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Golf: How is your takeaway?

We all know we don't hit the ball with our back swing. With that said I notice in a high percentage of amateur players get the club too far inside on the takeaway. I believe that is because in their minds they want to strike the ball from a in to out swing path. So

Play Like A Champion

The first thing you have to do to play like a champion is to think like one. Your mental state can make or break your round no matter how good your swing is. But how does a champion differ from the average player? First is how they prepare before their round. We don’t have a

Learning the Game or Making a Swing Change

If you are new to the game of golf and just starting or have been playing for years and begin to take lessons improvement take time. Most players think that a few lessons will get them on the way to playing much better. What we must realize is that any change in a motor skill

Know your carry distance to shoot lower

Know your carry distance to lower your scores I see many players practicing on the range and feel that a shot is a success if it goes in the distance of their intended target line. Direction is very important but how about distance. Many players are short of their target even on the range and

Preparing to Play a Round of Golf

Most of us who play golf once a week get to the course about a half hour before our tee time. We check in and get around 10 minuets to warm up maybe hit a few balls on the range. Then quick to the putting green to roll a few putts then off to the

Points to Check in Your Golf Swing

Many players video tape their swing when they practice. They go back and look at it to check different points throughout their swing. As a golf coach I have seen thousands of swings over the last twenty years that I have been teaching. There are many points of the swing to look at but here

How to Lower Your Score Quickly

We all want to shoot lower scores. In order to do that you will have to improve many aspects of your game. If you want to break 100 you have to improve your ball striking. Of course that is obvious but how can you do that? First is making sure you are taking a divot

Are your expectations too high for your game?

Depending upon the level player you are can determine what your expectations should be for your game. I have players who are low handicap that I work with. They get upset when they miss fairways and greens. Even higher handicap players get upset when they hit poor shots. The key is to allow yourself the