How to Hit Short Pitches Under 20 Yards

Where do you start talking about the short game? From 100 yards in? Sixty? The short game that concerns you the most is from distances where you can expect to get down in two more often that not. For recreational golfers, that’s about 20 yards and in. Short pitches are part of that game. Here’s how to hit them close to the pin.

How to Play From Uphill and Downhill Lies

Golf is played in nature. We don’t have a consistent playing surface to hit the ball off of. Rolls and dips in the fairway are part of the game. When your golf ball is sitting on ground that is not level, a few adjustments to your setup and your swing are all you need to hit a shot as good as one from a perfect, level lie.

How To Play From Sidehill Lies

To be a complete golfer, a player needs to know how to play the ball off an uneven lie. The main difficulty in golf is that we hit the ball of the ground, not while it’s in the air. When the ball is not at the same level as our feet, complications arise. Playing a shot with the ball either above or below your feet is common. Here’s how to play it well.

Golf Tip and Drill: Feet Together

One of the most damaging moves a golfer can make in his or her golf swing is to sway off of the golf ball. This usually starts at the very beginning of the backswing, when in an effort to help the golf swing gain momentum, the golfer allows his or her body to move laterally to the right for the right handed. This unadvised movement immediately takes the backswing out and around the golfer, and severely off of the ideal swing plane.

Golf Tips: Driving for Distance and Accuracy

Everyone wants to smash their drive a country mile. Golfers of all ages and sizes obsess on getting more distance, and out driving their foursome. But as the great sarcastic adage goes: “The woods are full of long drivers”. I know I’m not telling you something you don’t already know, but it bears repeating that distance without accuracy is nearly worthless.

Augusta National Golf Club and The Masters Golf Tournament

Augusta National Golf Club has been home to the Masters Golf Tournament since 1934. The Masters Tournament should indeed be high on your Bucket list.

Useful Golf Grip Tips

In every sport, it demands consideration to so many facts in order to play it effectively. In golf, if you want a good swing but are having a hard time on your grip, read on as we give you useful tips on the golf grip.

Golf Myth: Use a Railroad Track Image to Align Your Shot

Many golf books tell you to how to align yourself by having you imagine you are standing on one railroad track, with a ball on the other, and the track the ball is on runs right to the target. They also warn that if you set up so the track you on are points to the target, you will be aiming the ball 20 yards to the right. This image is unhelpful, and the warning is wrong.

Golf Shoes for Ladies – Tips Before Buying

There are now many golf shoes for ladies in the market today. This is because the number of lady golfers has also increased in the past few years and manufacturers are now making stylish and trendy golf apparel specifically for women. But to some ladies, especially to those who are new to the sport, are looking for shoes that will get the best value for their money without compromising the look, comfort and features.

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Hit Your Golf Ball Straight the Lee Trevino Way

Most recreational golfers have spent their golfing career trying to find a reliable swing that will allow them hit the ball straight. That’s all. Just keep the ball in the fairway, and heading toward the green. Tweaking and more lessons have never worked. But there’s a swing out there that is easy to learn and is built to do just that one thing–hit the ball straight. Read on.

How Do Tour Golfers Get Those Prodigious Golf Club Distances?

The announcer gives the distance to the stick at about 180, the player pulls a 7 Iron. And then he sticks it 2 feet away! And it is not just a few players, they all do it. How in the world can they get such huge distances out of their clubs?

Golf Swing Tip: Stop Swaying

In order to strike the golf ball cleanly, (at the bottom of your down swing and on the center of the club face), all the movable parts in your golf swing must be in sync…Tempo and Timing. When you move around in your backswing, no matter how in sync your swing may be, the chances of you returning the club head solidly to the back of the golf ball, are very slim.

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