Play Smarter Golf Right Now

Use The Skills You Already Have To Improve

No time to practice? No clubs allowed in your office? A lot of items on the “honey do” list? No worries! You can play better, or should I say “smarter golf,” with the skills you currently possess, and lower your scores. Most golfers put very little “thought” into their games, for good reason. You do Read more…

Get On The Golf Club Face Case

Fix This Simple Flaw And You’re On The Road To Improvement

I’ll often ask folks who come to my practice tee if they could master anything about the golf swing, what would it be. You can imagine some of the answers I get — shoulder turn, weight transfer, balance and tempo … all reasonable requests for sure. Few mention the golf club face itself. During my Read more…

Golf Alignment Stick Secrets

10 New Ways To Use A Popular Training Aid

Who would have ever thought that an alignment stick would become a golfer’s must-have accessory? You can now find an alignment stick in almost everyone’s bag, regardless of their handicap. But alignment sticks are not just for alignment. An alignment stick can be used for improving a golfer’s swing and ball flight. So if you Read more…

The Key To Clean Chipping Contact

No Sitting Around When There’s SOLID Chip Shots To Be Made

Inconsistency in chipping is one of the game’s great bugaboos, leading to all sorts of issues around the green — skulls, tops, chunks — that ultimately do serious damage to your scorecard. The secret to striking the ball the way you want to, again and again? Let’s just say this: Maintaining your “lean” is the Read more…

Learn Those Sexy Golf Shots

How To Pull Them Off Like A Tour Pro

Whenever average players watch a good player play golf, they are amazed at the number of “sexy golf shots” the low handicapper, and especially the Tour pro, has the ability to play versus their own game. In fact, the better the player, the more such shots they know how to play. So why not you? Read more…

Carr Golf Does Ireland Right

Take A Guide Tour To The Emerald Isle’s True Jewels

Ireland is in my blood, and Carr Golf knew how to get it pumping. All of my grandparents were born in Ireland, a heritage that has left me with plenty of cousins and family friends to visit. But for all the trips I have made to that beautiful country, none included a formal golf trip. Read more…

How To Hit The High Pitch

It’s All About Set-Up, Speed, Release!

The high pitch shot, especially a mid-distance one, can be one of the toughest for amateurs to master. You need enough speed to send the ball far enough, but enough trajectory to stop the ball on the green quickly and softly. But it doesn’t have to be a tough shot. Follow my prescription for mastering Read more…

How To Putt Like Jack Nicklaus

Forget The Release, Go For The Piston

Let’s talk about “releasing” the putter head. It’s discussed a lot among golf instructors, letting that head “pass” the hands as it goes through the impact zone, but is that what you really want to do? Putt like Jack Nicklaus, that’s what. Nicklaus, perhaps the greatest golfer, and putter, of all time, looked at and Read more…