Golf Shots In order to make a good golf swing, you must set up properly to the ball. Every great golfer has sound fundamentals. 

Before you can make a good golf swing, you must set up properly to the ball. It’s as simple as that.

Every great golfer has sound fundamentals, though they don’t always look the same. That’s golf for you – what’s right for one player may not work for another. A person’s body type, strength, flexibility and other factors influence how he holds the club and addresses the ball.

Still, the fundamentals don’t vary much from one golfer to the next for golf shots. The important basics to master include gripping the club; choosing a target and aligning your club and body; the width and balance of your stance; your posture; where to position the ball in relation to your feet; and how high to tee the ball for golf shots. covers all these topics with a bevy of tips, drills and lessons. Our section on Setting Up Your Golf Shots, features text and video tutorials tailored to a range of golfers – beginner to intermediate to low-handicapper.

Sort through the list at left and you’ll find a wealth of useful info. We’ll teach you to correctly position the ball with each club in the bag; aim the clubface directly at your target every time; align your feet, hips and shoulders to match your shot; employ a grip style that’s both comfortable and effective; and assume perfect posture and maintain it throughout the swing.

Already know the basics, backward and forward? We’ve got advanced tips for varying your shot trajectory by changing ball position; tweaking your setup for a fuller backswing; aligning correctly when playing from uneven lies; even playing the “stinger” golf shots used by the pros.

No matter how long you’ve been playing golf, how well-versed you are in swing mechanics or how confident you may be that your setup is solid, it’s still important to check your fundamentals often. The pros do it every time they step onto the driving range or practice green. Visit this page often – it’s updated frequently with fresh content. You’re sure to find a tip to improve your grip, stance, aim or posture. And your scores.

