Iron Play

Article: The Downswing

Kevin Na generates power from his upper body, in particular, his arms and hands.

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: 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: 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: Posture Perfection

Better golfers know that to swing the club consistently on plane, the secret is to avoid having an address position that causes you to lift the club up at the top of your swing.

Also labeled: Driving, Full Swing, Techniques

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.

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: Four Moves To Stack & Tilt

2010 was a very good year for Stack and Tilt gurus, Mike Bennett and Andy Plummer.

Article: My Favorite Tips And Drills

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.

Article: From 150 Yards Out

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

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: Rough And Tough Shots

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.

Article: Power Shots

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

Article: Hit More Greens

The connection between the hands and clubhead is critically important.

Article: Play Like A Pro

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

Article: My Favorite Drills

If you want to truly improve your golf game, it’s going to take practice. By that, I mean good practice.

Article: Bad Lies

The key to this shot is to choke down on the club far enough—all the way to the shaft—if necessary

Article: Trouble Shots

Golf is a lot like life. Some days everything comes easily; other days nothing seems to go your way.

Article: Fix Your Game

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

Article: How To Win The Masters

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

Article: Iron Out The Kinks

The 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.

Also labeled: Instruction, Irons

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: Master Your Iron Play

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...

Article: Practice Like A Pro

To get started, when you practice, always do so with a target in mind for every shot.

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: 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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