This article is aimed at players whose fault is Early Releasing (or Casting or Scooping). Scooping will result in the club shaft leaning away from the target at impact, adding loft to the club, creating a high weak ball flight that loses distance.
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A hook is often caused by an incorrect grip on the golf club – in particular what we call an overly strong grip…
One of the first questions I ask a player when working with them is this; If the ball does X, what do you do? This tells me a lot about their ability to self-coach/fix themselves, and play well when things aren’t going so well.
In this video, I show how to use your eyes during putting to be able to lag your long putts close to the hole.
This series of video tips and drills will help you to fix your golf hook so that you can hit straight shots or soft draws with confidence and consistency.
We all experience it: we strike the golf ball like a tour pro on the range, rush to the tee full of hope and expectations and then. Bam! We whack the first ball out of bounds and proceed to hit it like we’ve never played before. How can this happen?
A short video of how to play an uphill bunker shot. It is a very common shot to have when your second shot finishes a little short of the green.
Watch the video below for an explanation of what a golf hook is and how it occurs. If you prefer, you can skip beneath the video to see the anti-hook golf lessons and drills.
The other day, I tried to condense my golf-coaching philosophy into Twitter’s 28-character limit. While the tweet was just 33 words long, I’ll attempt to add a few more thoughts in this article to flesh it out a little more.
What is Lag? Lag is the angle between the left arm and the club shaft, and how this angle is increased in the downswing. Many longer hitter increase their lag angle, which in turn creates more club head speed at impact. So how do you create lag?