he driving range is a place of opportunity to improve your golf game. But how are you going to polish your golf skills with a bucket of 75 worn out yellow stripe range balls (pronounce Ran – che)? There are two schools of thought: improve through repetition or practice like you play. We will look at both and see which one you should use and when.
The concept of the error chain can be defined as a series of decisions that made one after another that lead to a terrible situation. This could all be eliminated by recognizing the start point and make a safe and prudent decision. This is easy to do on the ground but through training and constant vigilance the error chain can be eliminated.
To all the golf writers out there, here is a quick suggestion from me to write a golf book casual golfers can identify with.
I find some golf books in random swings by the book store, wandering internet searches, and other times walking along family bookshelves. I think that is where the true treasures reside. and This book is a treasure.
There are some golf course holes that are classics, legendary, or just too beautiful not to go for it. You will abandon your strategy and let it rip in an attempt for glory.
There are times when a swing happens so purely that I cannot remember what I did to achieve such greatness. This is called mushin in martial arts, no mindness.”
I am a fan of going to the driving range and polishing my swing. But there is an element that no driving range has ever had and the first one to listen to me will change the game: uneven lies.
After playing a great round of 87, the next morning, I was snap hooking every drive. Uncle Ed stopped me on the 10th tee and gave me the best quick lesson to stop the hooks.
To all the teaching pros out on the range making us better golfers, thank you. I would like to make a recommendation to improve your teaching style and make us better golfers.
Harvey Penick was one of golf’s most sought after teachers. He passed on his golfing wisdom to countless players of varying degrees from people just picking up a club to to winning professionals. What made him an enigmatic teacher was that he did not publish. In And if You Play Golf, You’re My Friend, Harvey shared more of his unique insights and stories of golf.
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.
There comes a time in every adult golfer’s life when pride is swallowed with a a light Bordelaise sauce and help is asked for. After trying everything short of a … Continue Reading The Best Way to Prepare for a Golf Lesson
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?