How to Hit the Bump & Run

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The Bump & Run is a very useful type of chip. It can be used from pretty much anywhere, with any club, and is also very simple to perform. This shot is very much like a putt, the only difference being it’s with an iron. The idea is to get the ball to fly over the …

How to Hit the Ball High or Low

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Getting your game to the next level requires you to understand how to manipulate your ball flight to fit different situations. Being able to utilize these skills will allow you to get the ball over trees, under the wind and recover from trouble whenever its necessary. Personally, I enjoy finding creative ways to get out of difficult situations …

How to Hit a Knockdown Shot

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The knockdown is a very useful shot to have in your repertoire as it allows you to lower your ball trajectory without sacrificing control or distance.  The knock-down shot is most commonly used in windy conditions, to help increase the distance a ball will travel into a head or cross wind.  However, it can also be used in many different …

How to Create Backspin

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For all of you who wish you could spin the ball like the professionals, I have one question for you…
How often do you actually land the ball past the hole?

How To Make The Perfect Grip

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Your hands are your only connection to the club, and therefore the most important fundamental to have perfected. Your grip most significantly affects your ball contact and trajectory – but it also can dictate movements throughout your entire swing. Poor grips tend to produce poor swings for this exact reason. The video to the right will describe how to create …

How to Escape a Divot

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We’ve all been there… you hit a great drive down the middle of the fairway, and are thinking birdie walking to the ball, only to find its found its way into some old divot. Now you’re thinking making par will be tough. The truth is, hitting from a divot is not as difficult as it looks… you just …

How to Hit your Driver off the Deck

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On those windy days on your long par 4 or when trying to reach that par 5 green in two, you often need a couple more yards than your fairway woods can muster.  Learning how to hit your driver off the deck can give you a major advantage over your competitors.  The lower trajectory and higher ball speed should …

Hit A Ball Above Your Feet

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Mountain courses tend to challenge every club in a golfers bag. You are faced with trouble shots, knock downs, impossible lies and shots where you need to hook or slice the ball to keep it in play. Compared to these ‘tougher shots’, a ball sitting above your feet would seem rather simple. But the truth is, few golfers know how …

Tips on How to Get Out Of The Rough

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Driving accuracy has now become just as important as distance on the pro tours. Course superintendents can only make their courses so long before it gets too ridiculous for the average player. Instead, they are making the courses tighter and really punishing shots that creep away from the fairway.

How to Play Golf in the Rain

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Being a Canadian golf pro, I have played in all sorts of weather, from blistering heat, to sideways rain and even snow. An inevitable realization of playing tournament golf, is that on occasion you have to play in bad weather.