Make Some Putting ‘Change’

Put Those Pocket Coins To Good Use

Ever wondered how to make a few of those monetary ballmarkers burning a hole in your pocket do double-duty when you’re practicing? Well here’s a great way to turn your loose change into a handy putting aid anytime you’re grooving your stroke. What it Addresses: Hitting a solid putt, with the correct speed, will allow Read more…

The Short And Long Of Great Golf

Shaving Strokes Simply From Putter To Irons

What’s the best way to learn and practice the game of golf? Many teachers would say it’s from the hole back. Tough to argue the point: A three-inch putt counts just as much as a 300-yard drive, so why not get that shot down first, building confidence as the hole moves farther away and the Read more…

Getting Fit With Callaway Golf

The Figures Don’t Lie And Neither Should Golfers

  The Mercedes is paid for. The check is in the mail. There are lies, and then there are dastardly evil prevarications: Me? Oh, I hit my 6-iron 210, 215, a bit farther if I really juice it. Don’t be that guy. I spent an afternoon recently at the Callaway Golf Mothership in Carlsbad, California, exploring myths and truths Read more…

How To Stop Your Slice Forever

It’s True, You Can Do It. Here’s How

Even as technology has pushed golf equipment to the physical limits of ballflight correction and control, the slice remains the average player’s Waterloo. It’s an insidious condition resulting from certain swing flaws that, through the decades, haven’t changed. Do certain things, especially in the downswing, and you’re guaranteed to produce that dreaded banana ball. In Read more…

Silence The ‘Chimp’ With Tension Awareness

Editor’s Note: This is the second installment of Iain Highfield’s unique series on his OSVEA system (Options, Selection, Visualization, Execution and Acceptance), which includes taming what he calls “The Chimp,” that ancient part of the brain that instills fear and tension in human beings, including golfers. You can get caught up with the series at Read more…

The Six-Spoke System Spoke 2: The Golf Mind

Yes, Your Best Game IS All In Your Head

  Editor’s Note: Following is the second of six in-depth instruction pieces in digest form from Top 30 instructor Tom Patri’s 2005 book, “The Six-Spoke Approach to Golf.” Tom is one of the most respected teachers and coaches in the game, and we’re honored to add his deep passion and knowledge to the pages of Read more…

The Tour’s Golf Practice Place

Florida’s PGA Learning Center is a Tech Geek Dream

Before he broke through with his first win on the PGA Tour after a decade or more in the journeyman grind, Jim Herman was a regular at the PGA Learning Center in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Still is, in fact. When he’s around his old stomping grounds, the soft-spoken, unassuming Herman — who conquered a Read more…

See and Feel Those Breaking Putts

Put Both Elements Into Play To Find the Bottom

Putting asks for only two functions to master: speed and direction, line and pace, spot and roll … whatever you call it, they need to be done! In this article we will address a downhill, left to right breaking putt, the most unpopular putt choice for most right-handed golfers. To become a good putter you have to Read more…

Training Aids For Golf Swing and Stroke

Check Out These Two Great Training Aids

  In my many years of teaching the game of golf, I’ve come across training aids that really help students get a grasp of how the full swing, chipping move and putting stroke should work to assure success on the course, and more enjoyment of the game. Here are two new products that, when put Read more…

Lose The Golf Fat And Thin Shots

It’s About Weight, Hips and Hands

The two major causes of fat and thin shots are poor weight distribution and early release of  the hands. Here I’ll show how to take care of both. Photo 1 shows that my weight is behind the ball line and the club face is now ahead of the hands. One or both of these will Read more…