If you are jut starting the game, it can frustration when you don’t strike the ball solid every time. Here is a simple drill that you can practice to help you get some confidence in your swing.
The slice shot (when the ball curves left to right for a right-handed golfer) in golf is one of the most common swing ailments. The slice most commonly occurs when the clubface is open relative to the swing path and/or when the swing follows an “out to in” or “over the top” swing path. The distribution of your weight at … Read More
If you have ever hit a drive that popped up in the air, your tendency may have been to tee the ball lower. That is exactly the opposite of what you want to do. The more you tee the ball low, the more you will have to hit down, causing you to hit the ball on top of the driver … Read More
For the majority of high-handicap golfers the driver is the most difficult club in the bag to hit because it is the longest club and it has the least amount of loft. It will slice more often than not. Pros set up with their spine tilted away from target at address, which helps them give the ball a more sweeping … Read More
Ball position and weight distribution are closely, related. The ball position determines how much weight you place forwards and backwards in your stance. The distribution of your weight at address can affect your swing significantly. In fact, weight distribution should change to match your ball position.
It is important to have certain check points in your golf swing to assure you are setting up square to your target keeping the clubface square throughout your swing and keeping the club on plane. Having these check points enable you to practice your form away from the ball, so that when you swing and hit a ball you are … Read More
Hitting balls before your round of golf is a waste of your time. Your muscles are not warmed up to be taken through their full range of motion. If you are tight in any muscles or joints, then you may compromise your swing technique to get the ball up in the air, risking injury and forming bad habits. What should … Read More
Written by-Pete Wallner who covers sports for MLive/Grand Rapids Press. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow him on Twitter, Facebook or Google+. Legendary former U.S. Olympic speed skater Dan Jansen is a big fan of the LPGA for more reasons than one. “I love to watch the ladies play because they don’t necessarily overpower a golf course,” he said Tuesday while playing in the Meijer LPGA … Read More