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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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This 9 hole course extends a warm welcome to visitors and members alike. Established in 1992, this maturing parkland course set in the heart of rural Lincolnshire offers a challenge to all levels of golfers. The flat local terrain makes this an easy walking course, and the choice of playing just 9 holes or having a day ticket provides the golfer with the flexibility to suit the time available.

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

Extract from the book:

Notice I said to take at least three practice swings or up to a total of six maximum if you need them. The purpose of your routine is to create the perfect preview stroke one you truly believe will hole the putt. If you don’t believe in your stroke then you haven’t completed your job no matter how many strokes you have taken. At this point to avoid slow play you may have to compromise and putt with less than your best possible effort. But that’s not something to be encouraged.

Establish Your Practice Framework 227

If you sense that you are taking too many strokes and taking too much time then bear down. Focus get into it concentrate! Don’t be lazy and don’t ever be so relaxed that you need more than six practice swings. That means you aren’t trying hard enough to focus on your “job ” not paying enough attention to what you are supposed to be doing.

Forget Stroke Mechanics

Your routine has nothing to do with your stroke mechanics. The purpose of a putting routine is to prepare you to putt with all decisions already made. You don ‘t want to he thinking or still making decisions about your grip or how much the putt will break or anything other than repeating your perfect preview stroke. During your routine you must eliminate everything other than focusing on feeling and seeing the perfect-size preview stroke to roll the perfect-speed putt.

11.3 Find Your Rhythm – Measure Your Cadence

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

Extract from the book:

Look at Figure 3.5.10 and you can see his right arm and hand arc behind the left pushing the putter through impact like a piston firing straight down the line. There is no putter rotation no forearm rotation and no wrist breakdown through the impact zone. The push stroke at its best and Jack at his best are and were almost unbeatable.

Methods of Putting 49

We are nearly at the simple end of the USGA-approved putting techniques. And it’s here that you encounter the long-putter method which is probably one option the ruling body would like to outlaw. But as long as it remains legal I suggest you give it a try (if for no other reason than to experience the feel and vision of a true pendulum motion). Because when done properly the long putter creates a wonderfully simple stroke (as demonstrated by Sam Torrance of the European Tour on the left side of Figure 3.5.1 1).

The solid shaft of the long putter eliminates any chance of wrist hinge or breakdown and minimizes the tendency to rotate the putterface with your forearms. I’ve tested thousands of students in my Scoring Game Schools and found that the majority of them make more putts of six feet or less with a long putter than when putting any other way including the conventional way. It is a very simple way to putt especially on short putts.

My tests also show that the long putter hanging vertically (from under the chin) is marginally more effective than the long putter anchored against the chest (right side of Figure 3.5.11) and better than the midlength putter anchored below the chest. But all three of these options because they employ a longer-thannormal-length shaft eliminate the problem of wrist breakdown that hampers many golfers.

The negatives of putting with a long putter are learning to roll putts the right distance (it requires learning new feel and touch for distance) and occasional instability in windy conditions. However both problems can be handled with a little practice leading me to believe they aren’t inherent problems but caused by a lack of experience.

50 Methods of Putting

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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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At the end of step two, you reached the top of your backswing. As soon, as you get there, start your downswing. As you start the downswing, make sure to remind yourself to keep your arms “connected” to your chest and shoulders. Stay connected all the way through the ball. Your hands and arms only swing as the shoulders rotate. If you start your downswing by rotating your chest, without starting to swing your arms, you will most definitely end up slicing the ball. If you swing your arms before rotating your chest, you will most likely hook the ball. Staying connected will always produce the straightest ball.

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