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…

For Beginners Only: The Pitch Shot

A Few Basics For This Short Game Staple

Thinking of how to hit a pitch shot in golf? In this guide, we will provide you with the steps that you need to know, making it easy for you to learn.

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…

The 45 Degree Stick Golf Drill

45 Degree Stick Drill

I assist many golfers who have aim issues, which in turn create significant club path issues within their swing. The predominant issue is aiming too “closed” to the target — as in too far right for a right-handed player — forcing the golfer to create the classic “Over the Top” swing. What you have to Read more…

Let Your Golf Swing Go Downhill

Do This To Overcome A Tough Lie

Unlike most other major sports, not all golf is played on a flat surface. That’s just one of many reasons it’s such challenging and fascinating game. But how many practice ranges actually offer uphill and downhill shots? Not many, though such lies come up all the time during an 18-hole round — including the all-too-familiar Read more…

Whip Up Your Perfect Driver Tempo

Smooth, repeatable timing and driver tempo from address through follow-through are crucial. Nailing down the right tempo for you leads to confidence over the ball, which leads to long, straight tee shots. The popular Orange Whip training tool really helps with timing and tempo to have a solid, flowing motion through the whole swing sequence. Read more…

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