To my mind, there is nothing wrong with distance apps — with any and all bells and whistles their designers are able to include. They are wrongfully outlawed under the rules of golf. There are free apps that give you a “plays as” distance based on elevation changes and weather-report wind speed, and everyone has a cell phone. Why outlaw those apps?
Slow pace of play is the curse of the weekend golfer. Compounding that problem is the stupidest penalty in golf: Stroke and Distance.
With Putting Games, you can improve your skills and have fun while you’re doing it. You can compete with yourself, or spend time on the putting green having fun with your friends. Either way, you get better, and you win!
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!
These are books, videos, and training aids I recommend.
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…
Two great programs. Both highly recommended. How to choose.
In a word, Wow. Unbelievably impressive. Best 180 bucks I ever spent on my golf game. (But it now costs $200 a year.)
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.