Three Great Putting Drills

A good drill has the characteristics of a game — there’s a challenge, you keep score, and you can tell when you’re improving. And there is a definite stopping point, so it isn’t endless. These drills have those characteristics. These drills help you score, and they’re fun!

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Training vs “Instinct” in the Golf Swing

I wrote this in response to a former instructor, who likes to keep people from over-analyzing their swing, and getting lost in swing thoughts when they should be performing more instinctual actions. He’s right, but it is my considered belief that he has skipped a very important step…

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Golfers Guide to Grasses

Golfers Guide to Grasses

If you’re going to play golf, you pretty well need to know what kind of grass you’re playing on. It makes a difference. But nowhere, it seems, are there pictures you can use to recognize grasses on the course. This article attempts to provide that information, and identify the impact that different grasses have on shots from the fairway, shots from the rough, and putts on the green.

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Forget Bogeys, Play for Barbies!

Forget Bogeys, Play for Barbies!

Professionals play for par. But that’s hard. A simple scoring trick can make it easier to keep score and make things a lot more fun. But who wants to play for bogey? There’s no way it sounds good. Well, “par” + “bogey” = “barby”. And everyone wants to play for barbies!

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