Take a survey of golfers anywhere in the world, asking what they’d most like to improve about their game, and you’ll get the same overwhelming response: They want to hit the ball farther.
It’s a new year. It’s a new you. It’s time to kick those bad swing habits and make 2011 the year you play your best golf ever. ...
2010 was a very good year for Stack and Tilt gurus, Mike Bennett and Andy Plummer.
Just because the golf season is near a close, there’s still plenty of work to do if you want to keep your swing fresh and up to par for the next golf season.
Here’s the good news: You’ve just hit your drive to within 150 yards of the green.
At the top of your swing, if your body doesn’t rotate properly so that your weight and balance are too much on your left side, (so that your body resembles a “C”), you’ll not only lose a lot of power, but also slice or pull your shots.
Golf, by its very nature, is like a variety of sports. As in other sports where you’re required to kick, throw, hurl or hit an object, in golf, we use a rotational motion that’s leveraged against the ground, which produces a powerful circular,...
When 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.
Ever wonder what causes a slice to curve? Either your hands don’t rotate enough and you hit the ball with an open face, or you have an out-to-inside swing path.
The key to hitting the golf ball a long way is to generate significant clubhead speed and make solid contact.
Top shots happen when you lose the spine angle you established at address and “stand up” as you approach the ball.
The connection between the hands and clubhead is critically important.
Every week, TV audiences are mesmerized by PGA Tour pros. It’s easy to understand why.
The key to this shot is to choke down on the club far enough—all the way to the shaft—if necessary
When you’re on the course and your game starts to fall apart, what should you do?
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. ...
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.
To 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.
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.
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.
If 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. ...