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Save More Pars Get Up And Down More Often The best way to chip the golf ball isn’t the way you might have been taught. In fact, chipping is arguably the most misunderstood aspect of scoring, mainly because there are countless ways to get the job done.
Knock It Stiff When To Go for It, When To Play It Safe You might be asking yourself why I’m not aiming at the green on this shot. I’ll give you a hint: See all that blue stuff? I don’t want my ball to go in it!
Score From The Sand Get up and down every time How you grip the club can greatly influence the type of shot you want to hit.
Drive 4 Show Hit It Big And Hit The Fairway Top shots happen when you lose the spine angle you established at address and “stand up” as you approach the ball.
Hit More Greens Make Consistent Contact With Your Irons The connection between the hands and clubhead is critically important.
Never Lay Up! Make Solid Contact With Your Hybrids And Fairway Woods Here I'm addressing the ball and making a swing with two different clubs, an 8-iron and a hybrid.
Play Like A Pro 11 Tips To Help You Play Your Best Every week, TV audiences are mesmerized by PGA Tour pros. It’s easy to understand why.
Chip Shots Save strokes from just off the green One of the reasons the world’s best players are so good is that they have stellar short games.
Putting Absolutes Drain It From Everywhere When it comes to putting, personal preference almost always wins.
Trouble Shots Don't Let Some Bad Breaks Ruin Your Round Golf is a lot like life. Some days everything comes easily; other days nothing seems to go your way.
Bad Lies Make clean contact no matter how difficult your lie The key to this shot is to choke down on the club far enough—all the way to the shaft—if necessary
Bunker Escapes Get Out and Onto The Green When it comes to bunkers, amateurs fear them far more often than do touring professionals.
Fix Your Game ...While You Play When you’re on the course and your game starts to fall apart, what should you do?
Hybrid Basics Learn how to hit your utility club Hybrid clubs are incredibly useful, so long as you know how to swing one.
5 Shots 1 Club (Sand Wedge, That Is) The most successful golfers are the most creative ones. (Consider how inventive Phil Mickelson is when his tee shots get him in trouble.)
8 Tricks To Become A Better Player Quick and easy tips to play better golf right now One of the most common mistakes amateurs make is improper alignment. Some think they should align their feet at the target, others try to get their shoulders parallel to it.
Stripe It! Who says you can’t hit it far and straight? On the PGA Tour, they call it “Total Driving.” That’s the stat that ranks players according to how far and straight they drive the ball.
Characteristics Of Great Chipping Get Up And Down In A Hurry! Hitting better chip shots requires a few fundamentals, most of which get overlooked by beginner and better players alike.
Iron Out The Kinks Better iron play is a matter of making a few quick fixes The hard part is over, right? You’ve boomed a 300-yard drive right down the middle, leaving no more than a short iron into the green.
How To Win The Masters There Is More Than One Way To Come Out On Top One of the things I enjoy most in golf is the opportunity to travel to Augusta, Ga., for The Masters each spring.
Chip Control 5 Ways To Knock It Close Admit it. Chipping isn’t exactly exciting. Some might say it’s downright boring. It certainly isn’t as thrilling as busting a drive 300 yards down the middle.
Why You Can’t... (and how you can) One of the great things about the game of golf is that, on occasion, all of us, even the highest handicapper, will hit a shot like a pro. It might be a well-struck drive, hitting a par-5 in two or holing out a bunker shot.
Tour Power Bubba Watson teaches you how to hit it strong Depending on whom you ask, the median amateur driver distance is about 200-210 yards. Shocking, right?
Swing Myths and Simple Fixes I’ve seen so many different approaches to golf instruction that some things have come full circle. For every instructor who says keep your head down, another says let it turn.