control is key with your wedge shots. Rick Sessinghaus, PGA offers his advice on helping you dial in the right swing for any distance.


  • Dial In Your Swing Plane

    Derek Nannen, PGA, explains a quick and simple way to practice finding your perfect swing plane.Derek Nannen, PGA, explains a quick and simple way to practice finding your perfect swing plane.


  • Dig In

    Zach Allen, PGA, makes bunker play easy with this simple technique.


    Zach Allen, PGA, makes bunker play easy with this simple technique.
  • Don't Force It!

    Brady Riggs, PGA, explains how to put an end to an unnatural and awkward putting stroke and stroke making more putts.


    Brady Riggs, PGA, explains how to put an end to an unnatural and awkward putting stroke and stroke making more putts.
  • Don't Keep Your Head Down!

    In case you've ever been told to keep your head down, Dan Martin, PGA, settles the dispute right here in this great, easy-to-try swing tip.


  • Don't Look Up!

    The trick to better putting is to not be fixated on outcome. Wally Armstrong explains how to avoid looking up while you putt.


    The trick to better putting is to not be fixated on outcome. Wally Armstrong explains how to avoid looking up while you putt.
  • Don't Rush Your Downswing!

    2007 World Long Drive Champ Mike Dobbyn on how to nut it.


  • Down The Line

    Randy Petersen, PGA, explains how the proper bunker technique requires you to swing along the targetline, not bodyline.


  • Draw It With Your Driver

    PGA Tour player Pat Perez demonstrates a drill that?ll get you drawing your drives.


    PGA Tour player Pat Perez demonstrates a drill that’ll get you drawing your drives.
  • Drive It A Mile

    Are you ready to nuke your next drive? Pomp Braswell shows you how by turning your upper body against your lower body.


    Are you ready to nuke your next drive? Pomp Braswell shows you how by turning your upper body against your lower body.
  • Driver Fitting: Tour vs Consumer

    Nate Radcliffe from Cleveland Golf explains the difference between Tour and consumer driver fitting.


  • Driver Launch Technology

    Tom Stickney, PGA, extols the virtues of using a launch monitor to get fit for a newdriver.


  • Driver Setup Fix

    Randy Petersen explains a couple quick setup fixes to make for straighter and longer drives.


  • Driving Basics: Miss The Tube

    Ken Green, PGA, explains a simple tip for better drivin. The trick? Don't hit the tube!


  • Drop Your Hands to Hit it Big

    Long Drive Competitor Landon Colling shows you two ways to knock the cover off the golf ball.


  • Dustin Johnson Fairway Fitting

    A look at TaylorMade's fairway fitting process with the PGA Tour's Dustin Johnson.


  • Eddie Lee At The 18th

    Eddie Lee, PGA, on the 18th hole of the Emerald Course at Wailea Golf Club


  • Educate Your Hands!

    To hit crisp irons shots you must use your hands correctly.


  • Educated Hands

    Glenn Deck, PGA, explains how the hands should work in the golf swing.


  • Effective Putting Practice

    Randy Petersen explains a simple drill that yields better putting results.


  • Escape From Two Bunker Lies

    Indian Wells Golf Resort's Director of Golf Joe Williams passes on two tips that'll help you escape from the sand.


    Indian Wells Golf Resort's Director of Golf Joe Williams passes on two tips that'll help you escape from the sand.
  • Escape The Rough

    Learn how to escape the rough with the right chipping setup and swing. By Rick Sessinghaus, PGA.


  • Eyes Closed Chipping

    A great way to start hitting closer chips is to simply take your eyes off the ball and hone in on the target. Dan Martin, PGA, explains.


  • Eyes Off The Ball

    Randy Chang, PGA, explains how focusing on the golf ball can actually hurt, not help, your golf game.


  • Fairway Bunker Basics

    Fairway bunker shots don't have to be so difficult.


  • Fairway Bunker Shot

    To hit the sand, or not to hit the sand...that is the question that Jeff Johnson, PGA, answers from a fairway bunker.


    To hit the sand, or not to hit the sand...that is the question that Jeff Johnson, PGA, answers from a fairway bunker.
  • Feet Don't Matter

    What matters in the putting stroke? Brady Riggs, PGA explains how the feet do (or do not) matter at all.


    What matters in the putting stroke? Brady Riggs, PGA explains how the feet do (or do not) matter at all.
  • Find The Low Point

    Improve your impact by finding your swing’s low point.


  • Find The Ring

    Dan Martin, PGA, explains a fun and useful way to hone in your short pitch shots and start shooting lower scores. Don't miss it!


    Dan Martin, PGA, explains a fun and useful way to hone in your short pitch shots and start shooting lower scores. Don't miss it!
  • Find Your True Swing Plane

    Need help finding your true swing? Dan Martin, PGA, teaches a handful of swing planes that you should try to see what works for you.


    Need help finding your true swing? Dan Martin, PGA, teaches a handful of swing planes that you should try to see what works for you.
  • Finding Feel: 5-Ball Drill

    Developing better feel is a matter of practicing the right way. Dan Martin explains in the easy-to-learn drill.


