Lower Your Score By Eliminating Penalty Strokes

Everyday golfers can lower their scores without overhauling their swing or making drastic changes by simply eliminating penalty strokes. The two most common ways golfers receive penalty strokes are by hitting their ball into a water hazard and hitting out…

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A $15/Dozen Golf Ball Outperforms the Pro V1

MyGolfSpy, a well-known, well-respected independent golf news and testing service, received quite a bit of positive feedback from its followers about the performance of a new and inexpensive golf ball on the market. So they went shopping – at Costco.…

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The Intentional Bladed Shot

When would you ever intentionally blade a shot? We've all unintentionally bladed shots out of bunkers and from greenside rough when trying to execute something delicate. The ball rockets across the green, into all kinds of trouble and kills your…

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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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