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Tee Your Driver This High

Such a common question among beginners and average players...how high should I tee the ball up? 
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Five Things Every Golfer Should Have In Their Bag

Tour pros chime in on common amateur equipment mistakes while Rick Young recommends basic gear needs for every golfer.
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Driving the Ball with Consistency

Transcript (not verbatim): Let’s talk about driving the golf ball the best you can. The first thing a lot of folks, especially beginners get concerned with is the height of their tee. With today's modern large headed drivers, particularly…
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Driving the Ball with Accuracy and Power

When we set up with the driver, we do so with the intention of hitting the ball not only a long distance, but accurately as well. The first thing to consider is the height of your tee. With today’s larger, taller, deep faced drivers, you’ll…
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Bunker Sand Impact Drill – Erasing the Line

  This is a helpful drill in developing greenside bunker play. As you know in greenside bunkers, we endeavor to impact the sand 2 to 3 inches behind the ball, allowing the club to slide under the ball, and get the ball into the air.…
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The “Up and Down” Chipping and Putting Drill

  This game is helpful to simulate real-life circumstances with both your chipping and your putting. You can play this game by yourself, but I believe it is better if you find others to play against and simulate competition. All you’ll…
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The Ladder Putting Challenge

This is a fun putting game to help you with your short and medium-range putts, and can also be played competitively with friends. To set up this drill, you’ll need 6 to 10 golf tees and each player will need one golf ball. Most normal length…
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The Four Station Putting Drill

The four station drill is a great way to help you with your shorter length putts of 3, 4, and 5 feet. This drill not only helps you work on your putting stroke, but does well to simulate pressure situations, different angles and slopes, and…
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The Chalk Line Putting Drill

Precision and aim are so crucial with putting. Often times, where we think we are aiming is in fact not even close to where we are actually aiming. This drill is designed to help you consistently set the putter face squarely to your intended…
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Golf Swing – Alignment Check

Checking your alignment is crucial for players of all levels of experience. Beginners and tour players alike are well served in checking their alignment regularly and ensuring that their body is set up correctly. Over time, if left unchecked,…
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Golf’s “L to L” Swing Drill

The L to L drill is an expansion of the 9:00 swing drill. It’s intended to help you feel the proper hinging of your wrists and positions of the club in a half length swing. It’s important that you become familiar with the correct 9:00 position…
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The 9:00 Golf Swing Drill

Use this drill if you are a beginner learning the golf swing, or if you are employing a new grip, stance or set up position. The idea is that this is a miniature golf swing, focusing on the area through the hitting zone, that matters the most…
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Golf Swing – Learn from Your Finish Position

Consider our finish position an opportunity for us to immediately gain the most critical feedback about each golf swing we make. I advise you not to neglect this opportunity if you want to improve your game most expeditiously. The goal of a…
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Golf Swing – Staying on Plane

The golf swing from a frontal view looks like a circle or perhaps an oval if we account for the shifting of our weight in the downswing. When we look at a swing from down the line, imagine a plane going diagonally up from the ball through our…
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Golf Swing Aim and Alignment

Alignment is the concept of addressing the golf ball with your body and club face directed precisely at the intended target. If consistent results are expected, then a consistent alignment is necessary. Otherwise, if a player’s alignment changes…
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Setting Up for the Golf Swing – Ball Position

When we talk about ball position, imagine a straight line drawn perpendicular to the target line, from the ball to your feet. Take notice where the ball is located relative to where you are standing. A forward ball position is when the ball…