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Chipping

Chipping

Chipping can be defined as a shot with maximum ground time, minimum airtime. It is a versatile shot that can be played around the greens, out of trees or for a penetrating shot under the wind. ...

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Backspin

Backspin

Often students ask me how to get backspin.  It is the elusive stuff the pros use to make the ball dance as if it had English, where the ball backs up like a yo-yo on a string. ...
Chicken wing

Chicken wing

When we here the term "chicken wing," some of us think of buffalo sauce while others think of the mistake their friends always point out with their arm in the swing. ...
Dealing with the Heat

Dealing with the Heat

It is summertime again and the temperature is stuck at 100 degrees.  Here are a few tips for dealing with the heat. ...
How To Fix A Slice

How To Fix A Slice

In the majority of my lessons I am asked "how to fix a slice". To fix a slice, first you must identify the cause of a slice.

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Finding a Teacher

Finding a Teacher

Golf is a game you can play your entire life.  With that much time to practice, it only makes sense that you should get progressively better ...
Teaching Kids Golf

Teaching Kids Golf

Most parents would like to get their kids to learn golf. It is a game you can play all your life and use in business. It builds character and teaches etiquette.

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How to Practice

How to Practice

There are two reasons to go to the range: for improvement or for fun.  If you go for the latter, you need not read any further ...
Inside 100 Yards

Inside 100 Yards

There are plenty of articles touting how most golf is played from inside 100 yards.  It is more like inside 20 yards

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Putting: Distance vs Direction

Putting: Distance vs Direction

In putting there are only two objectives: distance and direction.  One is no good without the other, however, direction pales in comparison to distance ...
How to Stop Shanking

How to Stop Shanking

Before you start panicking and think you have contracted some vicious disease, rest assured that there is a cure for the shanks.

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Spine Angle

Spine Angle

The spine angle is a fundamental part of a good setup.  Your spine angle should remain constant.  It provides an axis for which your shoulders can turn around. ...
The Setup

The Setup

Many of my students ask me how far they should stand from the ball.  In golf, we never set-up to the ball instead we set-up to the club. ...
Topped Shots

Topped Shots

There is not much more humbling in golf than a full wind up and a shot that rolls less than 20 feet. ...
Wet Weather

Wet Weather

When playing tournament golf you are bound to run into some wet weather situations. ...
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