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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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Brickendon Grange Golf Club

Brickendon Grange is a mature parkland golf course set in 160 acres of rolling Hertfordshire countryside, yet readily accessible to the visiting golfer.It offers a good golfing challenge, without being so tough as to ruin your day, together with the peace and quiet of a truly rural location.

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

Extract from the book:

It should he clear that putting a left-to-right breaking putt exactly across the slope would he putting from 9 o ‘clock while putting right-to-left breaking putts in the opposite direction would be putting from 3 o’clock.

Now look at the ball tracks in Figure 7.9.9 relative to the fall-line and this clock for putts rolled on one of our Boca Scoring Game School greens. You can see that the putt from 10:30 breaks a lot more than the putt from 7:30 even

166 Green-Reading the 15th Building Block though both putts are at a 45-degree angle to the pure downhill direction of the slope. Of course the putts would break from the opposite side of the hole by the same amounts in opposite directions.

Beware of Downhill Sliders

Most real greens have a nearly constant slope near the hole so this clock can be superimposed in your mind almost perfectly over most holes on any golf course. Remember these break relationships (from Figure 7.9.9) the next time you arc trying to read a breaking putt. Don’t expect putts to break exactly these amounts (all breaks are relative to the slope severity and green speeds). But simply by seeing the relative break in these ball tracks you should understand putting and reading breaks better than you did before because it will help both your conscious and subconscious decisions on the greens later on.

In the future using this clock image if you perceive you are above the 9 o’clock or 3 o’clock positions on any green (relative to the downhill direction) be careful because you are looking at what we call the downhill slider the most dangerous putt of all. Most golfers under-read the break on a downhill slider and then subconsciously hit the ball too hard trying to keep it on-line. It should come as no surprise that the most frequent three-putting in golf follows downhill-slider first putts.

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

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Green speed always affects a putt’s speed and direction of roll (except on dead flat greens where direction is straight no matter what the speed). And the combination of green speed the amount of energy transferred to a putt and the influence of contours and slopes on the greens determines the results of your putts based on how much the putt truly breaks your putt’s initial Aimline and starting speed.

The Seven Building Blocks of Stroke Mechanics

Seven of the 15 building blocks of putting deal with stroke mechanics. By the end of this chapter you should understand them and how they affect your ability to putt. These seven fundamentals (Figure 4.4.1) have the most to do with determining the quality of a putting stroke and its results. They are not the only mechanical factors but they are the primary ones and the ones we are most concerned with in our schools. They are your aim power source putter path putterface angle impact point flow lines and putter fitting. If you understand and improve these seven fundamentals you will roll better putts. If you also can understand how to read greens better and learn to have better putting feel and touch then there is no question but that you will also make more putts.

It is a fact proven by testing that the better you aim the better you putt. That’s why I say aim is the first fundamental of putting stroke mechanics. Most golfers aim very poorly which is significant because aim can have a direct impact on all the other fundamentals: If you aim poorly something else in your stroke must compensate to correct for the error.

Aim Is Learned

Aiming is easy. Everybody aims. It is aiming precisely where you want to aim that is more elusive. The fact that most golfers do a poor job of aiming is not surprising because there’s no feedback on a putting green to teach golfers how to aim properly. In the absence of feedback golfers use two inputs to guide their attempts to aim: First they use their previous putting results (what I call reaction aiming) and second they use the look of their putter relative to their Aimline (what I call position aiming). Further explanations are in order.

Reaction Aiming

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

Extract from the book:

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As you can see in the image to the left, the back remains straight while bending over to the ball. All of the bending is done at the hips. Bending at the waist and keeping a straight back will promote great ball flight and consistency. The relationship between the arms and chest has not changed.

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