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Golf Lessons at Cowes Golf Club

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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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Cowes Golf Club

Found within the centre of the town, Cowes Golf Club is a pleasant flat parkland course. Within easy reach of the Red Jet passenger service (five minutes by taxi) and is quickly accessible from the car ferry terminal in East Cowes via the floating bridge.Most of the course offers stunning views of the Solent, which is usually dotted with sails and teeming with marine activity. The 9 hole 5,878 yard course offers the golfer many challenges. Bar and full catering facilities are available for a mid or after round break.

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

Extract from the book:

Look at the three 10-foot putts illustrated in Figure 14.4.1. While all three distances are the same from the balls to the holes they appear to be different when viewed by a golfer standing vertically over his ball in the address position. The discrepancies occur because in each case the eyes of the player are a different distance from the hole (even though the balls are not). The funny thing is that on uphill

Face Your Special Problems 351 putts which need to be given more energy the distance always appears shorter than it really is while on downhill putts which should be rolled more carefully and with less energy the distance appears longer.

I’ve already recommended that you can improve your touch by stepping off the distance of your putts. It’s even more important to do this when putting on sloped surfaces or where there are significant uphill or downhill areas between your ball and the hole. Just be sure – and this is important – that you walk in both directions on a sloping green and average your number of steps because you ‘ ll take different-length steps when walking uphill versus downhill.

Even with all these little “problems ” I’m not saying you need to think about any numbers. Just walk past the hole to your putt count your steps calculate a putt distance (which goes into your brain) then forget about it. It’s better to know how long your putts are than to guess their length but don ‘t let your concentration get diverted from your putting. Give your subconscious brain the facts then let it deal with them while you focus on reading the true break and creating good touch feel and a perfect preview stroke.

Avoid the Common Mistake

You also can help your putting by becoming aware of the most likely mistakes golfers make and avoiding them when you encounter various situations. For example when putting uphill the most common error is leaving it short. By being aware of this you can make sure your preview stroke will get your putt to the hole. Also realizing that you’re unlikely to roll a putt significantly past the hole on uphill putts can be comforting.

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

Extract from the book:

A different kind of move is the “peek ” in which the golfer both turns and looks up in the middle of his stroke in an attempt to see the result. Probably the most famous peek was at the 1970 British Open at St. Andrews when Doug Sanders (Figure 4.10.20) missed a 2½-foot putt to drop into a tie with Jack Nicklaus who then beat him in the playoff.

4.11 Putter Fitting

Proper putter fitting is not fundamentally a part of putting stroke mechanics but there’s no doubt that it can help you make better strokes. If the length or lie of a putter is wrong for you you’ll be forced to make compensations in order to putt at all well (Figure 4.11.1). And every characteristic of your putter that is poorly fit to your body size shape setup posture or alignment is one more card stacked against the odds of your executing a pure accurate smooth and noncompensating stroke.

The truth is that most golfers change their strokes to fit their putters when they should be changing their putters to fit their strokes (Figure 4.11.2). They don’t do much in the way of putter fitting in some cases because all they’ve been told about choosing a putter is to use one that they like the looks of. In other instances golfers use whatever putter has been given to them.

You should never change from your proper eye position stance or posture to accommodate a poorly fit putter.

The Seven Building Blocks of Stroke Mechanics 109

My belief is that you need to be fit for a putter before you waste too much time trying to work around a bad one. You may or may not end up changing it later but at least you can make some good improvements until you decide. The details of fitting a putter to your body and stroke will be discussed in section 11.6.

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Golf Swing Tips

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

Extract from the book:

Golf Tuition Cowes Golf Club

The picture at left shows the correct setup position from above. You can see the correct shoulder turn by looking at this picture in conjunction with the picture directly below. Notice that there is no horizontal movement. There should also be no vertical movement. Everything rotates around the spine. Focus on rotating the right side of your body around your spine. The left side will move into place automatically.

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