Secrets To A Great Golf Swing

Jack Nicklaus reveals the surprising secret to hitting longer drives

Of all golf pursuits, perhaps the noblest is that of more swing speed. The easiest way to get better is to hit the ball farther consistently (and sure, hitting it straighter helps too). But pursuing speed can come at the expense of many of the fundamental elements of our game. Suddenly, we’ve developed a hook, …

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Golf instruction truths: The secret move top golfers make at the top of the swing for more speed | Instruction

The closer you examine tour players’ swings, the more subtleties you’ll discover. One such move is so indiscernible in real time, you have to replay it in slow motion or see a 3-D rendition to verify what’s happening. But it is happening, and it’s a big reason the best players can generate so much speed …

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Padraig Harrington reveals secrets to hitting out of hard and soft sand

By: Kevin Cunningham April 25, 2020 Padraig Harrington, a three-time major champion, knows a thing or two about playing out of bunkers. @padraig_h on Twitter Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, three-time major champion Padraig Harrington has taken to Twitter to keep golf fans entertained – and to help them improve their games. So far, Paddy has …

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10 ways to improve your game without changing your swing

By: Kellie Stenzel, Top 100 Teacher April 28, 2020 Having great technique and skill certainly can lead to good golf, but often the golfers who score the lowest don’t look like they are doing anything amazing and, therefore, make low scoring rounds seem very ordinary. Low scores often come from golfers who play the smartest …

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10 tricks you need to break 90, according to a 90s shooter

By: James Colgan October 26, 2020 Breaking 90 starts with a simple goal: make fewer three-putts. Welcome to the 30-Day Challenge sponsored by Medterra, where one GOLF.com staffer leaves no stone unturned in the pursuit of a simple goal — breaking 90 — with the hopes of helping you do the same. This is the sixth in a …

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50 years ago, an Apollo 14 astronaut played golf on the moon. Here’s the inside story.

Most golfers really want to avoid sand traps, but NASA astronaut Alan Shepard had no choice but to deal with one when wielding a six-iron head on the moon’s dusty surface 50 years ago this month. Shepard took a few moments during the Apollo 14 landing to show off his hobby during a live broadcast …

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For a better golf future, try letting go of your demons

Charles Blanchard In life we have to give up some things to get better things. It’s called “delayed gratification,” and it’s one of those secrets to a successful life that even many adults don’t comprehend. So too in golf, there are things we need to let go of in order to make gains in ability …

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Regular golfers reveal the best piece of golf advice they’ve ever received

By: Luke Kerr-Dineen April 30, 2020 We can’t help it. Recreational golfers, we love the game, and we’re unapologetically hooked on it. We’re also always trying to get better, which means we’re constantly on the hunt for a new tip that could prove the breakthrough for our games. There’s a ton of great information floating …

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