From 150 Yards Out

Knock it stiff on your approach shots–no matter what the lie

Here’s the good news: You’ve just hit your drive to within 150 yards of the green.

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.

Hit More Greens

Make Consistent Contact With Your Irons

The connection between the hands and clubhead is critically important.

How To Win The Masters

There Is More Than One Way To Come Out On Top

One of the things I enjoy most in golf is the opportunity to travel to Augusta, Ga., for The Masters each spring.

Iron Out The Kinks

Better iron play is a matter of making a few quick fixes

The hard part is over, right? You’ve boomed a 300-yard drive right down the middle, leaving no more than a short iron into the green.

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.

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.

Master Your Iron Play

Hit Better Iron Shots With These Simple Keys

Better iron play requires solid and consistent fundamentals. If you watch the best players in the world, and factor in the heavy pressure and stress they face during any given round, you’ll notice that the players with the soundest fundamentals are the players who rise to the top of the leaderboard come Sunday.

Seeing Double

How to hit a hybrid like an iron

With a quick glance, you can hardly tell the difference between the photos, right? True, both shots look close to identical, but in actuality, they’re anything but. The photo on the left is at impact with a 6-iron, and the photo on the far left is the same impact position, only this time with my hybrid.

Paths To Perfection

Understanding how different irons affect your golf swing.

In a perfect world, every shot in golf would be the same distance, and we’d only have to use one club the whole round. Instead, we have 14 clubs to choose from, mostly made up of irons of different lengths and lofts. Some instructors say that you should make the same swing with every iron, play the ball in the same spot and, lastly, expect the same results with each club. Well, I’m here to tell you that’s not necessarily the case.

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