The Iron Game: Compress To Impress

Draw The Line For Proper Contact

I have always felt that the golf swing is a chain reaction of events, and nowhere is that more evident than with the iron game. A good set up (Photo 1) leads to a proper takeaway, notice that my hands are well inside of the club head (Photo 2). From here all I need to Read more…

How To Play An ‘Edgy’ Fairway Bunker Shot

Not every bunker shot is alike. Sometimes we end up in lies on the very edge of the bunkers that have a little bit of grass and sand mixture. Sometimes tight, sometimes fluffy, these lies are very unpredictable, and even if there’s little to no lip to deal with, advancing the ball in the direction Read more…

Three Ways To Better Ballstriking

Posture, Path, Plane Still Your Key To Improvement

It’s the moment of truth: The split second when clubface meets ball. When you come right down to it, nothing else in golf matters. That’s why consistent, accurate ballstriking is what every golfer strives for, why it’s the only way to get better through the bag and lower your scores. There are, of course, many Read more…

How To Shape Your Golf Shots

Trackman, GEARS Help With Alignment, Swing Plane

Like many full-service teaching facilities, my staff and I at Boyne Resorts use Trackman and other technology like GEARS to help our students get a firm grip on their golf games. These tools help them, and us, find out how all the elements of a swing — club path, angle of attack, clubhead and ball Read more…

Unleash Your Inner Lag

Unleash Your Inner LAG

Just what is “lag,” anyway? Lag is a very misunderstood concept in golf. Most amateurs can see that professionals maintain the lag or angle between the lead arm and club shaft as long as possible in the downswing to deliver the most powerful blow possible, but fail to understand how and why this happens. Left Read more…

Hit More Greens

Make Consistent Contact With Your Irons

The connection between the hands and clubhead is critically important.

Be The (Middle) ball

Here's a drill that will help you get better at making contact in the center of the clubface

A very important variable to better ballstriking is “centeredness of contact.”

Rough And Tough Shots

Escape Tough Lies With Ease

When your ball finds the deep rough like the position I’m in here, the smart play almost always is to take a higher-lofted club and either lay up or pitch the ball back into the fairway.

Be The (Middle) ball

Here's a drill that will help you get better at making contact in the center of the clubface

A very important variable to better ballstriking is “centeredness of contact.”

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