Short and sweet JASON PUTERBAUGH, PGA
Feeling and executing the proper swing for your wedge game requires repetition and a good drill. This one works for me and hopefully will for you:
Wrist reward PAUL MIERNICKI, PGA
Cocking your wrists and hinging the club are important but separate things, with the former being simpler and more repeatable than the latter.
Going the distance BY GRANT STROBEL, PGA
Putting practice should be about improving direction or distance control. This Ladder Drill – requiring only four tees and your putter – will help with the latter:
It's your turn JASON PUTERBAUGH, PGA
A good drill to help with rotation and proper turn on the backswing doesn’t require a club or a ball. The goal is to learn how to rotate your chest, which is the secret to a great body turn.
Helping hands KIP PUTERBAUGH, PGA
Lots of amateurs are on the range trying to dial in their swing. That’s good, but a poor setup and improper grip can render all that work meaningless if that’s what’s happening. Here are...
Ground control BY DEVAN BONEBRAKE, PGA
There’s a lot of different terrain on Southern California golf courses, which means that uneven lies or tricky situations can pop up at any time. Here are some tips to help you handle those...
A step forward ERIK HORVE, PGA
I use the BodiTrak pressure mat to identify how efficiently my students use the ground to create balance and power during the golf swing. What I often see is too much pressure on their heels at address,...
It's a breeze SCOTT ASHWORTH, PGA
We don’t have as much wind at Manele Golf Course as many facilities in Hawaii but we still get breezy conditions. Knowing how to keep the ball low with a knockdown shot is helpful when playing into...
Solo shots GEOFF MURTHA
One of my favorite drills is hitting wedges with one hand. Doing so gives you a sense for the weight of the clubhead and is especially good for warming up or if you haven’t played for a while.
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...