Here’s how I turn a distraction into a positive experience on the golf course: Distraction is an Opportunity from Grant Brown Golf on Vimeo.Continue Reading... Comments Off on Distraction is an Opportunity
What distractions have you been allowing into your golf game? Do you know how to eliminate them? I’m sure you could think back to your last round of golf and identify a few distractions that might have affected your golf game. Too many swing-thoughts, worry about previous bad shots, or fear of hitting it in […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
This drill is the foundation of my short game practice: Line of Balls Short Game Drill from Grant Brown Golf on Vimeo.Continue Reading... Comments Off on Short Game Drill: Line of Balls
After setting up to a putt, I take one last look at the hole, then look back at the ball and then stroke the putt immediately. Taking one last look focuses my mind on how the ball should roll to make the putt. Many golfers stand over the ball staring at it before starting their […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Putting: Take one last look
When I need to hit a low shot under a tree, I take a mid or long iron and hit a punch shot. In the pictures above, I am using a 7 iron from about 90 yards. Below are my punch shot basics. Set-up: 1. I take a narrow stance with my trailing (right) knee […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Punch Shot Basics
You might not need the left-handed pitch very often, but when you do need this shot, you will be glad you practiced it. I have used this shot fewer than 20 times in 6 years of tournament golf, but being able to execute it on the first try has sure come in handy. Here’s my […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Left-handed Pitch Shot
Do you know why some people keep getting better and better at golf while others don’t? I believe that all golfers who keep improving have one thing in common: A solid foundation of mental principles. Here are my foundational golf principles for long-term improvement: 1. Understand that every thought counts: You are either instilling […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Foundational Golf Principles for Long-Term Improvement
Does the wind intimidate you on the golf course? Here in Arizona we don’t get many windy days, but when it blows you want to be prepared. Here are my four keys to playing great golf in the wind: 1. Keep the ball low. This number one key will help you the most. To […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Do you know playing golf day after day without practice will hold you back from reaching your potential? You may have flashes of brilliance, but when you look back at your past 5, 10 or 20 years of playing golf, you will realize you hit a plateau because you ingrained the same swing flaws […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Feel or Fundamentals: What’s weighing your golf game down?
Here’s my checklist for fairway bunker shots from over 100 yards: 1. Look at the lie of the ball in the sand. If the ball is sitting down in the sand, I won’t be able to get the club-face cleanly on the ball. I must just hit an explosion shot back into the fairway. This […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Sand Play: Fairway bunker shot checklist