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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 club was founded early in the 1900’s. Named ‘St. Andrews Institute Golf Club’, the name of St Andrews coming from a local church on the corner of Mansfield Road and Mapperley Road, Nottingham. Very little is known of those days but in the issue of St. Andrews Parish Magazine dated 30 November 1903 the Golf Club is mentioned.

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

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What I’m trying to do is teach you how to putt as much like Perfy as humanly possible (and “humanly” is key here because you’ll never putt that well at least not time after time after time which Perfy is capable of doing). And in teaching you the key factors of this kind of putting you will be able to become your own teacher watching and monitoring your progress keeping yourself moving forward spotting and correcting mistakes before they become too serious – doing for yourself the things a good teacher would do.

What I’m not trying to do is take all the challenge out of the game and ruin golf. I want to help you learn to putt better to make more putts and to enjoy your golf more by improving your putting skills. If you realize that the pendulum motion illustrated by Perfy is the simplest way to putt mechanically and that the pendulum rhythm is also the greatest (and simplest) rhythm concept in golf then you should he willing to give these concepts a try. Once you have determined your own best body-rhythm cadence and have worked your preputt ritual into that cadence you’ll find yourself automatically staying in rhythm as you execute your real stroke. And there is nothing that will allow you to putt better than staying in this rhythmic repeatable thinking-free system.

Rhythm and Repetition Eliminate Thinking

Watch any good athlete and even more than the skill you can’t help but notice the same attribute over and over: rhythm. It may seem natural – and in some cases I think it is – but it is something they continually must work on (repeat) and something that anybody can develop and make his or her own.

Rhythm is more than the fluidity of the athletic motion. Rhythm is a way for athletes to suppress thinking and obtain consistency and accuracy. Basketball players create and use a rhythm to help make more free throws: They bounce the ball three times position the ball breathe deeply cock their arms and fire all in a

Stability and Rhythm: Two Artistic Fundamentals 141 sequence and rhythm practiced (repealed) thousands of times. Tennis pros set up the rhythm for their serve in the last few seconds before they begin: They bounce the ball rock their body swing their arms then cock toss and fire. It ‘s all set up through a preshot routine and ritual to be as rhythmic as possible then habitualized through repetition for the most consistent and accurate results possible.

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

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Putt Speed

The velocity with which a ball moves along the green can be referred to in several ways. Some golfers refer to this as the rolling speed or speed of the putt. Some golfers talk about the pace of a putt while others talk about how fast a putt is moving. It would be nice if we all could mean and understand the same thing when referring to speed.

Technically the speed of a putt can be described and measured in quantitative terms as the velocity of motion (in units of inches or feet per second) in a given direction and the decay or decrease of velocity (the velocity profile) as the ball rolls to a stop. However since most golfers don’t think in technical terms on or off the course the actual velocity of a putt at any instant is neither very meaningful nor useful. As a result golfers talk about the speed of their putts as being too fast too slow or just about right as they approach the hole.

The Seven Building Blocks of Stroke Mechanics 61

But if you want to learn more about controlling your putting speed and making more putts you need to know more about speed than that. In fact you need to know how the rolling speed of your putts compares to their perfect or optimum speed around the hole. The speed of a putt depends on its length how fast it started where it is along its ball track how fast the green surface is and the slope (up down or sidehill) it is rolling on. For every putt there is an optimum speed that will optimize the percentage of putts that would both hit and stay in the hole. Therefore in this book as in my Scoring Game Schools we refer to a putt’s speed (while imagining its ball track) as how it relates to the optimum speed it should or could be rolling. For example as you can see in Figure 4.3.1 the left putt’s speed was too much as compared to the right putt’s speed which was virtually perfect. A detailed discussion of putting speed and optimum-speed ball tracks is in Chapter 7.

Green Speed

The speed of the surface of the green or green speed affects a ball’s roll in speed direction and amount of break. I ‘m sure you have heard greens referred to as “fast ” “slow ” “quick ” “slick ” or “sticky.” Technically the speed of the green is determined by the frictional characteristics of the surface of the green which is controlled primarily by the length type density and moisture content of the grass (more on this in Chapter 7). Golf course superintendents traditionally measure the speed characteristics of greens using a device called the Stimpmeter. much speed (left) and perfect speed (right) for two putts rolled on the same starting line.

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

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At this point the right wrist is completely on top of the left wrist. Your hands are “through the ball”. You have continued to rotate around your spine, and you have tried to stop the left elbow on the imaginary line. This is the primary action for amateur golfer to increase power, while reducing slice.

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