How To Improve Your Golf Swing

What is the difference between a block and a slice?

By: Zephyr Melton July 23, 2021 Blocks and slices are frustrating misses. Getty Images Welcome to GOLF’s Top 100 Teacher roundtable, where some of the best instructors in the business answer the game’s most perplexing questions. The goal? To help your game and lower your scores ASAP. *** There is no miss more common for …

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Should ARMLOCK PUTTERS be banned in golf competitions?

‘Anchoring’ was banned at the beginning of 2016 and this rule change prohibited golfers from using another part of their body to guide their putter and their putting stroke.  Players on the PGA Tour used to use the very long putters and anchor them against their chest so that they could make a more solid …

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Why you shouldn’t go to the driving range when you’re playing well

By: Zephyr Melton July 22, 2021 Sometimes it’s best not to hit the range. Getty Images If you want to improve your game, you have to hit the range. While playing on the course has tremendous value, there is no substitute for ironing out the kinks in your swing while beating balls. However, there is …

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Mike Bass column on the frustrations of golf

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a weekly column from former sports reporter and editor Mike Bass. Bass will be contributing to The Enquirer by offering advice for sports fans, athletes and youth sports parents and coaches through a weekly Q&A. You can reach him at mbass@mikebasscoaching.com or on Twitter @SportsFanCoach1. We expect the best of the best golfers in …

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Jon Rahm’s coach shares his favorite drill to avoid a common power leak

By: Luke Kerr-Dineen June 30, 2021 Feet together, then a big step to your right, will put you in perfect position. TPI Welcome to Play Smart, a game-improvement column that drops every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from Game Improvement Editor Luke Kerr-Dineen to help you play smarter, better golf. One of the most effective ways of hitting …

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Columbia Association: How Strength Training Benefits Your Golf Game

July 21, 2021 The beauty of golf is that it’s a low-impact, no-contact game, meaning the overall risk of injury is low compared to other sports. Despite its ‘leisure sport’ status, however, a proper golf swing still works all your major muscle groups, including your chest, shoulders, arms, back, core, glutes and legs.  That’s why …

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Collin Morikawa Aimed Small and Won Big at The Open

There aren’t enough superlatives to describe the poise Collin Morikawa showed under pressure during the final round of the 149th Open Championship. Winning two majors in eight tries is just an incredible feat. Although we watched a spectacular performance, it was really what we heard that caught my attention. The candid conversations between Morikawa and …

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The best golf balls of 2021: We considered 85 options—here are the 28 winners | Golf Equipment: Clubs, Balls, Bags

Matching a golfer to the right golf ball, as much as we’d like to help, really is your responsibility. Certainly, working with a qualified fitter is a good starting point. Launch monitor numbers might show you differences here or there with a driver or an iron or a wedge with one ball vs. another vs. …

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