Cures For Your Golf Swing 81-90

    Golf - How To Hit The Low Iron Stinger (Punch)

    1. Golf - How To Hit The Low Iron Stinger (Punch)



    Golf would be somewhat boring if you could simply hit the same shot over and over again in order to make your way around the course. Sure, the game would be easier, but would it be any fun? Probably not. It is the variety of golf that makes it so much fun to play, even if that variety does add significantly to the overall difficulty of the game. If you would like to continue moving your scores in the right direction over the months and years to come, you should work hard to add as many different shots to your arsenal as possible. In this article, we are going to look at one specific shot which can be useful in a number of situations – the low iron stinger.

    Causes and Cures: Fat or Thin Golf Chip Shots

    2. Causes and Cures: Fat or Thin Golf Chip Shots



    Chipping the golf ball is a skill that many amateur golfers never seem to quite develop. While most players understand the importance of being able to chip the ball close to the hole on a regular basis, many people are simply too worried about spending time on their full swings to invest effort in mastering the short game. In reality, your short game should always take priority over your long game in terms of practice time. While it might be fun to practice your full swing during your driving range sessions, time spent either chipping or putting will always be of more benefit when it comes to lowering your scores.

    Golf Swing How To: Best Way to Turn Your Hips

    3. Golf Swing How To: Best Way to Turn Your Hips



    Golf is a rotational game. If you don't already understand that simple fact, make sure to repeat it over and over to yourself until it becomes lodged in your memory. You build speed in your swing through rotation, and turning your body toward the target in the downswing is the single most important thing you can do to deliver the club powerfully into the back of the ball. While the golf swings of various professionals will look different from player to player, they all have one thing in common – rotation is at the heart of what they do.

    How to Start Downswing Before Finishing Back Swing, Golf Tip

    4. How to Start Downswing Before Finishing Back Swing, Golf Tip



    Generating power in the golf swing is all about storing and releasing energy. It’s a concept that’s lost on most amateurs, but mastered by the pros. Storing energy happens on the backswing, when the shoulders, torso and hips – the “big muscles” – rotate away from the ball. Energy is released with the uncoiling of these parts on the downswing, bringing the arms, hands and clubs into the impact zone with accelerating speed.

    How To Stop Getting Stuck on the Downswing - Golf Tip

    5. How To Stop Getting Stuck on the Downswing - Golf Tip



    Getting stuck in the downswing is one of the costliest mistakes as a golfer, yet many players don't even know that this term means. Likely you have heard other golfers talk about getting 'stuck' from time to time, but do you know what they are referring to? If not, you are missing out on an opportunity to improve your game by avoiding this harmful swing error. Getting stuck can lead you to miss your target dramatically, often creating shots that don't even land within the boundaries of the golf course.

    Better Golf Shots With a Square Club Face

    6. Better Golf Shots With a Square Club Face



    Controlling the position of the club face is one of your most-important jobs as a golfer. If you can successfully place the club face in a square position at impact time after time, you will be able to hit solid shots throughout the round. However, if you are struggling to get the club face in the right spot at the bottom of your swing, it will be difficult to even keep the ball in play.

    Deceleration: Deadly During the Golf Swing

    7. Deceleration: Deadly During the Golf Swing



    There are a few mistakes that you just can't afford to make during the golf swing. For instance, lifting your head up prior to impact is a serious no-no. Also, rushing through your backswing in order to get to the downswing as fast as possible is another mistake that will only lead to trouble. While there is plenty of room in the golf swing for individual style, all golfers need to avoid the basic, fundamental mistakes that will cause poor shots time after time. Speaking of basic mistakes, decelerating the club prior to impact is an error that certainly deserves a spot on that list.

    How to Use A Thomas Golf “Chipper” Club

    8. How to Use A Thomas Golf “Chipper” Club



    The “chipper” is a unique golf club designed to simplify greenside chip shots. Built with the length of a putter, the loft of a mid-iron and a head like an iron or hybrid, the Thomas Golf chipper can be a one-stop solution for a multitude of different situations. Of course, the chipper isn’t a magic wand you simply wave then watch the ball disappear into the hole. Success requires proper technique, same as with any other club.

    Narrow Your Stance for Better Hip Turn, Golf Tip

    9. Narrow Your Stance for Better Hip Turn, Golf Tip



    Restricting the hip turn in your golf swing can increase your power – but only if you've got the flexibility to rotate the shoulders to a 90° (or greater) angle to the target line on the backswing. Fact is, purposely restricting the hip turn is best left to supple, strong and highly skilled golfers. Most amateurs would do better to get their hips more involved in the swing.

    What Is The Pivot Point In The Golf Swing? Golf Tip

    10. What Is The Pivot Point In The Golf Swing? Golf Tip



    The golf swing is all about the pivot. It is the pivot that you make during your swing that will largely determine how hard you are able to hit the ball, and how accurately you hit it as well. Many amateur golfers attempt to slide back and forth through the shot, but this is a mistake – the main movement of the body should be a pivot, rather than a slide. When you learn how to pivot correctly, the club will be able to accelerate around that pivot point and you will unlock power potential that you may not have known was hiding within your swing.