  • Finding Power

    Jon Paupore, PGA, explains a few simple steps to find more power in your golf swing.


  • Fix That Slice!

    A quick drill to fix your slice forever.


    A quick drill to fix your slice forever.
  • Flat Left Wrist Drill

    What's the secret for better ballstriking? Chuck Evans, PGA, explains it right here.


  • Flop Shot Basics

    How to hit a flop shot from two different lies


  • Flyer Lies...

    Most golfers don't really know what a flyer lie actually is. Zach Allen, PGA explains it all right here.


  • Focus on the Target

    Dan Martin, PGA, explains a simple practice routine to help you get your mind off the golf ball, and onto the target.


  • Fred Groth

    Hitting the ball further.
  • Fujikura Composites: 2012

    A quick look at two new shafts from Fujikura Composites.

  • Fujikura's Enso Shaft Fitting System

    A quick look at Fujikura's motion-capture shaft fitting system.

  • Get Better Posture

    Katherine Roberts explains a simple drill to help with your posture, which will lead to more powerful golf swings.


  • Get in Sync

    Rick Sessinghaus describes a great drill to get your swing back in sync


  • Get Mentally Prepared

    Golf's Mental Coach Rick Sessinghaus, PGA, explains how to prepare yourself mentally and play better golf.


  • Get On Plane

    Andrew Getson explains how the proper setup can lead to better contact.


  • Get The Ball In The Way

    Dan Martin, PGA, explains how the ball needs to get in the way of your practice swing.


  • Get Your Toe Dirty

    Lifetime PGA Tour member Wally Armstrong explains what it means to have a dirty right toe. (Don't worry, it's a good thing.)


    Lifetime PGA Tour member Wally Armstrong explains what it means to have a dirty right toe. (Don't worry, it's a good thing.)
  • Get Your Weight Forward

    Chuck Evans, PGA, explains how moving your weight forward is critical for better contact.


  • Golf in Rhone, France

    Tag along with instructor David Romo while he plays La Valdaine Golf Club's signature hole.


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  • Golf Tips Videos

    The Game's most in-depth instruction and equipment magazine

  • Goodbye Chicken Wing!

    Swing on a flatter plane to release the club properly.


  • Graphite Design G Series

    Erik Boysen with Graphite Design gives the skinny on the new G-Series graphite shafts.


  • Graphite Design Tour AD Series

    Erik Boysen from Graphite Design explains the details behind the Tour AD DI and DJ graphite shafts.


  • Green Reading 101

    Rick Sessinghaus, PGA, explains how to read greens correctly and start making more putts.


  • Grip Pressure

    The hands do a lot more than just hold the club. They can influence ballflight as well. Dan Kempken, PGA explains


  • Grip Pressure Control

    How firm you grip the club can greatly affect what type of shot you're about to hit. Justin Klemballa, PGA, explains.


  • Grip Styles: Do They Matter

    Grip Styles: Do They Matter

    Grip Styles: Do They Matter
  • Have a Steady Head

    Chuck Evans, PGA, explains how a steady head should work in the golf swing, and how to do it the right way.


  • Heads Up


    Heads UpHow many swings do you make when trying a new driver? 

  • High And Soft

    If you need to hit a high and soft pitch shot, Derek Nannen, PGA, has just the tip for you. Getting up and down just got a whole lot easier.


  • High-Faced Bunker Shots

    Rick Sessinghaus, PGA, explains how to tackle bunkers that require a quick, high trajectory.


  • Hit A Forehand

    How can you improve you iron accuracy? Consider hitting a tennis forehand. Boyd Summerhays has the explanation.


    How can you improve you iron accuracy? Consider hitting a tennis forehand. Boyd Summerhays has the explanation.
  • Hit From A Divot

    Zach Allen, PGA explains a simple drill to help practice this shot and take the fear out of hitting from a divot once and for all.


  • Hit Hooks And Slices On Purpose

    Dan Martin, PGA, explains how hitting hooks and slices intentionally can actually help you hit the ball straight.


  • Hit With The Hill

    Have you been told to align the shoulders with the slope? Ken Green explains how that can hurt you more than help you.


    Have you been told to align the shoulders with the slope? Ken Green explains how that can hurt you more than help you.
  • Hitting Into The Wind

    Darryl Jack explains how to flight your ball down and hit more effective shots into a headwind.


  • How To Align Your Shots

    Curious about how to align your body? Brady Wilson, PGA explains the difference between target line and shoulder line


  • How to Hit a Hybrid Like a Pro


    How to hit it high and soft with a hybrid.
  • How To Use A Belly Putter

    Randy Petersen explains the proper usage of a belly-lengthed putter.


  • Hybrid or Fairway?

    Should you play with a hybrid or fairway wood? Find out here.


  • Hybrid vs. Long Iron

    The differences in hybrid shots are long iron shots aren't much


  • Improve Your Impact

    Rising LPGA star Paige MacKenzie and GT instructor John Stahlschmidt, PGA, explain a quick and easy drill to help improve your iron ballstriking.


