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?
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It might seem simple, “keep your arms connected to your body”, but it is very important to know how, and I believe there are many players trying to do this with the wrong concept.
Take a look down a regular driving range, what is very normal to see, is players of all levels hitting balls with one club, making one type of swing, hitting one type of shot to a sole target. This one repetitive movement would be fine if golf was...
Something that is often not understood is that your body should bend sidewards during the swing. It will bend sidewards to the left in the backswing, and sidewards to the right in the downswing.
A common fault is that players try and overly control the club head throughout the swing. When players have this fault, they will have a lot of tension in their hands, forearms and shoulders in address. Try "3 Finger Drill" to fix this fault.
Having great positions in the swing, good plane, square clubface, and good posture are all very important, but no matter how good these aspects are, to make it all work you need some oil. This is tempo & rhythm.
Who would not like to finish with a single putt. Increase accuracy of your putts by learning how to hit the sweet spot - the center of the club face.
When watching top players, we often marvel at the way they hit a driver or play iron, but what makes them "the top" is how they waste no shots playing the short game. These shots make the real difference, although it might not seem as exciting.
Most golfers work constantly on their swing techniques. Despite your efforts the progress at a certain point slows down or even stops. There are simply too many variables and one of the most important is where you place your attention.
Many golfers struggle with their chip shots. The main reason for it may be the lack of concentration. Try this hack to calm your mind and improve your chipping!