Swoosh The Shaft – 9/3/07

Most of us are visual learners; that is, we retain what we see. Remember the last movie you watched? I bet you recall more of its images than the dialogue. I certainly do. When it comes to teaching golf, visual imagery is a must for me, but I’ve also come to rely on the importance Read more…

Find The Sweet Spot – 8/27/07

Brady Riggs on how to find modern drivers' hot spot.

As modern driver head sizes have increased and tees have become longer, the golf ball starts higher off the ground than ever before. To hit the ball in the sweet spot consistently, the clubhead must come well off the ground at impact. A traditional start with the club on the ground at address and the Read more…

Trick Shot – 8/20/07

Jeff Ritter turns his back to the target to get out of a tough spot

This looks tough, but it’s actually really easy. Here I’ve found myself against a tree with seemingly no way to hit toward the flag. What’s the solution? I’ve turned my back to the target and am hitting it backward. I’ve chosen to use my sand wedge, so I can stand close to the ball and Read more…

Setup For Success – 8/13/07

It might not be the most exciting element of the golf swing, but without a solid, consistent setup position your chances of making a good swing are extremely low. To ensure your body is set properly, focus on placing the majority of your weight in the balls of your feet, with your knees comfortably flexed. Read more…

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