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Do it Yourself Putting Green

If you're having some trouble leaving the game behind even when you're off the course, maybe it's time to start looking in to bringing the course home with you in the form of your own putting green. Creating a putting green in your backyard is a ...

Golf: Major Swing Differences Between Amateurs & Pros

Building an effective golf swing is the goal of nearly every amateur golfer who ever picked up a set of clubs. There are many areas that can go wrong, beginning with the address and ending with the follow-through. While most golfers struggle with...

Stack and Tilt Golf Method

People are always looking for ways to build a better mouse trap, and the sport of golf is no different. The basics of the conventional golf swing have remained unchanged for quite some time --- until now. A relatively unorthodox method of swingin...

Role of the Hips During a Golf Swing

The hips are the engine of the golf swing. Many new golfers think they have to overpower the ball with their arms in order to get great distance off the tee or from the fairway, but that's not the case. A smooth and steady swing will get the job ...

Where to Correctly Hit a Golf Ball With a Club

There is a short and simple answer to the question of what part of the golf ball you should hit. It is the rear, center portion of the ball. That's what will bring you the best result with the most swings. To put yourself in a position to hit thi...

What Is a Hamstring Injury?

Hamstrings are tendons that connect the muscles to the bone on the back of the upper leg. Hamstrings start at the buttocks and extend to the lower part of the leg. Hamstrings help the knee flex during physical activities, such as running, jumping...

How to Build a Mini Golf Course

After reading this article, you will be able to design and build a mini golf course to your personal specifications and preferences. This is a step-by-step guide to help you through the planning, implementation, testing, completion and maintenanc...

Golf Swing Plane Tips

Here is the simple fact about staying on plane in your golf swing: Doing so means your shot will travel far and straight. Off plane, and your shot will slice to the right or hook to the left. What does "on plane" mean? Staying on plane means your...

Golf Course Careers

According to estimates compiled by the Professional Golfers' Association (PGA), golf is a $76 billion a year industry and there are over two million jobs available in various aspects of it. And with the explosion of interest in the sport, it will...

What Are the Two Most Important Things in a Golf Swing?

This is a difficult question to consider because every golfer--including the top pros--have their own swing issues. While golfer "A" may have the perfect takeaway and may never have to give it another thought, other golfers struggle with their fi...

Golf Putting Theory

Golfers have tried changing equipment--from standard to belly putters to long putters--and changing grip or technique to get putts to drop. Even golf instructors don't agree on a single putting theory, but there is some common ground.

Using Lines of Flight to Improve Your Golf Swing

Many beginning golfers slice their tee shots, forcing the ball that starts out on the left of the target to swerve dramatically to the right. Some golfers hook their shots to the left, which is when the ball begins its path to the right of the ta...

How to Turn Clubs while Bouncing Golf Balls

Bouncing a golf ball on the face of a wedge is a trick that has steadily gained popularity since Tiger Woods appeared in a Nike advertisement performing several variations of the trick. One twist the commercial did not feature was turning the clu...

Dogleg Right Golf Holes

Most golf courses will have anywhere between five and eight dogleg holes. The majority of these are doglegs that bend to the right. In order to play dogleg holes, the golfer has to decide whether to hit the ball straight or try to overcome the be...

How to Measure With a Plumb Bob

Plumb bobbing is a rather advanced method of measuring break and elevation change of a putt; the methods are founded in basic geometry. The technique was derived from that used by land surveyors to measure the slope of the ground at a given point...

How to Pop Off a Golf Ball from a Driver

Bouncing a golf ball off of a wedge became a popular golf trick in after Tiger Woods performed the trick in a Nike commercial. A more difficult variation of this trick uses the top of a driver to pop the ball in the air instead of the face of a w...

Reading Your Target Line When Putting

There are many factors that influence the ball as it is rolling to the hole. Successful putters know how to identify these factors in order to read the proper line. By making a few observations, you can learn to read the proper line.

How to Build a Putting Green in a Backyard

An obsession with the game of golf can lead to a lot of strange behaviors. But as anyone who's been bitten by the golf bug knows, there is nothing that can stand between an avid golfer and their lust for the game. Some even like to take their gol...

How to Make a Yamaha Golf Cart Faster

About the only difference between walking a course and using a cart is the toll that walking takes on your legs.You really don't make up much in the way of time when you consider that your average golf cart goes somewhere between 12 and 15 miles ...

Practicing Balance, Timing & Tempo to Improve Your Golf Swing

Balance, timing and tempo are important components to your golf swing. Without them, your swing's natural sequence will be compromised, making it difficult to square the clubface at impact to produce a solid shot. A fast tempo on the backswing wi...

Tips on Left Arm Control to Improve Your Golf Swing

When swinging the golf club, you want to have a swing thought. One swing thought to improve your swing is left arm position. In the golf swing, there are certain positions your left arm should be in to produce a good shot. Practice these position...

How to Get Out of a Bunker With a Buried Lie

You can get a variety of lies in a bunker. One of the most challenging is the buried lie. This happens when the ball is buried in the sand. A specific technique is required to get the ball out and onto the green.

Removing a Golf Cart Top Speed Governor

A typical golf cart moves you along somewhere around 12 miles per hour. Going downhill you might be able to get the thing cranked up to 15; uphill you're looking at a paltry 5 miles per hour or less. That's because golf carts have governors on th...

Types of Golf Grips

In golf, the grip is an important element of the golfer's swing: It affects the amount of power behind the swing. Players will change grips during the course of the round depending on the need of the shot: long, short or putt. No specific golf gr...

The Proper Way to Grip a Golf Club

Building the proper golf swing is the goal of any player who wants to hit the ball consistently. The first step is learning how to hold the club the correct way. Golfers not only need to learn the proper way to place their hands but also how to u...

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