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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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Set in the grounds of the Copthorne Effingham Park Hotel, the 1,822-yard par 30 golf course offers an interesting, challenging and, above all, fun-filled test for all standards of player.Designed by internationally acclaimed golf course architect Francisco Escario, thanks to his imagination and ingenuity it is one of the most challenging par 30 golf courses around.Environmentally, the maturing course is a delight with its natural beauty sympathetically enhanced with the addition of no less than five lakes.The imaginative planting of a wide variety of trees and shrubs provides a truly spectacular backdrop against which no two rounds of golf are ever quite the same.

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

Extract from the book:

Step 1. While standing approximately six feet behind your ball in a fairly upright posture with your eyes in a horizontal position imagine your entire ball track from the ball into the hole and as you do so make three preliminary practice swings (Figure 11.2.1). The purpose of these swings is to get a first feel and vision of the stroke length required for this putt. Do this with your head up so your eyes are horizontal providing perfect binocular vision of the distance. Look at the hole as you feel your swing and try to imagine if your swing feels about the correct size

Establish Your Practice Framework 223 to roll the perfect putt on the perfect ball track. Focus on the hole to see and feel the distance to it. Make your second swing while looking down at your stroke. Follow this with another look to the hole again to judge and feel the distance.

Step 2. Walk to your ball along the extension of your Aimline. Try to keep your head and eyes directly above your Aimline (Figure 11.2.2) and internalize the

224 Establish Your Practice Framework direction of the Aimline in your body and your mind’s eye as you walk and feel the slope of the ground under your feet.

Step 3. Set up four inches to the left of your ball and take your putting address position setting your body flow-lines to be aligned parallel-left of your Aimline (Figure 11.2.3).

Step 4. Make at least three but not more than six practice swings until you see and feel the perfect stroke that you imagine would roll an imaginary ball sitting four inches to the left of your real ball (Figure 11.2.4) along an imaginary ball track over an imaginary hole to a resting point 17 inches behind and four inches

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

Extract from the book:

Let’s be sure that you understand the terms I’ve defined so far. You’ve cleaned your ball on the green and replaced it in front of your mark. Standing behind your ball on the ball-hole line you realize that if you putt directly along that line it will break to the left and miss below the hole. So you move slightly downhill from the

The Seven Building Blocks of Stroke Mechanics 57 ball-hole line and try to imagine how far uphill to the right you must start your putt if you want to make it. You select an Aimline which runs about 28 inches outside the right edge of the hole you walk to the ball set up perfectly along your new Aimline and make practice strokes until ready. You execute the perfect stroke and your ball starts exactly on your Aimline. You guessed the right amount of break (28 inches) and gave your putt the perfect speed so as it rolls it breaks gently to the left and into the center of the cup. Your ball track formed the perfect arc (Figure 4.1.6) the ball entered the exact center of the hole (centered relative to the ball track) and all is right with the world.

4.2 Stroke Definitions

Where are you aiming? Sooner or later 1 ask that question of every golfer I work with. Aim is a critical aspect of putting (more on that later) and both you and I need to know not only where you are trying to aim (where you think you are aiming) but also where you are actually aiming your putter your stance and your stroke.

Technically when I refer to aim I am referring to a direction. The direction of your aim can be at a place like the edge of the hole or at an object such as a discolored piece of grass a spike mark or anything you can see and define. What you choose to aim at can be anywhere along your Aimline from just in front of the ball to alongside or even past the hole. Your aim can be one inch one ball three balls a foot or even 10 feet outside the right or left edge of the cup or it can be anywhere inside the cup. Only after you determine how much you expect your putt to break and define somewhere or something to aim at can the direction of your aim your Aimline be visualized located or marked on the green.

The track along which your putter travels is your “putter path. ” It can move straight back and straight through in-line with your Aimline it can cut across from outside-to-in or inside-to-out (shown in Figure 4.2.1) or it can loop around your Aimline. Golfers take their putters severely or slightly inside and outside their Aimlines waver along their Aimlines and sometimes incorporate a bit of all of the above into their putting paths. I believe there are almost as many distinct putter paths as there are golfers and I’m sure I haven’t seen them all.

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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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Please start with the three pictures below. Understand that the point of these pictures is to get your arms and chest connected. You should understand the feeling of “being connected” before you try to incorporate this critical step into your golf swing. If you hold the club straight out in front of you, there will be a triangle formed between your arms and chest. Just focus on keeping the triangle between your arms and chest fixed. Just move your arms with your chest. When your chest stops rotating, your arms also stop. Please see the three pictures below and try it out. Turn to your right, then back around to your left, keeping the triangle between your arms and chest constant at all times.

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