Stripe It!

Who says you can't hit it far and straight?

On the PGA Tour, they call it Total Driving. That’s the stat that ranks players according to how far and straight they drive the ball.

Prospective

What can you learn from Camilo, J.B. and Jesper

Camilo Villegas and J.B. Holmes are two of the game’s longest hitters. Jesper Parnevik is one of the longest iron players. What can you learn from them?

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.

Tour Power

Bubba Watson teaches you how to hit it strong

Depending on whom you ask, the median amateur driver distance is about 200-210 yards. Shocking, right?

Why You Can’t…

(and how you can)

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.

Tips From The Tour, 2009

The best players in the world aren't just fun to watch. There's a lot to learn about their swings that you can incorporate into your game.

They may not know it, but several of the best golfers in the world are actually darn good instructors. They may not articulate their moves verbally, but in watching them play, there’s a lot that we as wannabe-Tour pros can learn and pick up from their amazing abilities.

Fake vs. Real

How to spot a good backswing from a bad one

Golf instruction usually is loaded with tips on what you need to do to optimize your downswing and impact position. And while that’s obviously important, I believe it’s just as important to know how to make a proper backswing.

Anthony Kim Snapshot

Don’t get us wrong, Anthony Kim still has in our opinion, one of the

most compact and powerful swings on the PGA Tour. As is the case with

this shot, he actually just barely missed green, albeit a long ways to

the right and at the opposite end of the pin which was tucked in the

back left corner.

Shank Stoppers

Why You Shank And How To Stop It

What’s the most hated, feared and downright embarrassing shot in golf? Without a doubt, it’s the dreaded shanked shot.. The shank has no limits, often affecting both great players and novices, with varying degrees of effect.

Swing Plane & Simple: Getting In Line

Getting Your Swing On Plane Is Easier Than You Think

So much has been written about swing plane over the past few years, that students of mine often come to me very confused about what it is. Simply put, to make an “on-plane” swing, all you have to do is swing the club on the same angle it’s at when it rests on the ground.

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