Are you a golf beginner? Learn the basics of proper alignment and follow this new series on golf fundamentals.
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Are you a golf beginner? Learn the basics of a proper ball position and follow this new series on golf fundamentals.
Are you a golf beginner? Learn the basics of a proper stance and follow this new series on golf fundamentals.
A very common swing fault is when players struggle to keep their posture in the back swing. Or they lose their posture in the back swing. Often you’ll see the left hip working forward, the left shoulder getting high...
Scooping is one of the most common swing faults with amateur golfers. The left wrist breaks down, increasing the loft, with the weight hanging back on the right foot. This will lead to heavy shots, thin shots and a loss of distance.
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.
Every time I meet a new golfer, I’m greeted by the same old clichés. And some might be causing you more trouble than they are worth. So I’m going to do a job that every coach out there wants and needs:I’m going to kill a few clichés.
Proper hand and forearm rotation, timed correctly, prevents the club face from being ‘open’ at impact (see the image to the right). It’s this open club face that imparts clockwise spin on the ball causing it to curve to the right.
Ever wonder how the pros can hit the ball so far with seemingly little effort? Ever wonder why it feels like you are swinging the club as quick as your playing partners, but your ball doesn’t have the same ‘pop’ to it? It could be your smash factor.
Contrary to what many club golfers believe, a slice is not just any ball flight that swerves severely to the right (for the right-handed player)… If your slice shots start right of your target and then curve further right, we call that a push-slice