Wiley E. Coyote might be one of the most important golf instructors who never swung a golf club. He can teach us all a lot about maintaining positive thinking and focus.
I took a look at my golf bag and was surprised that I only carry 9 golf clubs. Why so few? I have a unique style of playing and don’t need 14 clubs. But which clubs do I carry?
The golf swing supplies kinetic energy to propel the golf ball to the hole. The golf swing can be anything but simple and we make it more complex by trying to pile more and more techniques, tips and tricks on top. Sometimes, making golf simple makes it easier.
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Golf is a complex yet simple game that is as much mental as it is physical. Golf is a riddle with a different answer for each golfer.
The short game is key a good game of golf. I cannot seem to find the touch with a my 56 degree wedges within 30 yards. Got any pointers?
SwingPlane is an app that allows you to record and analyze your golf swing on your phone. Watch your swing frame by frame and find out where you can improve.
Once I felt comfortable with the rhythm, I applied it to my swing. On the first beat, the BOP, I started my swing. On the second beat, my backswing was half way done. On the third beat, I completed my back swing and initiated the downswing. On the fourth beat, I made contact and struck the ball in a smooth hit. I let another bar play before setting up for another hit.
To get the most out of the driving range, I find it best to spend half my time practicing chipping. I got tired of flubbing chips or sculling shots across greens. It paid dividends and my score dropped. Why ruin two shots to get you just off the green by having no faith in your chip shot?
Some clubs are for special occasions like a lofty wedge or long-range wood. How often do you practice with these clubs or do you keep that 3 iron in the bag for Par 5s when you are 230 yards from the green to try for eagle? What is the percentage of success for that shot? Not trying to dwell on the negative but if you are depend on miracles each time you step up to the ball, you are asking a lot of yourself.
The Momentus Swing Iron Trainer is a heavy weighted club with the same length and loft as a standard 7 iron. The molded grip helps to correct my grip into the proper position. If I find my swing feel begin to slip away, I grab my Momentus and get my hands back into position.
Each part led to the next and I settled into my stance over the ball. I took in a breath and before I could exhale like a sniper ready to pull the trigger between heartbeats a doubt entered my mind.