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.
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.
Here I'm addressing the ball and making a swing with two different clubs, an 8-iron and a hybrid.
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.
If you want to truly improve your golf game, it’s going to take practice. By that, I mean good practice.
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.
Camilo Villegas and J.B. Holmes are two of the game’s longest hitters. Jesper Parnevik is one of the longest iron players. What can you learn from them?
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.
We admit, this issue isn’t the first Golf Tips magazine-produced issue to feature the long-hitting Jamie Sadlowski. ...
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.
Depending on whom you ask, the median amateur driver distance is about 200-210 yards. Shocking, right?
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.
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.
Better 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 t...
To get started, when you practice, always do so with a target in mind for every shot.
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.
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. ...
They may not know it, but several of the best golfers in the world are actually darn good instructors. They may not articulate their moves verbally, but in watching them play, there’s a lot that we as wannabe-Tour pros can learn and pick up f...
PGA Tour member Ryan Moore demonstrates how to make solid contact.
Brady Riggs compares two swings: a pro and a "Joe." Which one fits you?