If you’ve got short-game practice time with a friend or family member, then make it more fun with a Par 18 Challenge.
We watch so many regular, and even better golfers who live with a poorer score than they need to.
Whatever standard of golfer you are, try and find time to play 9 holes of 40-yard golf regularly.
While you’re playing a full 18-holes, there is another game or two you should keep track of. One is your average from 50 yards in.
Too many amateur golfers actually strike the ball with a slightly descending blow.
Three great reasons your children should learn to play golf. First, they learn it so easily and get to have a lifetime of fun.
Have you ever noticed how much easier children can pick up new movement skills than adults?
Encourage your children to find time to disconnect from the pressure and more connected with friends.
One of the richest benefits of golf can be found in what happens with your family down the years.
If you watch the diminutive ladies from the LPGA Tour hitting it a mile, you’ll notice how their downswing follows a specific sequence
Some of the ladies on the LPGA Tour hit the ball consistently past 270 yards, despite being shorter and lighter than many of those we see on the 1st tee struggling to get much further than 220 yards.
On the LPGA Tour the ladies, despite a more diminutive size, are hitting it from the tee past the 270 yard mark on occasion. What are they doing that we can learn from?
Have you checked the average driving distances the ladies on the LPGA Tour hit their tee shots? How do these Ladies, some as short as 5 foot 3 and as light as 120 pounds, average 270 yards?
Make sure you’re lining up
with confidence.
Are you one of the large majority of golfers who’re unsure about exactly how far they hit each of their clubs?
There’s a simple measure we can improve, with game management improvement, that directly impacts your scorecard.
A better statistic for most of us to measure than “greens in regulation” is our mid range approach shot percentages.
The priorities of a Tour Professional and you are bound to be different. Yours are more important to us.
If you’re a regular golfer with a 15 – 24 handicap, then you could be 10 shots better with a good player’s short game
from 100 yards in
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