We've all heard before that we're supposed to "hit down" on the golf ball - but sometimes this is confusing and leads to hitting the ground behind the ball. In this thread, we ask our golf professionals for some good drills to help you hit down and properly take a divot (after hitting the ball of course).
It’s been a while since John Daly was in the spotlight, but he really drew attention to the fact that you could have a big golf swing and still shoot a good score. So what’s the issue with overswinging these days? Tour professionals these days don’t seem to have very long swings.
You’ve always heard that you should grip the golf club like you’re holding a baby bird. We’re not sure who made that up, but it can't be right! So we asked our professionals exactly how tight you should hold a golf club - and does it vary depending on the shot or club?
One of the most perplexing things that amateur golfers face is how to properly take a divot. So should you even take a divot? What if you don't?
Before Tiger Woods came around, it seemed like a lot more professional golfers had a little "sway" in their golf swing. Now, "turn" is the proper move. So is it still OK to have some sway in your golf swing?
You know the old saying that there are many ways to skin a cat? Well, golf is no different. There are many ways to get the ball in the hole. No two golf swings are alike, however there are definitely some fundamentals that all great golf swings have in common. Our professionals break those down for you below.
Most golfers are so concerned with hitting the ball that they often forget to finish their swing and follow through. If you look at any tour pro on TV, you'll often see a perfectly balanced finish at the end of their swing. Think this is a coincidence? If you want to improve your golf swing, then maybe it's time you focus on your follow through - read these tips from our professionals on how to improve your finish.
One of the most useful shots around the green is the bump-and-run shot. It involves hitting the ball low and letting it run to the hole like a putt. However, there are certain situations when this shot might hurt instead of help. Our pros explain the best ways to hit this golf shot below.
Learning how to hit down on the ball often comes from the left wrist (for a right handed golfer) being supinated. How can golfers learn this vital move without having a degree in kinesiology? Sometimes golf can be a game of opposites: swing left to hit it right. Hit down and the ball will go up. This one simple thing can unlock a world of difference for beginning golfers. In this post, you'll learn how to hit down on the ball and send the golf ball up in the air.
How important is tempo for a golf swing? What are some drills or training aids to improve swing tempo?| 14 golf professionals contributed.
There are many things about the game of golf that are tough to be taught. One of those things is tempo - some people naturally have it, while other need to learn it. And it's surely not impossible to learn with the lessons you'll read below.