Sweet spot BY BLAKE JIRGES, PGA
Junior golfers are the next wave of athletes so it’s important for them to get off on the right foot during development. But far too many times I see junior golfers come to classes with equipment...
A fresh start GLENN DECK, PGA
When hitting a driver, start from the ground up in your transition and forward swing to build a powerful motion, and learn how the left ankle rolls or lifts in the backswing and is the first thing to set...
Having a blast JORDAN KING THOMAS, PGA
Everyone wants to find an extra 10 to 15 yards, and it’s possible with a good setup and drill I like to show my students:
Iron things out GLENN DECK, PGA
When it comes to hitting irons, many golfers collapse their arms and have their hands too close to their head in the backswing. That leads to hitting the ball on the upswing because you have to throw the...
Practice your lines JACKIE KAZARIAN
A 50-yard bunker shot can be less intimidating with a good setup and proper fundamentals.
Down to earth JORDAN KING THOMAS, PGA
The key to compressing the golf ball is to hit down on it just before your swing bottoms out. That means you’ll hit the ball first and make a divot after.
Stick shift TONY BROOKS, PGA
If you’ve been told that you cast, pre-release or even chop the clubhead into the ball you likely lose the shaft angle before making contact.
Spare change GEOFF MURTHA
Old-school devices still carry weight, so if you want to develop a heavier blow into the golf ball head to your garage for an old tire. A golf club and tire can work in similar ways to a boxer training on...
Center of attention JORDAN KING THOMAS, PGA
Most putters have loft, so it’s important to make contact in the equator of the ball. If you strike the ball too low, the ball will jump and skid with backspin as it leaves the clubface. This leads...
Trigger finger GEOFF MURTHA
The right forefinger provides the sensory information of the club’s transition from the top of the backswing to the start of the downswing. Just as a fly fisherman stresses the fly line in both...