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Golf Tip: Let Gravity Do Its Job!

Posted by Dave Young on Tuesday, August 2, 2011,

How to GolfIt’s true, new golfers create most of their own problems. The best part about this is the fact that they are just as capable of fixing those problems with a little practice. An important golf tip to remember when taking a shot is to let gravity work for you. Many missed hits and slices are hit every weekend because golfers try to help gravity along and “pull” their club toward the ball. This causes everything from the grip to swing mechanics to be thrown off. The best golf tip for ...


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Golf Tip for Controlling Your Short Chip Shots

Posted by Dave Young on Friday, July 22, 2011, In : Golf Tip 

Golf Tip The number one golf tip for learning how to control your short chip shots is this; use your putter whenever possible! The flat face of the putter gives you excellent control of the golf ball because it doesn’t give the ball any loft.

However, if you are too far from the cup and must use your wedge, maintain the y shape that your arms form with the club throughout the shot. This golf tip will force the body to treat the wedge like a putter and add a bit more control to your short chip s...


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Golf Tip to Fix Your Shank Problem so You Can Stand Tall!

Posted by Dave Young on Tuesday, July 19, 2011, In : Golf Tip 
Ask any golfer what the worst shot you can make is and they will all tell you, “The shank shot!”  A simple golf tip that works to eliminate this problem is to stand more erect as you take your swing.  The golf tip of maintaining good posture of the head and upper body is usually all it takes to fix a problem with shank shots.  It is easy to lean too far forward when using shorter clubs, but this makes it more likely that you will strike the ball on the heel of the club or even the hosel. ...

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