Short par-3s generally don't intimidate most golfers unless there's some sort of forced carry and/or a small green to contend with. ...
No matter how advanced the best players in the world become, each and every player does something, somehow, someway to make himself or herself better.
In case you haven't noticed by now, the fastest way to lower scores comes from having a tidy short game, specifically, a strong ability to hit effective chip and pitch shots from around the green.
If you really want to shoot lower scores, it's imperative that you learn the shots on the golf course you need to prevent big numbers from occurring.
When it comes to playing golf, one thing is for sure: Rarely are two days ever the same. Some days, your swing is grooving nicely and you can't miss.
The golf swing is an athletic move.
In golf, there are two mistakes you can make. The first is a mistake that's easy to identify.
A typical 6-iron has a loft of 30°, which places it between your pitching wedge (48°) and driver (approximately 9°).
At press time, Tiger Woods has played in only one tournament this year, the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
It's already the middle of the golf season, and I'm sure some of you are finding yourselves stuck in a rut.
If anyone has ever told you that the golf swing is an athletic move, they're right.
As an instructor, I have had the privilege to work with Paige Mackenzie since the winter of 2008.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Setting up with the ball in the right position is absolutely vital if you want to hit it big.
The key to hitting the golf ball a long way is to generate significant clubhead speed and make solid contact.
Golf is a lot like life. Some days everything comes easily; other days nothing seems to go your way.
When you’re on the course and your game starts to fall apart, what should you do?