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How To Fix An Over The Top Swing

Adjust your weight shift, rotation, or downswing to control your over-the-top swing immediately. Narrowing it to one or a combination of these elements is the first step to improvement, and you can identify that right now with this guide. However, recognizing the problem doesn’t cure it, so I included some of the most effective drills I’ve used with students of all ages with much success. These may seem simple, but their impact will be felt throughout your entire set. Whether you struggle with over-the-top swings on your driver, woods, irons, or all three, use the information below to squash this

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Golf Ball Flight Laws: Use Them To Help Your Game

You cannot shoot your best scores unless you understand the golf ball flight laws and how they apply to your specific shots. If you’ve ever wondered why you always hit fades or slices, these laws will answer all your questions and explain the nine types of ball flight all golfers need to know. In this article, I’ll discuss the differences between the old and new golf ball flight laws in simple terms so you can quickly understand why changes were made and how they impact the game to improve your golf swing. This is not just for advanced golfers. I teach

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Masters 2024 Highlights: Scheffler Wins Again

Scottie Scheffler is your 2024 Masters Champion. As players moved into the back nine on Sunday, Scheffler did what Scheffler does best: play unflappable, calculated, and impressive golf. Scottie is as good as Tiger or Jack were in their prime when he was on.  As time progresses, Scottie Scheffler could become the next generational player in the game’s history.  ContentsScheffler Dominates on The Final Day of the MastersTiger Woods Did Not Finish Last; He Finished as a ChampionIn Your Life Have You Ever? Verne’s 40th and Final CallIt was a Special Week For MeScottie Continues To Lead on Saturday, Morikawa

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Driver vs. Iron Grip: Adjust By Club for Better Performance?

How you grip your driver and irons should not differ. The fundamentals of the grip, including hand placement and grip pressure, should remain the same throughout. However, there are reasons why you may want to consider a weaker grip, a more neutral grip, or a stronger grip to hit different shot shapes. Read on as I cover how to grip your driver and irons properly and when you’ll want to vary your grip from the standard approach. Additionally, I will look at the advantages and disadvantages of different grip types, how to do the various grip types, and how your

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How Many Dimples Are on a Golf Ball?

The number of dimples on a golf ball varies primarily by the number of pieces the ball has. Here are the most common number of dimples for each type of ball: Two-piece golf balls: 336 dimples Three-piece balls: 318 dimples Four-piece balls: Up to 400 dimples The number of dimples on a ball can vary by manufacturer and model; the numbers on the most popular balls are below. Read on if you want to learn all about dimples on a golf ball. This article will cover the number of dimples, typical patterns, and even the history of the dimpled golf

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How To Reduce Spin On Your Driver: 8 Simple Ways

Many amateurs lose distance because they have failed to address the spin rate of their driver. The optimal spin rate should be below 3000 RPM; to get there, you’ll most likely have to shallow your angle of attack. This isn’t as hard as it sounds, and I’ll explain it all below, but it will take a few visits to the range—visits that will be well worth it. I’ve always been a high-ball striker, so you can imagine my surprise when launch monitors became common and I could see my stats. I had to learn how to reduce driver spin immediately.

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How To Hit Down on the Golf Ball

To properly hit down on the golf ball, we all have to ensure our setup is correct, our weight transfers evenly, and our wrists stay cocked for as long as possible. Doing these few things will ensure your club head finds the front of the ball first to create loft and consistency with all clubs. I’ve outlined the most important factors to understand to ensure these parts of your game are working correctly to hit down on the ball. Once you’ve absorbed those, you can move on to the below-mentioned drills. With dedication and insight into why we hit down

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Achievable Golf Goals To Lower Your Score in 2024

Do you struggle to lower your handicap every year despite making golf goals for yourself? I have been there, and it is frustrating. But we are in this together as casual golfers. That is why I prepared this guide to cover setting golf goals. You will want to learn the difference between a process and an outcome goal. I have provided the guidelines I follow for setting goals and measuring their success. Plus, I share some examples of big and small goals to get you thinking. ContentsHow To Set Achievable Golf GoalsProcess Goals Are Great for BeginnersOutcome Goals Are Great

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How Far To Stand From A Golf Ball: A Simple Rule To Follow

To know how far to stand from a golf ball, do this trick that I learned 42 years ago: Get into a good setup position, with good posture, and address the golf ball. Your hands should be two fists from your lead thigh with your irons. If you’re using wedges, you’ll be slightly closer. If you’re using a driver or woods, you’ll be slightly further away than two fists. That checkpoint will let you know if you are standing a correct distance from the ball. Starting as a six-year-old, this is how I ensured I was the right distance from the

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How Much Golf Is Too Much For Marriage? Tips From A Pro

At a PGA conference I attended several years ago, they said the divorce rate was roughly 10% higher for golf professionals. However, I’ve been married for 24 years and am a certified PGA Professional who has worked for nearly three decades in the golf industry. That’s why I’ll be sharing what I’ve learned because I believe anyone who loves golf can still have a successful marriage at the same time. Note: I am not a certified marriage and family counseling professional, so this is just my experience and opinions. “I don’t know what the divorce rate is for head (golf)

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