Splash in the Sand to Improve Your Bunker Play

Splash in the Sand to Improve Your Bunker Play

Splash in the Sand to Improve Your Bunker Play Cleanly getting out of a sand trap can be tricky, and many golfers consistently struggle to hit solid shots from a bunker. However, with some slight tweaks, you can improve your bunker shot and move beyond the sand. The...
Hit a Knockdown Lob Shot

Hit a Knockdown Lob Shot

Hit a Knockdown Lob Shot It may seem counterintuitive to use “knockdown” and “flop shot” in the same sentence, but it works. Hitting a good, go-to flop shot is easier than you think. First, make sure you notice the loft of your lob wedge. Most hover in the 58- to...
How to Hit ‘Knuckleball’ Flop Shots

How to Hit ‘Knuckleball’ Flop Shots

How to Hit ‘Knuckleball’ Flop Shots Flop shots are useful when you’ve got just a little green to work with. For example, if you’re just off the side of a green with a tucked pin, you need a shot that sticks as soon as it lands—it doesn’t spin and is “dead” when it...
When & How to Release

When & How to Release

When & How to Release The release in a golf swing is important because this movement generates up to seven times more clubhead speed than usual if it is executed correctly. The release of cocked wrists upon impact with the ball is a natural motion that results...
Unleash Your Inner Lag

Unleash Your Inner Lag

Unleash Your Inner Lag Just what is “lag,” anyway? Lag comes from proper sequencing on the downswing, not from trying to artificially hold onto the angle. Proper force generation and sequencing comes from the ground up and winds “out” into the club. Try the following...
Lose the Golf Fat and Thin Shots

Lose the Golf Fat and Thin Shots

Lose the Golf Fat and Thin Shots The two main causes of fat and thin shots are poor weight distribution and early release of the hands. Make sure your weight is not behind the ball line and your club face is not ahead of your hands. One or both of these mistakes will...