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Stop Hitting Your Chips Fat
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Stop Hitting Your Chips Fat

The biggest obstacle keeping players from getting to the next level of improvement is greens in regulation. The average 15 handicap only hits 19% of their greens from 130 yards and up. And obviously that percentage drops the farther they are from the green. This means in any 18-hole round you are faced with many...

New Year, New You – Pain Free Golf
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New Year, New You – Pain Free Golf

Seven out of ten people make a New Year’s Resolution related to their health. Whether it’s to quit smoking, eat better, join a gym, or simply going to the doctor for a physical and making sure everything is doing what it’s supposed to. If you play golf, why not set some physical goals with an...

The Answers Lie in the Sand
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The Answers Lie in the Sand

A USGA rule change for the 2019 season allows players to now remove loose impediments such as leaves, rocks, and other debris from bunkers. However, you are still not allowed to test the sand with a practice swing nor ground your club at address before you take your shot. But understanding what to do when...

Golf Pre-Shot Routine. It’s Not Just for Looks.
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Golf Pre-Shot Routine. It’s Not Just for Looks.

Yankee great Yogi Berra once said that 90% of baseball is half mental. Well he may have actually been talking about golf. I always preach to my students to practice with a purpose. When on the range, have a routine. Don’t just beat balls till your hands are numb. Aim at a target so you...

How to Golf in the Rain
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How to Golf in the Rain

How to Golf in the Rain Let’s face it, no one can predict the weather and as much as we all dislike playing golf in the rain, there are times that it’s unavoidable.  We all know rain on the golf course can come any time.  Whether you’re on the furthest hole from the clubhouse and...

How to Make More Birdie Putts
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How to Make More Birdie Putts

How to Make More Birdie Putts This will be one of the most important golf articles you can read to improve your putting to make more birdie putts.  The biggest difference between most amateur golfers and PGA Tour Professionals is that they make more 10 to 20 footers for birdie.  So how and why is...

How to Practice Lag Putting
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How to Practice Lag Putting

How to Practice Lag Putting Most amateur golfers don’t realize the importance of practicing their lag putting.  If you want to eliminate the amount of 3-putts in your round continue reading and you can easily knock a few strokes off your score with a bit of practice.  Did you know that outside of 30 feet,...

How To Hit A High Draw
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How To Hit A High Draw

How To Hit A High Draw Let’s face it, hitting a beautiful high draw off the tee with your driver is something many of us dream of.  Not only will you pick up distance, but it’s also a helpful shot to have in your bag for those dogleg lefts where you can significantly cut off...

Golf Is A Mental Game: Stay In The Moment
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Golf Is A Mental Game: Stay In The Moment

Golf Is A Mental Game: Stay In The Moment We’re going to look into one of the most important things you can do to help your mental game on the golf course.  Often in golf, as in all aspects of life, we’re often too focused on the past and future instead of staying in the...

Golf Etiquette For Hackers
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Golf Etiquette For Hackers

Golf Etiquette For Hackers This title may be misleading and you may think it doesn’t apply to you but anyone who plays in casual foursomes where betting isn’t a factor or handicap postings are not a factor, have probably encountered one, some, or all of these situations. There are many golfers who just play for...