  • Improve Your Pitching

    Ken Green explains how the address and finish positions should mirror each other.


  • Inside Look: Fujikura Composites

    Fujikura's Pat McCoy takes us on a tour of the company's shaft prototyping facility in Carlsbad, California.


  • Iron Forging

    A quick look at the new TaylorMade Tour Preferred forging process with Brian Bazzell.


  • It's Masters Time!

    Rick Sessinghaus passes on three putting drills that'll help you make


    It's April and that means it's Masters time. Augusta National is known for impeccable conditioning, Amen Corner and really slick greens. In this video Rick Sessinghaus passes on three putting drills that'll help you stroke your putts with the right amount of distance.
  • Keep Your Left Wrist Flat

    PGA Tour pro Jay Williamson passes on two tips for better full swing contact: a good set up and a flat left wrist.


    PGA Tour pro Jay Williamson passes on two tips for better full swing contact: a good set up and a flat left wrist.

  • Kill Your Slice!

    Sometimes all we need is a simple explanation to a common problem.


  • Knock It Stiff!


    Learn three important keys for better iron play from Joseph Mayo, the Trackman Maestro.
  • Knuckle Check

    Karen Nannen, PGA explains how to do a self-check and make sure your hands are in the correct positions


  • Lag it Close

    Chad Rogers helps you get your long putts close to the cup.


  • Learn from the Blind

    Susie Corona explains a unique strategy for reading your putts more effectively in this insightful putting tip.


  • Learn To Focus

    Rick Sessinghaus, PGA, explores the mental side of golf and teaches how to focus on the positive and block out bad thoughts.


  • Left Hand Controls

    Tom Stickney, PGA explains how the left hand ought to control the face of the putter


  • Leg Power

    Doug Hammer, PGA, explains what it means to hit it longer using your legs as a primary energy source.


    Doug Hammer, PGA, explains what it means to hit it longer using your legs as a primary energy source.
  • Let Go of the Putter

    Learn what it means to release the putter (literally) and make a smoother, more efficient putting stroke. Dan Martin, PGA, explains.


    Learn what it means to release the putter (literally) and make a smoother, more efficient putting stroke. Dan Martin, PGA, explains.
  • Level-Shoulder Chipping

    Hitting better chips means making a few key adjustments to your setup and swing. Dan Martin, PGA, explains it all right here.


  • Load For Power

    Zach Allen, PGA, explains what it means to use your lower body for more power in the golf swing.


    Zach Allen, PGA, explains what it means to use your lower body for more power in the golf swing.
  • Load Up For Power

    Aussie Long Driver Brent Kearney teaches you how to load up into your front leg for bigger drives.
  • Long Putt Practice

    A quick tip to sharpen your putting skills before your next round


  • Look At The Target

    Need a quick fix to get your short shots back on track? Try this fun drill from one of our Top-25 instructors, Dan Martin.


    Need a quick fix to get your short shots back on track? Try this fun drill from one of our Top-25 instructors, Dan Martin.
  • Look, Then Chip

    Better chipping is about swinging more fluidly and with a nice rhythm. Zach Allen, PGA explains a great drill to work on doing just that.


  • Loose Muscles = Fast Muscles

    2008 Texas Shootout Winner Mitch McDowell shows you how to bomb it.

  • Lose Your Slice

    Need a quick on-course cure for that nagging slice? Try this simple drill from John Stahlschmidt, PGA, and say goodbye to the banana ball once and for all.


  • Lose Your Slice With Doug Hammer

    Troon North's Doug Hammer teaches you a quick drill that'll eliminate your slice.


  • Lower Your Shoulder

    Jon Paupore, PGA, explains how a lowered shoulder can yield bigger, straighter tee shots.


  • Make More Putts!

    Having a good setup and grip is key for consistent putting. Brady Riggs explains what that means right here.


    Having a good setup and grip is key for consistent putting. Brady Riggs explains what that means right here.
  • Mallet Matters


    The benefits of a mallet design.
  • Mental Game: Training vs Trusting

    Rick Sessinghaus, PGA, explains the difference between training and trusting your golf swing while out on the golf course.


  • Milk the Cow for Better Contact


    PGA Tour member Ryan Moore demonstrates how to make solid contact.
  • More Driving Power: The X-Factor Explained

  • Mythbused: Eyes on the Ball

    Should you keep your eyes on the golf ball as you swing? Watch Dan Martin's take in this mythbusting short game tip.


  • New Driver Technology

    Learn the skinny on driver tech from Cleveland Golf.

  • New Hybrid Technology

    Nate Radcliffe from Cleveland Golf/Srixon explains the technology behind the new Cleveland Mashie.


  • No More Shanks!

    Turn your back to the target and stop shanking


    Jeff Yurkiewicz illustrates how to turn your back to the target and stop shanking.
  • Old School vs. New School Bunker Play

    Steve Dahlby, PGA, explains how the new school technique can help you hit better sand shots from a tough, mid-distance bunker.


