9 REALLY Simple tips ALL golfers need to know
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In this video I'm going to show you nine Of the most simple golf tips you've ever Heard about starting right here with a Little shot from around the green I've Not got a lot to get over get rid of the Lofty Club do not hit sunbed your love Went from here play it simple little Bump and run shot with an a tire Now some of these tips you might have Heard before but there are also a great Reminder so with an 18 shot from here We're gonna play it like a putter stand A bit closer to the golf ball grip down And use your putting stroke all we're Looking at doing here is just jumping Over this bit of Fringe hitting the Green and rolling down closer grip down Use your putting stroke and I don't even Mind if you use your putting grip Over that little bit of trouble Do it do it Simple tip number two This time you're in a similar situation You're off the green but actually now The bump and run maybe isn't the play Because we don't really have to get over Anything if you're off the green and There's nothing to get over do not be Scared about taking putter it is the Safest way to play this shot yes it's Going to react a little bit slower Through this slightly longer grass but We've got nothing to elevate it over if You would hit 10 puts from here compared
To 10 chips I can guarantee the pups Will be closer so yes you've got to Factor in a little bit slower speed Through this longer grass however that's The only thing you've really got to Think about If you're on the green you've got Nothing to get over putter is not a bad Option in fact it is the only option tip Number three and we're sticking with Pudding if you struggle with your Alignment so if you find yourself Hitting it too far to right or too far To the left utilize the line so the low A line on the golf ball a logo or get One of these little tools where you can Actually draw a line on your golf ball So then when you're on the putting green Use that line to go to your intended Target line so this is a nice straight Port so I'm going to aim it exactly at The hole and it just gives you that Trust a lot of the best players in the World use this method it's simple it Really is and the good thing it also Works The tip number four In a bunker hit a circle of sand now you Can't draw a circle unfortunately but You've got to try and visualize that we Want to hit a couple of inches behind The ball and almost that Circle of sand Lifts and elevates the ball out of the Bunker hit it with speed and confidence
And the last thing is allow yourself Loft make sure there's Loft on the golf Club sandwich log wedges perfect but hit That Circle of sand and the simple idea We almost try and splash that circle out Onto the green And as you can see coming close here That Circle of sand is totally Disappeared Tip number five and please this is Bloody important clean your balls So I don't have model sand it will Affect the performance it's simple it's Not hard to do a clean ball will perform Better for you No jokes in there clean balls are better Simple tip number six do not strangle The golf course As soon as you have to really grip it Too tight with your hands your forearms Contract and get shorter and you just Create tension in your body the worst Thing you can do I want to have that nice soft hands to It certainly on iron shots I've just got An iron shot into the green here if 10 Was the tightest I could possibly ever Hold it like I am literally squeezinged It to its highest level and one is Almost practically not hold it at all I Like to hold it a roughly a five or a Six so yes you've got to obviously keep Hold of the golf club but you are not Strangling it that way my forearms are
Relaxed my shoulders are less tense I'm Going to hit a better shot that's number Six Yeah also nicely brings us on tip number Seven Hitting to any single Target in golf is Quite difficult because typically the Distance between the golf ball the Target is vast sometimes it's a 300 yard Golf shot sometimes it can be a Five-yard golf shot but to make Alignment and getting your target simple To pick and Target much closer to you so Stand directly behind the golf ball and Where the red flag is on the green now I'm going to draw an imaginary line all The way back to my golf ball and right In front of me here I've got a little Bit of old grass a little bit of a tuff Of grass sticking up there if I aim just To the right of that tough of grass that Is exactly where I need to be aiming My club head so I'm going to aim my club Head exactly at that tough of grass I'm Then going to run my feet parallel To that blade of grass and now I know With as much confidence as possible that I am aiming at the Target relax grip Pressure aiming at the Target And a very very very nice golf shot tip Number eight Tea height certainly with driver we want To make sure that the equator line of The golf ball sits along the top edge of
The driver any too high and that's let Me optimize it's gonna be hard to make Contact anything too low and it makes it Harder to up on the golf ball so the Equator line the middle section of that Golf ball sits along the top line of Your driver that is absolutely perfect And again it's an unbelievably simple Tip if you use casualties the pink tees The castle ones are perfect height wise For this as well Tip number nine And it's a really important one this Everybody in the world can do what I'm About to tell you by the way guys if you Enjoy the video be sure to like And Subscribe but tip number nine I want to Ask yourself one quick question before You hit a shot what does a good shot Look like So I'm stood here now ready to hit this Drive down the 18th here at the Marriott What does a good shot look like and what I'm trying to do here is picture the Ball flight you've all seen it before on My videos are even on the TV these Tracer lines picture the perfect Tracer Line which way it's going to shape is What height is it going to fly at really Have that Vivid image in your mind for Me I'm almost seeing it pacing through The cloud a little soft draw it's going To land this left side of the Fairway Just as the sun is starting to come out
I'm going to land it right in that Window and just keep playing that in Your mind so I'm seeing that perfect Flight And now it's time to deliver Not far away from how I pictured it not Perfect but it's pretty good result guys Thanks for watching hopefully you Enjoyed the video everybody in the world Will improve by following those simple Tips be sure to share it with your Friends and thanks for watching like And Subscribe and we'll see you next time