In golf, there are really two kinds of players: those who bend the ball predominantly to the left and those who bend it to the right.
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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.
By now, you've probably seen and heard a fair share of video commentaries on the golf swing, notably, those midround reviews of Tour players during tournament broadcasts.
So you think you're a player? If so, then I have some news for you.
No matter what new driver, shaft or even golf ball you choose to play, nothing will help you hit the ball farther if you don't have the right set of swing mechanics.
After about 10 club tosses, take notice of where you naturally set your backswing position and the amount of tension in your left arm.
No, I'm not playing a game of cards, but I am holding a couple in these photos.
Hitting better iron shots is key if you want to shoot lower scores. It's really the great equalizer if you will—the link from the tee box to the green.
When things start going sour out on the golf course, it's critical you get to the root of your problems and get back on track as fast as possible.
A typical 6-iron has a loft of 30°, which places it between your pitching wedge (48°) and driver (approximately 9°).
Golf is a game of minimizing your mistakes.
Here's a drill that will help you hit a big sweeping hook.
Sometimes, even the best players in the world need to refresh their fundamentals. In fact, for some, the fundamentals are the only things they work on come time to keep their swings in check.
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.
Hitting a big, weak slice is never any fun.
Let’s make things easier, shall we?
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.
I might be a left-handed lad from Leicestershire, England, but I know what it’s like to swing from the right side.
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?
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. ...
Without question, the draw is golf’s most difficult shot for players to learn.
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.
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.
Top shots happen when you lose the spine angle you established at address and “stand up” as you approach the ball.