How To Be A Chip-Shot Champion

How To Be A Chip-Shot Champion

Missing greens is pretty much the norm for average golfers. In fact, statistical studies over many years prove that higher handicappers miss almost 16 greens each round, and the majority of those misses are short of the green (a topic for another instructional piece). That’s an overwhelming statistic. But it also reveals what area of Read more…

Get ‘Chippy’ To Settle Those Nerves

Create a tension-free swing, even under pressure

Tension is the enemy of every golfer, at every level. It causes muscles to constrict, which prohibits the body from moving in that nice, flowing fashion throughout the swing. Being able to identify where one holds tension, and how it affects the golf swing, is a powerful tool. Generally tension seems to stem from two Read more…

 ‘Clock In’ To Work the Ball

Time to dial in your draws and fades like a pro
 ‘Clock In’ To Work the Ball

Amateur golfers often marvel at a pro’s ability to maneuver the golf ball right to left or left to right at will. Producing draws and fades is actually quite simple. Your ability to shape shots stems from understanding the factors that control direction. The direction of a golf shot after a solid impact is determined Read more…

Topgolf To Offer Free Lessons

We Are Golf, Topgolf Expand Partnership for National Golf Day 2016

We Are Golf – a coalition of the game’s leading associations and industry partners – will once again partner with Topgolf for National Golf Day 2016 on May 18, 2016, offering free golf lessons at the company’s 21 venues nationwide. Topgolf is attempting to set a company record for most golf lessons taught in one day. Any Read more…

Back To Basics: Nail Your Impact

A drill to help you understand what the correct impact position should look like

  WHEN STRIKING A GOLF BALL with any club, the moment of impact between the ball and the clubhead is one of epic proportions. It’s the point in time where all of the information from the moving clubhead is delivered and, ultimately, determines what the fl ight of the ball will look like in the Read more…

Short Game: Visualization

Seeing is believing when it comes to lowering your scores

Whatever shot you’re about to play, if you don’t have a clearly visualized image of what it’s going to look like, you stand less of a chance of executing it. And where this has the most powerful effect is the short game and putting. With 60% of the average score within 100 yards, this is Read more…

Juniors: Think Outside The Box…

...and swing like Happy Gilmore!

In the last 10 years, there has been a dramatic shift in the way juniors are developed. For many years, junior golfers have been taught with the same mentality as adults, both in philosophy and methodology. “Keep your head down” and “stay balanced in your finish” are often thoughts given to young golfers while learning the Read more…

Women’s Golf: I Want More Distance Now!

Hit the ball farther with these key elements for women

We all want more distance off the tee. With women, I see a few common threads that need addressing, and pronto. The key elements to hitting the ball farther are: • Setup • Backswing musts • Release on the downswing • Finish SOLID SETUP • Chin up, not pinned. • Arms hang down without tension, with Read more…

Get Fitted!

The importance of fitting the various putter specs to help improve your game around the greens

When it comes to scoring in golf, there’s nothing that replaces making putts to truly lower your score. Sure, you should practice, but are you using the correct putter to make it easier to roll that ball into the hole? Golf Tips asked one of the leading putter designers, Vikash Sanyal, for some help in Read more…

6-Step Swing

Learn how chunking practice will make you a better ballstriker

During my lifelong quest to help people play better golf, I’ve observed that the majority of golfers struggle to develop sound swing fundamentals. This limits their ability for improvement and obviously their enjoyment of this great game. Yet there are others who can grasp it rather quickly. Are some people just born with greater talent, Read more…

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