This past week Rickie Fowler broke through in the fifth major. He has been chipping away at the field over the past year in all of the major events. Coming in the top five over the last year. Putting himself in contention so when the chips fell his way he would end up on top. So many of us want to play better but don’t truly put the work in that it takes to play our best. I know that as a professional Rickie his much more time to work at his game then the rest of the weekend worriers the play golf as a hobby. The point we can learn here is that it takes commitment to get better. Most of us don’t have the time that the pros do but if we can do just a little bit of work here and there it will make a big difference. The perfect way to do that is to work on the things that really matter. That’s short game,putting and getting that swing bottom where it should be on your full shots. The great thing about all of these is that you can work on some of them right in your own back yard. Lay a beach towel in the grass and try to hit chip and pitch shots and get them to land and stay on the towel. Work on your swing bottom without a ball. Just get some spray foot powder and spray three lines about four to six inches apart. Set up on the back line and try to hit the front line. This will get your divot ahead of the ball. Just watch the video below to get the most out of your swing. With practice only 10 to 15 minutes every other day you will begin to see your score drop. Remember to be like Rickie and never give up. Keep working on what it takes to get better. Sooner or later you too will break through and play the game you have always dreamed of playing.
Bernard Sheridan is the founder of Par Breakers Golf Academy and Host of the weekly golf instruction podcast ” Breaking Par with Bernard Sheridan” on iTunes and Stitcher radio.
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