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What Are the Mechanics of the Professional Golf Swing?

Building a dependable golf swing is something most golfers take years to accomplish. Professional golfers have fundamentally sound swings that allow them to hit the ball well off the tee, from the fairway and from the rough. Their swing allows th...

Nicklaus Golf Tips

Jack Nicklaus stands with the greats in the history of golf. If the game's all-time foursome were to play an imaginary round, many experts think it would include Ben Hogan, Bobby Jones, Tiger Woods and Nicklaus--with Nicklaus having honors on the...

How to Hit Fairway Woods

A fairway wood is a valuable and near indispensable club in a golf bag. When a golfer is sitting in the middle of a par-5 hole, or even a long par-4 hole, a fairway wood--or a hybrid club--comes in handy to make up plenty of ground and yardage. G...

How to Copy the Golf Swing of Tiger Woods

Many pros and amateurs have tried to analyze and copy the golf swing of Tiger Woods. Not everyone can copy Woods' golf swing. You have to have his flexibility and range of motion to be able to pull it off. See resources for exercises that can hel...

Ideas for Mini Golf Party

Miniature golf is not only a fun idea for a date or a family outing, but it can also be a great idea for a party or celebration. The relaxed, casual nature of the game makes for a non-threatening atmosphere that can be enjoyed by both adults and ...

Practice Golf Balls

Practice golf balls are golf balls that are designed to be hit in smaller areas so you can practice swinging your clubs when you are away from the course and don't have much space. Most practice golf balls are designed to go no farther than 40 ya...

Ultrasound Tendonitis Treatment for Golfers

Ultrasound is a form of therapy that involves using sound waves. The sound waves help promote healing in soft tissues, such as tendons. Tendonitis is inflammation in a tendon. In golfers, the injured tendon is most commonly found in the elbow, a ...

How to Care for Bermuda Grass

Bermuda grass is a type of warm-weather grass commonly used on golf courses and other athletic fields, particularly in warm climates, but it is also planted in lawns. It is durable, low maintenance and resistance to drought, which is why it is so...

Golf Jobs

When attempting to find employment in the golf industry, there are several options available. Although jobs in the golf industry can be extremely competitive, perseverance usually pays off due to the continuous growth of the golf sector. Regard...

How Golf Wedges Can Help You Score

Wedges allow players to hit shots onto the green from anywhere inside 125 yards. Unfortunately, having wedges in your bag doesn't necessarily mean you know how to use them to your advantage. The ability to swing these clubs proficiently and execu...

How to Play Halloween Pranks on Your Foursome

Halloween can be a lot of fun, and it can be a great deal of fun to play Halloween pranks on your golfing group. You need to keep your jokes quick so the pace of play keeps moving, but they need to have an effect on people that they will never fo...

Five Super Golf Swing Drills

A solid, consistent golf swing is accomplished with practice and repetition. This practice comes in the form of hitting balls at a driving range, playing rounds and performing drills. The advantage to drills is that they don't take much time or r...

How to Get Kids Involved In Junior Golf

Golf is a non-contact sport that any child--small or large, male or female--can enjoy. Golf also teaches children some of life's greatest lessons, including fair play, etiquette and discipline, and it is a sport that can be enjoyed for a lifetime...

What Are the Different Ways to Grip a Golf Club?

There are three different ways to grip a golf club. The way you hold the club will determine the distance, direction and height of the ball. It is important to pick a grip that works for you. Consider the size and strength of your hands as well a...

How to Achieve the Proper Golf Downswing

The downswing is the release of the power initiated in your backswing. If your club is in the correct position, or in the "slot" at the top of your backswing, where the shaft of the club is parallel to the target line, then you can achieve a powe...

Golf Swing Lessons

The golf swing can be interpreted in many ways. To say that one way is the one and only way is false. However, there are basics that everyone should follow when giving or taking a golf lesson. Proper use of the basics can help avoid wayward shots...

Ten Tips to the Perfect Golf Swing

For some, the life-long pursuit of an ideal golf swing can make the game an enjoyable challenge. The golf swing is a set of complicated movements that involve the arms, hips, back and legs. Because of the intrinsic nature of the swing, any false ...

Five Common Golf Swing Faults

The golf swing is a very delicate process. In order to get the results you want, you need to execute the swing perfectly each time. But if you have ever watched professionals on television, you know no one gets it right every time. People sometim...

How to Achieve the Proper Golf Backswing

A backswing is an important element of the entire golf swing. A proper backswing helps create a smooth tempo for the swing, ensures that the ball is addressed correctly and gets the weight shifting properly. A sloppy backswing can create multiple...

Five Proven Golf Putting Tips

Putting accounts for almost 50 percent of your golf shots. Given this high percentage, it pays to practice a few fundamental putting tips. Follow these five rules every time you set up to putt to eliminate the dreaded three-or-more-putt disaster.

What Is the Average Distance With Each Golf Club?

If you know the distances you can achieve with each of your golf clubs, you can pick the correct club and plan where you want the ball to land on the golf course.

How Golf Swing Trainers Help Your Game

There is a variety of golf swing training equipment available, and some can look unusual. From specially crafted belts with arm supports to huge hoops you are supposed to stand in while you swing, golf swing trainers offer something for everyone ...

How Golf Course Management Can Improve Your Game

When golfers talk about golf course management, they are usually not speaking about the head PGA professional at the course. Golf course management for a player means understanding how to play the best round possible by using your strengths as a ...

How to Create A Repeating Golf Swing

Finding a golf swing that works for you is one thing, but being able to repeat that swing on the golf course is quite another. Many golfers mistakenly think they need to memorize what they did or feel exactly the same in order to re-create the sa...

The Golf Swing Made Simple

The best way to improve your game is to master the basics. That's what the players on the PGA Tour do. There are simple yet effective ways that can build your confidence and improve your swing for the results for which you have been looking.

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