Faults And Fixes

Article: Iron Play Simplified

Let’s make things easier, shall we?

Article: Quick Tips To Play Better

If you want to dial in your chips and pitch shots, you have to learn to swing with the bigger muscles, not the smaller ones.

Article: Tips For Sticks

Good golfers often struggle with very different problems than average golfers. Good golfers often struggle with very different...

Article: Drive Time

Most golf instructors agree that the best way to become a better golfer is to start from the ground up. It's not something most golfers think about, but in reality, the ground is critical to helping create more power.

Article: Learn Like A Pro

As an instructor, I have had the privilege to work with Paige Mackenzie since the winter of 2008.

Article: Making Crisp Chipping Contact

The chip shot might seem like a simple motion, so why do so many golfers complicate it with added movements?

Article: 7 Faults Most Amateurs Make

Here’s something to look for the next time you watch a professional golf tournament: Notice how, on great shots, the pros hold their finish and how, on bad shots, they don’t. Why’s this worth noting?

Article: Drop 10 Strokes In 10 Minutes

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. ...

Article: Power Tips & Drills

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.

Article: Power Builds

Setting up with the ball in the right position is absolutely vital if you want to hit it big.

Article: Power Fundamentals

Setting up with the ball in the right position is absolutely vital if you want to hit it big.

Article: Power Sports

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,...

Article: Slice Killers!

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.

Article: Power Shots

The key to hitting the golf ball a long way is to generate significant clubhead speed and make solid contact.

Article: Slice Killers!

Ever wonder what causes a slice to curve?

Also labeled: Body, Drills, Driving, Instruction, Slicing

Article: Play Like A Pro

Every week, TV audiences are mesmerized by PGA Tour pros. It’s easy to understand why.

Article: Hybrid Basics

Hybrid clubs are incredibly useful, so long as you know how to swing one.

Article: Fix Your Game

When you’re on the course and your game starts to fall apart, what should you do?

Article: 8 Tricks To Become A Better Player

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.

Article: Slice No More

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.

Article: 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.

Article: 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.

Article: Cure Your Slice

Now that you’ve learned to close the clubface continuously and how straight shots can come from a slightly open face, you need to take that hook and turn it into a draw.

Also labeled: Full Swing, Instruction, Slicing

Article: Straighten Your Tee Shots

A weak grip leads to an open face. Unless you’re trying to hit one on purpose, this grip is a surefire way to help you slice the ball.

Also labeled: Full Swing, Instruction, Slicing, Stance

Article: 10 Best Tips

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. ...

Article: Slice Control

Hitting a slice isn’t all bad. If you can minimize it, then control it, a slice is actually one of the most repeatable shots you can hit. A “fade,” which is also known as a slice that still finds the fairway, can produce a long drive that has just enoug...

Also labeled: Slicing

Article: DrillDown

For effortless power, your upper and lower bodies must resist one another and create “whip” or “torque.” To achieve this, keep your right knee flexed and turn against it.

Also labeled: Driving, Irons, Putting

Article: Tour Trends

The Tour pros I teach have altered their swings over the past few years to better match the latest equipment, advances in physical conditioning and varying course conditions.

 
 
 
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