Golf Swing Secrets Of The Greats – Seve Ballesteros

There’s a story that comes from Billy Foster, Seve Ballesteros’ one-time caddy. Once on the golf course at Wentworth Seve knocked his approach shot through the back of a green. This left him with a seemingly impossible lie to recover from. Seve had no green to work with because the flag stick was also positioned in the back. With this challenge at hand Billy turned to Seve and asked him “What do you think?” Seve answered “No problem, I will hit the flag.”. Billy thought this would be a very risky play because hitting the flagstick could deflect the [...]

The Secret is in the Dirt – How to Dig it Out

Hitting greens in regulation is always a good feeling. The key to doing so is a good long game, of course. If you improve your contact by learning how to make the right kind of divot with a square clubface you'll be on the right track. Ben Hogan coined the phrase that you got to dig your game out of the dirt. It was not only a comment about the importance of taking the proper divot but also about the importance of practice. This blog post is all about how to dig it out of the dirt - improving [...]

2018-01-10T08:56:17+00:00 November 10th, 2013|Golf Tips, Golf Training, Long Game|

The Proper Way to Focus – How to Prepare Your Mind for the Shot

You can hit golf balls until your hands are bloody. You can work on your technique until dawn. But you will only be able to access everything you learned if you are mentally prepared for your shots when it counts. Being strong mentally doesn’t have to do much with physical talent. Every professional golfer and amateur can only play to their full ability by being mentally tough. Basically everybody has to find their own way to gain access to the hightest level of concentration. This mental place where there’s no time, no goal and no swing thoughts - only [...]

2018-01-10T08:56:17+00:00 November 1st, 2013|Golf Tips, Golf Training, Mental Game|

Perfect Technique – Sang-Moon Bae Golf Swing Analysis

Sang-Moon Bae is from South Korea and was born 21 June 1986. He got some media attention because of his win at the HP Byron Nelson Championship in May 2013. He beat Keegan Bradley by two strokes winning his first PGA Tour event. His main source of golf education was taking lessons from his 18-handicap mother and watching YouTube clips of Tiger Woods and Adam Scott. Today he has one of the best looking swings on the Tour. During his time in South Korea, he had no professional instruction and little competition until he turned pro at age 18. [...]

2018-01-10T08:56:17+00:00 October 25th, 2013|Golf Tips, Golf Training, Swing Analysis|

Know Thyself – What Type Of Golfer Are You

To appreciate your own strength and weaknesses helps to find your best way. So the question to ask is - What type of player am I actually? - What do I expect from my swing and my game? I think there are basically three major categories of golfers: the power golfer, the technique golfer and the creative feel golfer. Every one of those golfers utimately wants to hit the ball far and on target. So how does each of those types accomplish their goal? The Power Golfer The power golfer tries to accelerate the clubhead by using sheer force. [...]

2013-10-08T13:37:53+00:00 October 8th, 2013|Golf Tips, Golf Training, Mental Game, Other|

Playing with Music – Does Music Help Your Golf Game?

It’s probably a trend you noticed on your driving range too. More and more players are on the driving range with a headset on. They are listening to music, radio or something else while hitting balls. Sometimes you can even see people who are on the course with earbuds in their ears. At first this might seem like a cool trend. But does hearing to music actually have a positive effect on your game? What could be good reasons? First of all music has a big influence on our mind and how we are feeling. There are more than [...]

2018-01-10T08:56:17+00:00 August 29th, 2013|Golf Training, Mental Game|

Want to Drive it Long and Straight? – How to Rid Yourself of That Slice!

Many golfers suffer from a severe slice especially when they are taking the big stick out of their bag. If you are one of those golfers you’ll be glad to hear that the drill described in this article might be the cure for your problems. Getting rid of your slice with your driver and gaining a couple of yards of distance - sounds like a good deal, right? How to Do it The drill is designed to let you find the ideal swingpath, coming from the inside almost automatically. You’ll also learn how to generate a flatter swing plane [...]

2018-01-10T08:56:17+00:00 August 6th, 2013|Golf Tips, Golf Training, Long Game|

Breaking 100 – Get on the Green from 50 Yards in – On Your First Try!

PGA Tour players If ranked in the top 50 of short game statistics will get the ball up and down 90 to 100 percent of the time. Golfers who are struggling to break 100 are more in the less than 10 percent area or doing even worse. If you up that percentage you are well on your way to breaking 100. Accelerate Through the Ball With Firm Wrists If you want to hit solid wedge shots you must basically strip down your motion to its roots and make a connected swing with your arms and body. Most beginning golfer’s [...]

2018-01-10T08:56:17+00:00 July 22nd, 2013|Breaking 100, Golf Training, Short Game|

12 Easy Tips to Play Golf With Style and Enjoy it More

Firstly, I’m guessing that if you’re reading this then you're not one of those lucky so-and-so’s who get paid a bucket load of cash to do what a handful of us attempt to do every weekend…GOLF! Golf is by no means a simple sport, but there are a number of ways to help you play (or at least look) like you know what you’re doing. Here are 18 tips that let you enjoy the game a little more: 1. Look the part Dress yourself with a nice golf shirt, golf hat, smart trousers and a cool pair of shades. [...]

2018-01-10T08:56:20+00:00 June 17th, 2013|Golf Tips, Golf Training|

Keys to Breaking 100 – Keeping the Ball in Play

If you are a beginning golfer and still struggle with breaking 100 consistently there's one thing you should always keep in the back of your mind. And that is: Keep the ball in play! According to statistics by golfTec you only need to hit two fairways per round to break 100. That might not seem like a lot, because it isn’t. On the other hand if your remaining 16 tee shots are flying out of bounds, deep into the rough (never to be found again), or directly into the water hazard you won’t make this statistic. Reducing those penalty [...]

2018-01-10T08:56:20+00:00 June 13th, 2013|Breaking 100, Golf Training|
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