  • One-Foot Swing

    Hit shots off one foot for better balance.


  • One-Handed Chip Shot

    The next time you're stymied next to a tree on the wrong side, don't fret. AJ Avoli has the perfect shot to salvage the hole and get up and down.


  • One-Handed Chipping Drill

    Better chipping is a toss away. Learn to pick a target and save par


  • Paint The Bunker

    Brady Wilson, PGA demonstrates how to play a bunker shot and shows just how much sand you ought to move


  • Partial Wedge Shots

    The partial wedge shot need not be so difficult! Rick Sessinghaus, PGA explains how to master your shots from within 100 yards.


  • Perfect Your Angle of Attack

    Karen Nannen, PGA, explains how to perfect your angle of attack and hit longer, stronger tee shots.


  • Perfect Your Putting Routine

    With the help of his daughter, Carly Ray, Barry Goldstein explains how the right putting routine leads to better putting.


  • Perfect Your Roll

    Tom Stickney, PGA, briefly explains how you can check and see how well your golf ball is rolling after impact with the putter face.


  • PGA Show 2008

    PGA Show 2008
  • PGA Tour Trends

    Steve Dahlby shows you how today’s Tour players escape the sand.


  • Pitch with your Pitch

    Pomp Braswell explains how it's sometimes better to use your pitching wedge instead of your sand or lob wedge.


  • Posture Vs. Impact

    How can your posture affect your ballstriking? Steve Dahlby, PGA, explainis in this informative swing lesson.


  • Pour It In!

    Top-25 Instructor Brady Riggs, PGA, explains his technique for pouring the ball into the hole. Stop missing and start making!


    Top-25 Instructor Brady Riggs, PGA, explains his technique for pouring the ball into the hole. Stop missing and start making!
  • Power Ball: Quick Tips

    Rick Sessinghaus, PGA, explains how a play ball can help you shoot lower scores.


  • Power Tip: Loosen your hands

    Doug Hammer, PGA, explains how to find the perfect grip pressure.


  • Practice Your Putting With Feel

    Darryl Jack, PGA, explains how best to hone in on the proper feel for better distance control.


  • Premium Putter Styles

    Adam Sheldon with Never Compromise shows off what's new with Never Compromises hot new premium putter lines.


  • Pro Putting Routines


    Pro Putting RoutinesHow a PGA Tour player reads a putt.

  • Pro Vs. Joe

    GT instructor Brady Riggs compares two swings: a pro and a "Joe." Which one fits you?


    Brady Riggs compares two swings: a pro and a "Joe." Which one fits you?
  • Proper Chipping Techniques

    John Stahlschmidt, PGA, explains some simple keys and must-do's for better chip shots around the green.


  • Pros Vs Joes

    In this in-depth lesson, Top-25 instructor Brady Riggs explains how the pros do what they do, and how you can do it too.


    In this in-depth lesson, Top-25 instructor Brady Riggs explains how the pros do what they do, and how you can do it too.
  • Push The Board

    Find the Proper Swing Sequence with a 2x4


    PGA Tour member Ryan Moore demonstrates how to make solid contact.
  • Putt For Perfection

    How to fix your putting in a hurry


    Better putting comes from better practice. Try this drill to see what flaws may be creeping into your putting stroke.

  • Putt Through The Gate


    A simple drill for better putting.
  • Putt Through The Gates

    Become a better putter with this simple gate drill


  • Putt With Your Core

    Zach Allen, PGA, explains that good putting can come from using your core, much like you would with a belly putter.


  • Putter Fitting 101


    Richard S. Johnson explains how his VP putter fits just right.
  • Putter Lofts

    Adams Sheldon with Never Compromise explains how putter loft is designed to work and help you make more putts.


  • Right Arm Only Swing

    Watch Jeff Ritter demonstrate what he calls the best full swing drill.


  • Right Arm Straight!

    Using a simple training aid, Zach Allen, PGA explains how chipping with a straight right arm can make you more consisent.


  • Right Foot Planted Drill

    A simple way to add more rotation and power to your swing is to rehearse this easy drill.


  • Say "Hit!" At Impact

    Dan Martin, PGA, explains a great drill to help ingrain a smoother golf swing.


  • Say What?

    If you're wondering the best way to reach the top of your backswing, you'll need to try this fun drill from Dan Martin, PGA.


  • Sean O'Hair Fairway Woods Fitting

    See how TaylorMade equips Sean O'Hair with a new fairway wood.


  • See The Line

    Need a quick drill to get your putting back on track? Randy Chang has the answer in this easy lesson.


    Need a quick drill to get your putting back on track? Randy Chang has the answer in this easy lesson.
  • Sergio Garcia R11S Fitting

    Sergio Garcia goes through a TaylorMade fitting of the new R11S driver.


  • Set The Grip For More Power

    Looking for a way to make sure you grip the driver properly?


  • Shift for Better Chips

    Place 70% of your weight on your left side to chip it close.


  • Short, Downhill Putts

    Grip down on your putter to drain slick knee-knockers.


