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    Top 5 Golf Tips on How to Hit Better Irons Shots

    1. Top 5 Golf Tips on How to Hit Better Irons Shots



    Yes, it’s a pain to find and replace the wayward hunk of turf. However, since the best iron shots are hit when the club face is descending, it’s normal for the bottom edge of the face to contact the ground as you complete your swing. Trying to avoid this will result either in “scooping” or in the bottom of your club face making contact with the ball at a higher point than desirable.

    Tips to Cure an Early Golf Swing Release

    2. Tips to Cure an Early Golf Swing Release



    When the hands lead the downswing, bad things happen. The wrists unhinge too early, causing the swing to bottom out before reaching the ball. Instead of storing energy in the forearms and wrists until the last second, the early releaser leaks most of his power well before impact.

    Golf Swing Tip: Weight Transfer from Start to Finish

    3. Golf Swing Tip: Weight Transfer from Start to Finish



    How do you know if your lower body is working as it should? Your weight transfer during the swing holds the clues. Basically speaking, the right-handed golfer should feel weight evenly balanced across both feet at address, then shift a majority of weight to the right foot on the backswing, and finish with most of his weight on the left foot.

    Golf Tip: Proper Weight Shift on the Takeaway and Downswing

    4. Golf Tip: Proper Weight Shift on the Takeaway and Downswing



    It may seem as though the arms and hands do most of the work in the golf swing, but a sound swing utilizes the bodys big muscles – shoulders, torso and hips – while the arms and hands merely follow. The weight should be balanced equally on both feet at address, then shift to the inside of the right foot by the top of the backswing, move to the left foot to start the downswing, and finish firmly on the left foot.

    On The Back Swing, Should The Hip Turn Or Shoulder Turn First In The Golf Swing? Golf Tip

    5. On The Back Swing, Should The Hip Turn Or Shoulder Turn First In The Golf Swing? Golf Tip



    The first thing to move will be the hands which slowly begin to take the club away from the ball. Next the arms, then the shoulders, then the torso, then the hips and finally some movement in the legs, knees and feet. It is this kinetic sequence and in this order that the majority of the world's best players have found success.

    Golf Tip: Importance of a One-Piece Takeaway

    6. Golf Tip: Importance of a One-Piece Takeaway



    The start of the backswing, called the takeaway, is critical to positioning the club properly on plane, and to enabling a full turn of the shoulders and hips. A number of things can go wrong in this small space. You can break or hinge the wrists too early, causing the clubface to open and ensuring a slice. You can move only the arms while keeping the shoulders locked in place, resulting in a weak turn and a loss of power. On and on it goes.

    The Right Arm Golf Swing Sequence From Setup to Finish

    7. The Right Arm Golf Swing Sequence From Setup to Finish



    Every golfer knows what the (right-hander’s) left arm should do on the backswing: remain straight. Hardly. In fact, since nearly all right-handed golfers are naturally stronger with the right hand (and vice versa for lefties), the right arm is a key power source in the golf swing. Here’s what the right arm should do from setup to finish.

    Stop Across-the-Line Backswing Move - Golf Tip

    8. Stop Across-the-Line Backswing Move - Golf Tip



    What does it mean if your golf club is “across the line” at the top of the backswing? It means the club is pointing in front of your body, or to the right of the target line for a right-handed golfer. Ideally, the shaft should be parallel to the target line at this point in the swing. To find out if you suffer from this affliction, check your backswing in a full-length mirror or, better yet, have a friend take pictures of your position at the top.

    Fast Down Swing Hip Turn To Generate More Club Head Speed, Golf Swing Tip

    9. Fast Down Swing Hip Turn To Generate More Club Head Speed, Golf Swing Tip



    The hip turn during the down swing when following a full shoulder turn drives the club head forward with great speed. This hip turn is essential to generate power. Without it any club head acceleration through impact is caused by thrashing at the ball with the hands and arms. This will not only reduce the potential amount of energy but also decrease accuracy on any eventual shot.

    Best Golf Drill Ever? Feet-Together Instills Balance, Rhythm

    10. Best Golf Drill Ever? Feet-Together Instills Balance, Rhythm



    Classic, simple and effective, the feet-together drill ingrains solid fundamentals like balance, rhythm and timing. It can be done anytime, anyplace, with or without hitting a golf ball. The drills title is self-explanatory. Here's how to use it on the driving range.