Flop Shot Success Depends On Loft

We've all been awed watching Phil Mickelson take a huge, fast swing to hit amazing high, soft flop shots that carry over an obstacle like a bunker then land and just stop right next to the hole. Phil has practiced…

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An Easy Way To Maximize Driver Distance

An Easy Way To Maximize Driver Distance

Today's drivers and solid core balls produce their greatest distance when you swing with a slightly ascending path through impact. That's the driver swing path that creates high launch with low spin, allowing the ball to achieve its maximum carry…

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Learn to “Turn In a Barrel”

Good rotation in your golf swing is essential for consistent ballstriking. Many everyday golfers create too much lateral movement when they shift their weight to rotate back and/or to initiate the downswing. Moving too much laterally on the backswing, also…

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See the Line, Roll It in

Brandt Snedeker, considered one of the best putters on tour, studies his line and takes several practice strokes to get the feel for how hard he wants to stroke the ball to send it on the line he picked out.…

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Remembering “The King”

Remembering “The King”

Arnold Palmer, “The King,” died on September 25 at a Pittsburgh hospital while awaiting cardiac surgery, according to a statement from his company. Palmer was perhaps the most influential golfer ever. His dominant game and distinctive style helped transform golf…

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Go For Gold

Go For Gold

Perhaps no golfer embraced the Olympics more than gold-medalist Justin Rose of Great Britain, who built his 2016 schedule to give the Games in Rio top priority. A BBC story by Iain Cain related just how important the Olympic victory…

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The Best Simple Putting Tip

The Best simple Putting Tip

According to PGA Professional Ian Hardie, “Most golfers struggle with 3-putting on one or more greens during a round. Generally it’s more than once a round and for far too many golfers, it can be not just 3 putts, but…

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The Importance Of Balance

The Importance of Balance

  • August 21, 2016

Watch nearly any tour golfer, male or female, and you'll see how well they stay in balance throughout their entire swing, even when the ball travels remarkable distances off their clubfaces. Good balance is essential to hitting good golf shots.…

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Full-Swing Practice Made Easier

Full-Swing Practice Made Easier

  • August 15, 2016

What Harvey Penick described in his 'Little Red Book' as the best way to practice your full swing can also save you practice time and wear and tear on your body. “Choose a 7-iron or a 6-iron, whichever one you…

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Make More Short Putts

Make More Short Putts

  • August 9, 2016

A three-hundred yard drive counts the same number of strokes as a five-foot putt. If you miss the putt you end up taking two strokes to get the ball into the hole from five feet away. That's why making short…

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