  • Short-sided Pitch Shots

    Dan Martin, PGA, explains the proper course management on tough, shortsided pitch shots.


  • Sidehill Lie? No Problem!

    Jeff Johnson, PGA, explains the right way to play with the ball below your feet.


    Jeff Johnson, PGA, explains the right way to play with the ball below your feet.
  • SKLZ Power Wedge

    Need a tool to help you improve your weight transfer? Have a look at how the simple, but effective Power Wedge can help.

  • Slo-Mo Golf Swings

    Slow down! Dan Martin, PGA, extolls the virtues of a super-slow motion practice swing.


  • Soft Hands, Proper Bounce

    Keep your grip pressure light to take advantage of your club’s bounce.


  • Spine Tilt Matters

    Brady Wilson, PGA shows you how to add the necessary spine tilt to your golf swing


  • Split Grip drill

    Derek Nannen, PGA explains a quick drill you can do to combat a slice


  • Spot-on Putting

    Tom Stickney, PGA explains a quick and simple routine to warm up your short game before your next round


  • Stay In Posture

    Brady Riggs, PGA, is back with another fall season putting tip that will help you make more mid-length putts.


    Brady Riggs, PGA, is back with another fall season putting tip that will help you make more mid-length putts.
  • Stay Wide For More Power

    How can wider = farther? Check out this simple drill from Zach Allen, PGA


  • Stop Slicing!

    Andrew Getson explains a simple drill and fix for your slicing woes.


  • Stop Slicing! Play A Sidehill Lie

    How can a sidehill lie help cure your slice? Rick Sessinghaus, PGA, explains in this great drill that promises to eliminate the banana ball.


  • Stop The Flip Putting Drill

    Ken Green explains a simple drill to kill the flip and make more putts.


  • Stop The Pop-Up

    Are you tired of hitting pop-up drives? Frank O'Connell, PGA explains how to make a quick fix and start hitting better tee shots


  • Strength and Flexibility: Balance Ball

    Noted fitness and yoga expert Katherine Roberts explains how a balance ball can improve your golf game.


  • Strength and Flexibility: Build Symmetry

    Learn how to make a more balanced and fluid golf swing by building a more symmetrical body.

  • Strength and Flexibility: Hip Strength

    Understand how you can benefit from stronger hips and how it can help your golf swing. By Katherine Roberts.


  • Strength and Flexibility: Stability Ball Exercises

    Learn how to use a balance/stability ball to add more power and control to your golf game. By Katherine Roberts.


  • Strength and Flexibility: Torso Strength

    Build more power by strengthing the core of your golf swing: the torso. By Katherine Roberts.


  • Sweep The Dew

    Wally Armstrong explains a quick tip/drill to help you dial in your tee shots and hit them a few extra yards.


    Wally Armstrong explains a quick tip/drill to help you dial in your tee shots and hit them a few extra yards.
  • Swing Along The Body Line

    Need to wrap a shot around a tree?


  • Takeaway Your Slice

    How your takeaway can fix your slice


    Take a look at a simple and fun drill to put your sliced shots away once and for all.

  • TaylorMade Golf: R11 Irons

    Check out the all new R11 Irons from TaylorMade Golf with Brian Bazzell.


  • Tennis Anyone?

    Use a tennis racquet to control your release.


  • The "Chang" Chip

    Sometimes playing ugly is what it takes to score well. Randy Chang explains his namesake chip for getting up and down more often.


    Sometimes playing ugly is what it takes to score well. Randy Chang explains his namesake chip for getting up and down more often.
  • The 10/20 Rule

    Having trouble in the sand? Ken Green has a simple solution for becoming a more aggressive and effective bunker player.


    Having trouble in the sand? Ken Green has a simple solution for becoming a more aggressive and effective bunker player.
  • The 12-Inch Rule

    Need a quick drill to start making more putts? Greg Baresel has just what you need in this quick tip.


    Need a quick drill to start making more putts? Greg Baresel has just what you need in this quick tip.
  • The 3-wood Wedge Shot

    Hitting your fairway woods ought not be any more difficult than hitting a wedge shot. Tom Stickney, PGA explains


  • The Baseball Drill

    Get more power out of your swing by implementing some baseball into your golf game.


  • The Bladed Chip Shot

    How hitting a bladed chip shot can actually help you, not hurt you


  • The Cobra AMP Driver

    An inside look at the new AMP driver from Cobra Puma.

  • The Cobra ZL Encore Driver

    Tom Preece introduces the new Cobra ZL Encore driver from Cobra Puma Golf.


  • The Face of a Wedge

    Cleveland Golf's Scott Carlyle explains how a wedge's face is designed to interract with the golf ball.


  • The Feet Back Drill

    Get your backswing and forward swing on the right track with this simple technique


  • The Ghost Putter Series

    Mike Fox with TaylorMade Golf takes an inside look at the new Ghost Putter series.


