Category: Golf Instruction

A Key to Hitting the Golf Ball More Consistently

Awhile ago, I received a virtual golf lesson from a former PGA Tour player who regularly offers tips online. Having played competitively and professionally for a stint, I was curious to understand what someone of his stature might see in my swing. At the time I was struggling with consistency in my swing. I would …

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How to Develop a Body-Led Swing

One of the real struggles for golfers is to swing the golf club using bigger muscles. In an attempt to steer or guide the golf ball, we often resort to getting overly active with our hands and/or arms in the swing. Unless we have impeccable timing, this will lead to poor golf shots. A great …

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Continuous Motion Drill For Better Swings

I’m often amazed sometimes how we all complicate an athletic move like the golf swing. In a attempt to get better, we’ll sometimes over-analyze the golf swing and end up getting worse. I’m a big believer in simplifying things. How can I get to the root of my own swing flaws without getting too technical? …

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Putting Tips From Dave Stockton

Before the 2021 PGA Championship at Kiawah Island in South Carolina, 1991 Ryder Cup Captain Dave Stockton was interviewed about his memories from the historic event and gave some insightful tips and thoughts about putting. Stockton has coached several Tour players, including Rory McIlroy during his major run. He certainly knows what he is talking …

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How to Eliminate the Big Miss

In his book, The Big Miss, golf instructor Hank Haney discusses how his former pupil, Tiger Woods dreaded that one shot that could derail a good round. This shot was referred to as “the big miss”. We all have that tendency to miss a shot – especially under pressure. For many good golfers this is generally a …

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A Secret to Golf: Eliminate One Side of the Golf Course

The greatest golfers of all time have one thing in common: their ability to eliminate one side of the golf course. For Ben Hogan – who struggled for years with a hook – it was taking out the left side of the golf course with his reliable fade. And, so was the case with Jack …

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How to Make a Proper Divot Pattern on the Driving Range

Believe it or not, there is a proper way to take divots off the driving range. The following video demonstrates the way that most golf course superintendents prefer as well as more tradition ways folks like to hit off the range (which don’t utilize the turf very well).

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Look Like a Golf Pro: How to Correctly Mark Your Golf Ball

Now this is something that a lot of people get wrong. They are all well-meaning and no harm is caused (except when you inadvertently bump the ball, causing yourself a penalty) :) So after you have gotten your golf ball onto the green – how should you mark it? It’s really quite simple. Here’s what you’ll need: …

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