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How Many “Strokes” did You Actually Take?

The USGA defines a stroke as “the forward movement of the club made with the intention of striking at and moving the ball, but if a player checks his downswing voluntarily before the clubhead reaches the ball he has not made a stroke.” This means you do not actually have to touch the ball for […]


Hitting the Ball Straighter

Keeping your head behind the ball is a key factor in hitting the ball solid, in the air and hitting the ball straighter. When you set up, tilt your spine to the right before you start your back swing. On the down swing, you must transfer your weight to the left side, but keep your […]



Keep your weight on the inside of your feet Never underestimate the importance of proper footwork in the golf swing. Sam Snead understood it so well that he used to practice in his bare feet. Perhaps no other golfer has swung with more power while maintaining extraordinary balance. Like Sam, I’ve discovered that the foundation […]


Golf balls in cold weather

It takes a golf ball many hours to fully change temperature. If you start the round with warm (normal room temperature) golf balls, they will still be reasonably warm at the end of the round. Believe it or not, hitting a golf ball raises its temperature. As long as you are playing golf with warm […]



WHY PRACTICE? Simple. You can’t get better without it. Mental practice, ball striking practice, short game practice, physical training practice… they all produce the results you are looking for, but first you have to do them. WHERE TO PRACTICE? You can practice any where. You don’t need to hit hundreds of balls to practice. Make […]