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Golf Tips off Different Types of Golf Grass

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Few golfers know what kind of grass their playing on, let alone how the grass has an impact on their games from tee to green. Pros on the other hand are very aware of this change, and can and do make adjustments to their equipment, swings and technique to help better their chances of scoring well. In this article we’ll …

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Teaching your Kids Golf – The Full Swing Part 3

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In this lesson, we’ll teach you how to teach your kids the full swing.
To start off, you must reinforce the last two lessons on both putting and chipping. An easy way to demonstrate this, is by grabbing an iron and showing kids the putting stroke, and gradually swing bigger until you’re chipping, and then slowly progress to a full swing. …

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Teaching Your Kids Golf Part 1 – Putting

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As a former golf professional and instructor, I have always had a passion for teaching others the game of golf. When I was teaching, I spent a lot of time teaching young kids the game. I really enjoyed teach kids because unlike adults, they rarely had bad tendencies engrained from years of swinging a club incorrectly. Kids can easily be …

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Understanding The Sweet Spot In Club Design

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Much like center of gravity, you’ll often hear that golf manufacturers have increased their sweet spot by 50% or more from one years designs to the next. But what does this actually mean? What is the sweet spot? Where is it on the club?
First and foremost, I want to dispel one rumor right now. The clubs sweet spot IS NOT …

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Why Your Need A Gap Wedge

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Okay, if you didn’t know any better you’d likely think we likely have a wedge fetish or something if you read our last post about lob wedges, but I’ll tell you now, we won’t be making a post on a 64 degree wedge.
Gap wedges used to be hard to find, rarely used, and more or less unrequired for a vast …

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Why You Need A Lob Wedge

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Walking into any golf shop in town you’ll find iron sets that go from 3-pw or even more commonly now, 4-pw with a hybrid. But why only a pitching wedge? It’s no secret pitching wedges aren’t the pros clubs or choice around the greens, and especially not so from the sand. So why don’t more sets include them? The short …

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Understanding Center of Gravity In Club Design

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You likely read it in just about every new club design description going back twenty years, but what does ‘center of gravity’ exactly mean? And how does it affect your golf game? Well, in a nutshell, center of gravity is important for your trajectory, spin and for keeping off-center shots on line, and on target. In this post we’ll dive …

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Quit Chunking The Putter

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First and foremost, yes that is “Chunk” from the Goonies… moving on…
A chunked putt is incredibly frustrating and ultimately costs your strokes. It happens to all of us from time to time, and the root cause is nearly always the same. And that is a drop in spine angle.
Spine angle can change in a number of ways to cause the …

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Focus on the Cup

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Putting can one of the most infuriating parts of the game despite its simplicity. For those of you suffering from the yips or simply looking for a new way to try and reprogram your putting stroke here’s a drill you can try to help out.
For most players struggling with their putting, its not their feel thats the problem, it’s their …