Improve Your Golf Swing With Feel And Fitness

Master The Move Critical To Hitting Solid Shots
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Want an easy-to-follow but thorough road map to actually improve your golf swing? I give you the tools and directions you’re looking for to avoid what I call “early extension.” Read on. TRAINING TOOLS NEEDED 2 – Shafts with grips: 37 inches to 40 inches 1 – Swim Noodle: 30 inches Swiss Ball 5 lb. Read more…

Try Towel Drill For Longer Drives

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Unlike most of the clubs in your bag, where hitting down on the ball is crucial for good contact, the driver demands a strike on the upswing. Unfortunately, many amateurs do the opposite, catching the ball when the club is still moving downward — leading to pop-ups and serious lack of distance. That’s where the Read more…

Teaching With Tech: V1 Video Golf App

Video App Bridges The Miles Between Pro and Student
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Golf is the ultimate aspirational sport. Anybody who dares to pick up a club and stick with it — and is serious enough to sign up for lessons — is guaranteed a lifetime of swing tinkering, of revelations and dead ends, of fighting bad habits and sweating out good ones. The cliché is spot on: Read more…

Keep Your Head Down? No!

I have been on the golf course many times when a lady has cold-topped it off the tee and/or hit a worm burner. The first thing her husband says is, “Honey, you lifted your head.” This is the worst advice you can give a golfer. Once a golfer hears “keep your head down,” they are Read more…

Golf Resorts Name On-Site Teaching Professionals

Two of America’s top golf resorts — one in Florida, one in Pennsylvania — recently made news regarding their resident teaching professionals. MISSION INN There’s no place like home for the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy.  One of golf’s top coaches has extended his contract with the Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida, near Read more…

Golf Tips Classic: Slice No More

Say Adios To The Banana Ball Once And For All

To draw the ball, the first thing you need to have is the right image. Begin by setting your sights on a spot to the right of your target. This is your starting line.

Golfer’s Elbow: How To Prevent It

Golfer’s Elbow is a widespread condition, and it affects more than golfers. It can affect many types of athletes, and in many ways, it’s similar to the more widely known tennis elbow. The difference is that golfer’s elbow affects the inside of your elbow, not the outside. More specifically, the condition causes pain in the Read more…

Transfer Of Energy Means A Powerful Golf Swing

When we want distance, we think of clubhead speed and the need to swing the club faster. True, speed is important — but a powerful golf swing is actually created by the transfer of energy from the golfer’s body to the golfer’s arms, to the golf club, to the clubhead and into the ball . Read more…

Driver Swoosh Drill For Distance

Turn the Driver Upside Down to Build Momentum
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The “Driver Swoosh Drill” is a popular way to get rhythm back into your swing. Take out your driver and flip it around so you are holding more of the club head rather than the handle. Take a normal swing a few inches from the ground and listen for that “swoosh” sound. The accompanying image Read more…

The Uphill Approach Shot Made Easy

More Is Better When You’re Faced With An Uphill Target

The biggest mistake I see amateurs make when facing uphill lies with an uphill approach is severely under-clubbing. They simply think a ball will travel as far as it would from a level lie to a “flat” target. Of course, that’s not the case, no matter how far you are from the hole. In this Read more…

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