Monthly Archives: March 2014

  • Set-up and Finish are Important

    Posted on March 17, 2014 by Grant in Golf Fundamentals, Practice, Swing.

    In golf, it is tempting to try to fix your whole swing all at once. When you have a rough day on the course it seems natural to go to the range and cycle through about 10 swing-thoughts while trying to fix all of your perceived swing flaws. However this is not a process that […]

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  • Checking your Shoulder Alignment

    Posted on March 8, 2014 by Grant in Drills, Golf Fundamentals, Practice.

    This simple drill to check your shoulder alignment will train you to line your shoulders up correctly every time. Here’s how to do it: First, set up to the ball. Then, without moving, take the golf club and lay the shaft across your shoulders. When you look down the line of the shaft it should […]

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  • Set-Up: Ball above and below feet

    Posted on March 6, 2014 by Grant in Course Management, Golf Fundamentals, Golf Set-up, Trouble Shots.

    If the ball is above your feet at address, you will want to set up with a more upright spine angle than normal. Also, make sure to set up farther from the ball and aim a little right as well.If the ball is below your feet at address you will want to tilt more at […]

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  • Reading Greens

    Posted on March 4, 2014 by Grant in Course Management, Golf Fundamentals, Putting.

      Do you have a consistent process for reading greens? Or do you just wait until it is your turn to putt and then hurriedly guess the line and go with it? Here’s my process for reading greens that has helped me make a lot of putts over the years: 1. Read the slope from […]

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  • Short Game: Finish with the right arm straight

    Posted on March 1, 2014 by Grant in Golf Fundamentals, Short Game.

      Finishing with my right arm straight on short game shots allows me to make solid contact every time. If my right arm were to bend too soon through impact, the club-head would come up too soon which might cause a bladed shot. Because I finish with my right arm straight, the club-head will travel […]

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