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  • What is a Chip Shot and How to Hit One

    A chip shot produces a low trajectory and rolls on the ground.  The main objective is to get the ball rolling like a putt.  A chip shot is also referred to as a “bump and run.”  You make the same swing with a variety of clubs and the loft will produce a shot with different

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  • A Feet Together Golf Drill that Will Benefit your Swing

    Technology and science have taken golf instruction to the next level.  However, some of the best golf drills have been around for years.  Some of the classic golf drills will continue to be used for years to come.  Chances are if you play golf you have probably used the “Feet together drill” at some point.

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  • Get Consistent Balance and Tempo in Your Golf Swing

    Did you ever notice how effortless any PGA or LPGA Tour Professional swing a golf club?  In fact, they generate an enormous amount of club head speed while maintaining their balance.  Rarely do you actually see an elite player over swing.  They maintain their balance with a very high swing speed.  Balance and tempo are

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  • Fixing Your ‘Chicken Wing’ in Your Golf Game

    There are many mistakes that occur throughout the downswing and impact.  During the set up, you form a triangle between the shoulders and arms.  Players want to keep the triangle together throughout the backswing and downswing.  But what happens when a player loses the triangle and the arms become separated?  A common swing fault is

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  • How to Correct Your Baseball Swing on the Golf Course

    There is relief in sight for players struggling with a steep downswing or attempting to correct an over the top move.  The casting motion is the start of an extremely steep downswing.  Some golfers will learn from creating the exact opposite movement necessary to complete the swing.  Therefore, the following drill is designed to ingrain

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  • Golf Swing Tips: What Does Over the Top Mean?

    Many players initiate the downswing incorrectly with many different movements.  One of the most common mistakes is an “over the top” move.  This results in an early release and a huge loss of power and swing speed. Many swing errors are the result of doing a previous move incorrectly.  A poor backswing can lead to

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  • Golf Tips: Improving Your Downswing

    The downswing is the portion of the swing where the club head is moving down toward the ball.  Therefore, it is the opposite movements created from the backswing.  After a smooth transition, the downswing is created from uncoiling movements of the body while the arms swing the club down toward impact. One of the key

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  • Takeaway Drills – How to improve your golf game

    The correct takeaway sets in motion the correct sequence of movements for the entire swing.  However, many mistakes are often created at the start the swing.  The following drills will help teach the correct takeaway. Begin by taking an athletic set up.  Stand with your feet shoulder width while slightly bending your knees.  Bend at

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  • Golf Course Tips – It Starts with the Takeaway

    As I have said before, the golf swing is dependent on completing the previous move correctly.  The swing starts with the correct set up and each and every movement that follows. The takeaway is the beginning of the backswing.  Jack Nicklaus believed the takeaway is the most important 18 inches of the golf swing.  Bobby

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  • ‘Shanks’ for Nothing! Ugly Golf Made Better

    A shank is one of the most frustrating shots in golf.  It easily shatters confidence and often results in repeated shanks.  A shank occurs when the ball strikes the hosel of the golf club and causes the ball to shoot off to the right (for a right handed golfer). Obviously, you want contact to strike

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