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  • How to Avoid Chunked Shots around the Golf Course

    The golf swing is performed by swinging the arms and club around a fixed spine angle.    Problems occur when additional movements are incorporated in the swing.    A chunked shot, also referred to as a fat shot, is where the club hits the ground before making contact with the ball.  The result is a shot that

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  • Learn the Proper Mechanics to hit a Golf Pitch Shot

    Easily sixty percent of your score is within 100 yards of the hole.  Learning the proper mechanics to hit a pitch shot will dramatically improve your short game.  The pitch shot is difficult because it places you in uncomfortable distances from the hole.  Unfortunately, the only way to improve is to practice.  The following drills

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  • How to Hit a Pitch Shot on the Golf Course

    A player is faced with many different and challenging shots around the green.  The two most basic shots include a chip and pitch.  A chip will produce a low trajectory, where the ball rolls on the ground the majority of the way to the hole.  The main objective is to get the ball rolling like

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  • Developing a Pre-shot Routine in your Golf Game

    Concentrating on the golf course for an entire round is nearly impossible.  Even the best PGA and LPGA Professionals can become distracted at some point.  During a round you spend hours walking and talking with your playing partners.  There is more inactivity than activity during a round of golf.  However, everyone is capable of concentrating

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  • How to Hit a Fried Egg Bunker Shot

    Now that you know the basics of a routine greenside bunker shot let’s take a look at one of the hardest bunker shots.  Every golfer hates to walk up and see their ball plugged in a bunker, which is also referred to as a “fried egg.”   The following tips will help navigate this tricky shot.

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  • How to hit a Greenside Bunker Shot

    Many low handicap and professional players are barely fazed when they hit their ball in the bunker.  In fact, there are times they would rather have a bunker shot instead of a shot from the rough.  The greenside bunker shot is known as one of the most feared shots in golf.  However, when you set

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  • Marking Your Golf Ball on the Green

                    Marking your ball when on the green is another part of the game that although is not technically a rule, should be followed to avoid a collision with another player’s ball. When two or more players are on the green, the players who are not up to putt

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  • Golf Strength Drill

    Have you ever noticed the number of naturally left handed people who play golf right handed?  Often, this starts due to the lack of left handed equipment available when they take up the game.  While I don’t encourage anyone to start playing from the opposite side, this could be a huge advantage to anyone who

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  • Mixing it up with Match Play

                    Many golfers think of stroke play as the only way to keep score when playing a round, but there are many different games you can play within golf itself and there are many other ways to keep your score. The most popular of these, besides stroke play,

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  • Establishing Your Golf Handicap

                    Golfers measure their own skill levels and the skill of their opponents by using handicaps. Handicaps are numbered scores based on the tees played on a particular course.  A player’s individual handicap will change based on scores that he/she submits to the USGA Handicap System. Handicaps even

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