  • The High Lobber


    How to hit the high lob shot with ease.
  • The Kick Start Drill

    Rick Sessinghaus, PGA, explains how to get your swing moving in the right direction with this simple, fun drill


  • The Long, Wide Takeaway

    Hit it a mile with the help of two-time LDA champ, Brooks Baldwin.


  • The Modified Belly Putter

    Curious about the belly putter craze? Check out Rick's tip and see if the belly putter is right for you, and how you can simulate the feeling of a belly putter with an alignment stick.


  • The One-Handed Swing

    Want to improve your contact? Swing with one hand only!


  • The One-Leg Drill

    Learn how swinging from one leg can help lead to more powerful drives. By Justin Klemballa, PGA


  • The Putt Chip

    A quick lesson on a very useful shot from just off the green. By Dale Abraham, PGA.


  • The Recoil Bunker Shot

    If you find yourself with a tough lie in the bunker, you have to try the recoil shot from Jon Paupore, PGA


  • The Spinal Twist

    Resident flexibility expert Katherine Roberts explains how to loosen up the spine and play better golf.


  • The Super Flop Shot

    Hitting the high flop shot requires a delicate, yet aggresive touch. Pomp Braswell, PGA, explains here.


  • The Toe Chip

    Tough lies near the green happen! Here's a must-know shot for getting up and down. From Lee Huntley, LPGA/PGA.


    Tough lies near the green happen! Here's a must-know shot for getting up and down. From Lee Huntley, LPGA/PGA.
  • The Truth About Slicing

    Want to know the real reason why you can't kill the banana ball? Joseph Mayo explains the truth behind slicing in this informative swing tip.


    Want to know the real reason why you can't kill the banana ball? Joseph Mayo explains the truth behind slicing in this informative swing tip.
  • The Under Over Shot

    Learn the shot you'll eventually need to escape the trees and save par.


    Learn the shot you'll eventually need to escape the trees and save par.
  • Three Chipping Tips

    PGA Tour player Eric Axley passes on three chipping tips.


  • Three Tips For Better Chipping

    Hank Gardner, PGA, explains his cues for better chipping around the green.


    Hank Gardner, PGA, explains his cues for better chipping around the green.
  • Throw Some Clubs!

    What can you learn from throwing your clubs? Dan Martin, PGA, has the answer in this fun and innovative swing tip.


  • Throw The Cones

    Danny Martin, PGA, explains how to ingrain the proper sequencing motion into your golf swing.


  • Toe and Neck Finish

    A quick and simple way to remember to make a full swing. Brady Wilson, PGA explains it here


  • Tour Preferred Irons

    Brian Bazzell shows the details and inspiration behind TaylorMade Golf's new Tour Prefrred irons.


  • Transition Matters!

    Top-25 Instructor Bobby Hinds, PGA, explains what he thinks is the most critical moment in the golf swing.


    Top-25 Instructor Bobby Hinds, PGA, explains what he thinks is the most critical moment in the golf swing.
  • Tuck In Your Shirt!

    Need a quick fix for better driving? Try this tip from Zach Allen, PGA. He'll have you hitting drives like a pro in no time.


  • Turn The Hands

    A quick way to fix your curving shots is to adjust your grip. Frank O'Connell, PGA explains.


  • Understanding Bounce In Sand

    Dan Martin, PGA, explains the bounce angle of a wedge and how to use it properly.


  • Understanding The Pivot

    John Stahlschmidt, PGA, explains the basic principle behind how the body is supposed to pivot in the golf swing.


  • Use A Tee For More Control

    Learn a simple drill that can instantly improve your ballstriking and shotmaking control.


  • Use Your Homerun Swing

    Hitting big drives sometimes means copying the moves of powerhitters in baseball. Jeff Yurkiewicz, PGA, explains it all right here.


    Hitting big drives sometimes means copying the moves of powerhitters in baseball. Jeff Yurkiewicz, PGA, explains it all right here.
  • Using a Belly Putter

    Ken Green, PGA explains how a belly putter is meant to work.


  • Warm up for Power!

    Sean "The Beast" Fister uses a heavy club to hit it big. So should you!


  • What Good Putters Know

    Randy Chang, PGA, explains the simple truths behind what all good putters know.


  • What's In A Name?

    The story behind TaylorMade's hot new equipment brand.

  • Your Go To Drive


    How to hit your best tee shot.

Equipment


  • 20 Yards More!

    A new home gym promises that you'll hit the ball farther...a lot farther

    Hate the gym? So do we.
  • 2012 Buyer’s Guide Preview

    Golf Tips’ Annual Buyer’s Guide Hits Newsstands March 6th!


    Chances are your diet is actually causing your golf scores to go up, says author and veteran golf writer Scott Kramer.
  • A Visit With PING Golf

    GT Exclusive!


    Ever wondered what goes into making a set of irons? With special thanks to PING Golf and our partners at Golf Life TV, we were hosted to a tour and explanation of the fascinating and detailed process of how a set of PING irons are made. Sit back and watch how the folks in Phoenix, Arizona continually demonstrate why they have been leaders in club making for several decades.

  • Golf Mall


  • Health Tip: Stay Focused!

