Beating Buried Lies: Five Key Techniques
Aug30

Beating Buried Lies: Five Key Techniques

How To Handle Buried Lies Stiffing an approach shot often spells trouble. If the ball hits the green hard and takes a bad bounce, you could find yourself buried in the deep grass behind the green. That’s not where you want to be. Saving par from there is a challenge. The problem is the grass. It twists the club head as it cuts through it, closing the club face and preventing solid contact. Adjusting your swing and stance helps beat a...

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7 Golf Tips on Hitting Lasers From Tight Golf Lies
Jul20

7 Golf Tips on Hitting Lasers From Tight Golf Lies

Hitting from tight golf lies intimidates some golfers. Tight lies weren’t as common a few years ago as they are now. Now they’re prevalent. They’ll continue to increase as more and more courses look to irrigate less to conserve water and help the environment. Courser superintendents are doing the smart thing. But that doesn’t make hitting from tight golf lies any easier. If there’s a key to hitting good shots...

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Working The Slopes More Effectively
Dec15

Working The Slopes More Effectively

Do bunker shots scare you? If you’re like many golfers, they do. But not as much as sloping lies do. Add some slope to bunker lies and you really get nervous. Your confidence goes right out the window. Don’t sweat it! Beating sloped lies in a bunker is easier than you think. You just have to make a few simple adjustments. Below are golf tips on beating the following bunker lies: • Uphill bunker lies • Downhill bunker lies • Ball below...

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7 Top Ways To Beat Greenside Bunkers
Nov12

7 Top Ways To Beat Greenside Bunkers

Many weekend golfers hate hitting from greenside bunkers. If that’s you, you’re not alone. We all do to some extent. Unfortunately, it’s not something you can stop. Sooner or later, you’ll hit into a greenside bunker. So you need to learn how to hit from them if you’re going to break 80 and shrink your golf handicap. The key to beating greenside bunkers is confidence. If you lack confidence hitting from bunkers, chances are good...

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Never Fear Bunkers Again
Nov12

Never Fear Bunkers Again

No one likes hitting into bunkers. But sooner or later you will. That’s when your fear of bunkers can hurt you. Fear can prevent you from totally committing to the shot. That can cost you. A weak shot here won’t cut it. If you can’t get out of bunkers or you need a go-to sand shot, try the unique technique below. It may be just what the doctor ordered. Here are the 5 keys to this technique: • Take your normal address position • Move...

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This Drill Teaches You To Escape Bunkers In One
Jul23

This Drill Teaches You To Escape Bunkers In One

Golfers often leave their first shots in the bunker. One reason is their divots. Golfers tend to create divots in the wrong place because they strike the sand way too far in front of the ball. Your clubhead must slide under the ball when blasting one out. If it doesn’t, you’ll leave the ball in the bunker. The coin drill below teaches you to enter the bunker at the right spot: Drop a ball down in a practice bunker. Next, set a quarter...

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