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To improve your golf game, it’s vital that you take golf lessons. Golf is a sport that is almost impossible to learn without some sort of guidance. Luckily, there are golf experts around the country whose job it is to teach golf. By taking golf lessons, you can drastically improve your game in a relatively short amount of time. Taking golf lessons can be an expensive, time-consuming effort. And like any good or service that will cost money and require time, you should be careful before you buy.  Golf can be a really costly game to play and it is reasonable to assume that you have invested a fair amount of money in your equipment – golf clubs, golf bag, golf balls, golf clothing, golf cart etc; – therefore doesn’t it make common sense for you to learn how to use them to their advantage and improve your skills and capabilities?

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Breedon Priory Golf Club was established in 1991 and despite being quite young, its course has matured quickly in the last thirteen years and now presents players will a really challenging round whether they are a high or a low handicapper. Indeed, players of all levels of ability will be quite dazzled by the challenges it poses, with some tight fairways, well protected greens and water on some holes also, so accuracy is absolutely essential, as is sound course management, good club selection and good concentration.

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Dave Pelz’s Putting Bible – golf’s least understood skill.

Extract from the book:

Of course such a putter would be illegal and the golf business full-time one of the no one wants golfers to make every putt regardless major golf-equipment manufacturers became tremendously successful of their skill. But when you realize that golfers selling heel-toe-weighted putters practice their stroke path while having no idea by promoting their specially heat-how to improve face angle through impact (and treated harder faces. In the last few back in section 4.8 I showed how face angle has a years that same manufacturer has much stronger effect than path on putting sucswitched to making and promoting cess) the thought of a softer high-friction puttingputters with soft-material face in- face that conforms to the Rules of Golf creates serts again with great success. some interest.

More soft-face theory can be found in the many ads for putters that have a soft insert. These ads promote their putters’ “soft er feel ” “better roll ” and “greater control.” In looking at test data to see whether or not a softer face really does make a difference in how accurately the ball follows the putter’s path I saw no measurable difference in putt direction off faces of plas tic wood steel and copper (within the accuracy tolerances of the test setup). But this is only one test and we will refine our procedures and improve the accuracy. I will report the results when they become available but until then I’m very com fortable saying that while soft-faced putters may feel and sound better those on the market today won’t make large differences in the direction your putts roll. If these faces do have a significant benefit other than a more solid sound (which is nice) it’s probably in lessening the dimple effect as discussed in section 9.10.

The bottom line: Run your own tests of different putting materials to see if one works better for you on short putts while preserving your feel for distance on long putts. No one can do this for you so take a little time visit your golf professional or local golf shop and test a bunch of different putters for yourself.

This is an often overlooked element of putter-fitting because many golfers don’t think it’s about the putter at all. Also since the golf ball doesn’t care how comfort able you are you could argue that your comfort is unimportant. However all other things being equal the more comfortable you are while practicing putting the longer you’ll practice and the better your putting will become (assuming you’re practicing properly). Your putter should be fit so you can be physically comfortable enough to practice sufficiently to learn to love and trust it on the course.

Another kind of comfort is how much you like the way a putter looks. You

Establish Your Practice Framework 261 don’t have to be comfortable with a putter’s looks or be comfortable standing over it when you begin practicing with it. But it doesn’t lake a degree in physics to know that your comfort level will increase once you start holing more putts.

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The Long Drive Bible: How You Can Hit the Ball Longer, Straighter, and More Consistently

Extract from the book:

One putting method you rarely hear about is “body putting.” As shown in Figure 3.5.1 the arms wrists and hands arc locked onto the body so the putter is swung by the rotation of the body around the spine. One reason it’s rarely mentioned is that you’ve never seen a Tour professional putt this way for any length of time and with any measure of success. I have tried it and yes putts can be made with this stroke. But that doesn’t mean you should do it.

Body putting does help eliminate the wrist collapse and forearm rotation problems so many golfers suffer from. However the body turn is so powerful it doesn’t allow golfers to develop the delicate touch for dealing with fast greens. Body putting also relies on the very thing that most golfers want to avoid on the green and that is unwanted body motion. Watch golfers particularly amateurs and you’ll see them unknowingly make all manner of body movements when they putt particularly swaying back and forth which puts them out of sync with their stroke. Because it destroys timing body motion is one of the leading causes of inconsistency and havoc in traditional putting.

The Power Stroke

A number of very fine players putt with what I call the “power stroke ” by which I mean a stroke in which the power comes from the muscles of the hands wrists or forearms. Some power-strokers use their wrist muscles hinging their wrists the way Arnold Palmer did very successfully in the early part of his career (Figure 3.5.2). Another power-stroker Tiger Woods doesn’t break his wrists but supplies power with his arm muscles (Figure 3.5.3).

Both Arnold and Tiger like to force things to happen to control their putts and make them do what they want them to do. And we all know that they both have so much talent they perform this way very well. I think however they would both putt better if they used less hit and more stroke in their putting motions. (What do I mean? Have you ever seen Arnold or Tiger blow a short putt four feet past the hole? That’s what I mean.)

No matter what provides the power there are two big drawbacks to a power stroke. First is the likelihood of a “power surge ” which can be caused by adrenaline resulting from anxiety or excitement; this significantly degrades the touch of most players under pressure. Second is the uncertainty of controlling the wrist hinge if there is one when the muscles are tight under pressure. Either way consistency usually suffers.

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The “Simple Golf” Swing: “Golf for the Rest of Us”

Extract from the book:

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Imagine the line that has been drawn is your spine (axis). When the backswing is made, just rotate everything around that axis. If you do this properly, you will be on the correct plane. This correct swing plane will help your power, accuracy, and consistency. Keep the left arm locked as shown.

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