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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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The total length of the course is 6208 yards, with a S.S.S. of 70. There are two really long holes of 557 and 516 yards, so even the tigers will find that there is plenty of scope for good, honest hard hitting. Most of the par four holes are well within the two shot distance for the average player. Churston calls for a great variety of shots, but the holiday golfer will find from the point of view of length, it does not provide too exacting a test.

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

Extract from the book:

Assume you have walked the green and read the break of your putt. Standing behind the ball looking along the Aimline you get committed to that line. If you aren’t sure how much break is there or the precise line you want to start on then you are not ready to begin your routine. So look some more maybe walk around again and resurvey the green for its slope speed and grain.

In reading the green you use your touch to imagine what kind of ball track it is going to take to get your ball into the hole. Once the break and line are firmly in mind and you are committed to that read you are ready to get into your routine to see and feel which stroke your mind ‘s eye tells you will produce that perfect roll into the cup.

The routine I suggest (detailed in section 11.2) is a five-step procedure that usually takes somewhere between 20 and 40 seconds at the end of which you should be absolutely prepared to execute your ritual and the stroke you have just seen and felt and believe will hole your putt.

5.10 The Ritual

A putting ritual consists of a few motions the last few you make before initiating the backswing of your real stroke. Besides being a consistent set of motions they are all made in a constant rhythm and timing sequence. It should never change. Your ritual sets the tone and timing for the rhythm of your stroke. It is this pattern and timing of motions that provides the trigger – the “one-two-three-go ” – for your stroke. Your ritual must take less than eight seconds to execute so the feel and vision of your perfect preview stroke is still mostly there fresh in your brain and body.

Once your ritual has begun there is no turning back unless you are so dis

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

Extract from the book:

• To lag a putt is to minimize thoughts of holing it instead concentrating on stopping the ball as close to the proper distance and as close to the hole as possible thus minimizing the possibility of three-putting (which is first priority).

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Lag putters (golfers who always seem to be lagging their putts) usually leave more than half of their putts short which is not good when you are trying to hole the maximum percentage of makable putts (those inside 30 feet). But to be a good lag putter from outside 35 feet is one of putting’s

Practice Tips more important skills.

After learning the benefits of lag putts between 50 and 60 feet) of some Tour pros we

• When you warm up before work with compared to our Scoring Game School play or go to the practice students. You can see that if the amateurs im green for a true practice session practice lag putting proved their lag patterns so they were closer to the first concentrating on stop-hole by a factor of two they would not only reduce ping all putts from more than their number of three-putts significantly but they 35 feet close enough to make also would increase their number of putts holed by the second putt a virtual tap a factor of four. (The percentage area of the hole in. You don’t need to sink relative to the lag pattern area changes by the long putts but you must get square of the lag-area radius.) So better lag putting them close enough so you al- not only reduces the number of three-putts but most never three-putt. also leads to more long putts holed (but still a rela

• Practice putts of intermediate length – 6 to 30 feet – tively small number). second and concentrate on rolling them at a speed that Don’ t Be Discouraged stops any that miss about 17

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Golf Swing Tips

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

Extract from the book:

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This is the final setup position. The back is still straight. All you need to do is bend at the waist until the club touches the ground. As you can see, the arms are still stretched out, and the hands are hanging straight down from the shoulders. They seem lower than waist-level, but the relationship between the arms and chest has not changed. Your legs remain in a fixed position, while you move the arms and chest together to the ball. This is the key to a good, simple setup.

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