1.Address the Golf Ball at the Perfect Distance
2.Adjust Club Choice When Playing from Sidehill Lies, Golf Tip
3.Adjust Your Body When Chipping from Sidehill Lies, Golf Tip
4.Aim For Middle Of the Green to Lower Your Scores, Golf Tip
5.Align Slightly Right for Better Backswing Turn – Golf Tip
6.Athletic Golf Swing Begins With Setup
7.Best Golf Setup Tips 11-20
8.Body Alignment… Before Every Golf Shot
9.Chase Club Down the Line to Fire Right Side – Golf Tip
10.Check Your Distance from the Golf Ball at Setup
11.Chipping to a Two-Tiered Green, Golf Tip
12.Choke Up on the Club for Better Accuracy and Contact, Golf Tip
13.Commit to the Shot When Playing It Safe, Golf Swing Tip
14.Control Trajectory by Varying Golf Ball Position
15.Correct Golf Ball Position
16.Correct Grip Pressure for More Distance, Golf Swing Tip
17.Correctly Aiming Your Golf Club
18.Dealing With “Misaligned” Tee Boxes, Golf Tip
19.Eyes on the Back of the Ball for Solid Contact, Golf Swing Tip
20.Feet Alignment In Golf, Set Up to a Full Finish
21.Feet Position In Golf, Golf Back Foot
22.Feet Together Drill
23.Fix Your Golf Slice Shot With A Stronger Grip
24.Golf Arm, Proper Setup Alignment
25.Golf Foot, Front
26.Golf Grip: What is the Trigger Finger?
27.Golf Posture, for Good Golf
28.Golf Shot Setup Best 1-10
29.Golf Stance Feet, Set Up Position
30.Golf Tip on Proper Hip Alignment
31.Golf Tip on Proper Shoulder Alignment
32.Golf Tip: Lay Your Head On the Pillow
33.Golf Tip: Use Intermediate Spot For Better Alignment
34.Greenside Bunker Basics: High Lip Escape, Golf Tip
35.Hips Should Be Open at Impact, But What About Address? Golf Tip
36.Hit Down to Stop Scooping Chip Shots – Golf Tip
37.Hit Over Hazards to Set Up Shorter Approach Shots, Golf Swing Tip
38.Hitting Over Water? No Worries, Golf Swing Tip
39.Hold Clubface Open to Escape Sand, Golf Swing Tip
40.Hold Clubface Open to Make Pitch Shots Check, Golf Tip
41.How And Why You Should Soften Your Left Arm At Address, Golf Tip
42.How and Why: Hit the Inside of the Golf Ball
43.How and Why: Keep Your Grip Pressure Constant, Golf Tip
44.How do You Aim Your Club? Golf Tip
45.How Do You Aim Your Golf Club?
46.How Far Up Should We Grip The Golf Club? Golf Tip
47.How Firmly Should You Hold A Golf Club? Golf Tip
48.How Much Should Your Knees Bend in Setup, Swing? Golf Swing Tip
49.How the Run-Up Shot Can Help You Hit More Greens, Golf Tip
50.How to Hit A Golf Ball That’s Above Your Feet
51.How to Hit A Golf Ball That’s Below Your Feet
52.How to Hit Consistent Golf Shots
53.Improve your Posture with Simple Setup Method, Golf Tip
54.Learn Your Golf Club Yardages to Improve Consistency
55.Let Right Arm Bend at Setup to Improve Backswing Rotation, Golf Swing
56.Path of Least Resistance Leads to Lower Golf Scores
57.Position Your Back Foot for Better Golf Shots
58.Practice with Wide Stance for Short, Powerful Backswing
59.Pre-Swing Shot Waggle Serves Several Purposes – Golf Tip
60.Proper Golf Ball Position Can Cure Swing Ills
61.Proper Golf Chipping Setup
62.Relax the Arms to Maximize Distance, Golf Tip
63.Shorter Golfers: Use Leverage to Your Advantage, Golf Swing Tip
64.Should You Always Tee the Ball on a Par 3? Golf Tip
65.Should You Bend from the Waist, or the Hips? Golf Tip
66.Should You Try the Baseball Grip? Golf Swing Tip
67.Should Your Ball Position Change with Different Clubs? Golf Tip
68.Shoulders to Target Line – Open, Closed, or Square?
69.Stand Closer to the Golf Ball for Higher Drives
70.Stand Farther from the Golf Ball to Keep Drives Low
71.String Together Good Shots on the Golf Course
72.Tee the Ball Lower for Par-3 Success, Golf Tip
73.The Basics of Proper Spine Angle, Golf Tip
74.The Better Way To Grip Your Golf Club to Improved Accuracy
75.The Confidence Factor, Golf Tip
76.The Stinger Golf Shot for Everyday Golfers
77.Tips for Handling Downhill Golf Lies
78.Tips For Handling Uphill Golf Lies
79.Tips For Tackling Blind Golf Shots
80.Tips on How to Tee-Up, Golf Tip
81.Too Strong A Golf Grip Causes What? Golf Tip
82.Too Weak A Golf Grip Causes What? Golf Tip
83.Top 10 Golf Shot Setup Tips Ever!
84.Top 10 Golf Stance Tips Ever!
85.Top 10 Proper Grip Tips Ever!
86.Top 3 Tips on How to Aim Your Club
87.Top 3 Tips on Proper Use of Elbows in Golf
88.Top 3 Ways to Improve Your Golf Ballstriking
89.Top 4 Tips On Ball Position Woods, Irons/Hybrids and Putter
90.Top 4 Tips on Best Way to Aim at Your Target
91.Top 4 Tips On Irons and Hybrids Shaft Angle
92.Use a Strong Grip for a Powerful Release, Golf Tip
93.Vary Your Grip to Master Specialty Golf Shots
94.Weaken Grip to Master Soft Lob Shot, Golf Tip
95.Weigh Risk-Reward to Handle Dogleg Holes, Golf Swing Tip
96.What is a Ballooning Golf Ball Flight and How Do You Fix It?
97.Which Arm Takes The Golf Club Back And Why? Golf Tip
98.Why is Clubface Alignment so Critical to the Golf Swing?
99.Why Play The Golf Ball Back In Your Stance, Golf Tip
100.Why Shot Alignment Is So Important, Golf Tip
101.Widen Stance to Add Power, Accuracy, Golf Tip
102.Widen Your Stance When Battling the Wind, Golf Swing Tip