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Iron Play

Learn how to hit your irons like a pro at golftipsmag.com. Whether it's developing the perfect impact position or rotating efficiently, you'll learn how to hit a golf iron shot the right way. Get iron shot tips now.



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."

Middle Game: Plane & Simple

Hit straighter and longer golf shots

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

Dot Your Impact

Better Contact For Lower Scores

Dot Your ImpactThe number-one fundamental that all great ballstrikers know is critical for hitting better shots is centeredness of contact.

Maintain The Cup In Your Left Hand

If you’re a better player, here’s a tip on how to hit your approach shots closer

Maintain The Cup In Your Left HandHere's a tip for low-handicappers who have a hard time controlling the distance of their short irons.

Core 4

The 4-step process to hitting better iron shots

Core 4Hitting better iron shots is key if you want to shoot lower scores. It's really the great equalizer if you will—the link from the tee box to the green.

One-Club Wonder!

Who needs 14 clubs? Your 6-iron can do just about anything.

One-Club Wonder!A typical 6-iron has a loft of 30°, which places it between your pitching wedge (48°) and driver (approximately 9°).

Iron Play Simplified

Perfect contact is easy

Iron Play SimplifiedLet’s make things easier, shall we?

Iron Power

Hit your irons prodigious lenghts

Iron PowerMost people don’t think “power” when it comes to iron play, but as with any shot on the golf course, more power can help you a lot more than it can hurt you.

Ironworks

Quick tips for better iron play

IronworksBetter iron play is at the heart of game improvement. It’s the center link of the golfing chain, and without a strong link in the middle, playing your best becomes an arduous, if not very frustrating, task.

From 150 Yards Out

Knock it stiff on your approach shots—no matter what the lie

From 150 Yards OutHere’s the good news: You’ve just hit your drive to within 150 yards of the green.

Rough And Tough Shots

Escape Tough Lies With Ease

Rough And Tough ShotsWhen your ball finds the deep rough like the position I’m in here, the smart play almost always is to take a higher-lofted club and either lay up or pitch the ball back into the fairway.

Hit More Greens

Make Consistent Contact With Your Irons

Hit More GreensThe connection between the hands and clubhead is critically important.

8 Tricks To Become A Better Player

Quick and easy tips to play better golf right now

8 Tricks To Become A Better PlayerOne 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.

Iron Out The Kinks

Better iron play is a matter of making a few quick fixes

Iron Out The KinksThe 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

How To Win The MastersOne of the things I enjoy most in golf is the opportunity to travel to Augusta, Ga., for The Masters each spring.

Why You Can’t...

(and how you can)

Why You Can’t...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.

Swing Myths and Simple Fixes

Swing Myths and Simple FixesI’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.

Slice No More

Say adiós to the banana ball once and for all!

Slice No MoreTo draw the ball, the first thing you need to have is the right image. Begin by setting your sights on a spot to the right of your target. This is your starting line.

10 Best Tips

(You've Never Heard)

10 Best TipsIf you’ve ever received a lesson, or better yet, a series of lessons, it’s likely you’ve been told to do the same thing more than once.

Master Your Iron Play

Hit Better Iron Shots With These Simple Keys

Master Your Iron PlayBetter iron play requires solid and consistent fundamentals. If you watch the best players in the world, and factor in the heavy pressure and stress they face during any given round, you’ll notice that the players with the soundest fundamentals are the players who rise to the top of the leaderboard come Sunday.

Seeing Double

How to hit a hybrid like an iron

Seeing DoubleWith a quick glance, you can hardly tell the difference between the photos, right? True, both shots look close to identical, but in actuality, they’re anything but. The photo on the left is at impact with a 6-iron, and the photo on the far left is the same impact position, only this time with my hybrid.

 
 
 
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