TOP DRIVING & PITCHING TIPS!

In episode 2 of our Game.Improved series, in partnership with TaylorMade, we gave an 19-handicapper some game-changing advice. Amanda Rowley play a few holes and had a range lesson with Sky Sports Golf pundit Nick Dougherty. Nick’s simple tips honed in on the game off the tee and pitching. His advice for Amanda could help you shoot lower scores too!

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Seeking Answers About Golf? You’ve Come To The Right Place!

Getting out in the fresh air and sun is good medicine for everyone, and that’s just one of the many reasons that so many people enjoy to play golf. The serenity of the game is contrasted by the sheer amount of focus it takes so succeed. If you want to succeed, check out these golf-related tips.

A helpful tip when it comes to golf is to be sure that you have good flexibility. This is important both to ensure that you do not injure yourself on the course, but also to make sure that your shot is as fluid and powerful as possible.

In order to improve your drive you want to start by taking short consistent strokes and focus on hitting a straight shot, even if it is only for fifty yards. Once you have a consistent technique and consistent fifty yard shot start swinging a bit further back and a bit harder. Then don’t hit it any harder till the seventy yard is straight, the one hundred, and so forth.

Keep focused on the next shot, forget those before it. Make sure you do not let a bad shot get the best of you. If you are still mad at yourself for a mistake you made on the last hole, your swing off the next tee will not go well. Always concentrate on the next shot, and let the past ones stay in the past.

Watching videos of top golf players is a great way to improve your game without even really trying. Don’t be too lazy, though. Figure out what methods the top golfers use to succeed, and mimic those in your own game. The human brain has a remarkable ability to learn just by observing, but you still won’t improve without practicing.

A helpful tip when it comes to golf is to know the different types of competition types that can be played. This will enable you to understand how to play the game properly. Generally golf is played either as stroke or match play. This, respectively would be either based off of the winner of each individual hole versus the overall score for the entire course.

The back swing of a golf swing is just as important as the front swing- it must be gradual and controlled. Amateurs will tend to bring the club back quickly and jerkily with the wrists, which compromises the whole swing. Bring it back in a controlled fashion with the arms to start your swing off right.

For a drive, you should stand so that your front foot lines up with the golf ball. During any swing but the drive shot, your ball should be centered between your feet as you swing your club. If you are hitting while on a slope, you will want to avoid centering the ball.

It is wise to avoid buying golf clubs over the internet, even if you have seen a picture of it. This is because although the club may seem to be in good condition, there could be flaws or problems with the club. Instead, buy a new, durable one at a sporting goods store.

In tournament golf play, it’s important to get a grasp of how the green is that day on that course before beginning. Go to the practice green, and do a few putts so that you can make your adjustments there rather than at the first hole. Also, watch how your opponent’s ball acts as they putt and make a mental note of it.

The game of golf is a strategy and takes focus to attain your goal. Think about your game on a shot by shot basis, instead of the grand scheme of your game. This will help you to better focus on your current game, instead of how you would like the final result to end up.

Golf can be likened to a duck in a pond. It’s calm on the surface, but those feet are going a mile a minute under the water. However, the great golfers out there are also calm inside, and that’s what separates good players from the average players. Don’t be the ugly duckling of the country club. Use these tips to help progress your golfing game.

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