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Left is right!

Hit better bunker shots. Get left, hit left, finish left!

Left is right!If you want to hit better bunker shots (who doesn't?), you have to eschew conventional swing wisdom and do things a little differently.

Stay Back To Bash It

Hit higher, longer drives

Stay Back To Bash ItWhen we talk about the golf swing, oftentimes, as both students and instructors, we become overly fixated on moving our body toward the target.

Five A Side

Become a more precise putter with this drill

Five A SideTo become a better putter, you have to get used to focusing on smaller targets.

Get Long Fly Straight

Better drives come from less mind and body clutter

Get Long Fly StraightBashing drives down the fairway is the best part of golf.

Slapshot

Similarities between hockey players and golfers

SlapshotHave you ever wondered why so many hockey players are also good golfers?

The New Rules

Tom Stickney, PGA, outlines the new rules for ballflight

The New RulesTrackman data has helped instructors like me see the golf swing in a whole new light, especially as it relates to the part of the swing that's hardest to see: impact.

Drag + Tug

Become a more proficient and consistent chipper, shoot lower scores

Drag + TugNo matter what anyone else tells you, the key to shooting lower scores is having a tidy short game.

Be The (Middle) ball

Here's a drill that will help you get better at making contact in the center of the clubface

Be The (Middle) ballA very important variable to better ballstriking is "centeredness of contact."

Miss The Box

Stop the pop-ups and you'll hit the ball higher and farther than before

Miss The BoxAngle of attack is the direction the clubhead travels into the back of the ball.

Jordan Spieth

Key positions that unlock the secret to Jordan's success

Jordan SpiethJordan Spieth is one of the up-and-comers on the PGA TOUR.

Keep A Steady Head

Make more putts with better distance and direction

Keep A Steady HeadOut on the LPGA Tour, if you're averaging somewhere in the 28-29 putts per round, you're considered among the best putters out here.

Middle Game: Plane & Simple

Hit straighter and longer golf shots

Middle Game: Plane & SimpleWhen was the last time you checked your swing plane?

Long Game: Ready To Rip

Swing faster in your next drive

Long Game: Ready To RipIf you asked me what I think is the best part about playing golf, I'm going to always say that it's having the ability to pound the golf ball as hard as you can.

Is Your Camera Lying To You?

Guidelines for camera placements and what you should see from those placements

Is Your Camera Lying To You?Have you ever wondered if what you see in magazines (yes, even this one) is showing you what you need to see?

Learn Like A Junior!

How to master fundamentals like a beginner

Learn Like A Junior!One of my favorite things about teaching junior players is knowing that they don't have any preconceived notions about what they think the golf swing should look and feel like.

Practice Like A Pro

Learn how to practice effectively and start seeing results

Practice Like A ProWhen practicing out on the range, it's important you remember to be in a training mind-set, not necessarily a playing one.

Pump It Up!

Learn to crank your next drive in seconds

Pump It Up!Everyone loves big, booming drives. In fact, I challenge you to find any golfer who's willing to give up even an inch of that precious driving yardage.

A Plan In The Sand

Make bunker play easier with the right know-how

A Plan In The SandA bunker shot should be one of the easier shots you encounter on the golf course, theoretically.

Shots To Score By!

Must know shots to get up and down more often

Shots To Score By!If you really want to shoot lower scores, it's imperative that you learn the shots on the golf course you need to prevent big numbers from occurring.

Prospective: Jim Furyk

A look at his amazing ballstriking capabilities

Prospective: Jim FurykSay what you will about Jim Furyk, the man knows how to play some extraordinary golf using a homegrown swing that's truly one of a kind.

The Truth About Ball Flight

Why things happen the way they do in the golf swing

The Truth About Ball FlightBy now, you've probably seen and heard a fair share of video commentaries on the golf swing, notably, those midround reviews of Tour players during tournament broadcasts.

Rake It Up

Bounce your wedge off the rake and improve your sand play

Rake It UpIf there's one shot in golf that golfers unnecessarily struggle with, it has to be the simple bunker shot.

The Chip Putt

One of the easiest shots in golf

The Chip PuttWhen it comes to hitting the simple bump-and-run shot from just off the green, I teach it the same way to all my students.

Stroke Saver: Hinging On It

Stroke Saver: Hinging On ItGolf would be much easier if we played on the same hole, 18 times in a row. Imagine if you only needed to hit a handful of shots, and you could spend all your time mastering them.

Play Ugly, Score Beautifully

Stop the bleeding and get back on track

Play Ugly, Score BeautifullyWhen it comes to playing golf, one thing is for sure: Rarely are two days ever the same. Some days, your swing is grooving nicely and you can't miss.

 
 
 
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