Instruction

Article: The Putt-Chip Shot

The putt-chip is a shot that I encourage all of my students to learn at our golf school.

Article: Slice No More

Hitting a big, weak slice is never any fun.

Article: “L” to “L”

There are a lot of things wrong with golf instruction today, of which, I think much of the emphasis is put on the parts of the swing that happen too fast.

Article: Clap Your Hands

Most of the time, when we hear of a player collapsing under the pressure of tournament golf, the breakdown happens somewhere late in the event. ...

Article: The Other Game

To paraphrase Ben Hogan, golf is two games, the full swing and putting. TO PARAPHRASE BEN...

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: Tips From The Tour

Want to play like a PGA Tour player? You have to practice. Every photo in this story was taken while these players were working hard on the practice tee.

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: Stripe Your Chips

When it comes to hitting short shots from just off the green, many of my students tend to neglect some basic swing fundamentals.

Article: Make An Impact

Like most golfers, you probably want to hit the ball farther. Seems no matter how far we crush it, there's always room to hit it a few more yards down the fairway.

Article: Squeeze The Tube

One of the most overlooked components of the golf swing is how firm or soft you should hold the club in your hands. One of the...

Article: Old School Rescue

While a buried bunker lie might be a bad break, it’s certainly not impossible to get it up and down from here.

Article: Iron Power

Most 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.

Article: Learning From Lefty

I might be a left-handed lad from Leicestershire, England, but I know what it’s like to swing from the right side.

Article: Deck The Driver

Let’s face it. The driver used to be placed off the deck a lot more often than it is now. Let’s face it. The dri...

Article: Two Tips For More One-Putts

If your distance control is good on lag putts, you should leave yourself a lot of short second putts.

Also labeled: Putters, Putting, Quick Tips

Article: Rickie Fowler

Now that Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els and Jim Furyk have all had their 40th birthday, and Tiger Woods’ image seems irreparable, the PGA Tour needs some exciting, new (and young) talent to excite audiences.

Article: Throw Some Sand

One of the reasons so many folks struggle from the sand is that they don’t understand the importance of an open face at impact.

Article: Get Mega Long!

Let's face it, golfers who hit the ball farther have a huge advantage over those who don’t.

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: Storm Down

To hit longer drives, you have to get aggressive. To hit longer drives, you have to get aggressive. And more...

Article: Closed, Open, Square

Better 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.

Article: The 4-Step Putting Routine

If you don’t prepare correctly, odds are, no matter how good you read the greens or how fluid your stroke may be, you may still find yourself missing putts.

Also labeled: Green Reading, Putters, Putting

Article: Ironworks

Better 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.

Also labeled: Full Swing, Iron Play, Irons, Shotmaking

Article: Get Fit!

The other day, I was reading through a club company’s literature and saw that they were offering 15 different putter models for their 2011 line.

Also labeled: Fitting, Putters, Putting, Quick Tips

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. ...

 
 
 
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