9 Tips To Make More Putts

1. Don’t worry about putter arc A common question surrounding putting is whether the putterhead is directing the ball in a straight or curved direction. Surprisingly, the answer is both, and it is simply a matter of perspective. Don’t even let it bother you. According to Frank Thomas, “For more consistency, your goal should be…

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8 tips that will help you hole short putts with confidence

Legendary golfer Bobby Jones once said that when it all comes down to one shot, nothing is more frightening than having to make a short putt. The thought of a putt less than 3 feet creates an expectation that you should make it. But because you place enormous pressure on yourself that you can’t miss…

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15 ways to be a faster golfer

By E. Michael Johnson I hate slow play. Ever since I was a caddie picking up the range at the Country Club of New Canaan in Connecticut, I learned to play fast—because playing fast meant getting more holes in after the range was picked. Play fast, and you’ll make fast friends on the course. To be…

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10 tips to help golfers make all their short putts

BY: KELLIE STENZEL, TOP 100 TEACHER You’re feeling good. You’ve either hit your approach shot close to the hole or rolled your birdie putt up to near tap-in range. And then you do something that all of us have done — even Tour players. You miss the short putt. It might be the most frustrating and embarrassing…

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Simple Tips To Get Out Of Any Fairway Bunker

By Corey Lundberg Photos by J.D. Cuban A lot of golfers think hitting it into a fairway bunker is a sentence to a big number. But that doesn’t have to be the case. No matter whether your ball is up against the lip, on a downhill slope, or resting in the middle, make these simple adjustments and you’ll…

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10 ways to improve your game without changing your golf swing

Having great technique and skill certainly can lead to good golf, but often the golfers who score the lowest don’t look like they are doing anything amazing and, therefore, make low scoring rounds seem very ordinary. Low scores often come from golfers who play the smartest and know how to get the best result out…

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10 basics that will help beginner golfers play the game better

BY: KELLIE STENZEL, TOP 100 TEACHER MAY 16, 2021 These basics will help get your golf game on the proper footing. I love teaching beginner golfers, and I’m so honored whenever I get to give a golfer their first lesson to learn the golf basics. Once you get a good handle on those, you’ll be able to…

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How Do I Get Out of Wet Sand?

By Jim McLean Playing on a course after a big soaker presents all kinds of challenges—thick rough, mud balls, slower greens, etc.—and one that bothers many is a bunker with firm, packed sand. Too often, golfers mistakenly use their standard greenside technique, only to watch the ball rocket over the green or plug into the lip.…

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