Conquer These 4 Bad Lies and You’ll Lower Scores
May09

Conquer These 4 Bad Lies and You’ll Lower Scores

Let’s face it. Lower scores come from hitting solid shots. That’s not easy to do if you’re stuck with a bad lie. Bad lies can occur in the fairway, but you’ll usually find them in the rough, in a sandy bunker, or on uneven ground or hardpan. Mishit them and they can cost you strokes. If you’re serious about breaking 80, you’ll need to learn to hit solid shots from the most common bad lies you’ll face on a golf course. How much of an...

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Practice These Two Proven Golf Drills to Shed Your Slice Forever
Apr04

Practice These Two Proven Golf Drills to Shed Your Slice Forever

Still struggling with a slice? If you’re reading this, chances are good you are. No matter what you try, you can’t seem to shed your slice. Instead of enjoying your round, you’re racking up strokes and boosting your frustration level. It’s not only you, though. Countless other golfers are doing the same. Slicing, in fact, is among the top swing flaw in the game, if not the top. Below are two drills that can help you shed your slice....

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Fix Your Slice Forever with this Simple Golf Drill
Nov05

Fix Your Slice Forever with this Simple Golf Drill

What causes a slice? It depends. It could be your setup. It could be your takeaway. Or, it could be your transition. The last swing flaw is elusive to catch and fix. You can’t stop your swing at the top to check your transition. You’d ruin your tempo and rhythm. Plus, the transition happens so quickly that golf tips don’t always help. The golf drill below will help you ditch a transaction-generated slice. It’s a proven exercise we use...

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Practicing the This Proven Golf Drill Boosts Driver Accuracy, Saves Strokes
Oct08

Practicing the This Proven Golf Drill Boosts Driver Accuracy, Saves Strokes

Below is a golf drill we use in our golf lessons. It comes courtesy of coach Claude Brousseau, Golf Channel Academy teaching pro. His philosophy is that golfers need to “let go” to gain control of the driver. That, says Brousseau, eliminates the tendency to overcontrol the driver at impact, which cuts down accuracy. Driving Accuracy Golf Drill Set up to a golf bag with your driver using your typical stance and posture. Take your...

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Use This Golf Drill to Beat Bad Lies
Sep13

Use This Golf Drill to Beat Bad Lies

Do bad lies hurt you? Many golfers struggle with bad lies. While they don’t seem like threats, they can cost you strokes. That, in turn, can pump up your scores. If you’re serious about whittling down you’re golf handicap, practice hitting from bad lies. The golf drill below helps you beat bad lies: 1.      Bad Lies Golf Drill Find an area that offers as many different kinds of bad lies as possible. Look for a spot with slopes, rough,...

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Dial in Yardage with this Golf Drill
Jul02

Dial in Yardage with this Golf Drill

How far do you hit your clubs? Knowing club yardage is critical to breaking 80. That’s especially true when it comes to your wedges. Knowing your wedge yardage is often the difference between putting for birdie and lagging one up there for a bogey.  But learning how far you hit your clubs takes work. Here is a proven golf drill that teaches you to dial in your wedges: Start by measuring out 10-yard intervals from 30 to 100 yards. ...

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