    What are several PGA Tour players drinking during their rounds? Find out right here.

    Staying hydrated on the golf course is important  if you want to stay physically and mentally strong for the entire round.
  • The Golfer’s Diet

    Losing strokes on the course? Your diet may be the problem.


    Chances are your diet is actually causing your golf scores to go up, says author and veteran golf writer Scott Kramer.
  • The Most Important Piece Of Equipment You Carry Is Not In Your Bag

    Fueling your body for optimal performance on the fairways


    From the outside golf seems like a relaxing game, people walking around enjoying a nice day outdoors... And because of this perception some people do not consider golfers to be "true" athletes. In fact golfers themselves rarely prepare themselves like athletes.

Travel


  • Faldo

    The acclaimed Faldo Golf Institute at Marriott’s Grande Vista Resort is designed to be a place dedicated to helping golfers improve their skills, while offering a unique and outstanding golf learning experience.
  • Focus on golforlando.com


    Traveling to Orlando and don't know where to play? Check out this slideshow on golforlando.com
  • Focus on GolfPac Travel


    One of the best online travel resources is www.golfpactravel.com. Join Golf Tips Travel Editor Charlie Schroeder as he highlights the website's many great features.
  • Focus on Pinehurst, Southern Pines & Aberdeen


    The Home of American Golf.
  • Four Days at Pinehurst Resort


    This year marks the 100th anniversary of Pinehurst No. 2. Join Golf Tips on this audio slideshow tour of the fabled resort.
  • Four Days on the Waccamaw Golf Trail


    Twelve top-notch courses make up this trail, just a few miles south of Myrtle Beach. Choose which ones you'll tee it up on after viewing this audio slideshow.
  • Golf Buddy Getaway Alive And Well At Sandestin Golf And Beach Resort


    Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort on northwest Florida's Gulf Coast is for golfers who put a premium on options.
  • Las Vegas


    High rollers and low scores. That's what Las Vegas is all about. But it's also about the local golf, featured in this audio slideshow.
  • Living the Game at Cuscowilla


    What could be better than playing a top-rated golf course? Living just off one of its fairways.
  • Living the Game at The Golf Club at Briar's Creek


    Like a little privacy mixed in with your golf? See for yourself why Briar's Creek is the perfect place for you.
  • Myrtle Beach


    A few miles south of Myrtle Beach, but a world away, lies Georgetown County a tranquil reminder of time gone by. See why you should consider it for your next golf trip.
  • Sea Trail Resort


    A resort on Myrtle Beach's Grand Strand? Absolutely. Join Travel Editor Charlie Schroeder as he takes you on a tour of this fine resort.
  • The Waccamaw Golf Trail (Revisited)


    30 miles south of Myrtle Beach the vibe is "mint-julep and rocking chairs." And the golf is just as enticing.

Instructors


  • A.J. Bonar



    A.J. Bonar

    A seasoned teaching professional to players on the PGA, LPGA and Nationwide tours, Bonar has more than 20 years of experience in golf instruction. A.J. is the Head Teaching Professional of the A.J. Golf School in San Diego, Calif.
    www.ajgolf.com / www.ajgolfschool.com
  • Art Sellinger



    Art Sellinger

    Art Sellinger is a two-time National Long Drive Champion with more than 18 years of experience competing in the World Long Drive Championship. He’s well known for traveling the country and performing his entertaining golf shows and clinics. Art has produced three instructional videos including Power Guarantee.
    www.artoflongdriving.com
  • Barry Goldstein



    Barry Goldstein

    Barry Goldstein contributes his golf tips to various golf publications across the country and has appeared on The Golf Channel’s Academy Live. He's also been chosen as One Of America's Top 50 Golf Teachers in 2005 and 2006. He’s a golf instructor for the Inverrary Country Club
    in Ft. Lauderdale.
    Contact Barry at drforgolf@aol.com.
  • Brady Riggs


    Brady Riggs

    One of our most frequent contributors, Riggs teaches at Woodley Lakes Golf Club in Van Nuys, California.
    www.bradyriggs.com
  • Carl Rabito



    Carl Rabito

    One of the 43 PGA Certified Master Teaching Professionals in the United States, Carl Rabito is a nationally certified strength and conditioning specialist. Rabito co-created Health South’s Sport for Golf, a national program that deals with how a person’s anatomical makeup influences one’s golf swing mechanics and injuries. He has been combining his extensive knowledge of the human body with the game of golf for more than 20 years as a professional golf instructor. Carl currently teaches golf in both Orlando and Chicago.
    www.rabitogolf.com
  • Chuck Winstead


    Chuck Winstead

    Winstead is Dir. of Instruction at the University Club in Shrevport, La. and head coach of the LSU Tigers.
  • Dan Pasquariello



    Dan Pasquariello

    Pasquariello is a three-time Aloha PGA Section Teacher of the Year in Hawaii and has been nominated multiple years for Best Teacher in America. Dan has taught more than 100,000 students worldwide, from beginners to professionals, in the sports, entertainment and corporate worlds. He’s now an instructor in Pebble Beach, Calif.
    www.pebblebeach.com
  • Derek Nannen


