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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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Sunbury Golf Centre is owned by Crown Golf and the facilities are made available to the members of Sunbury Golf Club. This site has been produced by the members of Sunbury Golf Club and as such does not cover those areas of Crown Golf’s responsibility such as professional tuition, driving range and function room costs. These subjects are well covered on Crown Golf’s own site which can be reached by clicking the following hyperlink www.crown-golf.co.uk/templates/home.aspx

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

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If you’re going to spend the time and effort to practice then do it right. Many people – including students in my schools – seem to think they don’t have time to practice properly so they rush through it trying to “just get it done. ” But then they find they have to make time to do it over again later because it has to be done right. Save yourself the time and trouble and do it right from the start. You’ll definitely see an improvement in your putting game.

Establish your ground rules for practice and adhere to them. Promise yourself that you’ll always practice with the intent to improve and with the feedback necessary to provide that improvement however small. The key to adhering to such a commitment is to realize that you don’t have to improve much each time you practice to become very good over the long haul. In fact you shouldn’t expect improvement to come quickly or in big leaps. Golf doesn’t work that way. At best you can expect to move a small (usually imperceptible) amount forward every time you practice. As a measure of success be satisfied by seeing improved scores over time.

It’s important to understand that practice makes permanent. So poor practice will only help you become a permanently poor golfer (and if you practice poorly you deserve it). Only perfect practice helps move you toward perfection. My putting practice guidelines are listed in Figure 11.1.1. 1 hope that they will help you set yours.

These guidelines are the foundation (there ‘s that word again!) for all my prac tice sessions. I follow them no matter what aspect of my putting I’m working on

DP’s Practice Guidelines

222 Establish Your Practice Framework believing that by doing so whatever I learned or grooved during the session will stay with me when I get to the course.

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

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Forearm Rotation

Just about every shot in golf except putting requires rotation of the forearms through the impact zone. But apply that same rotation to your putting stroke and you’ll produce double trouble. First your putterface will rotate from open to closed so the likelihood that it is square at the moment of impact becomes very small. Second forearm rotation supplies unwanted and unnecessary power and usually a lot of it.

But there’s yet another problem with forearm rotation: it feels natural. Even Tour professionals don’t realize they’re doing it and when I tell them to stop they usually say “What do you mean I’m not rotating my arms! ” But of course they are. And like the pros most golfers don’ t mean to do it and if you ask them don’t think they are. But they are and you probably are too. Which is too bad because forearm rotation makes putting more difficult more inconsistent and less effective.

You’ll have to wait until Chapter 13 to learn how to stop rotating your forearms. For now however make a mental note that you will stop making this destructive motion. It will be one of your challenges in improving your putting and a crucial one.

Body Power

In the previous chapter I talked about body putting something rarely seen among the pros because it’s a bad thing to do. Your body is large and the big muscles of the chest back and legs are strong particularly when compared to the small amounts of power needed to roll a ball on the fast surface of a putting green. Still many golfers put too much of their body into the stroke rotating the lower body sliding the lower body toward the hole or moving the upper body away from the hole (Figure 4.5.2). All these motions are unintentional (at least I hope so) but they still produce unwanted power and directional instability.

For example I estimate that for every inch the body moves toward the target during the putting stroke the ball moves an additional foot on the green. And rotating the lower body not only adds power it also causes the putterface to rotate from open to closed.

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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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