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Stay Safe in the Heat

Stay Safe In The Heat Playing in hot weather can effect your golf game and even worse, your health, so stay safe in the heat. However, as long as you’re prepared, you can still have fun out there while staying safe from the heat, too. Here are some tips for when your golf game coincides with […]

 

Increase Upper Body Rotation

Upper Body Rotation You need to increase upper body rotation to get 20 more yards on your tee shots. Average players think that turning their upper and lower body more into the back swing is the recipe for more distance. Generally speaking, we should turn the upper body/shoulders twice as much as the lower body/hips. […]

 

Great Golfers Have Shoulder Tilt

  Shoulder Tilt All great players have consistent shoulder tilt at the top of the backswing. They also maintain their shoulder tilt well into the follow thru. With the use of k-trainer, the Ultimate Golf School can easily instill these habits into your golf swing. You will hit every shot solidly creating better distance and […]

 

Hitting off of Hardpan

Hitting from hardpan can go wrong in a hurry if you don’t know what you’re doing. Hardpan is usually a flat, hard, dried out area with little or no turf. It’s typically found in low irrigation areas or places where golf carts are often used. Hitting from hardpan requires a certain type of shot. Since […]

 

Playing In the Rough

Playing In The Rough We all find ourselves playing in the rough from time to time. Therefore it’s important to make the right decisions on club selection, grip and stance in order to minimize the damage for that hole and your overall score. When playing in the rough, you’re usually dealing with thick, long and sometimes […]

 

Watch Out for Fliers

Knowing when a flier is possible can be the difference between a birdie and a bogey or even worse! The first indicator of whether the shot maybe a flier is the length of the grass your ball is in. If your ball is in taller than normal grass like rough there is a good chance it […]

 

Chip Shots vs. Pitch Shots

Chip Shot Chip Shots vs. Pitch Shots. It is important to have a predictable system of controlling carry distance and roll diastanc with your chip shots and pitch shots. A chip shot is meant to be a low trajectory shot with minimal spin. I use the basic chip shot when I am within 3 steps […]

 

Swing with Ease into the Breeze

“Swing with Ease into the breeze!” Remember one of my favorite sayings: “Swing with ease into the breeze!” Playing into the wind will typically decrease distance and increase spin. This creates a shot that will go shorter and stop sooner than a usual shot. Playing into the wind will also magnify certain shots. For example, a […]

 

The Teeing Ground Defined

The Teeing Ground According to the USGA the definition of the teeing ground is: “The starting place for the hole to be played. It is a rectangular area two club-lengths in depth, the front and the sides of which are defined by the outside limits of two tee-markers. A ball is outside the tee box […]

 

Did You Address the Ball?

Address The Ball Do you know what it means to Address the Ball? The USGA says “A player has “addressed the ball” when he has grounded his club immediately in front of or immediately behind the ball, whether or not he has taken his stance.” This means you can take a stroke and strike the […]