    Derek Nannen
    Derek Nannen, PGA is the director of instruction at the Eagle Mountain Golf Academy in Scottsdale, Arizona. For more information, visit eaglemtn.com.
  • Dr. David Wright


    Dr. David Wright

    “Doc” has one of the most unique backgrounds in golf. He holds two PhD’s in Psychology and teaches his “Wright Balance” methods at Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club in Mission Viejo, Calif.
    www.wrightbalance.com
  • Glenn Deck



    Glenn Deck

    Glenn Deck is a southern California Teaching Pro of the Year and one of Golf Tips Magazine’s Senior Instruction Editors. Deck is the Instructions Director at Pelican Hill in Newport, Calif.
    www.pelicanhill.com / www.oakcreekgolfclub.com
  • Jeff Ritter


    Jeff Ritter

    Jeff is the Director of Instruction at ASU Karsten Golf Academy and the author of Golf by Design.
    www.golfbydesign.net
  • Jeff Yurkiewicz


    Jeff Yurkiewicz

    An accomplished player and teacher, Yurkiewicz teaches at the Kostis-McCord Learning Center at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz.
    www.kostismccordlearning.com
  • Joe Thiel



    Joe Thiel

    With more than 35 years of experience in golf instruction, Joe Thiel is a three-time PGA Teacher of the year and one of the only few golf professionals who has earned the PGA Master Professional designation.  Joe developed and owns the PGA Golf and Learning Center in Olympia, Wash.
    www.joethiel.com
  • Karen Palacios



    Karen Palacios

    Karen can be seen frequently on The Golf Channel as a guest instructor. She is a certified Golf Psych Instructor with years of experience in professional golf instruction.  Palacios now owns and directs Swing Blade Enterprises in Mooresville, N.C.
    www.swingbladegolf.com
  • Marshall Smith



    Marshall Smith

    Marshall Smith has been teaching golf for more than half a century.  His former students include Chi Chi Rodriguez, Gary Player, Craig Stadler and current PGA Tour player, Todd Fischer. Marshall is an instructor at Peoria Ridge Golf Club in Miami, Okla.
  • Mel Sole



    Mel Sole

    With more than 30 years of experience, Mel Sole has taught golf to students of all skill levels around the world in South Africa, Canada and the USA. Mel’s client roster includes professional athletes, CEOs of Fortune 500 Companies and many more. He now owns and teaches for the Ritson-Sole Golf Schools.
    www.ritson-sole.com
  • Mike Vardeman



    Mike Vardeman
    Vardeman has been a professional golf instructor for more than 20 years. He’s now the Director of Instruction for the Academy at La Cantera.
    www.lacanteragolfclub.com
  • Pam Wright


    Pam Wright

    This three-time Solheim Cup member now teaches at We-Ko-Pa Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz.
    www.pamwrightgolf.com
  • Paul Hahn



    Paul Hahn

    A native Californian raised in Paso Robles, attended San Jose State University on a golf scholarship, turned professional in 1977 becoming a PGA professional while working in the public sector. He became part of the team at The Newport Beach CC in 1989 and was named Head Professional in 1995. He's played in numerous Champion Tour events including the 2005 PGA Senior Championship at Laurel Valley, PA. He has produced many good players at the club and in and around the local area.
  • Rick Sessinghaus


    Rick Sessinghaus

    Sessinghaus is a PGA member who earned his Doctorate in Applied Sports Psychology and coaches all levels of golfers on how to improve both their swing mechanics and mental skills. He's the author of Golf: The Ultimate Mind Game and is a sought after corporate speaker. Rick teaches at his Burbank, CA studio.
    www.ricksessinghaus.com
  • Steve Mitchell



    Steve Mitchell

    Mitchell is one of the few 50 PGA Professionals who is certified in golf instruction. Besides being a contributing editor to GT, Steve has appeared on the Golf Channel’s Academy Live program and has been the Swing Coach for the College of Charleston. Mitchell has run the golf schools at Kiawah Island Golf Resort for the past 10 years.
    www.kiawahresort.com
  • T.J. Tomasi


    T.J. Tomasi

    Dr. Tomasi teaches at Nantucket Golf Club in Nantucket, RI and has given over 50,000 golf lessons.
    www.golfwithtjtomasi.com
  • Tim Brown


    Tim Brown

    Brown runs the Tim Brown Golf Academy and is the head professional at Timberlane C.C. in Gretna. LA. He is the winner of the 2004 and 2007 Golf States Section PGA
    Teacher of the Year.
    www.timbrowngolfacademy.com
  • Tom Stickney II



    Tom Stickney II

    Stickney has published more than 100 national instruction articles and is a keynote speaker for various PGA Sections on Learning and Teaching Golf. He is an instructor for golfers on the PGA, LPGA, Senior, Buy.com and Hooter’s Tour. Tom has given more than 20,000 individual golf lessons and continues to teach at numerous different schools and clinics.
    www.tomstickneygolf.com

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