I know most people have been told to keep their head down (I cringe every time I hear this statement) but I want you to try and let your head move and begin to look at the target sooner. By keeping your head down this will cause you to limit your upper body rotation as it goes through the hitting area along with not allowing your weight to shift properly in your swing. Also, by keeping your head down you will not allow your arms full extension at impact.
Do you struggle out of the sand? Are you looking to cut down the number of strokes it takes you to escape the bunker. Follow the four steps below and with practice you will see improvement. 1. Set up square to the target.Set your toes, hips and shoulder lines parallel to the target line, clubface straight at the target and play the ball in the middle or slightly forward in your stance.
Practicing golf is important because it promotes muscle memory. We invest a lot of time and money into practice in hopes that the results show on the course and more importantly on our scorecard. One thing that is really important while practicing is making sure we are aligned to our target. There is nothing worse than hitting a great golf shot that misses the green to one side or the other. In many cases, this is not your mechanics, it is simply not aligning to your target correctly.
The fall season can be the most enjoyable time to play. The courses are typically in great shape, the weather is cooler and the leaves are turning colors. While this time of year can be cooler and certainly the winter months can be cold, here are a few tips for staying warm and enjoying golf year round;
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